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World March Report from Berlin

On November 11 during the Nobel Peace Price Summit, the Laureates will welcome the international delegation of the World March at the City Hall of Berlin to present the “Charter for a World Without Violence“. The delegation of the march is received with their full commitment to widely disseminate the proposals of this Charter throughout…

Military Spending Talking Points

The high cost of military spending is usually illustrated by reference to what the rest of the world spends, to its inefficiency as a job creator or to the cost of individual weapons systems. There is a much more complete case to be made of the deleterious effects of military spending and I hope the…

Great news from the Czech Republic

The president of the House of Representatives of the Czech Parliament, Miloslav Vlček, will officially receive the WM delegation on November 2nd. The new Miss of the Czech Republic 2009, crowned last saturday, Aneta Vignerova (http://www.miss-cr.cz/en/novinka/miss-ceske-republiky-2009-se-stala-aneta-vignerova), have endorsed the March and will participate in the press conference on the occasion of the Base Team comming to Prague, on…

CHARTER FOR A WORLD WITHOUT VIOLENCE

No state or individual can be secure in an insecure world. The values of nonviolence in intention, thought, and practice have grown from an option to a necessity. These values are expressed in their application between states, groups and individuals. We are convinced that adherence to the values of nonviolence will usher in a more…

Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize

My Fellow Americans, This morning, Michelle and I awoke to some surprising and humbling news. At 6 a.m., we received word that I’d been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2009. To be honest, I do not feel that I deserve to be in the company of so many of the transformative figures who’ve been…

Victory in the Czech Republic!

Hello friends, As you probably know, Barack Obama has suspended the plan to install the Missile Defense system in Central Europe. This is a big victory for all of us who have been fighting against this terrible project! Attached is our press release in English as well as a longer statement on this issue. Feel…

News

From Jim Clune. Our chapter of Peace Action, Binghamton, NY has voted to endorse the march and will be working to do some activities in conjunction with yours. Edgar Romero, International President of Alpha Theta Phi Chapter, LaGuardia Community College has endorsed the World March The September 11 Families are encouraging people to take the…