Resources

Resources at the Center

Films

We have an extensive collection of films available at the P & J Center.  Check out our Annotated DVD List.  Contact the Center at info@peacectr.org, or by phone at 942-9343 for more information.

Periodicals

We subscribe to number of periodicals that can be accessed at the P & J Center.  Check out our Annotated Periodical List.

Books

The P & J Center houses a Book List including children’s books and works in the following genres: the Arts, Economic and Social Sciences, Nuclear Science & War, Education, Health & Food Production/Genetics, Nonviolence/Activism/Peace, War & Disarmament, Human Rights [Civil Rights, Racism, Native American’s, Women’s, GLTB], Sustainability [Environment, Ecology, Agriculture, Wildlife/Animals], Justice/Prison Reform, Media, and Spirituality.

Online Resources

Peace, Justice & Environmental Groups

Bring Our War $$ Home

Jim Harney Chapter of Veterans for Peace

Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission
The MITSC website has links to all five Wabanaki Tribal Government websites, a listing of MITSC Commissioners with a bio and photo of each Commissioner, a frequently asked questions section, MITSC bylaws, MITSC meeting minutes for several years, the Settlement Acts Wabanki Tribes entered into with the US, MITSC annual reports, the Tribal-State Work Group meeting minutes and the December 6, 2006 Tribal-State Work Group report, news related to the Wabanaki and tribal-state relations, and many other reports and resources.

Maine Peace, Justice and Environment Network
The Maine Peace, Justice, and Environmental Network www.MPJEN.org is an online cooperative website hub offering FREE interactive tools:  an onlline petition center, actions center, calendar, message center, hundreds of resources and more to enhance the coordination and communication of the many Maine environmental, peace and justice groups.  We invite your group to participate in theis statewide network.  Contact:  Laurel Lambert Schmidt, laurel@pjep.org or 773-991-8751.

Peace Action Maine

The Iraq War and Militarism
Stan Goff’s November 15 presentation “The Iraq War and Militarism” at UMaine, Orono is available as a podcast.

Alternative Media

http://www.tompaine.com

TomPaine.com seeks to enrich the national debate on controversial public issues by featuring the ideas, opinions, and analyses too often overlooked by the mainstream media. We publish these in our regular advertisements on the Op-Ed Page of The New York Times , in other publications, and on our Web site.

http://www.alternet.org /
AlterNet.org is a project of the Independent Media Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening and supporting independent and alternative journalism.

http://www.fair.org/
FAIR , the national media watch group, has been offering well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship since 1986… As a progressive group, FAIR believes that structural reform is ultimately needed to break up the dominant media conglomerates, establish independent public broadcasting and promote strong non-profit sources of information.

http://www.inthesetimes.com/
In These Times is a national, biweekly magazine of news and opinion published in Chicago. For 27 years, In These Times has provided groundbreaking coverage of the labor movement, environment, feminism, grassroots politics, minority communities and the media.

http://www.thenation.com
The Nation will not be the organ of any party, sect, or body. It will, on the contrary, make an earnest effort to bring to the discussion of political and social questions a really critical spirit, and to wage war upon the vices of violence, exaggeration, and misrepresentation by which so much of the political writing of the day is marred.— from The Nation ‘s founding prospectus, 1865

http://www.democracynow.org /
Democracy Now! is a national, listener-sponsored public radio and TV show, pioneering the largest community media collaboration in the country. Hosted by Amy Goodman (see information on the local effort to get DemocracyNOW! on Maine Public Radio ) daily shows are archived on the web . (requires RealPlayer or other media player)

http://www.publicintegrity.org
The Center for Public Integrity produced a report about possible conflicts of interest in defense contracting on March 28 revealing that nine members of the Defense Policy Board (including Richard Perle) had ties to companies that won more than $72 billion in defense contracts in 2001 and 2002.

And for a little comic (?) relief!
http://www.markfiore.com/ (may require Flash plug-in)
or
http://www.jimhightower.com/ (requires RealPlayer or other media player)

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