Archive for December, 2006

Buddhist Monk Chanting for Peace

Friday, December 22nd, 2006

This Buddhist monk, of the Nipponzan Myohoji Order, was sitting outside across from the White House, chanting Na Mu Myo Ho Ren Ge Kyo on a beautiful day in April, 2006. We chatted – and had mutual friends in the New England Peace Pagoda – and she kindly allowed me to digitally record her lovely chanting for peace.

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Killing of Anthony Hayes by NOLA Police – 12/26/05

Thursday, December 21st, 2006

Killing of Anthony Hayes by NOLA Police – 12/26/05

Four clips are sequenced of the scene of this killing by police on December 26, 2005. The video is jumpy, for understandable reasons. This was a very tense situation that ended in tragedy.

A question: How could this man, even with a little knife, have posed such a threat to a phalanx of heavily armed police, to justify this killing?

For photos and audio (wav files – unedited) of crowd reactions, see
http://www.traprockpeace.org/new_orleans_killing_122905/

video © 2005 Barry Scott; all rights reserved
barry413@gmail.com

Perpetual War for Peace?

Saturday, December 16th, 2006

Perpetual War for Peace?…Iraq…Iran…& the Corporate Agenda

This is a television production on November 3, 2006 that featured Antonia Juhasz, Rostam Pourzal, and Raed Jarrar – with Sunny Miller, Traprock’s Director, as moderator and Executive Producer.

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See more resources on stopping war with Iraq and Iran.

This stop was part of a tour by Just Foreign Policy – www.justforeignpolicy.org

If you would like a DVD of this entire program, contact Traprock Peace Center at 413-773-7427.

This video was produced by Sunny Miller for Traprock Peace Center. 

“Perpetual War for Peace?” also featured an exhibit of 15 photographs of Iraq, Iran and Lebanon by photojournalists.

These remarkable speakers and the photo display toured throughout the Northeast, Nov. 1-12. (more…)

End Iraq War Now – Anthony Arnove

Thursday, December 14th, 2006

Anthony Arnove, author of “Iraq: the Logic of Withdrawal” spoke at the plenary session of the Campus Antiwar Network’s Midwest Regional Conference at the University of Illinois at Chicago on April 22, 2006. He makes the case for immediate withdrawal, and points out the lies that led to war, and the lies that sustain the occupation of Iraq.

Hear audio of the conference and see photos at
http://www.traprockpeace.org/campus_antiwar_midwest_06.html

See also Anthony Arnove’s debate on occupation of Iraq, in Brooklyn, April 6, 2003.

Copyright notice: This video is © 2005 Charles Jenks; all rights reserved. Videos may be copied and shown for non-profit, educational and non-commercial use, under the following conditions: no editing of video (including extraction of sound or stills), no sale of the video (by itself or as part of a compilation), attributions shall be given to persons in the videos, sponsoring organizations and Traprock Peace Center; attribution shall be given to Charles Jenks as creator of the video with reference to his having copyright with all rights reserved, and notice shall be given to him via email of the use of the video. Uses that may involve editing or sale require prior permission. Contact: charlesjenks@traprockpeace.org

John Rees on Iraq and activism

Monday, December 11th, 2006

John Rees, a founder of the Stop the War Coalition in the Uk, gave a dynamic speech on the need to march in opposition to war, and the necessity of matching words with deeds. He spoke at the London International Peace Conference, attended by 1400 international delegates, during December 10-11, 2005.

See full coverage of the conference, with photos, audio and video, at

http://www.traprockpeace.org/london_peace_10dec05.html

Learn more about the Stop the War Coalition at

http://www.stopthewar.co.uk

Copyright notice: This video is © 2005 Charles Jenks; all rights reserved. Videos may be copied and shown for non-profit, educational and non-commercial use, under the following conditions: no editing of video (including extraction of sound or stills), no sale of the video (by itself or as part of a compilation), attributions shall be given to persons in the videos, sponsoring organizations and Traprock Peace Center; attribution shall be given to Charles Jenks as creator of the video with reference to his having copyright with all rights reserved, and notice shall be given to him via email of the use of the video. Uses that may involve editing or sale require prior permission. Contact: charlesjenks@gmail.com

Wal-Mart – chain of exploitation

Sunday, December 10th, 2006

This is Al Norman’s keynote address to a rally to stop a Wal-Mart supercenter in Hadley, MA, and to protest corporate practices that hurt women, workers and the environment. Several hundred activists participated in this November 19, 2005 rally outside the Wal-Mart store in Hadley, MA.

See photos and more video at http://www.traprockpeace.org/wal-mart_protest.html

See Al Norman’s Sprawl-Busters website
http://www.sprawl-busters.com

Copyright notice: This video is © 2005 Charles Jenks; all rights reserved. Videos may be copied and shown for non-profit, educational and non-commercial use, under the following conditions: no editing of video (including extraction of sound or stills), no sale of the video (by itself or as part of a compilation), attributions shall be given to persons in the videos, sponsoring organizations and Traprock Peace Center; attribution shall be given to Charles Jenks as creator of the video with reference to his having copyright with all rights reserved, and notice shall be given to him via email of the use of the video. Uses that may involve editing or sale require prior permission. Contact: charlesjenks@gmail.com