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Tax Day 2016 Action, New Haven: End the Wars, Cut the Military, Spend on Human Needs

Tax Day 2016 Action, New Haven: End the Wars, Cut the Military, Spend on Human Needs

On Tax Day, Friday April 15th, the Greater New Haven Peace Council asked downtown passersby to vote where they want their taxes to go. On a table six jars were labeled with Food/Housing/CleanWater (37%), Education/Job Creation (19%), Healthcare (16%), Environment/Alternative & Sustainable Energy (11%), Military (10%), Infrastructure/Government (7%). Each person was given 12 glass pebbles to drop into jars of her choice. The results were votes - see percentages above - for peace not war.

April 17, 2016 No Comments Full Story

Long Ovedue to End the Toxic US Alliance with Saudi Arabia Monarchs

To view or download pdf version click below. Saudi Flier No Obama Trip

April 17, 2016 No Comments Full Story

New Haven Mayor Toni Harp speaks on the Human Right to Peace

New Haven Mayor Toni Harp speaks to the need to recognize the Human Right to Peace. Organized by the Greater New Haven Peace Council, a speak out on International Day of Human Rights, December 10, 2015, drew dozens of participants in front of the Amistad Statue by City Hall. See story in Yale Daily News.

February 16, 2016 No Comments Full Story

Peace Council Membership Appeal Letter

Peace Council Membership Appeal Letter

  December 2015 — Dear Friends, As we close out a year punctuated with international tragedy and global accomplishments, the Peace Council asks you to recommit your energy to the necessary and achievable goals of peace and justice.  It is hard to erase images of terrorist acts in Charleston, Paris, Colorado Springs and San Bernardino. Yet we must connect these with far less publicized ongoing extremist killings in Lebanon, Iraq Syria, by US drones in Pakistan, the bombing

December 26, 2015 No Comments Full Story

Human Right To Peace Speak Out

Human Right To Peace Speak Out

On December 10, numerous New Haven leaders spoke out about the Human Right to Peace and what it means to our community. Below is a photo of Mayor Toni Harp speaking in front of the Amistad Statue by City Hall.  Here is a link to an article on the event in the Yale Daily News. New Haven Mayor Toni Harp                                Alder Richard Furlow Union Activist Jess Corbett        Social Worker Sherman Malone Gateway Community College Professor

December 20, 2015 No Comments Full Story

Peace & Planet Rally/March 2015 — April 26, New York

Peace & Planet Rally/March 2015 — April 26, New York

Reservations for the Peace Train to the Peace And Planet Rally/March are Now Closed. Mobilization for a Nuclear-Free, Peaceful, Just, and Sustainable World The world calls for abolition of nuclear weapons, for reduction of military spending to fund human needs, ending the endless wars, stopping militarization of police and rampant racism. Coinciding with a United Nations meeting reviewing the Nuclear NonProliferation Treaty is the Peace And Planet conference followed on April 26 by a ra

April 10, 2015 No Comments Full Story

“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

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