Category Archives: Veterans For Peace News

Release Marine Jose Segovia Benitez from I.C.E.

From the VFP national Deported Veterans Advocacy Project: Jose Roberto Segovia Benitez, a U.S. Marine who was honorably discharged, is being held at the I.C.E. Processing Center in Adelanto, California.  Jose has been diagnosed with PTSD/Traumatic Brain Injury and is … 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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A sad loss…

April 8 update:  Good article in the LBCC Commuter paper. A memorial is set for this Thuqrsday, Apr. 13, 4:30pm at LBCC, Albany. More details TBA. Our VFP chapter and local Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) branch are mourning … Continue reading

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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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The peace boat Golden Rule sails into a new era of nuclear activism

This article originally appeared in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, July 25, 2016. [with links] by Dawn Stover Dwarfed by the ships from the US Navy, the Royal Canadian Navy, and the US Coast Guard that visited Portland, Oregon, … Continue reading

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Congress: Stop the spying on activist groups

Popular Resistance, Mar. 8, 2016 ON 45TH ANNIVERSARY OF BREAK-IN THAT EXPOSED COINTELPRO – 60 GROUPS DEMAND CONGRESSIONAL COMMISSION TO INVESTIGATE FBI & DHS Over 60 national and local groups have signed on to a letter initiated by the Bill … 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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