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Promoting Human Rights for Children Living Under Israeli Military Occupation

On September 4, 2019 a coalition of activists including representatives of Tree of Life Educational Fund, Jewish Voice for Peace, United Church of Christ Palestine/Israel network, and Teamsters Local 677, met with Congresswoman Jahana Hayes to urge her to cosponsor H.R. 2407, “The Promoting Human Rights for Palestinian Children Living Under Israeli Military Occupation Act.” […]

Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal Complicit in Torture of Julian Assange

by Jennifer Brown Thanks to our very own Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal, award winning journalist and Nobel Peace Prize Nominee, Julian Assange, now sits in the medical wing of high security Belmarsh Prison in the UK. This is his new home for now as the US seeks to have Assange extradited stateside so he may […]

Congressman John Larson on the Wrong Side of the First Amendment & Justice

This non-binding resolution, cynically titled, “Opposing efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the Global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement targeting Israel” conflates legitimate criticism of Israel with anti-Semitism and distorts and slanders the non-violent Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement that seeks freedom, justice and equality for the people of Palestine and Israel. On […]

Connecticut’s 74th Anniversary Remembrance of Hiroshima / Nagasaki Atomic Bombs

Amid a backdrop of ongoing tensions over alleged nuclear weapons programs in Iran, known nuclear weapons programs in North Korea, Congress voting to weaken nuclear nonproliferation safeguards in a deal with India, and the United States abandoning its international commitments with funding for new forms of nuclear weapons, the Connecticut Peace and Solidarity Coalition, HopeOutLoud, […]

The US Army Asked Twitter How Service Has Impacted People. The Answers Were Gut-Wrenching

[Note: Originally posted at CaitlinJohnstone.com] After posting a video of a young recruit talking to the camera about how service allows him to better himself “as a man and a warrior”, the US Army tweeted, “How has serving impacted you?” As of this writing, the post has over 5,300 responses. Most of them are heartbreaking. […]

The United States Peace Council Calls Upon the Colombian Government to Comply with its Obligations under the Colombian Peace Agreement.

The United States Peace Council (USPC) calls on the Colombian government to uphold the peace agreement that it signed with the FARC-EP and to stop the move towards war and implementation of more repressive political measures. Since signing the peace agreement, in November of 2016, the Colombian government has failed to meet its obligations under […]