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

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Ally Spotlight – Erica Williams, Healthy Flavor Community Garden and A Red Circle

by Lynn Sableman Today, I had a lovely lunch, on a protected porch, at the bustling Ferguson Brewing Company. It was a short ride from the “Healthy Flavor Community Garden”, where Erica Williams and Louise Collins and I had just…

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WILPF’s Helping Hands

by Judy Davis I recently visited my daughter who lives in La Crosse, WI.  When we went for a walk downtown, she took the opportunity to show me the now finished mural designed and painted by one of our favorite…

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Statement on the Ongoing and Escalating Violence in Palestine

READ the Statement from the WILPFInternational and MENA sections to the Israeli Authorities, the international community, international organisations, activists and activist organisations https://www.wilpf.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/WILPF_Statement_Palestine_May2021-_-updated17May.pdf?fbclid=IwAR320ZfYIiKusgcUlWu7Mj2VeszpPmcbQcJ82c1bw_03-xqJFKPzYt0wT7k On the eve of the 73rd anniversary of the Nakba, we are witnessing horrific scenes of relentless…

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Mother’s Day for Peace Micro-Action

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We are emulating the fantastic idea of our Cape Cod sister branch by creating a Mother’s Day micro action! We can all participate and unlike some of our formal actions and events, doesn’t require much time, effort or resources to…

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What’s WILPF Middle East Committee up to?

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by Lynn Sableman Recently, my daughter asked why I spend so much time on WILPF? She continued, wouldn’t you get quicker results working on a political campaign? I am glad she asked. It spurred me to ruminate and respond. Yes,…

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Ally Spotlight: Margaret Hermes, Missouri Coalition for the Environment

You have been involved in environmental activities in Missouri for some time, but I understand you are also a fiction writer. Tell us about yourself, and how you came to environmental activism. Did you spend time in nature in your…

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“Think of it as a compass for human prosperity in the 21st Century.”, Kate Raworth

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by Judy Davis, Women, Money & Democracy TIME magazine’s article describing how Amsterdam, Portland, and Philadelphia are using Kate Raworth’s Doughnut economic model to guide their rebuilding provides an encouraging introduction to New economics theory.  I can’t wait to read…

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WILPF US Earth Democracy webinar

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Using the Earth Democracy/Military Poisons Website and “PFAS and the Military” Projects Combating Military Poisons and Valuing Water  On Sunday, March 21st–the day before World Water Day–WILPF US Earth Democracy Committee and Vermont PFAS and Military Poisons Coalition are offering…

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Suspend US Military Exercises in South Korea

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WILPF has signed on to this petition as an organizing group. Join us to call on President Biden to suspend the annual US-South Korea (ROK) combined military exercises.

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WILPF St. Louis EiF TPNW Day

Nukes are Illegal now! Today, they have the same status as all the other Weapons of Mass, indiscriminate, horrible, immoral, Destruction. So we celebrated it, Friday, January 22,2021. St.Louis WILPF spent the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW)…

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