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New Haven Peace Council Demands End to Israeli Occupation of Palestine

New Haven Peace Council Demands End to Israeli Occupation of Palestine

Members of the New Haven Peace Council demand an end to Israel's violence against Gaza and to Israel's occupation of Palestine. November 24, 2012

November 30, 2012 No Comments Full Story

New Haven Voters Pass Referendum! “Reduce Military Spending … Create Jobs … Meet Pressing Human Needs”

New Haven Voters Pass Referendum!

“New Haven demonstrated again why the General Assembly of the United Nations named New Haven a Peace Messenger City in 1985, one of 56 cities worldwide, casting 23,398 votes for the Referendum on the November ballot calling on Congress to “ reduce military spending; transfer funds to convert to civilian prod ucts; create jobs to rebuild our infrastructure; meet pressing human needs”, declared Alfred L Marder, Chairman of the City of New Haven Peace Commission, who serves as the In

November 10, 2012 No Comments Full Story

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

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