Category Archives: Peace News

The Opportunity Costs of Nuclear Weapons

“…the nine nuclear-armed countries spent $72.9 billion on … nuclear weapons in 2019, equalling $138,699 every minute….” So, we can’t afford M4A, GND, UBI, medical research & stockpiles, etc? Enough is Enough: Global Nuclear Weapons Spending 2020 In its report … Continue reading

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Veterans For Peace Protests Pivot to Asia

Newton’s third law of motion reads, “When one body exerts a force on a second body, the second body simultaneously exerts a force equal in magnitude and opposite in direction on the first body.” VFP member protests in early December, … Continue reading

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Sen. Wyden supports Iran nuclear deal

Show him some love. Please call the Senator’s office and thank him for his decision. And don’t forget, Sen. Jeff Merkley also supports the agreement. It’s good to be an Oregonian.

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VFP Press Release on Gaza Freedom Flotilla Seizure

@GazaFFlotilla #GazaFreedomFlotilla Press Release from Veterans For Peace      1404 North Broadway St. Louis, MO 63102  (314) 725-6005 http://www.veteransforpeace.org  @VFPNational FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 2, 2015 For more information: Ray McGovern, Participant, 2011 Freedom Flotilla, 703-994-1459 Michael T. McPhearson, VFP Executive … Continue reading

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UNAC Conference 2015

“A National Antiwar & Social Justice Conference to Stop the Wars at Home & Abroad!” The United National AntiWar Coalition (UNAC) hosted their 2015 conference, May 8-10 in Secaucus, New Jersey. Speakers and panelists included a wide array of peace, social … Continue reading

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The Global Peace Index

Latest results in the 2014 study from the Institute for Economics and Peace. See the interactive map here. Fascinating stuff. And see the highlights video here. Before you go, where do you think the United States ranks on the Global … Continue reading

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News Worth Spreading: “There IS An Alternative to War!”

Originally posted at his truly excellent blog by Joe Scarry, March 9, 2015. Please share widely. See his suggestions for spreading this important information on social media and elsewhere. And if you’re working on peace, especially nuclear disarmament, you should … Continue reading

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Gorbachev Confronts US Imperialism…Again

This is an excellent interview of former USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev by Sophie Shevardnadze of RT from December 2014. It’s just 24 minutes but so full of wisdom, history and insights on foreign affairs, especially Russia vs. the “west” today, … Continue reading

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VFP Statement Against Israeli Assault on Gaza, 2014

Veterans For Peace National Convention; Asheville, North Carolina July 26, 2014 As veterans who have witnessed the horror of war, we are deeply outraged by the State of Israel’s slaughter of many innocent civilians in Gaza. The military assault against children, women … Continue reading

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Taking a Stand ~ Not in My Name!

Originally posted on 4justpeace:
Soldier at Palestinian Nonviolent DemonstrationPhoto Credit: Dawn We Refuse to Serve in the Occupation Army! It is not easy to take an unpopular stand for what we know is right! And I am proud of the…

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