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International Defense Budgets As Reported by the ECONOMIST–The U.S. still spends more than all these other countries put together

 

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Friday, March 24, 2017: Charlie King In Concert

Tegeler Hall, St Louis University Campus, 3550 Lindell Blvd (Between Grand and Compton)

Annual Concert And Silent Auction

Doors Open at 6:30 p.m.  Concert Begins at 7:30 p.m.

Opening: Astha A Cappella–St. Louis University Indian Fusion A Cappella

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Mayoral Debate 2017

Sunday, Jan. 29
Busch Student Center, Saint Louis University
20 N. Grand Blvd., 63103
3 – 5 p.m.

St. Louis Mayoral Debate: Questions from the People, is sponsored by more than 10 community organizations including St. Louis Action Council, … Read More

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Job Opening: PEP Is Recruiting A New Executive Director

The Peace Economy Project, founded in 1977, researches military spending, educates about the hazards of an unchecked military-industrial-congressional complex, and advocates for conversion from a military to a more stable peace-based economy. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply to be … Read More

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Happy New Year

Peace Economy Project Members and Friends:
Happy New Year! A new year, new congress and a new president; yet most of same old issues are still here that concern our group. As President Trump takes office there is no shortage … Read More

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While A Mother Mourns One Killing

For years the Peace Economy Project has worried about how to achieve peace at the national and international level.  Over the last few years we have become increasingly shocked at the absence of peace in our home town. We realized … Read More

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How To Make More Killings

The United States has become largely a service economy and not, any longer, a manufacturing economy.  Non-manufacturing’s share of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is more than five times that of manufacturing.  The manufacturing industries that produce weapons, however, are … Read More

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Setting Nuclear Policy by Tweet?

This letter to the editor was originally published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Jan. 1, 2017.

Is Donald Trump clever like a fox? Or does he have no idea what he is doing? People around the world are entertained, … Read More

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End Pentagon Waste: Donate to the Peace Economy Project Today

Thank you for your continued support in 2016. Because of you, the Peace Economy Project remained a strong voice for peace and justice. Over the last 40 years, PEP has emphasized the importance of converting swords into plowshares and we … Read More

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Donald Trump: Our New President

Most PEP members were shocked and unnerved on the night of Nov. 8, when, despite the polls, the Republican nominee received 290 Electoral College votes and became President-Elect. What does it mean for the nation, and for our work?  In … Read More

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