Spring Rising, March 18-21, in Washington DC

Spring Rising is an Antiwar Intervention in DC on March 18-21 including a big rally and march on March 21.

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New Spring Rising video to enjoy and share.

Audio: Talk Nation Radio show on Spring Rising.

Spring Rising Facebook Event to join and invite others to.

World Beyond War Teach in on an Alternative Global Security System 5:00-6:30 p.m. on March 20 at UDC Law School as part of Spring Rising:

Details at SpringRising.org

New paper / book / audio book / eBook available soon at WorldBeyondWar.org

New video about this project.

Facebook Event to join and invite others.

Spring Rising: an anti-war intervention in Washington D.C. — March 18-21, 2015


Coming out of a meeting held in Washington, DC, on January 10, plans are coming together for an antiwar intervention in the U.S. capital.

A series of events will be held just as the ongoing U.S. war in Iraq — recently restarted in a new form — passes the 12-year mark since the March 2003 invasion.

Here’s the schedule so far:

Wednesday, March 18: Peace gathering and fellowship.

Thursday, March 19th: Lobbying on Capitol Hill, followed by a tour of the war machine: homes and offices of war criminals.

Friday, March 20th: Afternoon and evening teach-in: Ending Current Wars, Ending the Institution of War. This event will examine ISIS and U.S. warmaking in Western Asia and elsewhere; the damage militarism does to the natural environment, economies, and civil rights; and how the war system can be replaced with a peace system.

Saturday, March 21st: Protest at the White House, followed by march.

This nonviolent intervention was originally proposed by Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox and the Soapbox People’s Network. It has been endorsed and will be supported by Amnesty International Charlottesville, the ANSWER Coalition, the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, the Baltimore Pledge of Resistance, CND CYMRU, CODEPINK, the Granny Peace Brigade of New York City, KnowDrones.com, Maryland United for Peace and Justice, Military Families Speak Out, the National Association Against Police Brutality, the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance, the Network to Stop Drone Surveillance and Warfare, the No Fear Coalition, United National Antiwar Coalition, Veterans For Peace, Voices for Creative Non-Violence, WarIsACrime.org, Washington Peace Center, Witness Against Torture, World Beyond War, and World Can’t Wait.

To endorse, volunteer, get involved or learn more, go to: http://SpringRising.org

Contact Dede at: dede4peace (at) gmail (dot) com

Join and share on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/430232700485435