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Action, Research & Education Network of Aotearoa Arena NZ "alternative development model based on self-determination, social justice, genuine people-centered development & environmental sustainability" Box2450 Otautahi/Chch Events News + Links
Anti-Bases Campaign & Peace Researcher + Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa CAFCA Foreign Control Watchdog jrnl Murray Horton et al + Philippines Solidarity Network of Aotearoa PSNA
Aotearoa Meditation Directory "places to learn meditation" Chch & NZ
Christ College of Trans-Himalayan Wisdom "school of philosophy with a particular focus on esoteric psychology & astrology. We study the Ageless Wisdom teachings which are the accumulated wisdom from Humanity's quest for answers to the meaning of life.. neither Christian nor Buddhist" 30 Rutland St StAlbans + Conference for Humanity: Idealism In Action Oct07
Christian World Service "Action Against Poverty ..established by NZ Churches in 1945" L4 159 Manchester St Chch + "to express concern for the well-being of planet Earth.. to share hope for the future" Lent09 * * * * *
Christchurch Environment Centre ex Arts Centre
Date Palm Film Festival "exotic, thought-provoking films from the Middle East & North Africa.. celebrating cultural diversity" + Wgtn
Greens - see Politics & Single Transferable Vote InfoHelp link pages + [X]
Justice for Palestine: Christchurch "human rights group committed to peace and justice in Israel and Palestine"
Nuclear-Free Peacemaker NZ was Larry Ross POBox18541 New Brighton + etc research & campaigns + Peace action Network Pannz "Group created for the promotion of world peace. Currently focused on activities in the Christchurch area. Created in the aftermath of September 11" * * * * * [ defunct?]
Peaceful Pacific Political Science & Communication UoC Jim Tully
Peace Foundation "Foundation for Peace Studies Aotearoa/NZ" & Roots of Empathy ROE Puna Atawhai "award winning programme.. dramatic effects in reducing levels of aggression & violence among school children while raising social/emotional competence & increasing empathy.. good parent.. potential to break intergenerational cycles of family abuse" Canada & Disarmament & Security Centre "Promoting Alternative Security - Specialist branch of the A/NZ Peace Foundation" Kate Dewes & Rob Green PO Box 8390 35 Rata St Riccarton
Quaker Peace & Service Aotearoa/NZ QPSANZ Quaker Meeting House 72 Cresswell Ave Chch
Trade Aid NZ "sustainable communities through fair trade" Carolyn Brown 174 Gayhurst Rd + Fair Cuppa campaign + Fair Trade Assn of Aus & NZ FTAANZ & New Internationalist on-line shop
Who's Watching You? "Public Meeting on the increased permeation of security into society & the privatisation of security" survey study
1000 Hours "towards cultivation, cooperation & creativity in our society. Resources & information.."

Wider NZ
The Churches' Agency on Social Issues (Methodist, Presbyterian, Churches of Christ, Quakers) Wgtn NZ Cult List "NZ Cults, Sects, Religions, Christian Organisations, & other groups ..According to Christian belief Jesus Christ is the only way to God" Ian Mander
Decade to Overcome Violence Conference of Churches in Aotearoa NZ CCANZ
Family Integrity "Our Home.. Our Castle ..opposed to unjustifiable government interference in family matters.. Equipping parents to do battle to protect the integrity of their family" Palmerston North ads Ackd..
Global Peace & Justice Auckland GPJA "network.. platform for individuals & groups to discuss & organise co-operatively on peace & justice issues.. monthly forums on a range of social justice issues.. regular committee meetings" + old + Civil Rights Defence Committee w/PMA Oct15
Interfaith Dialogue Forum Waitangi 30May07 coverage & Security & Alliance of Civilisations Initiative link "to de-escalate extremism, it is necessary to correct misinformation & encourage constructive action" + [immediately defunct?..] + Dunedin Abrahamic Interfaith Group "Understanding the Three Abrahamic Faiths: Judaism, Christianity & Islam"
Human Rights Film Festival Christchurch 21-29 May
James (Jim) Veitch "specialises in the study of religious conflict, particularly in South East Asia & the Middle East, & is at the forefront of studies in religion & terrorism" VUW
JustPeace "campaign actively for peace & human rights & speak out in Parliament & in public for peaceful solutions to conflict at all levels.. Non-violence"
Lloyd Geering "lecturer &.. commentator on religion & related matters" Westar Institute "advocate for religious literacy" + Lloyd Geering: Secular trend a part of church evolution 26Jul05 + Sea of Faith Network (NZ) & Ephesus "exploring new ways of understanding Christian faith" Wgtn + Wikipedia + srch! *
Te Mana Motuhake o Tuuhoe "A united front. Liberation for all" Urewera
National Animal Rights Conference 9-10Jun06 Wgtn
National Consultative Committee on Disarmament Threats To Peace & Disarmament - The Way Forward NCCD "convention for all those who care about peace & disarmament" 13-14May06 Wgtn + Mayors for Peace Japan
Oxfam NZ "poverty is an injustice which needs to be addressed" Ackd & America Climate Change * * *
Palestine Human Rights Campaign NZ "Free, Free Palestine! No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow" Ackd + + links
Peace Action Wellington PAW "works for peace & justice throughout the world.. special focus on the NZ govt's involvement in international affairs ..united front ..broad coalition" + links
Peace Movement Aotearoa PMA "the national networking organisation in Aotearoa NZ for people interested in peace, social justice & human rights" Wgtn & Not in Our Name Aotearoa/NZ "War without end? not in our name" sigs/grps + links + October 15th Solidarity 07 "charges under the Terrorism Suppression Act will not be laid. However, 16 people.. from Tuuhoe, Te Atiawa, Maniapoto, Pakeha; indigenous activists, anarchists, environmental & anti-war activists - are still facing charges under the Arms Act.. Solidarity is a weapon!" + Tino Rangatiratanga Maori Independence Site Wgtn
Ploughshares Aotearoa "small groups of people who are committed to peace & disarmament & who nonviolently, safely, openly & accountably disable a war machine or system so that it can no longer harm people" Isaiah 2:4
The Radical Pilgrim "Narrow is the way.. Back to the cross, the root, the word"
Voice of Islam TV weekly program CTV etc "network of concerned unions, groups & individuals formed to organise & support initiatives to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement" & Sign-on letter release the TPPA text
World Peace March 2009-2010 "to circle the earth calling for the end of war & nuclear weapons, & the elimination of violence of all kinds (physical, economic, racial, religious, cultural, sexual, psychological).. help build a new, global, nonviolent consciousness!" Wgtn 2Oct-

Wider world
American Civil Liberties Union ACLU Foundation "guardian of liberty.. to conserve America's original civic values - the Constitution & the Bill of Rights.. Advocating individual rights by litigating, legislating, & educating the public on a broad array of issues affecting individual freedom" + ICAMS
American Friends Service Committee AFSC "Quaker values in action" Middle East & Faces of Hope "Supporting Nonviolent Resistence & Refusal in Israel & Palestine" Campaign, Iraq - Eyes Wide Open exhibits & Wage Peace movie, etc "'platformist', anarchist-communist" intnl news forum + Northeastern Federation of Anarchist-Communists NEFAC North America + Infoshop "Online Anarchist Community.. Kill capitalism before it kills you!"
Ani Difranco righteous babe records + poem: self_evident.mp3 * * *
Anti-Religion Society UK "best source of antiwar news, viewpoints & activities.. devoted to the cause of non-interventionism" Randolph Bourne Institute US * * * * *
Art of Mark Bryan "troubled by the state of things" Ca +links
Australian Nonviolence Network ANN mail-list & Nonviolence Training Project
Axis of Logic "Finding Clarity in the 21st Century Multiplex.. Activism, News & Comment view consists of ideals for world peace; democracy (i.e. self-governance by the people); self-determination of all nations (people); respect for national sovereignty; noninterference in the domestic affairs of any nation by foreign governments; fair & just economic systems; responsibility for the preservation & protection of nature & compassion for ourselves & our fellow human beings"
The Ayn Rand Institute "The Center for the Advancement of Objectivism" + The Jihad Against the West: The Real Threat & the Right Response Objectivist Conferences OCON 06 + Ayn Rand Bookstore
Boley Law Library vital links viz the war
Ceasefire Now campaign Lebanon, Iraq.. petitions Res Publica "community of public sector professionals dedicated to promoting good governance, civic virtue & deliberative democracy.. global civic advocacy group ..Talk to Iran ..tries to heed Gandhi's call to 'be the change you wish to see in the world'" npo NYC now 'Voice' "A World in Action" +
Center for International Health & Cooperation CIHC "founded in 1992 to promote healing & peace in countries shattered by war, regional conflicts & ethnic violence" Diploma etc US UK Ch Ir
Center for Media & Democracy PR Watch mag online US + The Weekly Spin email bulletin + Disinfopedia "encyclopedia of people, issues & groups shaping the public agenda" + Weapons of Mass Deception: The Uses of Propaganda in Bush's War on Iraq bk Sheldon Rampton & John Stauber etc
Chinese Views of Future Warfare etc Federation of American Scientists "Women For Peace .. a women-initiated grassroots peace & social justice movement working to end US funded wars & occupations, to challenge militarism globally, & to redirect our resources into health care, education, green jobs & other life-affirming activities"
Commonwealth Institute/Foundation Inc Massachusetts charity *** reports
On Conflict & Consensus "A Handbook on Formal Consensus Decisionmaking" Food Not Bombs Publishing Consensus Network MD US + Consensus Economics
Copenhagen Consensus Center economists' "best solutions to ten of the world's biggest challenges" scholars ranked list 30 Copenhagen Business School re conflict: "the risk of more violence is increasing, partly as a result of the commodity boom & partly because the spread of democracy increases the risk of coups" CC08 & Reason Magazine item + 'Global Crises, Global Solutions' bk CC04
Cryptome "welcomes documents for publication that are prohibited by governments worldwide, in particular material on freedom of expression, privacy, cryptology, dual-use technologies, national security, intelligence, & secret governance - open, secret & classified documents" John Young NY + Cartome "archive of news & spatial / geographic documents on privacy, cryptography, dual-use technologies, national security & intelligence - communicated by imagery systems: cartography, photography, photogrammetry, steganography, camouflage, maps, images, drawings, charts, diagrams, IMINT & their reverse-panopticon & counter-deception potential" Deborah Natsios NY
D@dalos "international UNESCO education server dedicated to civic & peace education" & Betzavta "Hebrew.. 'togetherness'.. method of learning democracy, which was developed by the Adam Institute in Israel"
DemocracyInAction "Wiring the progressive movement" & Charge Rumsfeld with War Crimes Center For Contstitutional Rights CCR
Democracy Now! "radio & TV news" US + The War & Peace Report show "radical newsletter in the struggle for peace & social justice" CA US
Earthdance 15Sept07 "The Global Festival For Peace. 2006 united over 340 locations in 57 countries through music & dance in celebration of peace"
Economy In Crisis "Creating Awareness of Our True Economic Condition" US + PEOPLE For Mathematically Perfected Economy "join us in arresting usury" "For far too long priests & preachers have completely ignored the vicious criminal acts that the Bible promotes" US & Forum + Skeptic's Annotated Bible / Quran / Book of Mormon SAB + American Atheists "Freedom of the Mind" & magazine + Religion is bunk + The Secular Web Internet Infidels "A List Of Biblical Contradictions" etc + Rational Response Squad! "Fighting to Free Humanity from the Mind Disorder known as Theism" & & War on Christmas! + + Official Website + Skeptics Society & mag "Extraordinary Claims, Revolutionary Ideas, & the Promotion of Science" US + The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, & the Future of Reason Sam Harris
Foreign Policy in Focus FPIF "A Think Tank Without Walls" Institute for Policy Studies WA-US "Free Speech: Use It or Lose It" roadside signs US
Garrison Institute "explores the intersection of contemplation & engaged action in the world" NY
Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space +links
Global Policy Forum "to monitor policy making at the United Nations, promote accountability of global decisions, educate & mobilize for global citizen participation, & advocate on vital issues of international peace and justice" Globalization Empire? etc NY Bonn "innovative approaches to emerging security challenges" US "Freedom & Democracy.. Top Patriotic Anti-Bush Site" +links
Information Clearing House "News you won't find on CNN or FoxNews" "Demand the Impossible! - Kill capitalism before it kills you.. online resource of news, opinion & info.. community" Practical Anarchy mag Alternative Media Project US
Alex Jones' Infowars "There's a war on for your mind!" US & IPCC Scientists Caught Producing False Data To Push Global Warming .TV 17Nov08
Institute for Public Accuracy IPA "Broadening Public Discourse" US
Intelligent Design ID "creationist pseudoscience" disempowering the American mind, Wikipedia + ACLU's Challenge
International Action Center "Info, Activism, & Resistance to US Militarism, War, & Corporate Greed, Linking with Struggles Against Racism & Oppression within the US" US-wide + "the people's resource for progressive & alternative books, videos & gifts.. Books to change the world - that's the point!"
International Fellowship of Reconciliation IFOR "spiritually based movement.. commited to active nonviolence" Netherlands post-WW1 + wikipedia
International Peacebuilding Alliance "works only with local partners in divided societies to build lasting peace" UN
James Frey blog "Hollywood & Religion: More Controversy To Come If New Films Anger The Faithful" bks "The Final Testament Of The Holy Bible" etc
John Kerry former Democrat frontrunner vs GWBush /Howard Dean also ran
Left Turn: Notes from the Global Intifada mag NY Bush's war
The Memory Hole "[rescuing knowledge, freeing information]" Russ Kick * * * + Military Coffins US
MetaReligion "Religious tolerance promoting site.. Beyond Religions.. to promote a multidisciplinary view of the religious, spiritual and esoteric phenomena" Cassiel Sophia En/Sp
Middle East notes & sources - InfoHelp link page * * * * *
Egypt: Why is Israel so Blind? "The last several decades have shown that left-leaning politicos have been right about the nuances of the peace process" 9Feb11 + Forces Behind the Egyptian Revolution 11Feb11 + Why Revolutions Stumble and Fall 15Feb11 + Who will reshape the Arab world: its people, or the US? "Phase one of the Arab spring is over. Phase two - the attempt to crush or contain genuine popular movements - has begun" Tariq Ali 29Apr11
MID-EAST in Bible Prophecy Restored/Worldwide Church of God R/WCG US + "" * * *
Nation Institute 1966 "free speech & open discourse" NY & "a regular antidote to the mainstream media" 9/11 US
Nautilus Institute "Global Problem Solving" etc Pacific Rim Center UniSanFran "revealed.. Bin Laden, the next major terrorist attack on the US, the destruction of Rome, confrontation between the US & Iran/North Korea, & great detail on the timing & the course of World War III"
Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons OPCW The Hague & US Chemical Weapons Convention CWC + US Statement OPCW 33rd Session 1Jul03
News InfoHelp link page * * * * *
Nonviolent Peaceforce "trained, international civilian peaceforce committed to third-party nonviolent intervention" Belgium "online global magazine of politics & culture.. clarifying debates which help people make up their own minds" UK * * *
September Eleventh Families for Peaceful Tomorrows US
PeaceMaker "A Video Game to Promote [Pal/Isr] Peace" US
Peace One Day "film project.. British director Jeremy Gilley.. has documented & inspired the establishment of the United Nations International Day of Peace as a day of global ceasefire & non-violence, now fixed in the calendar as 21st September from 2002"
Peak Oil InfoHelp green supplement link page section * * * * *
Postcolonial Web "Postcolonial & Postimperial Literature: An Overview" Ntl Uni Singapore "Pros & Cons of Controversial Issues.. Promoting informed citizenship by presenting.. in a simple, nonpartisan pro-con format.. nonprofit.. using facts, news, & hundreds of diverse opinions" US
Project for the New American Century "non-profit educational organization dedicated to a few fundamental propositions: that American leadership is good both for America & for the world; & that such leadership requires military strength, diplomatic energy & commitment to moral principle" neocon thinktank + "investigate, analyze, & expose" + Wikipedia + infoclearinghouse article
The Religious Society of Friends Quakers US ++links
Revolution "Voice of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA" Bob Avakian + A World to Win Marxist-Leninist-Maoist Revolutionary Internationalist Movement "one of the world's largest leftist forum communities"
Riseup Collective "autonomous body based in Seattle with collective members world wide.. creation of a free society, a world with freedom from want and freedom of expression.. without oppression or hierarchy, where power is shared equally.. providing communication and computer resources to allies engaged in struggles against capitalism and other forms of oppression.. provides mail, lists, and hosting for those working on liberatory social change.. project to create democratic alternatives and practice self-determination by controlling our own secure means of communications" + Movement for a Democratic Society etc
Share International "on the Reappearence of Maitreya the World Teacher" UK
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism "- the rapid-fire corporate reengineering of societies still reeling from shock - did not begin with September 11, 2001. The book traces its origins back fifty years, to the University of Chicago under Milton Friedman, which produced many of the leading neo-conservative and neo-liberal thinkers whose influence is still profound" * * * * * * * * * *
Silent Weapons for Quiet Wars An Introduction Programming Manual. Operations Research Technical Manual TW-SW7905.1 The "dedicated to study of the True Law, and a return to Lawful Government" US committee for a workers' international CWI UK +
Stand with the Burmese Protesters "After decades of military dictatorship, the people of Burma are rising - & they need our help" petition
Supreme Master Television "international, non-profit channel airing constructive news & programs that foster peace & promote healthy, green living" LA + "Save Our Planet - The Latest News on Climate Change" Go Veg etc "introducing some key 'catalysts' into the world which are guaranteed to put it on a path towards global cooperation & peace.. will also enable us to fix so many other problems ailing the world today" - The Declaration of World Peace commitment, Political Leadership Standards, Human Intelligence in Schools
Toward Freedom "a progressive perspective on world events since 1952" mag online
Transnational Institute "a worldwide fellowship of committed scholar-activists" Netherlands + Iraq etc
Troops Out Now Coalition TONC "national grassroots coalition of antiwar activists, trade unionists, solidarity activists & community organizers" NY National Antiwar Strategy Meeting & "SEPT 22-29: Encampment in Washington DC & March on the White House" * * * * * * * * * *
TruthOut "News Politics" CA * * * *
US: On the subject of the Draft, & the Dark Truth about (Neo-) Imperialism Paul G. Buchanan 12Jan07
UnitedforPeace[&Justice].org "nonpartisan resource for anti-war & social change activists.. coalition of more than 1300 local & national groups throughout the US"
Velvet Revolution "The New American Patriot American citizens brigade" +++links "Real Grassroots Democracy"
Waging Nonviolence "People-Powered News & Analysis ..original reporting about nonviolent activism, as well as for discussion of the theory behind it" blog US
Warblogging "Banned by CENTCOM" + Warblogs:cc "Content from the best of.."
Web of Peace "I Have a Dream: Bridging Diversity & Building Peace" millennium cyberevent
Why War? "works to activate a broad, global movement for peace & justice based on the principles of nonviolence.. delivering vital news, analysis & strategy" Micah White, Columbia MD + Guides: Activate, Motivate, & Spread "non-profit media organization dedicated to bringing important news & info to the public" + Australia Hundreds rally in support of Assange "Feminists for free speech are saying loud and clear they will not use our struggle against sexual assault in their struggle against freedom of speech" 10Dec10 * * * * *
Women's International League for Peace & Freedom WILPF PA-US & Switz & Australia etc
World Peace Prayer Society Wassaic NY
World's Last Chance "A New World Order is About to Start: Are you ready? ..How to avoid becoming its victim" Seventh-day Adventist Church
World Socialist Movement WSM "one objective: to bring about a complete change in world society" + Humanist Workers for Revolutionary Socialism "Fighting Capitalism & Alienation" CA
YES! Magazine "Powerful Ideas, Practical Actions" WA US * * * * *
ZNet "A community of people committed to social change" US + Z Mag Online +FOSS

Books - more peace sources - InfoHelp link page * * * * *

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