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Hank Stone
(August 2015) On August 6, 1945, the U.S. dropped the first nuclear bomb, on Hiroshima, Japan. At the end of World War II, atomic power represented hope. Now, 70 years later, people around the world see nuclear weapons (and nuclear power) as incompatible with long-term human survival. Stand with us for sustainable future, free of nuclear weapons! Wednesday August 5th, 7:30 PM, Avon traff…
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2 years agoDid You Know?
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Did You Know?

Hank Stone
(June 2015) Scientists estimate that 99.9% of all species that have ever existed are now extinct (Google: Wikipedia extinction). Meanwhile, we humans play around with doomsday weapons, as a child play…
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2 years agoDid You Know?
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Did You Know?

Hank Stone
(April 2015) Six corporations control 90% of what Americans read, watch, and listen to: Comcast, News-corp, Disney, Viacom, Time Warner, and CBS. Media companies don¹t want to offend government by challenging calls for new wars. Media¹s corporate sponsors want contented shoppers. But media self censorship leads to public ignorance on climate change, wars, wealth inequality, and governmen…
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2 years agoDid You Know?
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Hank Stone
(May 2015) The Gulf of Tonkin attack, on which the Vietnam War was based, never happened. 55,000 Americans died in Vietnam, for a lie. Ancient history, right? That depends. What's the truth beh…
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2 years agoDid You Know?
Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Hank Stone
(July 2015) Retired four-star U.S. Air Force general Lee Butler was commander of U.S. nuclear forces between 1991 and 1994 (Google: Lee Butler hair-trigger). Now age 75, Butler has long since denounce…
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News & Events

[GVCP] Meeting SUNDAY, June 4th

Dear GVCP Member: The next regular GVCP Meeting is Sunday, June 4th, 1:00 PM (Lunch), 1:30 PM (Meeting) at Mae’s (formerly Omega) Restaurant, 4182 Lakeville Road Geneseo.  [Please note that we are meeting again in the restaurant at which GVCP has met for more than ten years.  We’re happy to be back at “our” meeting… Continue Reading

[GVCP] A Call for Palestinian Human Rights

Dear GVCP Member, Normally, I wouldn’t re-send an announcement.  However, one of our core members commented on how it was awkward for a Christian group (CWP) to be leading an action in the heart of the Rochester Jewish community.  This latest announcement tells us that Jewish Voice for Peace Rochester is cosponsoring the event.  I… Continue Reading

[GVCP] Women’s March to Ban the Bomb

Dear GVCP Member: Uma Natarajan is President of our campus sister group, Peace Action Geneseo. She has sent a Facebook link to the event. Here’s a direct link: Nuclear weapons are about to be banned and we need your voice! The march is Saturday, June 17th, in New York City. Peace, Arnie Matlin for GVCP… Continue Reading

[GVCP] June 5th action in Brighton

[GVCP] June 5th action in Brighton

Dear GVCP Member: GVCP has always moved cautiously about the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.  This action might be exactly what you think should be done, or it might not.  Our friend Elaine Johnson asked me to forward this to GVCP, and I’m happy to do it. Two points:                          If we want to endorse this action, that… Continue Reading