Archive for the ‘Issues’ Category

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

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 […]

A riveting video of an Australian who seeks to spread the truth about Israel/Palestine

A riveting video of an Australian who seeks to spread the truth about Israel/Palestine

Click here for video. https://www.facebook.com/741127532/videos/10156093583777533/

War is over – if you want it

suggested by Pat Lynn… So This Is Christmas and What Have You Done? Christmas Day, 1971 – 2016 Yoko Ono and John Lennon (Happy Christmas Kyoko) (Happy Christmas Julian) So this is Christmas And what have you done Another year over And a new one just begun And so this is Christmas I hope you […]

LOVE trumps HATE. (a poem)

LOVE trumps HATE.   (a poem by Taj James, suggested by KNOW steering committee member Pat Lynn) the invitation has arrived to step into our courage and our full humanity from this day forward the harm can only unfold and multiply and spread with our silence with our consent with our participation we will not be […]

Help us stop the “Trillion Dollar Trainwreck”

Help us stop the “Trillion Dollar Trainwreck”

Help us stop the “Trillion Dollar Trainwreck” The United States plans to spend $1 trillion over the next 30 years to “modernize” all aspects of its nuclear arsenal: the bombs and warheads, the production facilities, the delivery systems, and command and control systems. These programs will create untold tons of additional radioactive waste, for which […]

Thank Senator Gary Peters and Senator Debbie Stabenow!

Call Senator Peters and Senator Stabenow and thank them for supporting the peace deal with Iran. Dial the Capitol Switchboard at 855-686-6927 and ask to be connected to your senator’s office. The deal is better than any of our other options, and it’s the best way to prevent a nuclear-armed Iran. Or, send them an […]

Rev. Dave Knapp’s editorial on Islamophobia

An editorial cartoon generated by Chip Bok, back on September 12th, depicted arid terrain upon which had been erected a flag that said, “Islamic State.”  In the foreground was a terrorist prepared to execute two captives.  He said to them, “Convert to Islam, or die!”  One of them replied, “You first.”  In case you don’t […]