The song includes a great line for young people trying to resist the temptation of choosing the military as a career. There is a mantra in the song that goes, “I got soul, but I’m not a soldier”. For more ways to resist war, and resist military recruitment at school, you can see the Counter Recruitment page at War Resisters League: here.
“People who trusted Government were less likely to break the law…The conclusion we drew was that their trust in politicians would make them less likely to engage in the illegal activity that we observed in the riots.”
The Duke and Duchess of Peace strive for nonviolent solutions to problems. We do not in anyway condone the violence and looting happening in relation to the London riots that started in Tottenham and have spread. This is the third night of riots. We offer our empathy to the people of London, and hope that they find a nonviolent solution to this problem quickly.
For the purpose of reflection and study, we offer the following two opinion pieces, which give background and analysis concerning the situation: