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Gigantic Earth Balls Ready for Earth Day — Are YOU? Join Walk for the Earth at OCU

Peace Flag Earth Ball 1

EARTH WALK on EARTH DAY WHEN: Wednesday, April 22 – – the 46TH EARTH DAY, begun 1970 6:00 pm – Gather for Live Music / Comments 6:45 PM – WALK FOR THE EARTH WHERE: NW 24th & Mckinley, Methodist Headquarters

 

A Walk for Earth planned for Earth Day in Oklahoma City is gaining momentum at local schools, houses of worship, planners report. “Invited are families and friends of […] Continue reading Gigantic Earth Balls Ready for Earth Day — Are YOU? Join Walk for the Earth at OCU

Walk for the Earth on Earth Day

6 pm: Gather at 1501 NW 24th & McKinley (United Methodist HQ parking lot)… for music, inspiration, and … Walk through & around OCU Campus

Earth Balls to carry and bounce!

BRING:

Baby Strollers, Kids, Dogs on leashes Posters & Pictures “What I Love on Earth”

ALL AGES Young & Old Families & Children

Sponsors: The Peace House, Sierra Club of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Conference of Churches, OCU World House […] Continue reading Walk for the Earth on Earth Day

March – April 2015 issue of Oklahoma Peace Strategy is now online

In this issue:

Racism Must Be Taught, p. 2 Hope/Reconciliation for Syria, p. 3 ALERTS of State Issues, p. 5 1,826 Billionaires, p. 6 Kashmir Crossroads, p. 7 Climate Morals, p. 8 Sr. Helen Prejean in OKC, p. 9 47 US Senators WRONG, p.13 Murrah Bomb Remembrances, p. 14

Download OPS March 2015 for offline reading/printing (PDF)

 

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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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