Category Archives: Peace Activism

Memorial Events in Honor of Military Veteran and Water Protector killed by the Police Last Month

Originally posted on Sabal Trail Resistance #StopSabalTrail #NoMorePipelines:
Honoring the Life and Mourning the Loss of Jim Marker James “Jim” Leroy Marker, 66, military veteran, father, humanitarian, environmentalist, water protector. Killed by Citrus County Sheriff officers on February 26, 2017.…

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4th Year Anniversary of the Drones Quilt Project

Originally posted on drones quilt project:
Maezol Khan by Toby Blome The Drones Quilt Project was created 4 years ago as a way to remember the thousands of people who have been murdered by missiles launched from American combat drones.…

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Speaking tour of Oregon and California starting next week!

Originally posted on PEACE ACTION'S GROUNDSWELL:
International Peace Bureau Co-President Reiner Braun, a longtime leader in the German and European peace movements, and Peace Action and Peace Action Education Fund President Kevin Martin will be on a speaking and…

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Veterans For Peace Statement on Election Results

VFP National Office, November 9, 2016 https://www.veteransforpeace.org/our-work/position-statements/veterans-peace-statement-election-results/ Veterans For Peace calls for all of our members and those who believe peace is possible to remember that peace is not found in elections, it is found in the work we do … Continue reading

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Reclaim Armistice Day, November 11

[The original submission for the Corvallis Gazette-Times “As I See It” piece, published Nov. 6, 2016] November 11 is Armistice Day Many celebrate November 11 as Veterans Day, but across the country, Veterans For Peace chapters and other peace and … Continue reading

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Great Drones Quilt Video from Connecticut Event

This presentation by Ed Kinane could be titled “Drones 101.” It is a great video for someone who doesn’t know too much about them. Please share! Source: Great Video from Connecticut Event

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Veterans For Peace Statement Calling for Columbus Day to be Replaced with Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Statement by Veterans For Peace national office 10/10/2016 Veterans For Peace believes that the federal holiday commemorating the arrival of Christopher Columbus to the “New World” is an affront to Indigenous peoples everywhere and particularly to native peoples of the … Continue reading

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