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Green-washing the military is BS

…or PR. Don’t believe for a minute that the Pentagon is trying to save the planet by using solar panels on roof tops and bio-fuels in their jets.

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The Trillion Dollar Question the Media Have Neglected to Ask Presidential Candidates

The American people will be footing the bill — but, by and large, they haven’t heard much about our country’s planned trillion-dollar nuclear weapons upgrade. BY LAWRENCE WITTNER | MARCH 21, 2016 [Source: http://billmoyers.com/story/the-trillion-dollar-question-the-media-have-neglected-to-ask-presidential-candidates/%5D originally appeared at History News Network. … Continue reading

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GDAMS ! … It’s tax day

For this year’s Global Day of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS)… The Linus Pauling Chapter of VFP will join other peace and justice folks in a public information appearance at the Corvallis-Benton County Library on Tax Day, April 15, from 4pm … 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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Nukes are nuts, 2014 edition

Please call your senators and congressperson today. Proposed congressional legislation will help reduce wasteful spending on nuclear weapons and their delivery platforms. The president’s budget request for 2015 shows that his priorities are still dangerously backwards, asking for yet another increase … Continue reading

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Cut Pentagon Spending – Save Jobs – Save the Planet

Too Good to be True??? Mattea Kramer, of the National Priorities Project and Miriam Pemberton, from the Institute for Policy Studies recently penned an excellent article explaining how defense industry infrastructure could be “civilianized” and converted to “green” projects. Here, … Continue reading

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Missile Defense: Schumer’s push for program in New York is off-target

Beyond a New York or east coast issue, the ballistic missile defense system appears alive and well…if we allow it. The Buffalo News — May 23, 2013.  By William D. Hartung, Director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center … Continue reading

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