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Leah Bolger delivers annual Pauling Peace Lecture

“Waging Peace” in Corvallis and beyond Leah Bolger, VFP Linus Pauling chapter member and former national VFP president, delivered the annual Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Memorial Lecture for World Peace at Oregon State University (LaSells Center) on April 30, 2013. Her talk, … Continue reading

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“We did not choose this war…”

As Obama tries to define the new normal in Afghanistan, some of us from the foreign-occupier countries are not buying it. Leah Bolger and David Swanson collaborated on this post in reaction to Obama’s speech from Bagram on May 1, … Continue reading

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Judge Expresses Sympathy With Criticism of Government, Imposes Minimum Sentence

Leah’s Trial Ends in Victory for the People’s Democracy In its press release, Veterans For Peace, announced, “Retired Naval Commander Leah Bolger pled guilty to the charge of Unlawful Conduct — Disruption of Congress at a hearing before Judge Stuart … Continue reading

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Naval Commander Stands Trial for Telling Supercommittee to End the Wars and Tax the Rich

Author:  Michael Levitin, Waging Nonviolence.  Posted at TruthOut. “Consider the story of Leah Bolger, the latest American hero up on trial: She is a young female artist in the Midwest. She joins the Navy at 22, is made commander and … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann Interviews VFP President, Leah Bolger

Hartmann likens Leah’s Super Committee civil disobedience protest to Susan B. Anthony’s illegal attempts to vote, promoting women’s suffrage. Linus Pauling Chapter member and VFP president, Leah Bolger, appeared on Thom Hartmann’s television program, “The Big Picture,” tonight explaining why … Continue reading

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Leah Bolger Speaks Truth to Power

Corvallis’ own, Leah Bolger, President of Veterans For Peace, was arrested for interrupting the Congressional Budget “Super” Committee as it listened to testimony from the Comptroller on how to fix the budget deficit. What is glaringly obvious to the 99% … Continue reading

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