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Celebrating and Reclaiming Armistice Day Burlington, VT — ​ At the 11 th hour of the 11 th day of the 11 thmonth in 1918 World War I ended. On this 100th anniversary Burlington will call to commemorate the armistice and to abolish war with (a) church bell...
By Netdahe Stoddard         I don’t have to tell you that our current political leaders are promoting violence against, and denying equal rights to, People of Color, women, LGBTQIA folks and all political opponents of the right. Meanwhile, every shade...
Photo from US Campaign for Palestinian Rights -Kathy Shapiro, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine   Many journalists, politicians and Zionists today accuse people who support BDS of anti-Semitism.  In the U.S. to date, laws have been passed in 25 state...
-Rachel Siegel, PJC Executive Director When my partner, Jules, showed me the headlines Saturday morning about the murders at the Pittsburg Tree of Life Synagogue during their Shabbat service, I was deeply rattled. I imagined being there. I imagined my...
On Wednesday, September 26th, peace activist Medea Benjamin joined us at the Peace & Justice Center to give a talk about the subject of her new book, Inside Iran: The Real History and Politics of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The book itself is an...
“Whatever a soldier believes when they begin their military service, there is no way to behave ethically in the occupied territories. It’s a system in which Palestinians are always treated as inferior, always viewed as the enemy, whoever they are....
This past weekend, activists across Vermont dropped banners over Routes 89 and 91 in a campaign to remind leaf peepers of the ongoing atrocities of family separation, the perverse interpretation and implementation of immigration law, and increasingly militaristic Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
by Rachel Siegel, PJC Executive Director The circus of Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment process exposed that horrors of our rape culture, of misogyny, and of how much rich white men can get away with. I am distraught that he is on...
WALK OUT ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4TH AT 12PM. DAVIS CENTER GREEN OUTSIDE 1ST FLOOR, UVM This week, Brett Kavanaugh could be confirmed as the next U.S. Supreme Court Justice. We can’t let that happen. Brett Kavanaugh is a sexual predator....