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Author Archives: peace
Locals gathered at the Ethical Society in Clayton on Sunday night in remembrance of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Sunday (Aug. 6) was the 72nd anniversary of the bombing of the two cities. The event was hosted by Women’s … Read More
Benjamin Rush, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, first proposed the idea of a Department of Peace in a paper called “A Plan of a Peace- Office of the United States” in our country’s earliest years in 1793. He … Read More
President Donald Trump’s policy on nuclear weapons is following the same misguided ideas of his predecessor.
President Obama committed our country to an upgrade of our nuclear arsenal through a new generation of weapons and nuclear production facilities. The program carried … Read More
Trump’s 2018 budget proposes the biggest cuts in innovation of any administration in history. The president’s budget slashes climate science and clean energy research, basic science and medical research as well as research for advanced manufacturing. The budget cuts research … Read More
On July 17, International Criminal Court advocates will celebrate International Criminal Court Day.
It marks the anniversary of the Rome Statute on July 17, 1998, which brought the ICC into existence. The court protects people from human rights abuses like genocide, … Read More
Opinion | Voice of the Reader: Get rid of nuclear weapons
Jul 7, 2017
To the Editor:
It has not been widely publicized, but currently a conference under United Nations auspices is underway to develop a legally binding prohibition against all nuclear weapons. … Read More
Greg Guma has worked for the twin causes of peace and justice through journalism, essays, politics and civic activism over the past several decades. A resident of Burlington, Vermont for more than 40 years, he edited the Vermont Vanguard Press from … Read More
Veterans for Peace members and locals gathered at New Northside Baptist Church on Sunday to unveil a peace pole.
The pole, paid for by the St. Louis chapter of Veterans for Peace, was placed on the east side of the church … Read More
St. Louis area residents gathered last Saturday in the Delmar Loop in University City to show their support for United Nations legislation banning nuclear weapons.
The U.N. General Assembly is currently discussing a legally binding treaty to ban nuclear weapons. On … Read More