Connecticut Peace and Solidarity Coalition (CPSC)
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Moving Money from the Military to Meet Human Needs: Demanding Candidates Confront the $741 Billion U.S. Military Budget

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE MONDAY,SEPTEMBER 21, 2020Zoom WEBINAR7:30 – 9:00 PM Eastern U.S.Registration: For a Promotional Flyer, click => here Dr. Vijay PrashadIndian historian and journalist. Prashad is the author of thirty books, including Washington Bullets; Red Star Over the Third World; The Darker Nations: A People’s History of the Third World and The […]

CT Peace and Solidarity Petition against New Forms of Nuclear Weapons

We urge congress to cut funding for the development of so-called low yield nuclear weapons and the 1.2 trillion dollar nuclear modernization program that the Trump administration is pursuing. This modernization program includes the rebuilding of nuclear weapon production, new designs, new missiles and extremely dangerous low yield nuclear weapons. We are embarking on a […]

International Days of Action Against Sanctions and Economic War, March 13-15, 2020: International Days of Action Against Sanctions and Economic War, March 13-15, 2020

In 1996, soon-to-become Secretary of State Madeleine Albright was asked by CBS’ Leslie Stahl on TV’s 60 Minutes if the death of 500 thousand Iraqi children was worth the price of US sanctions. Albright answered, yes, it was. The killing sanctions by the Clinton administration in the 1990s failed to overthrow Iraq’s Saddam Hussein, so […]

What Could Peace Make Possible

by Richard Z. Duffee My own way of thinking about this question is to study an historical sequence that resulted in one of the sources of our militaristic culture. I look for the causes of an historical change that increased militarism. Then I think about what maintains that current of militarism in the present. Then […]

No War With Iran

No War With Iran: A Day of Action

We will not be forced into another war. On Thursday, January 9, at 5 p.m. local time, the anti-war majority in this country will get visible to oppose Trump’s war and say #NoWarWithIran. Trump’s reckless action has needlessly endangered countless lives of U.S. troops, Iraqis, Iranians, and countless other civilians. The devastation that a war […]

Introduction to “Peace and the History and Philosophy of Law”

Richard Duffee, October 2019 The short essay below, “Crowd Control,” is the first in a series concerning the histories and impacts of broad legal issues on concerns of the peace movement —global warming, disarmament, authoritarianism, ideas of truthfulness, imperialism, and so on. Twenty years ago teaching the philosophy of law in two Indian law schools […]