By: Molly Rush This statement was presented during the Stop Banking the Bomb Action in Downtown Pittsburgh. The action was in response to a PNC Bank shareholders’ meeting. JoyceRothermel (On right) is […]
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.
Veolia. Many Pittsburghers would be hard pressed to tell you what that is, if asked, but the result of their work is well known to the city’s residents. Veolia was the private […]
• The right to life, liberty and security of all persons. • The right to recognize the work of human rights defenders who act in a nonviolent way to end inequality and […]
THE THOMAS MERTON CENTER • Supports the uniqueness, wholeness, dignity and freedoms of all people • Enthusiastically advocates for the rights of all people as they may fully participate and contribute to […]
An extraordinary new biography and memoir of Daniel Berrigan, At Play in the Lions’ Den, by fellow peace activist and close friend, Jim Forest (recipient of the TMC Merton Award) is an […]
In the midst of the depressing political situation in the United States, with a President who is borderline fascist, some hopeful developments took place in the Congressional elections in November 2018. We […]
Since the election of Donald Trump, many people, who never thought of themselves as “protesters”, have registered their discontent, anger, and objection to the immoral decisions and policies made by the current […]
The second summit on the denuclearization of North Korea between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un on Feb 27-28, 2019 ended abruptly with a breakdown in the negotiations. The reasons given by the […]
The right of a person accused of a crime to due process of the law is a founding principle of our nation. Defendants’ rights were endowed with the understanding that humans, while […]
The spring speakers’ series of the Association of Pittsburgh Priests (APP) continues with Greer Gordon, Ph.D., a theologian, author, and lecturer known for her teaching, publications, and work in the fields of […]