Tag Archives: Kansas City

Nine civil resisters to put nuclear weapons on trial Dec. 13 at 1:30 pm

Join civil resisters on Friday, Dec. 13, at their Municipal Court trial in KC, Mo. The nine defendants were among 24 line-crossers July 13 at KC’s new nuclear weapons parts plant, which Honeywell will manage at Botts Road and Mo. Hwy. 150. At the courthouse entry at 12:45 pm on Dec. 13, the defendants will […]

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Local activists start website for transgender acceptance

The Face of Trans* is a grassroots social awareness project launched in April 2013 with the goal of bridging the gap between trans* and cisgender communities in the greater Wichita, Kansas area. We hope to fill this gap with education, resources, and by fostering a sense of community. Checkout their website at www.thefaceoftrans.com

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Fast food workers and Stand Up KC protest again today Dec. 5th

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Peaceworks protests Whiteman Air Force Base on November 17th

The question is blowing in the wind… While remembering the 50 year old loss of JFK in 1963, protesters revisited Whiteman AFB’s Spirit Gate on Sunday November 17th. At the entrance to militarism and drone activity, Mark Kenney, Brian Terrell and Ron Faust were arrested in 2012 for refusing to leave the base when ordered […]

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AFSC’s final display of Eyes Wide Open & Turning Combat Boots into Ploughshares recap

This past Sunday November 10th, AFSC did their final display of “Eyes Wide Open” (the Kansas & Missouri boots) at the Mill Creek Park. It consisted of over 200 combat boots representing the soldiers who died from Missouri and Kansas in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and shoes to represent the civilians who also died […]

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Favorite #no2h8kc tweets from the NSM Rally in Kansas City November 9th

It was good to see the Neo-Nazis outnumbered about 10 to 1 at their own national rally, which unfortunately they had decided to have here in Kansas City this year. (I’m guessing they won’t be doing that again anytime soon.) The National Socialist Movement’s show of force amounted to about 3 dozen people who showed […]

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