Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Hiroshima/ Nagasaki: A Call from Civil Society to End the Menace of Nuclear Terror- Remembrance Service held in Des Moines Tues., Aug. 9, 2016

    Approximately 100 people participated in the annual event in Des Moines to remember the terrible atomic bombing in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan in 1945- 71 years ago.

McClatchy: US Workers Died from Weapons Work

Editor’s note: After a year-long investigation, a book-length Special Report by McClatchy* finds that at least 33,480 US nuclear weapons factory workers died of illnesses caused by radiation exposures received on the job. Following is McClatchy’s summary of its December 11, 2015 report.**

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Caring for Refugees- “GOOD News from the Middle East”

A mission team recently presented about their work in Iraq to interested church and community members at the First Presbyterian Church in Conrad, Ia.  They reported that many are seeing the goodness of the Lord, quoting Psalm 34:8- “Taste and see that the Lord is good.  Oh, the joys of those who take refuge in Him.”

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Update on Biking for Peace & Report on CPT Talk June 23

A group of about 30 gathered last week, Thursday, June 23d, at the Des Moines Valley Friends Meetinghouse to hear from CPTers David Jones and Julie Brown.

What's HOT in Global Warming?

Nebraskans for Peace regular columnist, Dr. Bruce Johansen, has written his regular What's HOT in Global Warming? article about the most recent study done by climate scientist Dr. James Hansen and his colleagues.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Biking for Peace- Two to Bike in Fifty States in Fifty Days this Summer

By David Jones

Wickenberg, Arizona-  – David Jones of Wickenburg, Arizona and Michael Himlie of Harmony, Minnesota are planning a bicycle expedition in 2016 to raise money for organizations committed to non-violence and peacemaking. 

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Friday, February 5, 2016

Essay & Book Review: What is Feminism?

            In the words of bell hooks in Feminism is for Everybody, feminism is a movement to end sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression.  (hooks, 2000, 1) 

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Iowa Peace Network Annual Open House & Holiday Gift Fair Held

The Iowa Peace Network Annual Open House and Holiday Gift Fair held December 6 was a success- held at the Stover Memorial Church of the Brethren.