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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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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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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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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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Do Not Lose Sight of the Nuclear War Threat: Tools for Resistance

By Mary Ann McGivern
PEP Board Member

This article was originally published in Global Sisters Report, a project of the National Catholic Reporter, on April 19, 2016. Republished with author’s and publication’s permission. To view the original article and a full list … Read More

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An Escalating Arms Race: Is A New Cold War Inevitable?

Over the last year or so, it has seemed increasingly so. Consider the evidence:

NATO has agreed to have combat brigades rotate through eastern European countries that formerly were under the domain of the Soviet Union. This follows the announcement of … Read More

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Local Groups Respond to Police Killings

ST. LOUIS, MO (July 8, 2016) – In the wake of last night’s killings of five police officers by a sniper during a protest in Dallas, TX that followed this week’s shooting deaths of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, LA and Philando … Read More

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We Need to Change the Army’s Mission

By Mary Ann McGivern, PEP Board Member

This piece was originally published in the 2014 edition of the Peace Economy News. To receive the 2016 edition later this summer, please sign up below.

The United States Army has a mission: the Global … Read More

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