It’s impossible under law to bring criminal charges against a company like multinational agricultural and chemical giant Monsanto or its management for its crimes. The Monsanto Tribunal, October 15-16, in The Hague will invoke international law to get a ruling.
When a visitor from WILPF US got off the train in Brunswick on a warm evening in late July, she was thrilled to encounter a huge banner across the main street that read PEACE FAIR! WILPF is one of the organizers of an event the whole community looks forward to each year.
Greater Phoenix WILPF organized a memorial for Hiroshima Day, and in Vermont, the Burlington Branch held a press conference and educational day.
The Santa Cruz and San Jose CA Branches are hosting the president of International WILPF, Kozue Akibayashi, on September 28 and invite all area members to attend.
The Disarm/End Wars committee plans the next Nuclear Free Future tour, remembers Hiroshima/Nagasaki, and advocates collaboration on action in support of a nuclear-free world.
The Flush TPP Campaign organized major protests at the DNC Headquarters in Washington, D.C., and at the Democratic National Convention. We must now organize to be sure there’s no lame duck session vote right after November 8.
International President Kozue Akibayashi will address the September conference, “No War 2016: Real Security, Without Terrorism,” which is being co-sponsored by WILPF US.
Ellen Thomas and Carol Urner conclude their East Coast Nuclear Free Future Tour and plan for a Midwest tour, and the Disarm/End Wars Issue Committee looks ahead to the Chain Reaction 2016 campaign and the World Beyond War conference.
It’s time to plan events and actions around the International Monsanto Tribunal and People’s Assembly taking place October 14-16, 2016, in The Hague.
Do you want to take your WILPF membership to another level? We encourage you to run for any of the five board positions that will be open in January 2017. The deadline for applications is September 18.