Nasmyth sends a reply to Wilson's recent speech explaining the need for disarmament to perpetuate national safety rather than an increase in war preparation. He offers a list of proposals to ensure peace which focus on strengthening international relations.
In this speech, Addams tells the alumnae of the University of Michigan at the Chicago College club, how they can help with the food shortage crisis by conserving food and understanding the production of food.
Addams discusses the challenges pacifists face now that the United States has entered World War I, and discusses how nationalism and patriotism are used to support war. Addams gave a lecture version of this article on June 10 at the Evanston Congregational Church.