Stop the Next War Now

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Stop the Next War Now

Effective Responses to Violence and Terrorism

By Medea Benjamin (Editor); Jodie Evans (Editor); Alice Walker (Foreword by)

Inner Ocean Publishing, Paperback, 9781930722491, 234pp.

Publication Date: April 18, 2005

Description

Violence begets violenceso believes the majority of people around the world who have stood up in protest against war. Stop the Next War Now is a reflective look and call to action to end violence, by acclaimed peace activists, experts, and visionaries, including Eve Ensler, Barbara Lee, Arianna Huffington, Janeane Garafalo, Nancy Pelosi, Maxine Hong Kingston, and many more. The book shares expert insight on the issues and powers-that-be that encourage war, including the media, politicians, global militarization, and the pending scarcity of natural resources. A powerful, smart, and passionate work, this book aims to educate and reflect on the effectiveness of peace movement activities and offer hopethrough shared ideas, action steps, and checkliststo transform a culture of violence to a culture of peace. How can people humanize each other, ask the authors, and act as responsible global citizens? With vitality, joy, and a dash of CODEPINK-style humor, Stop the Next War Now insists that the time is ripe for the first-ever global movement to put an end to warand tells readers what they can do about it.

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