Women's International League for Peace and Freedom St. Louis Branch

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News from our Allies – week of 20 Feb 2022

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Highlights from our Allies – news or actions that have come across our plate and we think you may like them too: https://worldbeyondwar.org/water/ https://blackcommentator.com/899/899_issue.html https://www.codepink.org/03012022 https://www.greenvalleymedia.org/wilpf https://www.fannielouhamersamerica.com/ https://www.veteransforpeace.org/take-action/war-industry-resisters-network https://www.veteransforpeace.org/pressroom/news/2022/02/17/us-and-russian-women-call-peace?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=8507b221-c26d-448f-a351-a7caaeeb3e1d https://web.cvent.com/event/7f5a5f34-26e6-4952-9555-425b307256c5/summary https://www.democracynow.org/2022/2/16/yurii_sheliazhenko_russian_invasion_ukraine https://fcnl.quorum.us/campaign/36985/?utm_campaign=lam&utm_medium=email&utm_source=ak&utm_term=22028.268210.jaPer-

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Ally Spotlight: Antajuan Addams Sr., Manager of New Roots Urban Farm 

Invest in Black Farmers! Talking to Antajuan Addams Sr. you can’t help but respond to his keen interest in supporting the community—and especially Black Farmers. Adjacent to the former St Liborius Church (now SK8 Liborius), the New Roots Urban Farm…

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Back at the WCC

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Our last meeting was held at our office in the World Community Center. We are grateful because Lynn S. has been a gracious hostess and meetings held at her home have been comfortable and cozy, however, it was good to…

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100+ Organizations Sign Letter to Senate Finance Committee Opposing Subsidies for Nuclear Power in Build Back Better Act 

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WILPF St Louis was one of the signing organizations – scroll down to find our name! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 30 , 2021  100+ Organizations Sign Letter to Senate Finance Committee Opposing Subsidies for Nuclear Power in Build Back Better…

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What’s ailing Democracy?

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Maria Ressa won the Nobel Peace Prize this week for her career as a Filipina journalist working to shed light on the Duarte regimes’ corruption. She spoke of representing all journalists who must sacrifice so much to hold power to…

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Unionized Starbucks

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 Workplace fairness, good safety conditions and common decency should always be the rule. After many years of complaining about working conditions employees at a Starbucks in Buffalo, New York, have successfully created the first unionized Starbucks. One store out of…

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 It is exciting to hear New York City has joined ICANs Cities Appeal. I watched a live link of the cheers and comments from the trenches yesterday. This has been in the works for three years. The cities’ Comptroller explained…

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Roe v.Wade

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  Today’s Tuesday December 7, 2021 Post Dispatch, had a Letter to the Editor that captured, I think, the very best argument against overturning Row. Of course the short form is “ If a woman’s heart is beating, leave her the…

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A Bit of Good Cheer

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by Lynn Sableman The Repertory Theatre of St.Louis has the most wonderful Christmas Carol, with sweet children from our local choirs there to herald in a new age. The production is very different from the one imagined by Dickens. I…

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A young woman started a zoom call today

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by Lynn Sableman Her name is Shea and she lives in Chicago. She works for Code Pink. Yes, the righteous and petit  Medea Benjamin’s  organization. Shea has just been working on Chicago City Pension Divestment from the War Machine. Visiting…

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