Senate hardliners are determined to sabotage nuclear negotiations with Iran. Early this week Senators Kirk and Menendez will introduce legislation which imposes new sanctions on Iran, including tighter controls on its oil industry.
They will be pressing Senator Gillibrand to sign on as an early co-sponsor. Senator Gillibrand has swung back and forth on this issue and is amenable to pressure.
Tell NYC City Council Members: Don’t Tour Apartheid!
Tell NYC City Council Members:
Don’t Tour Apartheid!
As pressure mounts against racism and militarized policing in our country, we are outraged that 15 City Council members have decided to tour Israel, an apartheid state and one of the global centers of the military/policing industrial complex.Join us in telling them not to go, and why! Use this link to send a message to all 15.
2014 marked 30 years of Brooklyn For Peace working for peace and justice! We appreciate your membership and financial support so that we can maintain our current level of activity and grow as we meet the challenges of the year ahead.
Brooklyn For Peace and Fort Greene Peace, as well as friends and allies, gathered at the Barclay’s Arena yesterday at noon. From there, several dozen marched up Flatbush Avenue and down Fulton Street with signs that remembered the many neighbors who have been killed over the years in Brooklyn by police infected with the virus of racism. The marchers then boarded the subway, bound for Manhattan’s Washington Square to join the tens of thousands assembled there for the massive march that transformed the day into one for the history books.
The march was a historic outpouring — thousands of New Yorkers took to the streets demanding an end to racist police violence and seeking justice for those who died at the hands of officers who are never held accountable for their illegal actions. Continue reading →
Our nine working committees meet regularly to plan and carry out work for peace, social justice and international law. Help us build our four task forces into strong working committees.