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H. Patricia Hynes

H. Patricia Hynes

H. Patricia Hynes is a retired Professor of Environmental Health from Boston University School of Public Health and current Chair of the Board of the Traprock Center for Peace and Justice. She has written and edited seven books, among them "The Recurring Silent Spring." She writes and speaks on issues of war and militarism with an emphasis on women, the environment, and public health.

Articles by this author

 

Peace Literacy: Every Student Needs It

Peace literacy is as crucial as learning reading, writing and mathematics, and it cannot be left only to parents.

H. Patricia Hynes ·


Where We Stand on August 6 and 9, 2022

“Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living.”

H. Patricia Hynes ·


Stop the Wars. Save the Planet

If humanity and much of life on Earth is to survive, we desperately need a climate revolution and a peace revolution.

H. Patricia Hynes ·


Abortion: What a Complex Web They Weave

Misogyny and injustice fuel the control of women's bodies.

H. Patricia Hynes ·


How the US Government Segregated America

All of these racist government housing policies and neglect underlie the extreme wealth gap between black and white Americans.

H. Patricia Hynes ·


Honor Armistice Day on November 11th as a Day of Peace

The erasure of Armistice Day tragically matched our country’s history of militarism and aggression.

H. Patricia Hynes ·


Fukushima: A Lasting Tragedy

Tens years on, the United States, the largest owner of nuclear power plants, still promotes nuclear power as "safe and clean energy."

H. Patricia Hynes ·


Prelude to Tax Day

The biggest Tax Day elephant in the room resides in the 5-sided military mansion, the Pentagon, with its criminally large budget—nearly a trillion dollars each year siphoned from our tax dollars.

H. Patricia Hynes ·

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