During February, the United States and Russia engaged in dangerous games of nuclear chicken over Ukraine. Ironically, on March 1, Helen Caldicott Foundation’sseminar discussed nuclear weapons and the possible extinction of humanity. WILPF’s Ray Acheson facilitated that last day. View videos here.
WILPF Fresno will present the award-winning documentary Oil & Water on March 20 at Fresno State University for International Water Day. Members also speak out against sky-rocketing water rates for a new $429 million water treatment plant the city doesn’t need.
Dr. Norma Vasallo Barrueta has received clearance for a US tour from April 18 to June 10, 2015. WILPF had invited the University of Havana professor for a 2014 speaking tour, but she received her visa too late – a tactic used to undermine US tours.
A Santa Cruz WILPF delegation boarded the train this morning on its way to a 100th anniversary event at the Hull House Museum in Chicago featuring two Nobel Laureates. Leymah Gbowee of Liberia and Jody Williams of the US.