Issues in Focus

Wake Up America Interview: War Dollars or Peace Dollars. May 4, 2018

Dorothea DiCecco interviews leaders of the Greater New Haven Peace Council on the costs of spending dollars on war instead of peace, linked here. And linked here is a Dorothea DiCecco interview with Al Marder, President of the U.S. Peace Council.

June 30, 2018 No Comments Full Story

Greenwich, CT, Peace Forum, April 14, 2018

Greater New Haven Peace Council co-Chair Henry Lowendorf was an invited speaker at the Greenwich, CT, Peace Forum on April 14. The video of this forum may be found here. You can watch the full 4 hours or scroll to Henry's presentation, which starts at 3 hours, 39 minutes and 30 seconds. Other speakers include Medea Benjamin, CodePink; Maurice Carney, Friends of Congo; Ellen Davidson, Veterans for Peace; Joe Lombardo, UNAC; Alice Slater, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. Greenwich is home to o

April 18, 2018 No Comments Full Story

Greater New Haven Peace Council @Women’s March

Greater New Haven Peace Council @Women's March

Hartford, CT, 2018.01.20 Savvy peace crane donned hat and joined.  And a CT Peace & Solidarity Coalition table.

January 21, 2018 No Comments Full Story

Reference List Opposing 2017.4.6 US Bombing of Syria

Click on the link below to obtain a list of references - organizational statements, analysis, petitions and legislation opposing the US bombing of and war  on Syria. 2017.4 SyriaAttack references.pages

April 12, 2017 No Comments Full Story

New Haven Board of Alders Unanimously Passes Resolution: Cut Military Budget, Fund Human Needs

The New Haven, Connecticut, Board of Alders heard from city Department heads how they could fulfill their missions if money now going to war making were available. The city could meet "unmet social-service needs. We would truly end homelessness and expand the re-entry programs. Rebuild the senior's program and finish the youth center! There would be quality health care and drug rehab on demand. Food Justice for all!" Moreover, "We would have plenty of jobs and affordable housing. And a hi

March 8, 2017 No Comments Full Story

Peace Council Syria Conflict Reference List

After returning from the peace and justice delegation to Syria in July 2016, members of the Greater New Haven of the US Peace Council chapter started collecting some useful references to the conflict in that country. We created an informal, annotated reference list to which we occasionally add new material. You can find it HERE.

December 22, 2016 No Comments Full Story

Ukraine Analysis — Resurgence of Fascism

Ukraine Analysis -- Resurgence of Fascism

Peter Gehl | Saskatchewan Peace News | June 2014 | “Fascism/nazism is a terrible evil, and if it is not immediately stopped, it will keep growing and sprawling like cancer.” ― T. (teacher from Odessa) REGINA – As events unfold in Ukraine, the complexity of the struggle between ordinary Ukrainians for a better for life, Ukrainian oligarchs for continued wealth and privilege, and outside geopolitical forces for world influence and self-interest is becoming more apparent and significant.

June 15, 2014 No Comments Full Story

WPC President Socorro Gomes Appeals to President Obama to Release Imprisoned Cuban Heroes

Socorro Gomes | President of World Peace Council | São Paulo, 05 June 2014 | To Mr. Barack Obama, President of the United States Mr. President, Together with many social movements, academic, scientific and artistic personalities, and especially with renowned foreign jurists I come, as President of the World Peace Council, to request the immediate freedom of 3 Cuban citizens, unfairly arrested in the United States when they were protecting their country against terrorist attacks. I refer t

June 15, 2014 No Comments Full Story

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