Pandemic & privilege: U.S. policies and practices condemn our sisters and brothers to death by coronavirus

by Mary T. Yelenick Pax Christi USA Anti-Racism Team member Amidst the widespread fear, anxiety, and disjointedness triggered by the steady global march of coronavirus, many of us harbor the hope that the fact that the virus affects all people –  regardless of nationality, education, background, class, religion, or political affiliation –  may lead the … Continue reading Pandemic & privilege: U.S. policies and practices condemn our sisters and brothers to death by coronavirus

An open letter on national priorities in the face of a pandemic

NOTE: Because of our longtime efforts to shift spending in the Federal Budget from the military -- especially nuclear weapons production -- to human needs, Pax Christi USA is a signatory to the statement below.  The United States is currently faced with a public health crisis the magnitude of which no one in living memory … Continue reading An open letter on national priorities in the face of a pandemic