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Rally to Close VT Yankee and Support Vermont

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Please join us for a rally to support the democratic will of the people and elected officials of Vermont to shut down Vermont Yankee rather than permit it to operate beyond its original 40-year license.

Arnie Alpert Speech on Nuclear Power and Weapons, and on Nonviolent Action

More than thirty people of diverse ages rallied outside the Seabrook nuclear power plant today to commemorate a historic demonstration 35 years ago and to support efforts to block the plant owners’ bid for a 20-year license extension.  One of them was AFSC-NH Program Coordinator, Arnie Alpert, whose activist career began at Seabrook. 

Street Spirit April 2011

The April issue of Street Spirit is now out, on the streets and as a PDF on this website.  Sally Hindman, Sue Halpern, and Carol Denney write about Berkeley's responses to our homeless residents.  Linda Carson and AFSC staff Eric Moon on budget priorities in Sacramento, Whitney Gent and AFSC's Sandra Schwartz on priorities in Washington DC.  David Hartsough reviews Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta's Refusing to Be Enemies.  And articles by Michael Hubman, Norman Solomon, Judy Andreas, and T.J. Johnston, plus poetry.

Japan Solidarity Vigil at VT Yankee

Sunday, March 20, 2011 - 1:00pm

As a public expression of solidarity with the thousands of Japanese workers and
residents affected by the still worsening nuclear disaster in Japan’s
Fukushima Prefecture, there will be a solemn, peaceful vigil in front of the
Vermont Yankee nuclear plant on Governor Hunt Road in Vernon, Vermont, this
Sunday, March 20, at 1:00 pm. 

“We who live in the shadow of Vermont Yankee regard the people living near
the Fukushima reactors as our sister reactor communities,” said Deb Katz,

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