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Cut Pentagon budget – fund human needs

Cut Pentagon budget – fund human needs

News from KNOW – March 2013

News from Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) please reply to newsfromknow@gmail.com The next KNOW planning meeting is 5:00 pm, Thursday, Mar. 28th, at 1st Presbyterian Church downtown.  Park and enter at rear of building.  Meeting is in the second floor library.  All are welcome to the planning meetings which are held on the 2nd and […]

visit to Sen. Carl Levin’s office in Grand Rapids

February 21, 2013 – Thursday AM, a group of us peace activists braved the cold and went through the security checkpoint at the Federal Building in Grand Rapids. Molly Clements, Harold Beu, and Daniel Smith from Kalamazoo, and Mike Franz and Vern Hoffman from Grand Rapids were meeting with Paul Troost, aide to Senator Carl […]

2013: Peace, jobs, and the fiscal cliff — a conversation with outgoing Congressman Dennis Kucinich

2013: Peace, jobs, and the fiscal cliff — a conversation with outgoing Congressman Dennis Kucinich

news from KNOW – October 2012

 News from Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) October 7, 2012 As we approach yet another anniversary of the war in Afghanistan, please consider joining us for  our weekly peace vigil at noon – 1pm, on the corner of Park and Michigan. *****************  ********  ********************* Oct. 8 Monday Mike O’Brien will be facing off […]

News from KNOW – September 2012

KNOW just celebrated it’s 10-year anniversary!  It has been 10 years since the vigil to oppose the war in Iraq began on noon, Sunday, Sept. 1st, 2002, in front of the Federal Building downtown Kalamazoo.  This was Nancy Small’s birthday wish to stand with a sign to oppose the war, and the vigil is still […]

News from KNOW – 8/8/2012

News from Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) August 8, 2012 As always, if you do not wish to continue to receive these newsletters for any reason, please reply to newsfromknow@gmail.com and I’ll take you off the list. If you have any comments as to the content or usefulness of this email, please reply as […]

Letter to editor on “Compassion not Fear”

From Pat Lynn, Letter to the Editor: Act with Compassion, Not Out of Fear Fear is a strong emotion. Traumatic experiences, phobias, or lack of confidence can cause people to be fearful in certain situations. However, when a government continuously promotes fear, it is ultimately to control the thinking and behavior of its population. In […]

KNOW retreat January 8, 2011 report back

A report of the KNOW retreat to plan the strategy and activities for 2011.

Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW)

Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW)

Our mission: We non-violently resist war and militarism, and work to create a world in which human beings care for one another and for the earth, and in which the human imagination turns away from hatred, violence, and domination, toward peace and justice. Join us in standing for peace: Sundays, noon to 1:00 pm Tuesdays, […]