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Report from the UFPJ Conference

Report from the UFPJ Conference

by Joe Lombardo The national conference of United for Peace and Justice (UFPJ) took place in Chicago over the December 12 – 14 weekend. The conference was attended by around 220 people, including Trudy Quaif, Tim Herr, and me (Joe Lombardo) as representatives of Bethlehem Neighbors for Peace. BNP also brought along its literature table, which did a brisk business. At the conference, we discussed a number of documents prepared by the UFPJ steering committee and elected a new steering…

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Back from the War in Afghanistan

Back from the War in Afghanistan

Veteran Jeff Bartelli is more Green than ever David Doonan, Green Party of New York State Greens are often described as “tree hugging hippies.” The only accurate description of a ‘typical’ Green is a commitment to a cleaner planet and a freer, peaceful society. Because of the Green value of peace and a strong counter-cultural heritage, many people would be surprised to learn many members have served proudly in the United States Military. During last year’s Green Party convention in…

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