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Linus Pauling VFP Chapter hosts Tax Day event

The US will spend $800 billion this year on militarism. How would you spend $800 billion to make the world better? Continue reading

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Tax day event: Let’s Use Our Taxes for a Better World, April 16, Corvallis

UPDATE, 4/14/22: Join us April 16 and hear more about a VFP co-sponsored resolution we hope to have the Corvallis City Council to pass which would divest city investments from weapons maker companies. More here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/tn55mlg8hxy7539/2022-02-13%20CDfW%20resolution%20v4.pdf?dl=0 ALSO, please have a … Continue reading

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Labor says: WI must shift from military spending to sustainable economy

Originally posted on PEACE ACTION'S GROUNDSWELL:
By Judith Le Blanc, Peace Action Field Director A great way to end the year is to toast yet another step forward in the Move the Money Campaign. Peace Action, national and WI…

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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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VFP at Corvallis Sustainability Fair

Linus Pauling Chapter calls for shifting Pentagon funds to local sustainability projects. Chapter members staffed an information table at the annual Corvallis Sustainability Coalition “Sustainability Fair” on March 14, 2013. For the past several years, our information pertained to DoD’s … Continue reading

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