By Bette McDevitt The following information on the companies involved in making the New Nuclear Bomb, the B-61 was given by John LaForge, a staff writer for Nukewatch. The information was also […]
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.
By Bette McDevitt While we’ve been paying attention to a few other things — the shutdown, the climate, the chaos of the last few years in the U.S. – nuclear weapons profiteers […]
Marvin Bellin, MD passed away on November 22, 2018. He was a Cornerstone Sustainer of the Merton Center and member of the Physicians for Social Responsibility and Physicians for a National Health […]
By Molly Rush Once dismissed as that “little storefront on Southside whose goal, no less, is peace and justice in the world,” nearly 50 years later that continues to be our mission. […]
By Ken Boas The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD), was founded in Jerusalem in 2003. Its mission – to resist the illegal demolition of Palestinian homes. ICAHD, with its Palestinian, Israeli, […]
By Neil Cosgrove Twenty-two months into so-far fruitless contract negotiations, the drama at Pittsburgh’s only daily newspaper continues to unfold. Post-Gazette journalists sought to present their side of the story by distributing […]
Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Sheryland Neal has a background in performance, theatre, and broadcast journalism. She holds a MFA in Film and Digital Technology from Chatham University and Bachelor’s degree […]
By JOYCE ROTHERMEL This month we have a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the namesake of the Thomas Merton Center at a potluck lunch on Saturday, November 10 at noon at […]
By JOYCE ROTHERMEL Over the past year or so, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced the termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations for nationals of Sudan, Nicaragua, Haiti, […]
By JOYCE ROTHERMEL Thanks to all who participated in this year’s TMC annual membership meeting on October 6 at the South Avenue UM Church (our gracious hosts provided wonderful space and free […]