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Veterans For Peace Statement Calling for Columbus Day to be Replaced with Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Statement by Veterans For Peace national office 10/10/2016 Veterans For Peace believes that the federal holiday commemorating the arrival of Christopher Columbus to the “New World” is an affront to Indigenous peoples everywhere and particularly to native peoples of the … Continue reading

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The Global Peace Index

Latest results in the 2014 study from the Institute for Economics and Peace. See the interactive map here. Fascinating stuff. And see the highlights video here. Before you go, where do you think the United States ranks on the Global … Continue reading

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Soft Power: The Vaccine Against Oppression

December 10, 2014 is International Human Rights Day and the 66th anniversary of the signing of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a good lens through which to view (with horror) the CIA torture report. This article first appeared on November 25, 2014 … Continue reading

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