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Science is being mis-characterized as a partisan issue and it has given policymakers permission to reject overwhelming evidence, undermining the rigorous standards of research conducted by the scientific community. This is a critical and urgent matter. It is time for...
Building A World Beyond War: What Will It Take? Conference Funding provided by the U.S. Women’s International League for Peace and  Freedom (WILPF), the Mercy Peace Initiative, and member groups of the Vermont Stands for a World Beyond War Coalition...
Saturday, April 8 from 9:00am-3:30pm at Burlington High School. [Please note: The official deadline to register was Wednesday, March 29.  You are encouraged to still sign up but because it is past the deadline, we may be less able to...
White Fragility is a state in which even a small amount of racial stress becomes intolerable for a white person, thus preventing conversations confronting racial issues. Recognizing and naming it can be a helpful way to stay engaged in discussions...
Globalization has contributed to the demand for global trade and, as a result, the creation of free trade agreements. These agreements are intended to benefit the countries involved and stimulate trade and job growth, but who has it actually benefited? Come...
We invite you to join us and the rest of the world in celebrating and honoring the women and girls of the planet and to use this day to commit ourselves to ensuring the rights of women of all ages...
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and Indigenous grassroots leaders call on our allies across the United States and around the world to peacefully march on Washington DC on Friday March 10. Standing Rock and Native Nations will lead a march in...
There is still some space and a few days left to join this important program facilitated by Ita Meno and Rachel Siegel. This program was piloted a while back but we now have it more fully developed and are ready...
Free Trade Agreements, or FTAs, can be complex and impact countries around the world and, in turn, the global economy. The impacts do not just effect the economy, however; beyond these economic impacts are a number of social and environmental consequences. This...
Free Trade Agreements like NAFTA and TPP have a number of social, economic, and environmental consequences around the world. The Fair Trade movement poses an alternative to Free Trade and attempts to, at minimum, counterbalance these negative externalities. Come to...