Copies of Hamas at the Middle East Peace Table: Why? by Barbara Taft and Ellen Rosser, have gone out to branches
WILPF took a strong position on glyphosate months ago. It was a bit of a leap of faith, because causal evidence is hard to get. But now we stand on firm ground!
Copies of the Hamas booklet by Barbara Taft (l) and Ellen Rosser, have gone out to branches. See the Middle East Committee’s statement on including all relevant parties at the peace table online or order a hard copy.
During February, the United States and Russia engaged in dangerous games of nuclear chicken over Ukraine. Ironically, on March 1, Helen Caldicott Foundation’s seminar 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.
The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, US Section is opposed to the United States government sending military aid to the Ukraine. The situation is changing daily on the ground and poses the danger of a wider war, even of a nuclear war.
Join WILPF and other peace groups March 4-6 to protest drone warfare at Creech Air Force Base near Las Vegas in a mass mobilization to stop drone wars and directly confront US militarism. We are expecting hundreds of people at this non-violent direct action.
WILPF US President Mary Hanson Harrison told a rally outside the Monsanto shareholders’ meeting January 30 about growing up on an Iowa dairy farm where her parents, brother and sister were victims of diseases associated with DDT.