2011 Dispatches News Awards

Every year Dispatches From The Edge gives awards to... Read more »

War in Libya: Teaching a Lesson

By W. T. Whitney Jr.

Critics of NATO’s... 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 used in their products. The... 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:

WHEREAS, the City... 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... 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... 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... Read more »

Wikileaks: Israel Plans Total War on Lebanon, Gaza

By Juan Cole —

The Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten has summarized an Israeli military briefing by Israeli Chief of Staff Gen.
Gabi Ashkenazi of a... Read more »

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