Category Archives: Peace Activism

Letter to Oregon Congressional Delegates: End War on Yemen

Jan. 26, 2018. From the Peace and Justice Works (pjw.info) Iraq Affinity Group: To Oregon’s Congressional delegation: Representatives Earl Blumenauer, Suzanne Bonamici, Peter DeFazio, Kurt Schrader and Greg Walden and Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden: We are writing to … Continue reading

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Ambassador Tom Graham Jr. Speaks on Nuclear Weapons

Lecture on Eliminating Nuclear Weapons at Oregon State University. “The Future of Nuclear Weapons: Can They Be Eliminated?” Jan. 29, 3pm, OSU Memorial Union, Journey Room 104 Lecture by Ambassador Tom Graham Jr. At a time when North Korea and … Continue reading

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Whither the Anti-war Movement?

The duopoly succumbed to the war machine, while organized resistance got pushed to the fringe. By DANIEL MARTIN • December 15, 2017 http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/whither-the-anti-war-movement/ “Imagine there’s no heaven…and no religion too.” A more useful line when it comes to our current … Continue reading

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Vietnam Full Disclosure Discussion Notes

Viet Nam Full Disclosure VFP Discussion Session, Odd Fellows Hall, Corvallis 4 October 2017 Veterans For Peace, Linus Pauling Chapter, Corvallis and the Odd Fellows World Forum hosted a discussion about the American War in Vietnam following the airing of … Continue reading

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Vietnam Full Disclosure

Does the Burns documentary tell the full story…accurately? Beginning September 17, 2017, PBS (Oregon Public Broadcasting here) will air the Ken Burns and Lynn Novick series on the American war on Vietnam or as they call it, “The Vietnam War.” … Continue reading

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Vietnam Redux: An Open Letter to Ken Burns

Originally posted on The Contrary Perspective:
Vietnam will be revisited starting September 17th by a Ken Burns documentary series. Greg Laxer is a Vietnam-era army veteran who refused to go to Vietnam on principal, and was subsequently court-martialled for this.…

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No War 2017: War and the Environment

You can give a boost to peace, the environment, and the collaboration of movements for both. VFP Linus Pauling Chapter is an affiliate organization of World Beyond War and Veterans For Peace is a national co-sponsor of the event. Our chapter … Continue reading

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