Kathy is a tireless peace activist, pacifist, author, founder of Voices in the Wilderness and now a co-leader and co-founder of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. She spoke about her recent internment and current events.
Dave Logsdon, Larry Johnson, Steve McKeown and Chapter 115 Essay Contest Winner, Marcus Warrington speak to Peacestock 2015.
Peacestock, formerly known as “Pigstock”, is a mixture of music, speakers and community for peace in idylic locations near the Mississippi, just one hour’s drive from the Twin Cities of Minnesota. On Saturday, July 11th, 2015, the 13th Annual Peacestock: A Gathering for Peace was held at Hobgoblin Barn just west of Red Wing on Highway 19, 3/4 mile off Highway 61 toward Cannon Falls, MN, with camping details T.B.A. Peacestock is sponsored by Veterans for Peace, Chapter 115, in Red Wing and Veterans for Peace, Chapter 27, in Minneapolis, and has a peace-themed agenda.
Wizner is director of the ACLU Speech, Privacy & Technology Project, which is dedicated to protecting and expanding the First Amendment freedoms of expression, association, and inquiry; expanding the right to privacy and increasing the control that individuals have over their personal information; and ensuring that civil liberties are enhanced rather than compromised by new advances in science and technology. He has litigated numerous cases involving post-9/11 civil liberties abuses, including challenges to airport security policies, government watchlists, extraordinary rendition, and torture. He has appeared regularly in the media, testified before Congress, and traveled several times to Guantánamo Bay to monitor military commission proceedings. Ben is a graduate of Harvard College and New York University School of Law and was a law clerk to the Hon. Stephen Reinhardt of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.
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