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JUNE 2018 JOURNAL

Letter to the Editor: AMERICA MUST STOP HURTING ENVIRONMENT

John Amidon

(The Daily Gazette/ Wednesday, July 18, 2018)

In his Sept. 25, 1961, address to the U.N. General Assembly, John F. Kennedy said, “Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.” He was deeply concerned with international relations, nuclear weapons and the Cold War. While we have avoided nuclear war, nuclear weapons may still exterminate mankind and remain an enormous problem.

What wasn’t understood in 1961 were the effects of war and militarism on the climate. Only the rarest of individuals was concerned with climate change then. Now nearly 60 years later, catastrophic climate is rapidly approaching. MORE

 

 

 

PAZAMIDON VIDEO June 11, 2018

Arrests of 31 members from the “Poor People’s Campaign” at the Fort Orange Club, Albany, NY (film by John Amidon) during Action Week #5. Thank you all for your witness.

PAZAMIDON VIDEO May 29, 2018

Veterans For Peace member, John Amidon, speaking in the NYS Capitol’s War Room during the Poor People’s Campaign event, “Militarism, the War Economy and the Proliferation of Gun Violence,” May 29, 2018

Learn more about the NYS Poor People’s Campaign:

https://actionnetwork.org/events/week-3-albany-non-violent-moral-direct-action

Learn more about the Poor People’s Campaign in NYS from the Labor-Religion Coalition of NYS:

https://laborreligion.org/call-for-a-new-poor-peoples-campaign/

Learn more about national organizing of the New Poor People’s Campaign:

https://www.poorpeoplescampaign.org/