Category Archives: Pacifist


James Farmer “The Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) is an African-American civil rights organization in the United States that played a pivotal role for African Americans in the Civil Rights Movement. Founded in 1942, its stated mission is ‘to bring … Continue reading

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Protests of 1968

German student leader Rudi Dutschke “The protests of 1968 comprised a worldwide escalation of social conflicts, predominantly characterized by popular rebellions against military and bureaucratic elites, who responded with an escalation of political repression. In capitalist countries, these protests marked … Continue reading

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Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

Civil rights ldr. Andrew Young (L) and others standing on balcony of Lorraine motel pointing in direction of assailant after assassination of civil rights ldr. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who is lying at their feet. “Martin Luther King Jr., … Continue reading

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Clay v. United States

Muhammad Ali arriving at a Veterans Administration office in Louisville, Ky., in March 1966 to appeal his draft classification. “Clay v. United States, 403 U.S. 698 (1971), was Muhammad Ali‘s appeal of his conviction in 1967 for refusing to report … Continue reading

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Yes, There Were Antiwar Officers

From left, John Huyler, Ensign Paul Rogers and David Harris, in San Diego in 1970, discussing their efforts to stop the aircraft carrier Constellation from returning to Vietnam. “There are six of us. There were many more at the time, … Continue reading

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The Secular City – Harvey Cox (1965)

“It is nearly twenty years since Harvey Cox, a professor at the Harvard Divinity School, became a sensation among liberal theologians with the publication of The Secular City. In that book, he celebrated the advent of secular urban civilization and … Continue reading

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Indica Gallery

“Indica Gallery was a counterculture art gallery in Mason’s Yard (off Duke Street), St. James’s, London, England during the late 1960s, in the basement of the Indica Bookshop co-owned by John Dunbar, Peter Asher and Barry Miles. It was supported … Continue reading

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