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Peace House writes letters against Keystone XL Pipeline

Nathaniel Batchelder sent the following letter to 20 Oklahoma newspapers and five Texas newspapers, to mark a day of action against the Keystone XL pipeline to carry tar sands from Canada to the Gulf coast.

KXL PIPELINE AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Dear Editor,

Opponents of the KXL pipeline are not so much against oil as they are for a living earth, where humanity protects rather than damages nature.

The scientific consensus […] Continue reading Peace House writes letters against Keystone XL Pipeline

Stephen Kinzer, acclaimed foreign correspondent, to speak in Norman, OKC, Stillwater

STEPHEN KINZER is an award-winning foreign correspondent who has covered more than 50 countries on five continents for the New York Times and many other journals. His articles and books have inspired the Washington Post to call him “among the best in popular foreign policy storytelling.”

Through the cooperation of AANW and local universities, Mr. Kinzer will address the very timely topic of “Iran & the U.S.: Permanent […] Continue reading Stephen Kinzer, acclaimed foreign correspondent, to speak in Norman, OKC, Stillwater

Photos from the 2014 Fall Peace Festival

Two of our stalwart regular photographers shared their pictures online for the rest of us to enjoy. Feel free to download and/or share them.

But first, here’s a shot by John Walters of the people most responsible for makiing the Peace Festival happen: Anne Murray, Nathaniel Batchelder and Donna Compton.

You can click in the boxes below to view a slide show of multiple photos taken by […] Continue reading Photos from the 2014 Fall Peace Festival

The Oct. – Nov. 2014 issue of Oklahoma Peace Strategy is now online

In this issue:

ISIS: US Policy Wrong p. 2 Why is Nicaragua different? P. 4 Oklahoma Voting Choices Nov.4 p. 5 Climate March Photos pp 8 & 9 US Nuclear Policy Wrong p.10 Protesting a “Fracking” Book p. 12 Courageous Peacemakers p. 14 Why vote?

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Vote! Oklahoma STATEWIDE CANDIDATES in November General Election

VOTE as if …

EARTH mattered; NATURE mattered; SCHOOLS mattered; CHILDREN mattered; WOMEN mattered; HUMAN RIGHTS mattered; CIVIL RIGHTS mattered; FAIR WAGES mattered; INFRASTRUCTURE mattered.

Deadline to Register: October 10th Deadline Request Absentee Ballot: October 29th (Request absentee ballot here)

Early Voting: Thursday, Oct. 30: 8am-6pm Friday, Oct. 31: 8am-6pm Saturday, Nov. 1: 9am-2pm

ELECTION DAY VOTING Tuesday, Nov. 4th – 7am-7pm

DEMOCRATS REPUBLICANS For U.S. Senator Matt […] Continue reading Vote! Oklahoma STATEWIDE CANDIDATES in November General Election

Don’t miss the 2014 Fall Peace Festival

OKC Peace Festival

Peace House Director Nathaniel Batchelder staffs the Peace House table at the 2011 Fall Peace Festival.

Saturday, Nov. 8th, 10 am to 4 pm Where: Civic Center Hall of Mirrors Admission Free

Poster for download, printing and sharing — help spread the word!

Oklahoma City’s 28th annual Peace Festival will be held Saturday, Nov. 9th, from 10 am to 4 pm, in the Civic Center Music Hall’s […] Continue reading Don’t miss the 2014 Fall Peace Festival

July-August 2014 issue of Peace Strategy News now online

In this issue:

Earth Day Rally US and Iran: Allies? Elections Pit 99% vs. 1% Support the New EPA Regs Condaleezza Rice Protested KXL Protestors Go to Trial Obamacare Opponents Off Base Outrages of Oil & Tobacco Donors and CUBA Dinner

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