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Combating Militarism: Jessica Pavoni Talks Conscientious Objection

I had the distinct honor to briefly speak at the first annual Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity Foreign Policy conference this past week in Virginia. 116 more words


Walter Roberts and 100 years of British militarism

Today is the anniversary of Walter Roberts’ death: 1895-1916.

Roberts studied architecture and was a Christian pacifist and socialist; his brother Alfred was also a conscientious objector. 789 more words


Staffordshire Releases Conscientious Objector Documents from World War I

Staffordshire (England) has released a large collection of conscientious objector documents from World War I. “Over 20 thousand individual cases for the ‘Local and Appeal Tribunals’ reveal the lives of the men called up to service and the stresses and strain it had on their work and family lives, often leading to many being cast aside by their communities and in some cases, family and friends. 33 more words

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"I Have Some Wonderful News..."

I recently received the following letter from Robert MacArthur, who studied with me in fall 2005 at Saint Louis University…

Dr. Chmiel!

Hello! I hope this letter finds you well. 397 more words


Meet the new face of Israel’s growing military refuser movement - Your Middle East

This article originally appeared on Waging Nonviolence On April 27, following an event in New York City hosted by Columbia/Barnard Jewish Voice for Peace, I spoke wit… 15 more words


Conference Report - Resistance to War

Following on (rather belatedly) from my last post, one of the conferences I was only able to attend partially in March was the Resistance to War conference, 1,141 more words

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