Archive for the ‘News’ Category

The Current Crisis Over Korea (April 19)

The Current Crisis Over Korea (April 19)

The Current Crisis Over Korea: History, Politics and The Nuclear Threat Thursday, April 19 7:00 PM First Congregational Church 345 West Michigan Avenue Downtown Kalamazoo MI Panelists: Ed Martini, Professor of History, WMU Randy La Prairie, Doctoral Student in Sociology, WMU Ron Kramer, Professor of Sociology, WMU Sponsored by the Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War […]

NO TAX SCAM!

NO TAX SCAM!

A letter delivered to Rep. Fred Upton on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 We the undersigned urge you to vote NO on the upcoming tax bill, the so-called H.R.1 – Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This bill is a massive transfer of wealth from the poor and working class to the top 1%. It will result […]

A path to stopping war with Korea

A path to stopping war with Korea

On August 10, 2017, Defense Secretary James Mattis stated that armed conflict with North Korea ‘‘would be catastrophic’’. We agree. Diplomacy is the only way to resolve the nuclear crisis and threat of war now facing the Korean peninsula. Here are three long-term steps that would end the tensions on the Korean peninsula: Negotiate a […]

KNOW T-shirts now available!

KNOW T-shirts now available!

Get your KNOW T-shirt, we just had a new run of the classic blue fashion accessory. $15 donation or more.  Message on the back is a quote from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “War is the enemy of the poor.” To get one, come to a vigil, meeting or Contact Bob Kildea, rlkildea@sbcglobal.net

Why should you support KNOW. Thoughts by Michael Dwyer.

Why should you support KNOW.  Thoughts by Michael Dwyer.  Given at the Corn Fed Girls benefit concert on May 13, 2017. 1. KNOW is important because we advocate for the rights of our brothers and sisters around the world. American war causes alot of unnecessary suffering for people living in countries like Yemen, Iraq, Somalia, […]

KNOW Speaks Out About 2016 National Election Results

KNOW Speaks Out About 2016 National Election Results   In light of the recent election, Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) would like to reaffirm its commitment to creating and promoting a world free from violence, oppression, exploitation, and war. KNOW is committed to a just and pluralistic society in which everyone is respected and […]

Welcoming Refugees Panel Forum – 6:30 pm, Tuesday, Dec. 6

Welcoming Refugees Panel Forum – 6:30 pm, Tuesday, Dec. 6

Welcoming Refugees A Panel Forum Tuesday, December 6th at 6:30 p.m. Kalamazoo Public Library – Central Branch Van Deusen Room, 3rd Floor This important and timely forum will have a panel of distinguished experts speaking on the issues that concern refugees in our community. As citizens of Kalamazoo County, we welcome our refugees based on […]

October 2016 – News from KNOW

News from Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) (lots of treats) in this issue: – Fr. Berrigan events report – potluck Oct. 17 – Libya talk at library Oct. 27 – Naomi Klein at K College Oct. 21 – World Without War conference report back – Sing along at Skyridge – Lauren Freedman and John […]

Message to college students

Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) was at Bronco Bash at WMU and we brought the following message to the students: Welcome back WMU students! Did you know this fun fact? Every advanced country in the world provides free tuition to all college students. Except USA.         Why not here? Our Federal Budget spends over 50% […]

Please Help KNOW with a table at Mothers of Hope – Sat. Aug. 6th, 2016

Hey KNOW friends, There’s a good song going around about folks who want change, and the refrain is “SHOW UP!” Here’s an idea that needs YOU: I have vendor entry to Mothers of Hope 2016 Ultimate Family Reunion, Sat., Aug 6, noon – 5:p., LaCrone Park on Patterson St. e. of Douglas. I have registered […]