Category Archives: Nonviolence

Two dozen activists arrested at Nevada nuclear test site

by Felice Cohen-Joppa (originally published in The Nuclear Resister on March 10, 2018) Members of the Pacific Life Community converged at the Las Vegas Catholic Worker house from March 2 – 4 for their annual gathering to protest nuclear weapons. Twenty-four … Continue reading

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Follow-Up to PLC Six Arraignment

As previously reported, the “PLC Six” were arraigned in a Tacoma Federal Courtroom on Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 before United States Magistrate Judge David W. Christel. The six resisters had crossed the marked property line onto Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor in Washington state on … Continue reading

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Standing Firm at PLC Six Arraignment

The “PLC Six” were arraigned in a Tacoma Federal Courtroom on Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 before United States Magistrate Judge David W. Christel. Alex (Alexandra) Addesso, Los Angeles Catholic Worker, Los Angeles, CA; Karan Founds-Benton, Los Angeles Catholic Worker, Los … Continue reading

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PLC Nuclear Resisters to be Arraigned in Federal Court

Nuclear resisters who engaged in a nonviolent direct action at the US Navy’s Trident nuclear submarine base in Washington State will be arraigned in Federal Court. Alex (Alexandra) Addesso, Los Angeles Catholic Worker, Los Angeles, CA; Karan Founds-Benton, Los Angeles … Continue reading

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The Nonviolent Warrior Ethos

In 2016 a group of activists came together in the Proactive Nonviolence Cooperative. Out of the many discussions that ensued, the group created a statement of intention – the Nonviolent Warrior Ethos. What is the Nonviolent Warrior Ethos? It’s not a … Continue reading

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Preventing Nuclear War: There’s No Cure

Dave Hall and Mack Johnson gave a presentation, “Preventing Nuclear War: There’s No Cure,” at this year’s Pacific Life Community gathering. People asked if they could share the presentation more widely. Dave provided the presentation in a PDF format that … Continue reading

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Thirteen nuclear resisters arrested at Bangor Trident base

The Pacific Life Community returned to Washington state for its annual gathering, concluding with a blockade of the main gate into the Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor. The base is the Pacific homeport of the Trident nuclear ballistic missile submarine fleet. A two-day … Continue reading

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