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When The Water Ends: Africa’s Climate Conflicts | Yale Environment 360

“When the Water Ends,” a 16-minute video produced by Yale Environment 360 in collaboration with MediaStorm, tells the story of this conflict and of the increasingly dire drought conditions facing parts of East Africa. To report this video, Evan Abramson, a 32-year-old photographer and videographer, spent two months in the region early this year, living among the herding communities. He ...

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An Interrogation Center at Yale? Proposed Pentagon Special Ops Training Facility Sparks Protests | Democracy Now!, YDN

Students and alumni at Yale University are organizing against a proposed campus center to train Special Operations Forces in interview techniques. The center would be funded by a $1.8 million grant from the Pentagon and could open as early as April. Dubbed an “interrogation center” by critics, the facility would be housed at the Yale School of Medicine and led ...

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Nuclear Abolition with Guns or Butter: Reaching Zero Student Summit at Yale | Henry S. Lowendorf via Peacenews.org

by Henry S. Lowendorf, Greater New Haven Peace Council Over 300 enthusiastic students from across the country and beyond crowded the Yale Art Gallery auditorium the weekend of Feb. 18 to absorb arguments calling for total abolition of nuclear weapons. Panels of experts urged them to use their youthful energy and creativity to build the organization Global Zero, the author ...

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Nuclear Abolition with Guns or Butter: Reaching Zero Student Summit at Yale | Henry Lowendorf, Peacenews.org

by Henry S. Lowendorf, Greater New Haven Peace Council Over 300 enthusiastic students from across the country and beyond crowded the Yale Art Gallery auditorium the weekend of Feb. 18 to absorb arguments calling for total abolition of nuclear weapons. Panels of experts urged them to use their youthful energy and creativity to build the organization Global Zero, the author ...

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Letter: Why we stand vigil each week

Re: “Forty-two years later, still protesting” (Sept. 21): While I appreciated the article about the ongoing Connecticut Peace Coalition New Haven vigils at Broadway, Park and Elm Streets, it omitted the most important reasons for our protest. Only once, for example, were the words “Iraq” and “Afghanistan” mentioned—and never “depleted uranium” or “drone bombings.” These issues are central to a ...

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Activists protest Yale hiring of McChrystal in New Haven

NEW HAVEN — Local peace advocates gave retired Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal a decidedly unfriendly welcome Wednesday on the first day of classes at Yale University. About a dozen protesters, including one Yale student, carried signs and chanted that McChrystal should be tried for war crimes, rather than welcomed to the campus as a teacher. They formed a small circle ...

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