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Check out this story and video from Democracy Now! Peace activist Kathy Kelly is about to begin a three-month prison sentence for protesting the U.S. drone war at a military base in Missouri earlier this year. Kelly, along with another...
We Boycott Honeywell because of their manufacture of navigational and propulsive technology for Reaper drones, making them hundreds of millions of dollars for their work supplying one of the most potent tools there is for extrajudicial killing and American imperialism....
In 1910, members of the immigrant Jewish Community of Burlington, Vermont paid $200 to a little-known Lithuanian painter for the purpose of painting the Chai Adam Synagogue. Little did they know that within a few decades, their synagogue mural would...
On Dec. 12, 2013, United States drone operators attacked a wedding party in Yemen killing at least 12 people.  Below is a video account of Abullah Huhammad Al-Tisi, who witnessed the attacked, quoted on Democracy Now Feb. 21, 2014. “We...
The Peace & Justice Center started their Cost of War program in 2012. The program focused on numerous costs of war, especially how soldiers are affected by war. In 2014, the program became specifically about drones. As I am finishing...
In Michelle Alexander’s powerful book entitled, “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration and the Age of Colorblindness”, Alexander uses historical and empirical evidence to support her claim that the War on Drugs has continued the legacy of Jim Crow in deliberately...
We are so excited about the event this Thursday at the Center beginning at 7pm. Don’t miss the presentation from touring representatives of Liberty in North Korea (LiNK) also known as LiNK Nomads. LiNK is a global movement standing with...
The Drug War’s reach is global. As illicit drug use is on the rise in Vermont, another dimension of the Drug War is playing out with unprecedented violencesouth of the US-Mexico border. Questions of legalizing marijuana and addressing police violence have dominated political debates...