Tag Archives: pacifist

Lee Wrights: Opposing war doesn’t make you a pacifist

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com and posted at Liberty for All:

by R. Lee Wrights

“The only defensible war is a war of defense.” – C.K. Chesterton

One of the most misunderstood principles of libertarianism is the non-aggression principle. The belief that no one has the right, under any circumstances, to initiate force against another human being for any reason whatsoever; nor advocate the initiation of force, or delegate it to anyone else including government is the very essence of the non-aggression principle.… Read more ...

The Story of David McReynolds


by Anthony Giacchino
from Vimeo

On October 25, 2009, my friend David McReynolds – long-time pacifist, War Resister & Socialist Party member – turned 80. I’d like to introduce him to you by way of a 15-minute piece I did for his birthday celebration. Since it would have been too hard to sum up his life in such a short clip, I decided to let you see and hear David the way I have over the years … mostly in conversations in his East Village apartment, telling stories and looking through his old photo albums.… Read more ...