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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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Silencing America as it prepares for war

By John Pilger 27 May 2016 Returning to the United States in an election year, I am struck by the silence. I have covered four presidential campaigns, starting with 1968; I was with Robert Kennedy when he was shot and … Continue reading

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No War on Syria !

Lobby Congress to take a no-war stand. Pres. Obama has said he will consult with Congress before attacking Syria. We the People need to tell Congress to block any US military aggression!  Here in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, we’re taking the message … Continue reading

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“Grand Bargain” neither grand nor a bargain

Critical time to demand Pentagon cuts and preserve social security & veterans benefits…what you can do Two caveats here first… We prefer to post original content here, but this story from Robert Naiman in the April 19 Common Dreams is … Continue reading

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Living Under Drones – A Report Back from Pakistan

A Linus Pauling VFP Chapter-sponsored event On Friday, November 7 at 7pm, Leah Bolger, National President of Veterans For Peace, will debrief her recent trip to the tribal areas of Pakistan with the CODEPINK delegation, protesting the use of drones against innocent civilians … Continue reading

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‘Why Are We There? Who Are We Helping?’ Americans Tire of Endless War

What’s astounding about these numbers is that, even after being dumbed down by mainstream media, folks are still waking up to the futility of remaining in Afghanistan. New AP-GfK Poll:  “In results released Wednesday [May 9, 2012], 66 percent opposed … Continue reading

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