Environment
What Do Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Indonesian Forests All Have in Common? | The Equation

What Do Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Indonesian Forests All Have in Common? | The Equation

The answer, of course, is Harrison Ford. He stars in Showtime’s new dramatic documentary series…

We need an apartheid-style boycott to save the planet | Desmond Tutu via The Guardian

We need an apartheid-style boycott to save the planet | Desmond Tutu via The Guardian

There are many ways that all of us can fight against climate change: by not…

Alberta tar sands emissions linked to health damage | The Ecologist

Alberta tar sands emissions linked to health damage | The Ecologist

A report by Alberta’s energy regulator links emissions from tar sands oil production with serious…

Peace

Palestinian university students’ trip to Auschwitz causes uproar | The Washington Post

Professor Mohammed S. Dajani took 27 Palestinian college students to visit the Auschwitz concentration camp…

Military spending continues to fall in the West but rises everywhere else: SIPRI

Military spending continues to fall in the West but rises everywhere else: SIPRI

World military expenditure totalled $1.75 trillion in 2013, a fall of 1.9 per cent in…

Chris Hedges: Our Only Hope Will Come Through Rebellion | CT United for Peace

Chris Hedges was the keynote speaker for One Nation–Under Surveillance, a conference held in defiance…

Events

Pivoting for Peace in Asia/Pacific 9:30-5 April 19, Boston

Pivoting for Peace in Asia/Pacific CHALLENGING US MILITARISM AND CORPORATE DOMINANCE KEYNOTE ADDRESS Hideki Yoshikawa,…

Medea Benjamin to Receive the 2014 Gandhi Peace Award | Peacenews.org

Medea Benjamin to Receive the 2014 Gandhi Peace Award | Peacenews.org

  The 2014 Gandhi Peace Award will be presented to activist Medea Benjamin on Wednesday,…

Town Hall Meeting on Ukraine with U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, New Haven

Town Hall Meeting on Ukraine with U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, New Haven

Chris Murphy’s office is hosting a Town Hall Meeting on Ukraine in New Haven next…

The Untold Story of The United States in Korea — A film by Regis Tremblay, 2 p.m. April 12, New Haven

The Untold Story of The United States in Korea — A film by Regis Tremblay, 2 p.m. April 12, New Haven

New Haven Free Public Library Saturday, April 12, 2014, 2 p.m. Corner Elm & Temple…

Tune in to a discussion on peace | Vision of Humanity

The Hive is hosting a live discussion about the attitudes, institutions and structures that underpin…

Nader Takes on Harold Koh at Yale Law School 4-7 p.m. April 1

‘Showdown for Democracy: Lawyers, Whistle Blowers and the National Security State’ with Edward Snowden’s lawyer, Jesselyn Radack, April 1, New Haven

Middle East
oting with Their Feet in Afghanistan | Voices for Creative Nonviolence

oting with Their Feet in Afghanistan | Voices for Creative Nonviolence

On the 28th of March, 2014, at about 4 p.m., the Afghan Peace Volunteers heard a loud explosion nearby. For…

The Barely Known Story of Israel’s Treatment of Non-Jewish Africans – David Sheen | The Struggle Podcast

Tens of thousands of African refugees have come into Israel and asked for their rights under international law. Israel refuses…

Lobby Fights To Boycott, Sanction & Divest From Free Speech | Tikkun Daily

Donors across the country, organized by AIPAC and other components of the Netanyahu lobby, are threatening to cut university funding…

Israel closes embassies all over the world as diplomats go on indefinite strike | RT News

Employees of Israel's Foreign Ministry went on an all-out strike Sunday for the first time in the country’s…

Behind Karzai’s Stubbornness | Foreign Policy in Focus

Most U.S. troops are set to leave Afghanistan at the end of this year. Or perhaps all U.S.…

Disarmament

Looking beyond the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit | SIPRI

Looking beyond the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit | SIPRI

At the end of the Summit today, world leaders are expected to issue an action…

News from the Humanitarian Impacts of Nuclear Weapons Conference In Nayarit, Mexico, Part 2 | PSR

Speakers at the Humanitarian Impacts of Nuclear Weapons conference continued their depiction of the medical…

Nukes are Nuts | Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

Nukes are Nuts | Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation is almost half-way to their goal on their Indiegogo campaign --…

Stop royals pushing arms sales | Campaign Against Arms Trade

This week Prince Charles flew to Saudi Arabia and danced for its autocratic rulers. The…

Sales by largest arms companies fell again in 2012 but Russian firms’ sales increased sharply | www.sipri.org

Sales of arms and military services by the largest arms-producing companies—the SIPRI Top 100—totaled $395…