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Critical Issues, Alternative Views episode – Carbon Pricing and fighting climate change

Critical Issues, Alternative Views episode – Carbon Pricing and fighting climate change

A discussion with Dr. Barry Rabe, author of Can We Price Carbon

Statement on Tree of Life Synagogue tragedy

Statement on Tree of Life Synagogue tragedy

In response to the horrific anti-Semitic violence in Pittsburgh last Saturday, Oct. 27, Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) and the Kalamazoo Interfaith Coalition for Peace and Justice reaffirm their support for the Jewish community and strongly condemn anti-Semitism and all other forms of racism and bigotry.  We grieve with the families of the victims […]

Free film at Library – 6:00 pm Thursday, Nov. 15

Free film at Library – 6:00 pm Thursday, Nov. 15

The Occupation of the American Mind A free film presented by Be-in-the-KNOW film series Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponent of War (KNOW) 6:00 pm, Thursday, November 15, 2018 (Note the earlier time to allow for discussion after the movie.) Kalamazoo Public Library downtown, 315 S Rose St, Kalamazoo Van Deusen Room A documentary narrated by Pink Floyd’s […]

Singalong to raise our spirits in solidarity

Singalong to raise our spirits in solidarity

Peace and Justice singalong! Let’s get together and sing and play music.  Maybe bring some snacks if you care to. Bring your voice, if you want bring an instrument, and bring some songs if you have some favorites for others to try, it’s up to you! Sunday, November 11, 5:00 pm Skyridge Church 394 S. […]

Nonviolence Skills Training – Saturday, September 29

Nonviolence Skills Training – Saturday, September 29

Nonviolence Skills Training Saturday, September 29 at 9 AM – 3:00 PM Skyridge Church of The Brethren 394 S Drake Rd, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009 Sponsored by Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) Please join us for this training led by Meta Peace Team, a Michigan-based internationally recognized resource for nonviolent conflict resolution! The cost is […]

Songs of Justice, Songs of Peace Concert – Oct. 6th

Songs of Justice, Songs of Peace Concert – Oct. 6th

Songs of Justice, Songs of Peace Concert & Sing-Along!   Saturday, Oct 6, 2018, 7:00pm – 9:00pm People’s Church, 1758 10th St., Kalamazoo, MI 49009 Featuring Steve Deasy Sponsored by: Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War Doors open at 6:30pm. The event is free and open to all who belive in peace and justice. Donations welcome.  […]

Free film: AMERICAN COUP – Oct. 17th – 6:30 pm

Free film:  AMERICAN COUP – Oct. 17th – 6:30 pm

FREE film showing:  AMERICAN COUP Kalamazoo Public Library, Van Deusen Room Wednesday, October 17, 6:30 pm (please NOTE: new date, moved from September) AMERICAN COUP  tells the story of the 1953 coup carried out by the CIA to topple the popular Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh.  Mossadegh had nationalized Iran’s oil industry to protect Iran’s […]

WHY DO WARS PREVAIL? a talk by Rev. Harold Beu

WHY DO WARS PREVAIL? A talk given by Rev. Harold W. Beu Imagine Peace Conference First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo, Michigan 19 August 2018   So, the first question we are asked ourselves today is: Why do wars still prevail since the end of World War I in 1918 even though they are more threatening? […]

Statement on Gaza – April 27, 2018 protest outside Rep. Fred Upton’s office

Statement on Gaza – April 27, 2018 protest outside Rep. Fred Upton’s office

We are here to show our support and solidarity with the people of Gaza. Gaza is a small strip of land along the Mediterranean. It is 140 square miles in area, only ¼ the size of Kalamazoo County. In this small plot of land live 2 million inhabitants, the vast majority from families who were […]

Vigil for Gaza

Vigil for Gaza

Vigil for Gaza   in front of Rep. Fred Upton’s office: 350 E. Michigan downtown Kalamazoo (near Sarkozy’s Bakery)   Friday, April 27, 2018   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Tell Rep. Fred Upton:   He must speak out against the deadly use of force against unarmed demonstrators in Gaza   Stop all US […]