Tag Archives: cost of war

Examining the Real Causes of War: Is There a Path to Peace?

Reminder…Today (Nov. 16) at 2pm in Lebanon, our chapter member Dr. Rick Staggenborg will lead  a discussion titled, “Examining the Real Causes of War: Is There a Path to Peace?” Where: Lebanon Public Library, 55 Academy Street. It will be sponsored … Continue reading

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PDX City Council Passed Nuke Weapons Ban Resolution

Update: Nov. 14, 2019…IT PASSED UNANIMOUSLY. VFP Linus Pauling Chapter members Linda Richards and Bill Glassmire (both pictured here) helped get SJM 5 (Nuclear Weapons Memorial) passed in Salem during the 2019 session. The Portland City Council resolution is just … Continue reading

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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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World Beyond War Exclusive: Armistice Day, Not Weapons Day — Everything You Need for November 10th and 11th

“Must read” is over-used…but you’ve got to see this from World Beyond War. The graphic alone is worth an extra click and some time reading a great (brief) piece by David Swanson. Here’s the opening, but head over to the … Continue reading

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What good comes from military spending?

Veterans For Peace, Linus Pauling Chapter member, Joel Inman, wrote the following letter to the Corvallis Gazette-Times editor. It was published May 7, 2017. We believe Joel presents a case that would appeal to fiscal conservatives and libertarians as well. … Continue reading

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The US American Way of War – S. Brian Willson

Hey, MSM and congress critters…Why no hearings on the #KunduzHospital attacks? Why spam us with #BenghaziCommittee coverage? [Bear with us…there’s a theme here.] Why hasn’t the U.S. government conducted full and thorough investigations into the countless cases of Native Americans, Mexicans, Hawaiians, Filipinos, Vietnamese … Continue reading

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VFP UK Launches Powerful Media Campaign

Amazing stuff. Thank you, @VFPUK. Must see videos for Truth in Recruiting activists and VFP members and allies. The best presentation of the Veterans For Peace mission statement ever: And… Truth in Military Recruiting…if military recruiters target small children, counter-recruiters should complete … Continue reading

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