Against All Odds: Organizing & Study Guide

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War Resisters League is excited to announce a popular education resource for connecting with Iraqi organizing across borders for activists, organizers and students around the world! We hope this guide supports you in better understanding Against All Odds: Voices of Popular Struggle in Iraq, as well as the work and dreams of Iraqi organizers who are building the Iraq they dare to envision.

On U.S. Escalation Against Iraq and Syria

Ahlam: Kites and Shattered Dreams by Maysaloun Faraj, 2011

Military Intervention is Not the Solution!

In recent months IS has spread a wave of oppression and violence that goes well beyond the headline-catching executions and massacres to affecting millions of Iraqis and Syrians through fear, exploitation and gender-based violence. Now 12 years into the U.S.-led invasion and occupation of Iraq, we witness how militarism expands violence and destroys hope rather than creating lasting solutions to ongoing crisis.

Thursday, September 17 - October Actions Organizing Call

October 9, 2009 Direct Action at the White House

September 3, 2009

Dear Friends,

We will be having an organizing call around the October 5th Actions next Thursday, September 17th
at 12:00 (noon) EST.

The call-in number is 518-825-1300, code 116563.

We invite all those of you who are interested in coming to DC or who would like to plan something in your hometown to join in on the call. We will be discussing details of the national rally and civil disobedience as well as offering some options for those of you who would like to be involved in your own areas.

Please join us!

War Resisters Organizer Training Institute

"Are You Serious About Ending War?" Organizer Training Institute
06/23/2008 - 12:00am to 06/29/2008 - 11:45pm

ARE YOU SERIOUS ABOUT ENDING WAR? Are you an environmentalist; LGBT activist; concerned with immigrant rights; an artist? How do these issues intersect with war? Are you interested in building a nonviolent force in this country strong enough to shake the very foundations of militarism?

Then come to the War Resisters Organizer Training Institute, where folks from around the nation will gather and collectively strategize about how to build leadership, capacity, organization and a mass movement.

You will walk away with a solid grounding in:

War Resisters Block IRS HQ, 31 arrested


Contact: Frida Berrigan, 347-683-4928

War Resisters Block IRS HQ, 31 arrested

March 19, 2008 -- Thirty-one people were arrested this morning as they staged a nonviolent blockade at the national headquarters of the Internal Revenue Service in Washington, DC. The protestors had placed yellow police tape saying "WAR CRIME SCENE" across the entrance to the building.


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