Moving Money from the Military to Meet Human Needs
Demanding Candidates Confront the $741 Billion U.S. Military Budget
Dr. Vijay Prashad
Indian historian and journalist. Prashad is the author of thirty books, including Washington Bullets; Red Star Over the Third World; The Darker Nations: A People’s History of the Third World and The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South. He is Chief Correspondent for Globetrotter and a
Columnist for Frontline (India). He is the Chief Editor of LeftWord Books (New Delhi). He has appeared in two films – Shadow World (2016) and Two Meetings (2017).
Dr. Gerald Horne
Holds the Moore's Professorship of History and
African American Studies, University of Houston. Horne is the author of more than thirty books, including The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy and Capitalism in Seventeenth Century North America
and the Caribbean; (2018); Paul Robeson: The
Artist as Revolutionary, (2016); W.E.B. Du Bois: A Biography, (2010).
Dr. Miriam Pemberton
A Research Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, she directs its Peace Economy Transitions Project, which focuses on helping to build the foundations of a postwar economy at the federal, state and local levels.
She co-chairs the Budget Priorities Working Group, the principal information-sharing collaboration of U.S. NGOs working on reducing Pentagon spending. Recent articles: “From swords to ploughshares: lessons
learned from conversion movements” and “Let’s Turn Our Military Resources to Building a Post-COVID Industrial Base for All Americans."
Contact: Steve Krevisky 860-759-3699, SKrevisky@mxcc.commnet.edu
Sponsor: Connecticut Peace & Solidarity Coalition
Co-sponsors: Hope Out Loud, Greater New Haven Peace Council