Vietnam veteran & peace activist: “In a society like the US where virtually every foreign intervention, everywhere, is grotesquely illegal and criminal, the most effective resistance is from the soldiers themselves.”
On Wednesday, May 17, Chelsea Manning will walk out of Fort Leavenworth military prison a free person. She has served seven years behind bars, more than any whistle-blower in American history.
In our new podcast, Internet privacy advocate, and Chelsea Manning Support Network co-founder, Rainey Reitman talks about helping launch a movement that would eventually free an American political prisoner and hero.
Chelsea Manning: “Freedom used to be something that I dreamed of but never allowed myself to fully imagine…. I am forever grateful to the people who kept me alive, President Obama, my legal team and countless supporters.”
In the Washington Post this week (May 3, 2017), journalist Dan Lamothe exposes the horrifying hazing of young recruits.
For anyone interested in military law as it pertains to war resisters, “On Watch” is a must read.
This week the award-winning drone documentary “National Bird” is premiering on PBS, as well as on a number of online streaming providers.
May 26, 2017 update: The official campaign raising funds to assist Chelsea Manning start her new life, after having been released this morning from military prison, is now near $170,000! Here's what Chase Strangio, Chelsea's attorney and fund administrator, shares on...
Berkeley, CA — On Monday, May 15, 2017, join us in celebrating the 11th Annual Berkeley CO and War Resisters’ Day, on International Conscientious Objectors’ Day. Gather at 11:30 AM for the Peace Flag raising ceremony at the Civic Center flagpole, 2180 Milvia Street.
By Joseph Gibson, Courage to Resist. Now that the face of the US government is once again a cartoonish leader hated by liberals, will we see a rebirth of the antiwar movement? If so, how much attention will drones get, and what would an effective resistance look like?
We are proud to release the first episode in our new Courage to Resist podcast series. This inaugural edition features Marine officer turned conscientious objector Jacob Bridge-Maier.
We're proud to share with you our May 2017 PDF newsletter.
Jonathan Matthew Smucker’s new article on the rise of Trump, published today in the “New Internationalist”, is worth a read. Jonathan is a friend of Courage to Resist, a political organizer & strategist, Beyond the Choir dir., and author of “Hegemony How-To: A Roadmap for Radicals”.
Op-ed by Bob Meola, Courage to Resist. A lot of people miss Barack Obama because he smiled nicely while he dropped over 26,000 bombs on seven nations, last year. He was a much more pleasant personality. … Now, the McResistance, of the Democratic Party and the corporate media have their propagandists reviving the cold war…
Join us April 23 – April 29, 2017 at Creech Air Force Base, Indian Springs, Nevada for a 3rd national mobilization of nonviolent resistance to shut down killer drone operations in Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, Pakistan,Yemen, Somalia and everywhere.