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Protesters in Halifax speak out against F-35

The Halifax Peace Coalition held a protest against the Conservative government’s decision to buy the F-35 fighter-bomber on January 17th, which was Martin Luther King Jr. Day and also the 50th anniversary of U.S. president Dwight Eisenhower’s speech warning of the dangers of the military-industrial complex (Moira Peters, “Pricy Jets a Nice Haul for Lockheed […]

A gendered approach to peace

Cynthia Cockburn, a feminist researcher and writer on peace and conflict, once wrote that “violence-free homes make violence-free communities and violence-free communities make a violence-free world.” This same sentiment is expressed in the article “Mother’s Day is Peace Day” written by Tamara Lorincz and Theresa Dunn. The authors call on Mothers to play an important […]