75th Anniversary of
The Universal Declarationof Human Rights: Now What?
December 9, 2023
1-3 pm Panel Discussion.
Fletcher Free Library
Contact: Robin Lloyd 355 3256
Vermont Peace/Antiwar Coalition (VPAC) is a statewide organization working across divides toward a peaceful and just world centered on our right to a nuclear-free future and towards cooperative and non-violent resolutions to conflict, especially in relation to U.S. foreign policy and NATO interventions around the world.
Also, here's an inspirational Cuban song to work by:
Playing for Change, "Young Women of Guantanamo"
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COUNTERING WAR PROPAGANDA
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Alternatives to Mainstream Media Page
Merchants of Death War Crimes Tribunal: opening session, Nov. 2023, WBW, 1 hr, 26 min.(107) Merchants of Death War Crimes Tribunal: Opening Session - YouTubePALESTINE/ISRAELOpinion | Where the 'Just War' Theory Has Delivered Us | Common Dreams.
UKRAINE WAR AND THE RISK OF NUCLEAR WAR:
“This is a War of Propaganda:” John Pilger on Ukraine and Assange | Talking Post with Yonden Lhatoo, 20 minutes
(article in journalist Hersch's Substack Newsletter.)
Propaganda in the Ukrainian Proxy-War, w/ Noam Chomsky, Alexander Mercouris and Glenn Diesen, from the Duran (52 minutes).
Ukraine: Scott Ritter, Daniel Ellsberg, Mathew Hoh: https://youtube.com/watch?v=eqrCrX7nC58&feature=share
Doctor John Campbell, UK health expert
“War Made Easy” Film Panel Discussion featuring Norman Solomon, Dennis Kucinich, Kathy Kelly & More, by RootsAction.org on 3/21/23,
an online in depth discussion of the war on Iraq, the media, and wars today.
The film “War Made Easy: How Presidents and the Pundits keep spinning us to death”” is still available for viewing on Youtube. (1 hour, 9 minutes.)
Propaganda in the Ukrainian Proxy-War, w/ Noam Chomsky, Alexander Mercouris and Glenn Diesen, from the Duran
In Ukraine, US. fears “unacceptable” ceasefire, March 20,2023, by Aaron Mate
Ukrainian Pacifist Movement:
Consequences of school shootings and this uniquely American problem that also illustrates the costs of war: https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/interactive/2023/ar-15-damage-to-human-body/
here is a recent article by Jeffrey Sachs that gives good info: https://www.commondreams.org/opinion/path-to-peace-in-ukraine
I find this article to be a great pushback against the “Putin apologist” trope:
And a great speech by Gerry Condon of V4P at a California peace march the same day as our VT protest: https://popularresistance.org/why-veterans-are-calling-for-peace-in-ukraine/
the march against NATO in DC in July: http://nonatoyespeace.org/
"On the Beach"
Retired Army Major Danny Sjursen’s book, Patriotic Dissent: America in the Age of Endless War:
Chris Hedges’ book, "War is a Force that Gives us Meaning"
George Orwell, 1984.
Neville Shute, On the Beach
Richard Wolff: Why the Economic Crisis Deepens: on the decline of the U.S. empire and the denial of U.S.. Feb. 2.23 57 minutes.
Inspirational No War Music
The resources below are added by our members. Please suggest your own and we will have a look!
Keb 'Mo' and Manu Chao, One Love
Peace, jewish arab peace song
Peter, Paul, and Mary, Blowin in the Wind
Ed Perrone, No Good Songs About War
Youngbloods, Get Together
Curtis Mayfield, People Get Ready
Sister Rosetta, This Train
Woody Guthrie, Deportee
Timba Encendia, Si Somos de la Caliente