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.... 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 of... 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 blow to the interests... 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 movements have historically supported... 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 right to determine their... 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 US congressional delegation a little over a year ago... Read more »

Afghanistan: Killing Peace

Conn Hallinan — Dispatches From The Edge — In spite of a White House declaration that “progress” is being made in Afghanistan, by virtually any measure the war has deteriorated significantly since... Read more »

Santiago Declaration on the Human Right to Peace

10 December 2010 — International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism The International Congress on the Human Right to Peace, Meeting on 9 and 10 December 2010 in Santiago de... Read more »