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22.08.2019

Our Grenfell: Slow Death of the Poor

Our Grenfell: Slow Death of the Poor

By Diane Pagen Each of the high rises in the United Kingdom that have combusted over the course of the past 20 years—Garnock Court in Irvine, Scotland, and Lakenal House and Grenfell Tower in London—happened to be public housing, with poor people the obvious victims. Whether in the U.K., or… »

22.08.2019

Letter from Nagasaki to All National Governments

Letter from Nagasaki to All National Governments

Special Resolution: 2019 World Conference against A and H Bombs – Nagasaki Assembled in Nagasaki, the second A-bombed city following Hiroshima, we call on all national governments in the world to take action, by abolishing nuclear weapons at the earliest possible date, to save the human race from the danger… »

22.08.2019

Venezuelan Embassy Protectors Defense Committee Calls on Trump Administration to Drop All Charges Against Defenders

Venezuelan Embassy Protectors Defense Committee Calls on Trump Administration to Drop All Charges Against Defenders

Embassy Protectors Defense Committee IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 20, 2019 PRESS CONTACT: +1 856 219-0203 admin@defendembassyprotectors.org The newly formed Embassy Protectors Defense Committee created in response to the arrest and bogus charges leveled by the Trump Administration against the last four remaining activists of the Embassy Protective Collective that occupied the Venezuela Embassy for 37 days, has launched an international… »

21.08.2019

Fascism, then and now

Fascism, then and now

By John Scales Avery A new book I would like to announce the publication of a new book, entitled “Fascism, Then and Now”. It can be freely downloaded from the following link: http://eacpe.org/app/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Fascism-then-and-now-John-Scales-Avery.pdf Please circulate the link to your friends who might be interested. Parallels between fascism of the… »

20.08.2019

Banned From Israel, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib Hold Press Conference to ‘Humanize’ Palestinian Experience Under Occupation

Banned From Israel, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib Hold Press Conference to ‘Humanize’ Palestinian Experience Under Occupation

“We cannot let Trump and Netanyahu succeed in hiding the cruel reality of the occupation from us.” By Eoin Higgins, staff writer at Common Dreams Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib held a joint press conference Monday in response to being barred from visiting Israel and the Occupied Territories… »

19.08.2019

Universal Basic Income Fixes the Housing Market

Universal Basic Income Fixes the Housing Market

By Alex Howlett In cities like New York, San Francisco, and Boston, housing prices and rents are high and rising. »

10.08.2019

Anti-Nuclear Protest in Observance of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bomb

Anti-Nuclear Protest in Observance of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bomb

Photos by Ellen Davidson Interview By Jhon Sánchez Last Monday, August 5th, in front of the General Consulate of Japan in New York, a group of protesters gathered on occasion of the 74th anniversary of the… »

08.08.2019

Federal Judge Hears Kings Bay Plowshares’ Motion to Dismiss Charges Under RFRA

Federal Judge Hears Kings Bay Plowshares’ Motion to Dismiss Charges Under RFRA

The Kings Bay Plowshares 7 in federal court today made oral arguments concerning the denial of the pre-trial motions to dismiss the charges against them.  Appearing for the first time before Judge Lisa Godbey Wood, who will be the trial judge, four of the pro-se defendants and two of the… »

07.08.2019

An Open Letter To The People Of Japan From Concerned Peace Organizations and Citizens of The United States

An Open Letter To The People Of Japan From Concerned Peace Organizations and Citizens of The United States

—In observance of the 74th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombings of Japan— We, the undersigned, representing a coalition of concerned peace organizations and citizens of the United States are advocating for abolition of nuclear weapons globally. We are gathering here, in front of the Consulate General of Japan in New… »

07.08.2019

Hiroshima Peace Declaration on 74th A-bomb anniversary by Mayor Kazumi Matsui

Hiroshima Peace Declaration on 74th A-bomb anniversary by Mayor Kazumi Matsui

The following is the full text of the Peace Declaration read on Aug. 6 by Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui at a ceremony to mark the 74rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city. Around the world today, we see self-centered nationalism in ascendance, tensions heightened by international exclusivity… »

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