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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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Military Recruiting in the United States – a book by Pat Elder

A must read for those concerned with the increasingly heavy presence of military recruiters in our schools and at community events. This should be particularly interesting to parents of school-age youth, who are offered minimal information on how much the … Continue reading

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Tomgram: William Hartung, Trump for the Defense

Originally posted at TomDispatch.com, November 22, 2016 Introduction by Tom Engelhardt It couldn’t be stranger when you think about it (which few here care to do).  In the latter part of the twentieth century and the first years of this … 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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US Planning New Military Bases In Middle East, Asia, And Africa

After sowing chaos for a decade, the Obama administration is expanding the military’s imperial footprint throughout Africa, Asia & more of the Middle East. Source: US Planning New Military Bases In Middle East, Asia, And Africa

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Honor Vets – Don’t Rewrite Their History

Vietnam was a mistake and the scene of countless atrocities…but not according to the new and improved version coming from the Pentagon. US Government Sanitizes Vietnam War History by Marjorie Cohn, Truthout, October 16, 2014 Excerpt: Now the Pentagon is planning … Continue reading

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War is good for business

Our guest blogger is Rachel Ozretich, co-founder of the Corvallis Area Move to Amend. In her short piece below, first published as a letter to the editor in the Corvallis Gazette-Times, Rachel makes clear the connection between US militarism abroad … Continue reading

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