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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.

Giving birth behind bars

It was her maternal instincts that first landed Kimberly Rivera at odds with her role serving in Iraq. Six years later, the army used her most basic human right as an expecting mother to make an example of other soldiers who might fall out of line.

West Coast GI Coffeehouse Tour underway

Iraq veteran and artist Malachi Muncy will represent Under The Hood Cafe & Outreach Center, along with Ryan Holleran, recently discharged from the Army at Ft. Hood.

Chelsea Manning’s attorney speaks to supporters

Video of a presentation by attorney David Coombs, Seattle, Washington on December 11, 2013. Transcript of presentation by Mr. Coombs, Oakland, California on December 9, 2013 below.

Kimberly Rivera released from military prison!

Yesterday, Iraq War resister Kimberly Rivera stepped out of the Miramar military confinement facility in San Diego, California, to the embrace of her husband Mario and their newborn son Matthew.

School of the Americas report back

This year, Courage to Resist’s Michael McKee (pictured right with Roy Bourgeois) with joined the thousands of people attending this year’s annual gathering,

Jailed war resister gives birth

War resister Kimberly Rivera is currently serving a ten month military prison sentence for having taken her family to Canada in order to refuse redeployment to Iraq.

Tear down the walls!

Campaign assistant Farah Muhsin and organizer Michael McKee facilitated a workshop on GI resistance and the Manning case, informing supporters of the next steps in the fight to win justice for Chelsea Manning.

Under the Hood Café and Outreach Center

By Bob Meola, Courage to Resist. November 13, 2013 In February, 2014, Under the Hood Café and Outreach Center will be five years old.  Under the Hood is a GI coffeehouse founded in the spirit of the Oleo Strut and the other GI coffeehouses of the Vietnam era.  The...

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