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16-year-old José Antonio Elena Rodríguez Latest Victim of U.S. Border Patrol’s Deadly Force

16-year-old José Antonio Elena Rodríguez Latest Victim of U.S. Border Patrol’s Deadly Force

Coalición de Derechos Humanos [Tucson, AZ] denounces the most recent shooting of a 16-year-old boy by a U.S. Border Patrol agent. The incident, which occurred on October 10th, is the latest in a series of shootings that have raised serious questions as to the use of deadly force by the largest police agency, the U.S. Border Patrol. The community deserves an immediate halt and review of their “use of force” policies, and an independent, objective, and thorough investigation of the incide

October 21, 2012 No Comments Full Story

Redirect Military Spending! Massachusetts and New Haven, CT Ballot Referenda

The US Peace Council applauds the peace-loving people of Massachusetts and New Haven, CT for their hard work in achieving places on their ballots in support of military conversion. The initiatives call for elected representatives to support redirecting spending on war and military to spending on serving people's needs. Download the Massachusetts flier here: Massachussetts "Budget for All" Download the flyer for the New Haven referendum here: New Haven Referendum; and the New Haven ballot h

October 20, 2012 No Comments Full Story

Summit of the Americas Displays Latin American and Caribbean Unity

Summit of the Americas Displays Latin American and Caribbean Unity

Western Hemisphere political leaders 18 years ago began gathering off and on for Summits of the Americas, a project of the U.S. - dominated Organization of American States. The sixth Summit, hosted April 14-15 by President Juan Manuel Santos in Cartagena, Colombia, demonstrated Latin American and Caribbean unity in the face of contrary U.S. and Canadian views. The agenda included U.S. policies toward cross-border workers, cheap U.S. and Euro-zone money flooding and disrupting regional eco

April 28, 2012 No Comments Full Story

Houston Activists Support Steelworkers in Greece

HOUSTON, Texas – On January 30, 2012, activists and members of the Houston Peace Council converged on the Greek Consulate located at 520 Post Oak Blvd. in an effort to support Steelworkers at the “Helleniki Halivourgia”. The action was peaceful, orderly and disciplined. The purpose of the action was to support steelworkers who have been on strike since October 31, 2011 and have been met with very harsh, anti-labor tactics employed by the companies for which they work. Th

February 15, 2012 No Comments Full Story

Greater New Haven Peace Council Annual Letter

Greater New Haven Peace Council Annual Letter

Dear Friends, Thank you for your support these past few years. Global capitalism is in crisis. Times are dangerous and families everywhere are suffering deeply. But, as we’ve all seen throughout this year, people around the world are not passive — from Tahrir Square in Cairo to the Wisconsin State Capitol to Zuccotti Park in New York to City Hall in Oakland and the New Haven Green. There is a global uprising — popular resistance to austerity, joblessness, attacks on th

January 29, 2012 No Comments Full Story

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