by Kenneth Miller The National Garment Workers Federation of Bangladesh (NGWF) hosted an International Women’s Day protest in Bangladesh, a parade that began at the High Court in Dhaka, marched through 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.
Lakota Solidarity Project Comes to Pittsburgh April 7
Lakota Elders Truth Tour April 7th at 6:30pm University of Pittsburgh, Lawrence Hall, Room 121 Will you stand behind the Lakota Elders? Join us as traditional Lakota elders from Pine Ridge Reservation […]
Sudan Update: Special Envoy Visits Pittsburgh
by Mary Dawn Edwards Ten years have passed since a rebellion in Darfur in western Sudan against the Bashir government’s neglect of the region was met savagely by the central government and […]
Tax Day Rally and Penny Poll: April 15
by Edith Bell On Monday, April 15, from noon to 2:00 pm next to the Squirrel Hill post office on Murray Avenue, the Women’s international League for Peace and Freedom, Coalition for […]
Organizing for Fair Budget Priorities
by Jo Schlesinger Are you concerned about the cuts in essential federal economic and social programs through the sequestration and deep cuts made in the current State budget? We know that people […]
The Pennsylvania Health Care Plan: Impact and Implementation
by Gerald Friedman, Ph.D., Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts – Amherst