Mead writes Addams about the hoped-for resolution of the disagreement of the New York branch of the Woman's Peace Party and about resignations from the Minimum Program Committee in protest of Louis Lochner's presence.
Mead has put together a program for a conference that Addams will hopefully be able to attend. The committee has also failed to financial aid to an international organization, so Mead believes the American committee needs to meet.
Addams, Kellogg, and Wald argue the many reasons why World War One is destroying society, and detail how it is robbing a generation of its people and future. They also argue that the global community has the power to stop this war and prevent other wars.