Category Archives: Peace Activism

Ralph Nader Radio Hour: Two Soldiers’ View of War

Posted at the Radio Hour website October 16, 2021. This is a really great interview with two veterans, Erik Edstrom and our Veterans For Peace national executive director, Garett Reppenhagen. https://www.ralphnaderradiohour.com/two-soldiers-view-of-war/ We think you’ll find Ralph’s questions probing and Erik … Continue reading

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Unpacking “Thank you for your service”

Many veterans are uncomfortable with the sometimes insincere, performative offering of thanks they get from cashiers and others. Our VFP chapter member, Rodger Asai, offers these thoughts to consider.

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Veterans to President Biden: Just Say No to Nuclear War!

To mark the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, September 26, Veterans For Peace is publishing an Open Letter to President Biden: Just Say NO to Nuclear War!  The letter calls on President Biden to step back from … Continue reading

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Opinion: We have to promote non-military careers for our youth

A network of military-related programs is spreading in hundreds of elementary and middle schools. By Gary Ghirardi, the communication staff person for the National Network Opposing the Militarization of Youth (NNOMY). NNOMY can be found on Facebook and at their … Continue reading

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WE WILL NEVER FORGET

A 9/11 message from Veterans For Peace…featuring Linus Pauling Chapter member Joel Inman and other post-9/11 veterans. This is powerful.

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Corvallis Advocate: Corvallis honors victims of nuclear harm, footage available

by Emilie Ratcliff, August 28, 2021 “Footage from this month’s Hiroshima-Nagasaki commemoration, an annual event in which members of the Corvallis community gather to mourn and remember the devastating nuclear attacks on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, is … Continue reading

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KORC-FM launches PSAs and veteran interview series

Messages based on themes from supporting local groups to address civics issues. VFP Linus Pauling Chapter is a founding sponsor of the Corvallis-area low-power FM station, KORC-FM. We recently offered several suggested themes to the station manager, John Ellis, to … Continue reading

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Corvallis Remembers Nuclear Attack Victims – a photo gallery

The local chapters of the Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom (WILPF) and Veterans For Peace hosted a commemoration for the victims of the United States attack on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, August 6 and 9, 1945, respectively. The ceremony … Continue reading

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Hiroshima survivor visits Corvallis Peace Tree

On May 27, 2021, local Corvallis Hiroshima survivor June Ikuko Terasaka Moore, came to visit and bless (with her and her family’s presence) our Peace Tree. The Peace Tree was planted April 11, 2019 at the Oregon State University (OSU) … Continue reading

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Resist US-Led War Movement Global Online Rally Against NATO, June 10

Online Rally, June 10, 10am PDT Register here. “…NATO seeks to launch its new strategic initiative “NATO 2030,” which identifies its principal security concerns as not only Russia, but also China, terrorism, cyber attacks and emerging disruptive technologies. This forebodes … Continue reading

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