Fingers Itch for a War on Iran — The Onus is on Washington, as Usual

  If you ask Iranians, they will tell you that the war against Iran has already begun. Some will take you back to 1953, when the US fired... Read more »

2011 Dispatches News Awards

Every year Dispatches From The Edge gives awards to news stories and newsmakers that fall under the category of “Are you serious?” Here are the awards for the... Read more »

War in Libya: Teaching a Lesson

By W. T. Whitney Jr. Critics of NATO’s war against Libya list civilian casualties, oil greed, uncertain rebel leadership, and persecution of resident sub-Saharan Africans among their objections.... Read more »

California Passes Law Against Conflict Minerals

September 9, 2011 The State of California passed  into  law Senate Bill 861 prohibiting the State from contracting with companies that cannot verify the “non-conflict” source of minerals... Read more »

City of Pittsburgh Stands For Human Rights With Resolution Against Conflict Minerals

On April 19, 2011, the City of Pittsburgh became the first municipality to adopt a policy regarding conflict minerals. The resolution unanimously passed by the City Council reads:... Read more »

US Peace Council Statement on Egypt: Victory Achieved, but the Struggle Against Imperialism Continues

February 12, 2011 — On February 11, 2011, the heroic and united people of Egypt spearheaded by the deeply disenchanted youth of that country — dealt a serious... Read more »

Palestine: Our Responsibility is to Support International Law and UN Resolutions

Henry Lowendorf — New Haven Peace Council — The discussion regarding what sort of Middle East outcome the U.S. Peace Council, World Peace council and the world progressive... Read more »

Statement of the World Peace Council in Solidarity with the Egyptian People

The WPC salutes the masses of Egyptian people who are bravely demonstrating since ten days in the Cairo Tahrir Square and other important cities of Egypt, for their... Read more »
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