Tag Archives: military industrial complex

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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Defense contractor lobbyists start 2016 strong

From the April 21, 2016 Politico Morning Defense email: <<LOBBYING TALE OF THE TAPE – NORTHROP TOPS DEFENSE FIRMS: Northrop Grumman topped defense contractors in lobbying spending for the first three months of this year, jumping ahead of Boeing for … Continue reading

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A Memorial Day Message …

… from the late Howard Zinn, once active and now honorary member of Veterans For Peace. Excerpt: “Memorial Day should be a day for putting flowers on graves and planting trees. Also, for destroying the weapons of death that endanger … 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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