Why Didn’t Israel’s Nuclear Weapons Move The Hands On The Doomsday Clock?

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On Tuesday, January 23, 2024, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists published its annual update and reset of the iconic Doomsday Clock. The Clock is a symbolic design that warns the public about how close humanity is to destroying the world with dangerous technologies and trends of our own making. It is a metaphor, a reminder of the perils we must address if we are to survive on the planet. When it was created in 1947, the greatest danger to humanity came from nuclear weapons, in particular from the prospect that the United States and the Soviet Union were…

Community Circle Around Gaza

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Thursday, February 8th, 6 to 8 PM The Root Cafe, 15118 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107 Join us for Cleveland Peace Action’s third “Community Circle Around Gaza” event. Presentations and stories are offered from diverse community members and their respective organizations. This time, short film clips will be screened from Breaking the Silence https://www.breakingthesilence.org.il/. We will also raise local entrepreneurs that contribute part of their proceeds to Palestinians under attack. RSVP preferred but not required… [email protected]

Yes, it is genocide!

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Cleveland Peace Action Statement on the Genocide in Gaza             Israel’s war against Hamas and its attack on Gaza continues. As the number of dead continue to climb, one begins to ask: How much crime against humanity must occur in this war before it is considered genocide? Though politicians and pundits hesitate to attach such labels, calling a conflict a genocide has important international and legal consequences, including requiring the global community to act to stop it. 

Peace, Not Apartheid – Emergency Gaza Relief

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Thursday, November 16th ⋅ 7:00 – 8:30pm La Villa Banquet Hall, 11500 Brookpark Rd, Cleveland, OH 44130 A panel of local leaders will discuss the current Palestinian struggle in the face of Israeli apartheid: to build community engagement and affinity with the struggle for Palestinian self determination, community members will provide updates on the humanitarian crisis in Gaza and the urgent need for a ceasefire and building justice for Palestine. An emergency Gaza relief effort will be presented by the Palestine Children’s Relief Fund (PCRF). The event is free and open to the public. A free will offering is…

STOP THE GENOCIDE – CEASEFIRE NOW!

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Contact Congress in support of this resolution: Reps. Bush, Tlaib, Carson, Lee, Ramirez Lead Colleagues in Call for Immediate Ceasefire  The atrocities committed by Hamas and Israel in the past nine days will continue to escalate unless something drastic changes. Both entities have committed egregious attacks on civilians. However, there were no beheadings done by Hamas, as was falsely claimed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the presence of U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken. As of this writing, the New York Times reports 2,670 Palestinians have been killed in reprisal for the October 7 Hamas attacks, and 9,600…

El Salvador: Guilty Until Proven Innocent

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In addressing gang violence, El Salvador has become the world leader in imprisonment. Vast numbers of the innocent are jailed in the process. Join us for a panel discussion on what’s happening and what can be done to stop it.  Wednesday, September 20th At the UnBar Cafe, 12635 Larchmere Blvd, Cleveland, 44120 Come at 6:30 PM for sandwiches, soups, salads and baked goods, along with non-alcoholic beverages (available for purchase) Panel Discussion at 7:00 PM with: Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Cleveland Peace Action Education Fund and IRTF-InterReligious Task Force on Central America and Colombia

On the 78th Anniversary of the Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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The August 6th Hiroshima Commemoration with the Golden Rule crew began with some rousing rap and poetry by three artists brought by Al Porter, of Black on Black Crime: December Rose, Joe Motley, and Mr. Powers. We were then washed out by a drenching rain. Wet but undeterred, we re-created the remainder of the program on Zoom, on August 9th, the Nagasaki 78th Anniversary. Some of it is live, some taped. View on our YouTube channel