Nonviolence

Letter from WIN

The human capacity for injustice can be a breathtaking thing.  Iraqis living under U.S. occupation face a regime “far more cruel, deadly and venal than anything that existed under Hussein,” writes A.K. Gupta in his analysis of the Iraq war.  Iraqis must deal with daily bomb attacks mass killings by death squads, impunity of the occupation forcs, adn a lack of the most basic services like electricity, water, and health care.

Nominations for WRL's National Committee!

Deadline Extended! Nominations for WRL's NC due September 26th!

Do you have what it takes to lead WRL? Do you know someone who does?

Nominations are open for the at-large seats on the National Committee (NC). This is WRL's highest decision-making body. The NC currently meets twice a year in New York City and at other times by conference call to shape the WRL's programs, policy and direction, and set its budget.

Terrorism and Trump: New Challenges for Social Justice Organizations

"The wake-up call is right there in the front page headline of the Dec. 11 New York Times: 'Poll Has Trump Gaining Ground on Terror Fear.' [ . . . ]

Understand that the fight against racism cannot be won just by struggling around domestic issues. Similarly, international peace cannot be won without a struggle against racism in the U.S. U.S. wars are largely rationalized by racism—the dehumanization and demonizing of people into enemies on the basis of their color or culture to the point of justifying their mass murder and the violent crushing of their economies, homes, public health and schools. The struggle against racism and for peace are potently linked and this needs to be reflected in our strategies and organizing . . ."

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