Tag Archives: afghanistan

Veterans confront a system that ignores them

By MITCH USMC05-09, Deployed to Fallujah, Iraq, in 2006 Originally posted at Socialist Action. Veterans are tired. They are tired of a system that no longer listens to them, tired of longer deployments, tired of a medical system that takes days … Continue reading

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The Intercept: The Drone Papers

Leaked documents reveal the cold calculus of murder from above. The expose is published in The Intercept. From DemocracyNow!: Newly leaked government documents have provided an unprecedented window into the secret U.S. drone assassination program across the globe. In “The Drone … Continue reading

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“Call Out for Justice: End the Wars”

Rally and March, Portland, Sunday, October 11, 2015, 1:00 PM Shemanski Park (the South Park Blocks at Salmon St.) Full details, including a full list of sponsors and endorsers, more fliers and posters, here: http://pjw.info/afghanistan14yl.html Endorsed by VFP 132 and … Continue reading

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Corvallis helps warm Kabul’s needy

Second Saturdays Benefit Concert Series – for a better world January 12 Update… The concert last night drew an overflow crowd and raised over $1,100 for the Afghan Duvet Project. An Evening of West African Rhythms, with a participatory drum circle in the 2nd … Continue reading

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Drones Quilt Project on display in Corvallis

Exhibit in Corvallis Public Library Main Meeting Room through October Three quilts from the Drones Quilt Project–the fourth is walking for peace through Maine–are on display at the Corvallis Public Library and may be viewed at any time. Please see … Continue reading

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Do your budget priorities match the Pentagon’s?

War versus domestic programs.  You decide. We found the numbers in this Bloomberg report on the war costs in Afghanistan stunning. Let’s grab just a few to make a point. Since we invaded Afghanistan in October 2001, the U.S. has spent $468.5 billion or … Continue reading

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Windows & Mirrors completes visit to Corvallis

Program highlights Afghan people and culture The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) exhibit, Windows and Mirrors, wraps up it’s visit to the Willamette Valley this month with a display of the murals at the Corvallis and Albany public libraries, and … Continue reading

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