Thea Paneth

Thea Paneth signed the WRL pledge long ago, was a “rank and file” clam in 1977 and works for peace and justice in Arlington, Massachusetts as a member of the United for Justice with Peace coalition.

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Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 11:00am
Is This War World III?
There are 60 million refugees in the world, the same number as were refugees at the end of WW II. On October 31 in an unprecedented joint warning, the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross called for "states to stop...
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Peace sign in Central Park. (Photo: Thea Paneth) Views
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 12:00pm
Power to the People
John Lennon would be 75 today and the radio played his song Power to the People. Earlier this week a couple thousand people made a peace sign in New York's Central Park in response to Yoko Ono's call to honor John's birthday in this way. Also today, the Tunisian civil society organizations that...
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Friday, February 27, 2015 - 3:15pm
The Old AUMF and the New: Peace Activists Still Protesting Endless, Pointless Wars
Just in case anyone out there reads this, I want you all to know that there are still people standing out for peace. We protested in Boston in the frigid cold on a recent Saturday that recalled the equally frigid Saturday on February 15 in 2003 when we traveled to New York, joining the millions...
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Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 3:05pm
War Resisters League Sings at the Cutting Edge of History
On October 18, War Resisters League celebrated its 90 th birthday by honoring Joan Baez, Harry Belafonte and Daniel Ellsberg in a bash held at the 1199/SEIU Penthouse in New York City, which I had the great good fortune to attend. Being in the same room as Joan Baez, the closest thing to an idol that I’ve got, is already safely tucked awa
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Friday, February 15, 2013 - 3:29pm
Ten Years Later, We're Still Fighting Against Senseless War
Ten years ago I arose at 5:30 am in my small town of Arlington, Massachusetts to be out the door of my house to get to our town center where, as bus captain, I was meeting our 7 a.m. bus to New York City.
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