Give to Lincoln Day 2015

Nebraska Peace Foundation will be a part of Give to Lincoln Day again this year! That special day is Thursday, May 28th.

If you donate to the Nebraska Peace Foundation on Give to Lincoln Day, that donation will be worth even more! We will receive your donation plus a proportional share of the $300,000 challenge match pool. Anyone, anywhere can participate!

There are a few differnt ways to donate. You can donate on-line through Razoo or by writing a check to Lincoln Community Foundation and then mailing that check to the Nebraskans for Peace office (941 O Street, Suite 1026, Lincoln, NE 68508). On your check be sure to indicate on the “Item” or “For” line the name of Nebraska Peace Foundation. All checks received prior to May 28th at the NFP office will be held and hand carried to Lincoln Community Foundation on May 28th. If you are in the Lincoln area, gifts will also be accepted in person during regular business hours at the Lincoln Community Foundation, 215 Centennial Mall South.

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How many more Freddie Grays?

How many more Freddie Grays must there be before racial profiling and police brutality are taken seriously by lawmakers?

The End Racial Profiling Act of 2015 (ERPA) was introduced in Congress just last month. This bill has been introduced and failed twice before at the hands of politicians who don't see the problem with racial profiling.

We can't afford to let another year go by without the critical protections this bill provides.

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Give to Lincoln Day 2015

Nebraska Peace Foundation will be a part of Give to Lincoln Day again this year! That special day is Thursday, May 28th.

If you donate to the Nebraska Peace Foundation on Give to Lincoln Day, that donation will be worth even more! We will receive your donation plus a proportional share of the $300,000 challenge match pool. Anyone, anywhere can participate!

There are a few differnt ways to donate. You can donate on-line through Razoo or by writing a check to Lincoln Community Foundation and then mailing that check to the Nebraskans for Peace office (941 O Street, Suite 1026, Lincoln, NE 68508). On your check be sure to indicate on the “Item” or “For” line the name of Nebraska Peace Foundation. All checks received prior to May 28th at the NFP office will be held and hand carried to Lincoln Community Foundation on May 28th. If you are in the Lincoln area, gifts will also be accepted in person during regular business hours at the Lincoln Community Foundation, 215 Centennial Mall South.

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TAKE ACTION | Time to Improve Our Relations with Cuba

Congress needs to take action to improve our country's relations with Cuba. The President can't do it alone. We need to push Congress to do the right thing.

The two things Congress needs to do is end the travel ban and lift the trade embargo. Contact your congress members and representatives and ask them to support legislation to do these things. Click HERE to find your Nebraska congress members and representatives.

Bipartisan bills have been introduced to accomplish these goals. Senate Bill S 299 and its counterpart House Bill HR 664 both titled “Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act of 2015” remove the travel restrictions. To lift the trade embargo five Senators from both parties have introduced Senate Bill S 491 titled the “Freedom to Export to Cuba Act of 2015.”

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Wealth Rules the World (Is There Really Any Doubt Anymore?)

by Hendrik Van den Berg, UNL Economics Professor

We like to believe that we have a democracy and that our votes ultimately decide important social and economic issues. People in other so-called democracies like to think the same thing. But, increasingly, observant citizens of Greece, France, Holland, the United States and elsewhere are beginning to see their democracies as little more than shams to keep citizens occupied and quiet while the real rulers consolidate their power. Who are these ‘rulers’? Here are several recent developments that clearly expose their identity.

Greeks vote for change, but they end up with more of the same

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