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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 […]


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 […]


KNOW Soup Dinner Fundraiser – Friday, March 23 – 6:00 pm

Soup Dinner Fundraiser for KNOW Friday, March 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm (doors open @ 5:30) St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 247 Lovell, downtown Kalamazoo Fellowship Hall – lower level – elevator available Free Parking Delicious, hearty soups, breads and desserts! Larry (Pun) Plamondon will provide traditional Odawa storytelling MUSIC – […]


Perpetual War: massive human and economic costs – talk by William Hartung on Jan. 24

Perpetual War: massive human and economic costs of the corporate grip on the Pentagon budget a presentation and discussion with William Hartung 7:00 pm Wednesday, January 24, 2018 First Congregational Church, Chapel room 345 W Michigan Ave. Downtown Kalamazoo   Sponsor: Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) Free and open […]


Rock For Your Rights – Jan. 19th

FRIDAY, JANUARY 19th @ SHAKESPEARES LOWER LEVEL Doors: 7:00 Show: 8:00 21+ $5 suggested donation _____________________________________________________________________ Rock For Your Rights is a fundraising / community outreach event set to take place at Shakespeares Lower Level on Friday, January 19. The event will feature several local music acts and is also […]



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 […]


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 […]