New Haven Peace Council

“THE IMPERIAL ROOTS OF GLOBAL WARMING: ECONOMIC, INDUSTRIAL, MILITARY” — USPC Workshop at the Global Climate Convergence, New York, Sept 21

(View and download the workshop flyer) GLOBAL CLIMATE CONVERGENCE, New York City, Saturday, Sept. 20 THE IMPERIAL ROOTS OF GLOBAL WARMING: ECONOMIC, INDUSTRIAL, MILITARY. Was the war Bush started on Iraq a mistake? Was Obama’s bombing of Libya a mistake? Both led to control of oil by outsiders along with chaos, vast death and destruction and ongoing, terrifying violence. And outfits like ISIS. What about the wars on Afghanistan - mistakes? The drone attac

September 16, 2014 No Comments Full Story

NO WARS, NO WARMING! Join the People’s Climate March! New York, Sunday Sept 21

(View and download the People's Climate March Flyer) We are at a crossroads, faced with a climate crisis that threatens to end our world as we know it. The signs of climate change are all around us — increasingly severe weather everywhere (floods, heat waves, droughts, cyclones and wildfires), as well as melting polar ice and glaciers, rising acidic oceans, and thawing of the Siberian permafrost, which threatens release of huge, devastating, methane gas. If corporations pursue

September 16, 2014 No Comments Full Story

CONNECTICUT SENS. HARP, LOONEY EARN SENATE APPROVAL FOR BILL TO MAP ‘ECONOMIC CONVERSION’ THROUGH FUTURES COMMISSION

CONNECTICUT SENS. HARP, LOONEY EARN SENATE APPROVAL FOR BILL TO MAP ‘ECONOMIC CONVERSION’ THROUGH FUTURES COMMISSION

The Greater New Haven Peace Council (a chapter of the US Peace Council) and the City of New Haven Peace Commission achieved a victory when their initiative to institute economic conversion of Connecticut's military industries was passed by the State Senate. The office of Sen. Toni Harp released the following statement announcing the achievement: State Senator Toni N. Harp (D-New Haven) was joined today [May 1] by Senate Majority Leader Martin M. Looney (D-New Haven) to secure an overwhelm

June 30, 2013 No Comments Full Story

Tax Day Truths

How many people know how much of their taxes actually go to making weapons and war? How many people actually know what those taxes could buy if spent on human needs, rebuilding America, local jobs? Since the news media failed to inform voters that they overwhelmingly passed a referendum calling for jobs and conversion, we included it in the flier. The Greater New Haven Peace Council passed out this flier on tax day not far from the IRS office to educate and agitate. It quickly shows the story an

April 15, 2013 No Comments Full Story

Grieving for the Child Victims of our Culture of Violence

Grieving for the Child Victims of our Culture of Violence

There is no pain like the loss of a child. The tragedy that overtook Newtown suddenly dropped that pain on too many to count and left heartsickness in its wake. The children and the adults who tried to protect them have become waves of memories crashing inside of us. Our thoughts and prayers go to those so closely devastated with grief, a grief even shared around the world. As we, collectively, try to bear the unbearable, as we pick ourselves up to live on, to cope, and to look for means t

December 17, 2012 No Comments Full Story

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