Tag Archives: International Law

Five people doing more to stop drone strikes than I am

This is news from the Nuclear Resister, a newsletter/magazine.  Jack and Felice Cohen-Joppa have been publishing it since 1980, when the Plowshares Eight made their storied walk into the King of Prussia nuclear weapons plant. They’ve assiduously kept track of the hundreds of people who’ve been arrested worldwide for resisting war and the weapons of […]

Tonight on Sex and Politics: Father Carl Kabat

Tonight on Sex and Politics radio, I’ll be speaking to Father Carl Kabat. Kabat is a longtime Plowshares activist –the Plowshares take literally the admonition in Isaiah to ‘turn swords into plowshares’. He was part of the first Plowshares action in King of Prussia Pennsylvania in 1980. We’ll be talking to Kabat about his lifetime […]

“We Kill 50 Civilians for every Terrorist”

I had a great Sex And Politics interview last night with Marc Saviano, a peace activist and organizer out of Kansas City, Missouri. The groups he is working with are doing important work. Trifecta Resista has made a lie out of the right-wing bromide that anti-war activists are giving President Obama a free pass. I […]

Obama’s drone policy expands definitions of ‘enemies’

Okay. I get why so many people pulled the lever for Obama last November. After all, we have a duopoly, and it’s either him or the other guy Willard Romney. Nobody wanted Willard to pick the next few SCOTUS members. Willard also seemed to want to double down in Afghanistan (because after all, for 2,000+ […]