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President Obama Visits the Tomb of Archbishop Oscar Romero
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

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Examining El Salvador's Past and Potential
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:19am | Type: Blog

Tomorrow, Jamie Moffett, director of <a href="http://www.theordinaryradicals.com/"><em>The Ordinary Radicals</em></a>, will debut the first seven minutes of his documentary &l ...

Jail Journal: The Boomerangs of Biblical Wrath
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:19am | Type: Blog

<em>The following is part of the author&acute;s "jail journal," written in early 2004 while he was serving a 90-day sentence in Georgia for having "crossed the line" at Ft. ...

Protests and International Pressure Against Honduras Coup Continue
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.ryanrodrickbeiler.com/gallery/8763865_cViGV/1/580083956_tL8nB"></a>As the situation regarding the military ouster of Honduras' President Manuel Zelaya co ...

School of the Americas Graduate Led Honduras Coup
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

Sunday morning, a military coup took place in Honduras led by commander Gen. Romeo Vasquez, ousting democratically-elected President Manuel Zelaya. Sunday morning, a military coup ...

The Devil Down in Georgia
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kaitlin Barker SOA Watch On the chilly morning of Nov. 23, the names of thousands of people killed as a result ...

Protesting Injustice and Celebrating Memories at the Gates of the SOA
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:52am | Type: Blog

This past weekend I road-tripped with my housemates, the Sojourners interns, from Washington, D.C., to the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia. This past weekend I road-tripped with my ...

My Day on the Hugo Chavez Show
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>Tonight, PBS's Frontline will air "<a title="http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/hugochavez/" href="http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/hugochavez/">The Hug ...

Sacred Pilgrimages to the School of the Americas and El Salvador
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>Last spring, I made a pilgrimage to rural El Salvador to learn about the violence that had occurred there during the U.S-supported <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvadoran_Civil_War&qu ...

Signs that SOA/WHINSEC is Losing its Grip on Latin America
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

This weekend, an estimated 30,000 people will meet in protest at the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia, to close the School of the Americas. This weekend, an estimated 30,000 people ...

Injustice is Not Categorical
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>Near the Vatican in October 2001, Janice Sevre-Duszynska and fellow advocates hung a banner calling in seven different languages for the ordination of women. Almost seven years later, the fruit of tha ...

School Closing Soon?
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Andrew Cleves An estimated 25,000 people gathered in Novem­ber at the gates of Fort Benning in Georgia as part of the 18th annual School ...

Video: SOA Protest Perspectives
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p> Video production by Kaitlin Hasseler, Sojourners media assistant, Anna Almendrala, Sojourners Marketing/Circulation assistant and Matt Hildreth, Sojourners web assistant.</p> ...

Testimonies of Terror
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>While volunteering in a legal clinic in my sophomore year of college, interviewing people applying for political asylum in the U.S., I heard a lot of people describe how they had had to leave ...

An SOA Protest Pilgrimage
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>In the spirit of tradition and solidarity, the <A href="http://blog.beliefnet.com/godspolitics/2006/11/sojourners-interns-we-train-ir.html">Sojourners interns once again</A ...

News Bites
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez Travel Bans. The Treasury Department dropped the thre ...

Research Needed
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Lee A. Rials In "School of Shame" (February 2007), the author addresses the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperatio ...

School of Shame
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel Rae Mathewson Last November, a record 22,000 people gathered at the gates of the Fort Benning Military Reservation in Georgia to pr ...

No Mas
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Brian Bolton Venezuelan Vice President José Vicente Rangel ( Venezuelan Vice Presid ...

Terrorist Training Camp?
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 4:06pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Kate Bowman Eighty-six human rights advocates from across the United ...

Peace Talks at SOA
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Susannah Hunter While 10,000 protestors gathered outside the gates of ...

Pentagon Plans SOA Whitewash
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ryan Beiler In response to mounting opposition to the U.S. In response to mounting opposition to the U.S. Army ...

A Resurrection of Campus Activism
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Holly Lebowitz Rossi From sit-ins against sweatshops to lobbying against religious persecution, many students today are proving themselves ...

Dismantling the SOA
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Andrew Schleicher Nearly 4,000 people gathered in Washington, D.C., in May to tell President Clinton and Congress that the U.S. training o ...

Bourgeois: Bring Pinochet to Justice
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh Father Roy Bourgeois, founder of the School of the Americas Watch, testified last December at the extradition case for former ...

Learning From Each Other
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Organizers Carol Richardson and Heather Dean, mother and daughter, talk about how the movement to close the U.S. Army Sc ...

A Growing Tide Against the SOA
Originally Posted: 06/19/2014 - 2:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Andrew Schleicher More than 2,300 people marched onto the grounds of the U.S. Army School of the Americas (SOA) at Ft. Benning, Georgia, ...

Whatever Happened to Lt. Calley?
Originally Posted: 06/19/2014 - 11:33am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Rice Lt. William Calley was convicted for his role in leading the 1968 massacre of Vietnamese civilians at My Lai. His conviction was ...

Not Divided By Age
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kaethe Schwehn When generations stand together, a movement is strengthened. Specific issues come and go, but ...

From Generation to Generation
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Hulteen Will the good news become old news? Ruth Bornstein’s The Dancing Man relates the story of an o ...

Final Exams?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Judy Coode The movement to close the School of the Americas. On November 16, 1997, nearly 2,000 people gathere ...