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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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Reclaim Armistice Day, November 11

[The original submission for the Corvallis Gazette-Times “As I See It” piece, published Nov. 6, 2016] November 11 is Armistice Day Many celebrate November 11 as Veterans Day, but across the country, Veterans For Peace chapters and other peace and … Continue reading

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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 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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Seventeen minutes . . .

Then a quarter century of reflection and bitterness. March 15, 2016. Panama City, Panama. by Bart Bolger [see 8/2/2016 update at the end of this post] This is Conrad. Conrad is an 81-year old tour guide—he says he is a … Continue reading

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VFP Press Release on Gaza Freedom Flotilla Seizure

@GazaFFlotilla #GazaFreedomFlotilla Press Release from Veterans For Peace      1404 North Broadway St. Louis, MO 63102  (314) 725-6005 http://www.veteransforpeace.org  @VFPNational FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 2, 2015 For more information: Ray McGovern, Participant, 2011 Freedom Flotilla, 703-994-1459 Michael T. McPhearson, VFP Executive … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Tour: Derry

Powerful new documentary short from our Veterans For Peace chapter in the UK. Here’s the post on their website: http://veteransforpeace.org.uk/2014/a-different-kind-of-tour-derry/ Please watch this ~20 minute documentary–the first of a three part series on VFP-UK’s peace and reconciliation tour of Northern Ireland. … Continue reading

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