July 1, 2016 By Laura Quinn Review of Book: Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right by Jane Mayer, Doubleday, 2016, 449 pages. Jane […]
NewPeople is the peace and justice newspaper of Pittsburgh and the Tri-state area, and is published 11 times a year. It fills the voids left by the mainstream media reflecting the reality of progressive, alternative politics locally, nationally and globally.
As a publication of the Thomas Merton Center, the paper reports on the issues of war, poverty, racism and oppression, raising the moral questions involved in the non-violent struggle to bring about a more peaceful and just world. The NewPeople acts as an organizing tool and communiqué for Thomas Merton Center members and the activist community at large.
July 1, 2016 By Mireille Maddah In recent news, an Austrian-based men’s progressive lifestyle magazine decided to do the unthinkable: print its latest issue with an HIV+ blood-infused ink. It sounds disturbing […]
July 1, 2016 By Jim McCarville Thomas Merton was an amazing figure in the exploration of contemplation and action. Today, he is an icon in the fields of peace, justice, ecology and […]
July 1, 2016 By Michael Drohan On May 27, 2016, President Obama visited Japan and the city of Hiroshima more than seventy decades after the United States dropped the 10,000 pound atomic […]
NewPeople is the social justice newspaper of Pittsburgh and Tri-State area. It fills the voids left by the mainstream media reflecting the reality of progressive, alternative politics locally, nationally and globally. […]
June 23, 2016 By Rianna Lee In just the past few years, America has seen monumental steps toward equality for LGBTQIA++ folks. Considering that only sixty years ago, people were routinely beaten […]
June 22, 2016 By Rianna Lee Given the nature of the current events of the last few months, I have been addressing the sexual assault problem in our country very openly. My […]
June 16, 2016 By Angelica Walker What do you do when you’re sexually assaulted and want to seek justice, but your only option is reporting it to the person that assaulted it […]
June 14, 2016 By Angelica Walker America loves fathers. In response to a rising number of families led by single mothers and studies linking single motherhood to poverty, governments and nonprofits have […]
June 13, 2016 By Christina Acuna Castillo As a Latina who could just as accurately be called a “person of color,” I have some trouble with identifying as such. It’s not that […]