No War is Humanitarian War

From the Content

by Ben Kuebrich and Amelia Ramsey-Lefevre

From Pakistan to Syracuse: Grassroots Resistance to Drones with Pakistani-American CodePink activist Noor Mir

Sat, Oct 5, 2013 6:00pm
Pebble Hill Presbyterian Church, 5299 Jamesville Rd., Dewitt, NY

Join us to celebrate SPC’s 77th Birthday!

Doors open 6 pm  •  Dinner 6:30 pm  •  Program 7:30 pm

$15-50 sliding scale ($25 suggested, more if you can, less if you can’t)

Make a reservation here.


The Hidden Perils of “Immigration Reform”

Perspectives on Immigration Reform

From the Content

by Aly Wane

Thousands rallied to call for comprehensive immigration


War Economics

A Look at the Underlying Motives for the Current US Imperial Strategy

From the Content

by Seth Rutledge

Editor’s Note: This month the War Update has deviated from its original form to provide an analysis and context for the current violence and unrest in the Middle East.


Trayvon, Marissa, & Cece: A Radical Black Marxist-Feminist’s Perspective

From the Content

by Nikeeta Slade

Image: Ebony magazine

My roommate and I watched the final moments of the Zimmerman trial with bated breath. “Not guilty.” When I heard those words, I cupped my hand over my mouth in sheer horror and disbelief. I was mortified. Shocked.

Party for the Peace Council! w/ RootShock, Mike Francis, and Dos Equis

Thu, Sep 12, 2013 7:30pm - 11:30pm
Metro Lounge, 505 Westcott St.

Get down and dance! Fabulous local acts RootShock, Dos Equis and Mike Francis are playing this benefit for the Syracuse Peace Council - so come, get down, get funky, get inspired to work for the better, more peaceful and just world we all know is possible. Sliding scale $5-20 at the door (suggested donation $10 - pay what you can, but please be generous!)

7:30 - Mike Francis
8pm - Dos Equis (Colleen Kattau, Laura Sue the SilverNightingale, Connie Walters, Jane Zel and Some Guys )

Demonstration: No US Military Intervention in Syria

Fri, Aug 30, 2013 11:00am - 11:45am
Federal Building (100 S Clinton St, Syracuse, NY)

The Syracuse Peace Council calls on people of conscience to join us Friday to show opposition to the proposed escalation of US military intervention in Syria. Bring your signs, bring your voices, bring your friends.

War & Its Intersections: Youth RIOT Conference

Sun, Sep 29, 2013 12:00pm - 5:00pm
SU, exact location TBA

This conference will bring the campus and the community together for an afternoon of workshops on the topic of “War and Its Intersections.” Throughout the day, speakers at this youth-led conference will address both the root causes and the many effects of ongoing, global US warfare. Topics include...