by Colleen Donovan On Friday, February 22, the Indiana County Center for Community Growth, a grassroots progressive organization, launched its film series with The Economics of Happiness (2011) at the Indiana Theater. […]
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 Wanda Guthrie Event details to be announced: Join the email list at the Thomas Merton Center to receive an update on the time and place, or visit <EnvironmentalJusticeTMC.blogspot.com> The Price of […]
by K. Briar Somerville Look out for the bottle panther! A group of four Pitt students interested in promoting sustainability awareness have teamed up with Plant-to-Plate to erect a new panther sculpture […]
by Michael Drohan Kill Anything that Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam by Nick Turse, Metropolitan Books, 2013 Nick Turse has written a truly extraordinary history of the Vietnam War such […]
by Edith Bell The Drones Can’t Hear the Groans of People Dying on the Ground.. Do We? Join us to view the powerful film Silent Screams on Sunday, April 7, at 1:30PM […]
by Jonathan Reyes Reginald “Reggie” Roberts, a member of B-PEP, the Coalition Against Violence, Ceasefire PA and several other non-profit organizations, recently received the David E. Epperson Award, named for the late […]
by Donna Hansen The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Monroeville was the venue for an informative Bread for the World workshop on March 3, 2013. Larry Hollar, Senior Regional Organizer for Bread, […]
There was a night when Ann Feeney was singing an inflammatory song and I couldn’t bring myself to sing along. It was just like the trumpets were blowing and I decided to […]
by Bette McDevitt Father Don Fisher, a founding member of the Merton Center, had a habit of taking long walks along Braddock Avenue in East Hills to prepare the sermons for his […]