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Education Action: Reining in Military Recruiting Education Action: Reining in Military Recruiting Seth Kershner - In 2012, Kate Connell—a photographer with two children in the Santa Barbara public schools—learned that her son’s freshman seminar ha... Sunday, 24 April 2016 18:15
Debate: Military recruiting in public schools Debate: Military recruiting in public schools Should the military be allowed to recruit in public schools? With the USA and its allies involved in 2 major conflicts in recent years, military recr... Sunday, 24 April 2016 22:37
Counter-Recruitment Season Counter-Recruitment Season Kevin Young - “Counter-recruitment,” alternatively known as “truth-in-recruiting” or CR for brevity’s sake, involves providing young people and their... Monday, 25 April 2016 22:49
Passing the Torch, at Last: Finding a New Generation of Anti-War Activists Passing the Torch, at Last: Finding a New Generation of Anti-War Activists William T. Hathaway - The following is an excerpt from the book, Radical Peace: People Refusing War, by William Hathaway. It is a collection of repor... Tuesday, 26 April 2016 18:33
Counter-recruitment revisited: Students against the Draft and War challenges the school administration at Foss high school in Tacoma Washington Counter-recruitment revisited: Students against the Draft and War challenges the school administration at Foss high school in Tacoma Washington Today, 5 May, we ae planning to hold a teach-in against military recruitment in schools. However, under pressure from the JROTC at my school, my prin... Tuesday, 26 April 2016 20:27
Militarism in Education Militarism in Education Andreas Speck - “On 1 August 1914, it was too late for pacifist propaganda, it was too late for militarist propaganda – in fact the militarists then ... Thursday, 28 April 2016 13:33
Chico Peace & Justice Center’s Counter Recruitment 2012 Chico Peace & Justice Center’s Counter Recruitment 2012 Charles Withuhn - Thursday, February 02, 2012 - Counter-recruiters at Fair View High School, Chico, California Under the banner “Chico Youth Action”,... Thursday, 28 April 2016 16:18
The Latest News From Sustainable Options For Youth The Latest News From Sustainable Options For Youth Wednesday, February 28, 2012 - Our afternoon at Reagan High School, Austin, Texas Hi, all, Yesterday, Tami and I had a SOY table at Reagan HS during ... Thursday, 28 April 2016 16:22
Portland high schools set to permit anti-war protesters to recruit students alongside the military Portland high schools set to permit anti-war protesters to recruit students alongside the military 23 October 2011- Oregonian Betsy Hammond - The Portland school board is set to adopt a rule Monday to give "counter-recruiters" skeptical about the v... Thursday, 28 April 2016 16:29
The latest news from Sustainable Options for Youth in Austin The latest news from Sustainable Options for Youth in Austin Wednesday, February 28, 2012 - Our afternoon at Reagan High School Hi, all, Yesterday, Tami and I had a SOY table at Reagan HS during lunch. Photos a... Thursday, 28 April 2016 17:26

NNOMY Reader

 Learning the Issues about Youth Demilitarization

NNOMY ReaderThe NNOMY Reader is a useful primer to learn about the realities of military recruitment, the militarism effecting our youth in schools and our opportunities for peaceful coexistance. This collection of articles represents a historical overview of the U.S. based counter-recruitment movement's strategies to inform and intervene in schools and the community about the Pentagon's multi-billion dollar programs to recruit America's youth into escalating wars. The NNOMY Reader also includes some information on alternatives to enlistment, as well as research presented by activists and investigators on the nature and risks of cultural militarization and how it  threatens our democracy. Learn more