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Steps To A Nuclear Weapons-Free World: Daniel Ellsberg

October 25, 2019 // 0 Comments

  Today, roughly 14,000 nuclear weapons are in existence, ready to launch on warning within fifteen minutes. The New Jersey Institute of Technology hosts this conference to speak out on the many facets of this critical problem. Nine experts, including Daniel Ellsberg, Dr. Robert Jay Lifton and other Nobel Peace Prize recipients and scientists will examine this crucial problem of reducing the nuclear threat to our planet. Nuclear arms are the only weapons of mass destruction not yet prohibited by an international convention. Over 3,000 scientists, including 23 Nobel laureates have signed [...]

Sit-In At Footprint Power

August 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

  On August 20, 2014 a group of young people from the Boston area, most affiliated with Students for a Just and Stable Future, came down to Footprint Power’s corporate headquarters in Brookfield, New Jersey to stage a sit-in. A video by Peter Eliscu © 2014 The Peter Eliscu Archives. All Rights [...]

Shut Down The Roseland Compressor Station

November 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

Shut Down The Roseland Compressor Station Roadside rally in Roseland, NJ on November 23rd  to shut down the Roseland gas compressor station built by Transco/Williams, set to go into operation adjacent to an electrical power facility and located in a flood zone. Speakers included Ted Glick from the Essex/Passaic Green Party, and Leigh Garofalow from The Mothers [...]

Setting The Record Straight On NJ State Senator Cardinale

July 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

New Jersey State Senator Gerald Cardinale (R), representing the 39th Legislative District, has a record of supporting fracking and the infrastructure of pipelines and compressor stations that are causing damage to the health of New Jersey residents and to the environment. On June 26, 2013, a group of environmental activists made an unannounced visit to his legislative office in Cresskill, to spotlight Senator Cardinale’s role in obstructing a shift to sustainable energy, and in denying the validity of climate change. As it turned out, Cardinale, who is a dentist by profession, was away [...]

Ban Fracking Waste in New Jersey

June 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

In June of 2012 the New Jersey legislature passed a ban on fracking waste dumping, which was subsequently vetoed by Governor Christie in September 2012. During a nine month period over 160 organizations collected 17,000 petition signatures and held dozens of local actions in support of the ban. Hundreds of activists marched on the state capital in Trenton on June 20, 2013 to demand that the legislators who voted for the bill last year vote again this year to override Governor Christie’s [...]