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At the United Nations General Assembly: Trump Obliterated the U.N. Charter and Declared War on the World

The U.S. Peace Movement Should Not and Cannot Afford to Remain Silent U.S. Peace Council — September 24, 2017 President Trump: “The United States of America has been among the greatest forces for good for the history of the world... In America, we do not seek to impose our way of life on anyone.” “We must uphold respect for the law, respect for borders, and respect for culture....” But: “As President of the United States, I will always put America first.” “[I

September 26, 2017 No Comments Full Story

EMERGENCY! Act Now to Prevent a Trump Attack on Syria! Phone the White House and Congress Now!

April 6, 2017 Yesterday President Trump — who during the campaign expressed a desire for a new, more restrained approach to the war in Syria — publicly accepted the claim that the Syrian government is using chemical weapons against its own people, including children. He declared: “Lines have been crossed.” He threatened to take some sort of action. The photos are horrific. The media has for several days gone into full hysteria mode, repeating unproven allegations, attributing blame

April 6, 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 1 Comment Full Story

Letter to the Editor: Hysteria aside, we’re just as threatening as Russia

The outburst of patriotic fervor by our Congressional delegation at the sighting of a Russian vessel off the coast of New London is a frightening display of lack of leadership and understanding of the current threat to peace. In a calm, reflective consideration, without the appeals to hysteria that befits an elected leadership that is empowered to vote on war and peace, life and death, destruction or construction, normal diplomatic relations or bitter dangerous hostility, it is imperative tha

March 2, 2017 No Comments Full Story

2016 U.S. Presidential Election — Trump’s Victory and the Urgent Imperatives Before People’s Peace, Justice, and Environmental Movement

U.S. Peace Council November 25, 2016   Executive Summary: Regarding the election victory of Donald Trump, the US Peace Council first of all salutes the massive demonstrations that call for improving workers’ lives, saving the environment, respecting women, opposing racism, supporting immigrants and rejecting Islamophobia. While much of what Trump said during the campaign and what he stands for is divisive and destructive, it is unlikely that a majority of Trump supporters voted base

November 27, 2016 5 Comments Full Story

Pentagon and State Department, or the People of Syria? The U.S. Peace Movement Has to Decide Which Side It Is On — And Soon

An “Anti-Regime-Change” Position on Syria is NOT the same as a “Pro-Assad” Position! That is for the Syrian People to Decide Free of Foreign Intervention! U.S. Peace Council August 18, 2016 “All Members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any state....” — Article 2 of the United Nations Charter “Nothing in the present Charter shall impair the inherent right of indiv

August 18, 2016 3 Comments Full Story

U.S. PEACE COUNCIL’S PEACE AND FACT-FINDING DELEGATION RETURNS FROM SYRIA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Haven, Connecticut, August 11, 2015 At the request of the U.S. Peace Council, a 7-member USPC delegation composed of representatives of a number of U.S. anti-war organizations, labor activists, lawyers, educators, and independent journalists, was approved by the Syrian Government to visit Syria for a 6-day fact-finding trip, which was completed on July 30, 2016. The delegation met with a wide-ranging number of civil society organizations, non-violent opposition

August 11, 2016 4 Comments Full Story

News Release: US to Syria Peace and Fact-Finding Delegation

August 9, 2016 —  A Peace and Fact-Finding Delegation, organized by the U.S. Peace Council (USPC) just returned from a week-long visit to Syria. The delegation met with representatives of numerous NGOs, heads of industry, religious leaders and civil society, high-level leaders of the Syrian government, and it held an extended private meeting with President Bashar al Assad. The delegation’s findings could not be more timely as the world watched the Obama administration escalating violence

August 11, 2016 1 Comment Full Story

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