By Joyce Rothermel REV. EUGUENE CHO, PRESIDENT FOR BREAD FOR THE WORLD Bread for the World, a Christian anti-hunger and poverty group, announced on March 9th that Rev. Eugene Cho will be the […]
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 Michael Drohan It has become a cliché to say that democracy is under attack on multiple fronts. It is hard to know where to begin, as the topic is vast. A […]
By Michael Drohan It is difficult to describe the level of analysis of the US’s role in the history of the world in the Democratic Presidential debates as anything other than pathetic. […]
By Joyce Rothermel This month when the shareholders of PNC gather for their annual meeting on Tuesday, April 28, members of the Stop Banking the Bomb campaign will be present and make […]
By Dan Kovalik The politics of our two-party system increasingly defy traditional descriptions and categories, such as liberal and conservative, though both of these tendencies converge in one clear trajectory – the […]
Our Offices (TMC main, PPT in the Annex, and Thrifty) are all closed out of love for the hundreds of people who come to rely on and use our spaces day in […]
By Neil Cosgrove As the Thomas Merton Center (TMC) prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2022, the Center’s Board of Directors and Project leaders have begun a close and careful examination […]
By Molly Rush ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL B-1A DURING B-1B FLIGHT TESTING PROGRAM. (U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO) Protesting the B-1 Bomber at Rockwell International Headquarters, US Steel Building, Rockwell was prime contractor of the […]
COUNCIL MEMBER DEWITT WALTON SPEAKS DURING A MEETING OF THE ALLEGHENY COUNTRY COUNCIL PRIOR TO THEIR VOTE ON THE CREATION OF AN INDEPENDENT POLICE REVIEW BOARD INSDE ALLEGHENY COUNTY COURTHOUSE ON 8-27-2019. […]
By Joyce Rothermel Editors Note: Megan McKenna PhD to Speak in Pittsburgh: “A Lenten Journey: Repairing One’s Soul, Repairing the World,” on Monday, March 23, 2020 at 7 PM at Kearns Spirituality […]