Tomas Young (1979-2014)

He was sent to Iraq in 2004, and was left paralyzed by a bullet on the fifth day of his deployment. In 2008, he explained that “many of us volunteered with patriotic feelings in our heart.

FOIA request turns up Courage to Resist leaflet

This law enforcement bulletin was recently released in response to a Freedom of Information Action (FOIA) request. Most interesting to us is the citation of federal law (18 U.S.C. 2388) in an effort to paint our work as lawless.

SOA Watch’s 25th anniversary vigil

Courage to Resist is a proud endorsing organization of the School of the Americas Watch’s 25th anniversary vigil at Ft. Benning, Georgia.

Vet comes forward: Drones more dangerous than gov’t admits

Courage to Resist. September 25, 2014 For years, drone usage has been sold to the American public as a safer option, potentially eliminating the threat of danger to US forces and protecting innocent civilians. An unnamed former Air Force imagery analyst and drone war...

Jacob David George (1982-2014)

Every day at least a dozen US military veterans take their own lives, with some estimates at over 22. In the end, these will far outnumber the fatalities on the far away battlefields.

New call to resist illegal war

The U.S. destroyed Iraq. Sending U.S. troops and/or weapons again cannot improve the situation. It can only cause more unnecessary death and destruction.

Welcome home Sgt. Bergdahl!

The future is too good to waste on lies,” Bowe wrote. “And life is way too short to care for the damnation of others, as well as to spend it helping fools with their ideas that are wrong.

Pride 2014: We stand with Chelsea Manning

This summer, we are once again marching in celebration of our heroic US Army WikiLeaks whistle-blower Chelsea Manning in Gay Pride events across the United States.

Berkeley CO and War Resisters’ Day

The ritual of raising the peace flags on the two City flag poles, singing the Ain’t Fest, consisting of “I Ain’t Marching Anymore”, “Down By the Riverside.

Berkeley objector day peace flag raising

Thanks to all of our friends who joined us on May 15th to celebrate International Conscientious Objectors’ Day and Berkeley C.O. and War Resisters’ Day with us!

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

Other films have discussed Ali’s allegiance to the Nation of Islam, but I can’t think of another film that delves as deeply into why a separatist group like the NOI would be attractive to Ali.

April 2014 newsletter available

By Courage to Resist. March 26, 2014 Our tri-annual print newsletter, April 2014 edition, is now available to view, print, and share! (PDF) We’ve found these newsletters to be very helpful in communicating with supporters who don’t follow every Facebook post, or read...

Message from Chelsea Manning

I would like to thank all of you for your support. Without your efforts–including organizing, fundraising, and public education–my court martial would not have been nearly as visible to the public.

Iraq War vet Ryan Endicott

RT interview. March 19, 2014. Iraq War veteran Ryan Endicott, discussing the lasting legacy of the war on the 11th anniversary of the US invasion.

Chris Munoz, Army Conscientious Objector

Chris enlisted because he wanted to make more money to support his wife and his daughter and take advantage of the free education the Army promised.


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