Why did the peace movement grow large around 2003-2006 and shrink around 2008-2010? Military spending, troop levels abroad, and number of wars engaged in can explain the growth but not the shrinkage. Those factors hardly changed between the high point and the low point of peace activism.
|By: David Swanson Tuesday February 3, 2015 5:00 pm|
|By: David Swanson Sunday April 7, 2013 4:00 pm|
Why did the peace movement of the middle of the last decade not grow larger? Why did it shrink away? Why is it struggling now?
|By: Lisa Derrick Monday November 17, 2008 5:00 pm|
Pray the Devil Back to Hell is stunning, strong and powerful, like the women it profiles and the peace movement they started. In 2003, sickened by fourteen years of brutal war that began in 1989 when Charles Taylor overthrew the Liberian president Samuel Doe, a group of Liberian women, Christian and Muslim, join together creating the group Mass Action for Peace, helping to bring about a peace accord and Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf become the African continent’s first elected woman president ever.