With survival at stake, can weapons makers change course?

by Kathy KellyPax Christi USA Teacher of Peace Today, the seventy-fifth anniversary of the atomic attack on Hiroshima, should be a day for quiet introspection. I recall a summer morning following the U.S. 2003 “Shock and Awe” invasion of Iraq when the segment of the Chicago River flowing past the headquarters of the world’s second … Continue reading With survival at stake, can weapons makers change course?

TAKE ACTION: Act now to support a 10% cut to the Pentagon budget!

Sometime soon, within the next few days, a vote will happen in the Senate and House on the amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act to cut 10% of the Pentagon budget. The amendments have been introduced by Sen. Sanders in the Senate; and Reps. Barbara Lee and Mark Pocan in the House. Pax Christi … Continue reading TAKE ACTION: Act now to support a 10% cut to the Pentagon budget!