The Art of Waging Peace. Peace Leadership Skills Are Life Skills! This two-day training explores tough issues and emphasizes the powerful form of leadership that is needed to promote peace and justice in our communities and in everyday life. Practiced by Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr., this form of leadership is grounded in nonviolence […]
Watch System Change, Not Climate Change, a report home from the 2017 World Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany.
Traprock Peace Education Center at GCC invites you to hear David Bollier on: Think Like a Commoner October 17 from 12-1:30 GCC Main Building C208 At a time when our representative democracy has become a gaudy charade driven by big money and remote bureaucracies, the commons is arising in countless places around the world as […]
Pat Hynes will offer a presentation on Vietnam, looking at both the on- going damage created by the use of Agent Orange during the war and the hopeful work of Peace Villages there. 7pm, Thursday September 11, at Mount Toby Friends, 194 Long Plain Road, Leverett, MA 01054
The anniversary of the United States dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki compels us to think more deeply about the continued existence of nuclear weapons.
Featured Presenter: Strong Oak Peace Net for Girls and Women is providing a special music and drumming program held at the Brick House in Turners Falls at 24 Third Street. Time: 2 pm to 4 pm Arrive early at 1:15 to learn songs by women from the People’s Music Network which will be shared during the gathering. […]
ARN ALBERTINI Recorder Staff 5/13/2011 Reprinted courtesy of the Recorder, Greenfield MA TURNERS FALLS — This year’s Peacemakers all distinguished themselves by helping out their fellow students, whether it was by sitting with others who were all by themselves at the lunch table, helping fellow students resolve conflicts or raising money and sending books to […]
Newton School students express what it means ABOUT TOWN 5/23/2011 Reprinted courtesy of the Recorder, Greenfield MA GREENFIELD — What does peace mean to you? When this question was posed to students at Newton School in Greenfield, they first answered by creating lists of what peace means to them, lists which included words like love, […]
The Roots of War Speaker Series was launched on October 27, 2009 with a talk by Norman Solomon, an incisive critic of mainstream media’s support for war (from Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan) even when the majority of the American public have turned against it. Thanks to the GCC video archive this talk is available for viewing here. Listen to the talk. […]
A talk by Michael Klare at Greenfield Community College, 2/18/2010 Geopolitics scholar and teacher Michael Klare addresses how 21st century wars will be driven by competition over access to scarce and valuable natural resources due, on the one hand, to rising world affluence, population growth and the rise of China as a major industrial economy and, on […]
A talk by Jo Comerford at Greenfield Community College, 4/23/2010 Jo provides evidence that our growing military spending is starving “Main Street” services,including schools, libraries, police and fire departments, and health and human services. She addresses, specifically, how the costs of the war in Afghanistan and the occupation of Iraq contribute to our recession-ridden economy […]