Her scholarly work identified the links between capitalism, imperialism and militarism, but she expected more than recognition as a thinker. Rosa Luxemburg wanted to change the course of history.
For the first time, convictions for sabotage for Plowshares activists in the U.S. have been reversed, a historic moment for nuclear disarmament.
One hundred years ago, more than 1,000 women gathered in The Hague during the First World War, demanding peace. A century later, in these very violent times, nearly 1,000 women have gathered again.
Gianne Broughton was holding a sign on a sidewalk near the Prime Minister’s office in Ottawa. The sign read: Please don’t attack Syria. Enough people have died. But she didn’t get to hold it for long.