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The Ukrainian lifeboat dilemma
There’s a classical dilemma in ethics you’ve likely heard of that’s known as the lifeboat problem. Imagine that you’re on the last lifeboat on a sinking ship. It’s already full beyond safe capacity. The chance of rescuers arriving any time soon is minimal. There are still passengers in the shark-infested water who…. Continue reading
Bob Stebbins, ¡Presente!
We remember the life of Bob Stebbins, one of VFP Linus Pauling Chapter’s charter members, who died December 29, 2022 at the age of 89. Continue reading
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Video Update – Examining the Real Causes of War: Is There a Path to Peace?
December 31, 2019 Update: Our good friend and media wiz, Ash Terry of Uphill Media, recorded this seminar and has produced a really nice video here: Many thanks to Rick Staggenborg and the good folks at Rural Oregon Progressives for … Continue reading
PDX City Council Passed Nuke Weapons Ban Resolution
Update: Nov. 14, 2019…IT PASSED UNANIMOUSLY. VFP Linus Pauling Chapter members Linda Richards and Bill Glassmire (both pictured here) helped get SJM 5 (Nuclear Weapons Memorial) passed in Salem during the 2019 session. The Portland City Council resolution is just … Continue reading
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VFP Linus Pauling Chapter is S/V Golden Rule Honorary Plank Owner
You might recall that back in February 2019 our chapter hosted a public talk about a Veterans For Peace project supporting the sailing vessel (S/V) Golden Rule. Here she is sailing up the Willamette River a few years ago during … Continue reading
Corvallis Film screening, discussion–Abolish Nuclear Weapons!
Historic Sailboat Project Supports UN Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons. When: Friday, February 1, 7pm – 9pm Where: First United Methodist Church – Room 219, 1165 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis Sailing vessel Golden Rule crew member and Golden Rule Project … Continue reading
VFP joins Corvallis activists to say #Enough
The college Republicans at Oregon State University love their firearms…or maybe they just needed the money. They concluded their second amendment week with their annual drawing for a rifle and other firearm paraphernalia. The Corvallis community was not happy. Many … Continue reading
VFP 132 talks Iran nuclear deal on KBOO
Many thanks to KBOO and our friend and activist-audiographer Bobbi Hall for helping keep the pressure on Sen. Wyden to support the Iran nuclear deal. Please call Wyden’s Portland office (503-326-7525) and demand he support the #IranDeal. His staff told … Continue reading
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