Banner year for Reggae on the River with new features
Some of the nonprofits benefitting this year will be Heart of the Redwoods Community Hospice, Fire Departments, Beginnings, Eel River Clean-Up Project, and Veterans For Peace.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_CA  culture_of_peace 
17 hours ago
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Turkey and the United States have signed a deal to open the former’s Incirlik air base to the U.S.-led coalition...
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yesterday
Letter: PTSD path to reconciliation
Veterans For Peace has been exposing the costs of war and teaching and learning about reconciliation at home and abroad for 30 years. Learning about Post Traumatic Stress will help all Americans become more aware of its symptoms and be more sensitive to Americans who have had to fight these wars or suffer the effects of traumatic abuse.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_CO  PTSD 
2 days ago
Veterans for Peace hosting concert
Veterans for Peace Chapter 114 will hold a free concert featuring at 7 pm on August 7th, 2015, at the Sheboygan...
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2 days ago
See what military equipment police in Michigan are picking from federal surplus | MLive.com
Peace at Home Peace Abroad: If you live in Michigan, you will find this interesting. If you don't, your community...
from twitter
3 days ago
VA failing to treat, prevent suicide among vets
"They're dying twice," Tom Abeln, the St. Louis Chapter President for Veterans for Peace, said. "There needs to be some, not only help for these people, but justice for what they've been through, and their families."
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_MO  suicide 
6 days ago
Brad Byrd In-Depth: Gary May Reacts to Donald Trump's Comments on John McCain - Tristatehomepage - Eyewitness News
Brad Byrd sits down with Vietnam War veteran Gary May, who is also the chairman for Veterans for Peace of Evansville, to get his reaction to Trump's comments on McCain and to discuss what makes a war hero.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_IN  militarism 
7 days ago
Pushing for the Dismantling of Anti-Climate, Pro-War Economies | Opinion | teleSUR English
They want to dismantle war economies and work to end all wars. The Minnesotans, many of them old friends, convened in the spacious loft of a rural barn. After organizers extended friendly welcomes, participants settled in to tackle this year’s theme: “The War on Our Climate.”
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_MN  climate_change  mil 
7 days ago
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The historic Golden Rule peace boat, restored by Veterans For Peace and many friends, has set sail from the...
from twitter
7 days ago
vfp billboard campaign - YouTube
In recent years, the military has become more prominent in public schools. Chicago has the most militarized public...
from twitter
8 days ago
Pushing Up | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
Earth's military crisis, its climate crisis, and the paralyzing economic inequalities that burden impoverished...
from twitter
9 days ago
WATCH: What Happens To A Soldier Home From War
What does trauma look like, even long after a soldier’s war is over? Shot by photojournalist Mati Milstein in New...
from twitter
9 days ago
Obama Pledged to Reduce Nuclear Arsenal, Then Came This Weapon | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization
"The U.S. government doesn’t consider the B61-12 to be new – simply an upgrade of an existing weapon. But some...
from twitter
10 days ago
VFP Logo Shirt: Blue, Pink, Grey Choices | Teespring
Still time to order your pink, blue, and/or grey Veterans For Peace shirts! Order now to have your shirt...
from twitter
13 days ago
Convalescent home for AO/dioxin victims opens - Related news - 7/17/2015 - VOV News English
Present at the ceremony were leaders of the Vietnam Association for US Veterans for Peace and numerous other domestic and foreign individuals and organisations.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_Vietnam  Agent_Orange 
13 days ago
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Congressional Republicans aren't pleased with the historic Iran nuclear accord. As soon as the deal was announced...
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14 days ago
The Chronicle of Winston-Salem 'This is Our Selma!' - The Chronicle of Winston-Salem
“Forward Together, Not One Step Back” was the theme of the march and rally, while various groups, such as Democracy N.C. and Veterans for Peace, were represented in the crowd.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_NC 
14 days ago
Video premiere: Outblinker – 'Blue' - The Skinny
"The theme behind the video was largely inspired by the recent campaign from Veterans For Peace (VFP) to have the recruitment age for the British army raised from 16 to 18 as we are still the only NATO state doing that.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_UK  Truth_in_Recruiting 
14 days ago
About 50 gather in Ithaca to mark Gaza attacks
Around 50 people gathered for an interfaith memorial circle Tuesday afternoon in Dewitt Park. They came together to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Israel’s 2014 July-August assault on Gaza and the ten-year anniversary of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_NY  Israel 
14 days ago
War Veterans Throw Medals at NATO Summit! - YouTube
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15 days ago
War Veterans Discard Medals in Rejection of Militarism and War - YouTube
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16 days ago
Log In - The New York Times
VICTORY! The United States, Iran and five other world powers announced a historic deal, which will curb Iran's...
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16 days ago
Matthew Hoh interview with RT International - YouTube
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17 days ago
Armistice Day: Ringing 11 Bells For Peace - YouTube
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17 days ago
Armistice Day 2014 Veterans For Peace - Central Florida - YouTube
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17 days ago
Veterans For Peace Armistice Day 2013 - Boston - YouTube
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17 days ago
Insights - St Patricks Day Peace Parade 2014 - YouTube
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17 days ago
Extremist by Pat Scanlon - YouTube
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17 days ago
Veterans For Peace Protest War Outside White House - YouTube
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17 days ago
Antes de Alistarte! (Before You Enlist!) - YouTube
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17 days ago
Before You Enlist! (2011 revision) - YouTube
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17 days ago
Milton July 4, 2015 Parade - YouTube
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17 days ago
War Veterans Discard Medals in Rejection of Militarism and War » VFP UK
“We are members of Veterans For Peace UK, an ex-services organisation of men and women who have served this country in every conflict since the second world war. We exist in the hope of convincing you that war is not the solution to the problems of the 21st century. We have come here today to hand back things, given to us as soldiers, that we no longer require or want.” Said Ben Griffin.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_UK  militarism 
17 days ago
Smarter Foreign Policies or Bigger Blowbacks? | Dissident Voice
Maybe our peace-waging groups such as Veterans for Peace, composed of men and women who have served in hot wars, can gain access to some presidential candidates,
Veterans_For_Peace  militarism 
17 days ago
Rothschild: Support our troops? Maybe not - News - DailyTidings.com - Ashland, OR
For a Fourth of July parade — or, indeed, any parade in this country — the military presence in Ashland’s was small, no larger than the presence of Peace House and Veterans for Peace-Rogue Valley.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_OR  parade 
17 days ago
Drones Memorial Quilts on display at Asheville Area Arts Council, July 13-25 | Mountain Xpress
Just Peace for Israel/Palestine, Veterans for Peace, Chapter 099, and Western NC Physicians for Responsibility, in conjunction with the U.S. Drones Quilt Project and the Asheville Area Arts Council will sponsor a public exhibit of four handmade quilts. Each of the 36 squares on each quilt was created in memory of a civilian victim of a U.S. drone attack.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFO_NC  drones  culture_of_peace 
17 days ago
Super Senior: Larry Hamilton - WCAX.COM Local Vermont News, Weather and Sports-
The Group is called Veterans for Peace. Larry is the last surviving World War II chapter member. Because of bad knees, Larry will be riding the parade route.

"We get a lot of people applauding, a lot of people saying thank you for your service," said Larry.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_VT  parade 
17 days ago
Iraq War Vet Matthew Hoh Tells Jesse Ventura Obama’s New ISIS Plan is “Absurd” | OTG - Ora TV - YouTube
Iraq war veteran and Veterans For Peace Advisory Board member, Matthew Hoh, interviews about ISIL, the latest...
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20 days ago
Twin Cites protest to mark 1-year anniversary of Israeli mass killings in Gaza | Fight Back!
On July 8, Palestine solidarity protesters will gather in Loring Park, at 4:30 p.m., and march through Uptown Minneapolis to mark the one-year anniversary of Israel’s 51-day bombing campaign against Gaza. They will demand an end to U.S. aid to Israel.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_MN  Palestine 
21 days ago
MARITIME MUSEUM BANS GOLDEN RULE FROM DOCKING: SHIP MADE FAMOUS FOR ITS ROLE IN BANNING NUCLEAR WEAPONS TESTING | East County Magazine
The San Diego Maritime Museum has refused to allow Veterans for Peace to dock its ship, the Golden Rule, at the...
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22 days ago
VFP Logo Shirt: Blue, Pink, Grey Choices | Teespring
We have had a few people asking for VFP logo shirts in colors that we don't carry in the VFP Online Store. We...
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22 days ago
DRONE STRIKE - United States TERRORISM - YouTube
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23 days ago
US Drone Warfare: Controversial ‘Signature Strikes’ Hit Yemen and Pakistan | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization
"US drone and air strikes killed at least 207 people in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Somalia and Yemen so far in 2015,...
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23 days ago
Peacestock returns to Hobgoblin | Republican Eagle
The annual Peacestock will begin 9 a.m. Saturday July 11 at Hobgoblin Music, 920 Highway 19. The daylong gathering sponsored by Veterans for Peace Chapter 115 will focus on the theme “The War on Our Climate.”
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_MN  culture_of_peace 
23 days ago
Shedding light on American drone attacks
In order to shed light on American drone attacks, a group of local organizations is sponsoring a national art exhibit called the Drones Quilt Project, to be shown at the Asheville Area Arts Council Gallery
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_NC  drones 
23 days ago
Ralph Strangis: Why do we inject patriot acts into sports? | Dallas Morning News
He tells me about his time as an Army Ranger in the 75th. How he leaves the Rangers as a conscientious objector a few days after his comrade Pat Tillman is killed by friendly fire. We talk about the machine.

“Using words like ‘hero’ and ‘warrior’ aren’t appropriate.” Rory says. “We’re not fighting for freedom, we’re fighting with empirical goals.”
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_TX  militarism 
23 days ago
Our flag, used as a symbol of pride and protest, tells a lot about who we are | The Seattle Times
As Veterans for Peace march past, members of the White Center Fraternal Order of Eagles watch the annual Veterans Day parade in Auburn, wearing flag skirts. The parade is billed as the largest for vets west of the Mississippi.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_WA  parade 
23 days ago
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26 days ago
Freedom Flotilla: ‘Tasering my friend Charlie was an act of terrorism’ — RT Op-Edge
"The boats making up Freedom Flotilla 3 (FF3) have been prevented from reaching the besieged people of Gaza and...
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28 days ago
US, Saudi Arabia Guilty Of War Crimes In Yemen: US Navy Veteran
Both the United States and Saudi Arabia should be held accountable for war crimes, a U.S.-based peace activist claims. Leah Bolger, a U.S. Navy veteran who is past president of Veterans For Peace, accuses the two nations of human rights abuses.
Veterans_For_Peace  Yemen 
28 days ago
Hancock Defendants Face Hostile Jury; Prosecution Rests after 1 Witness | War Is A Crime .org
Four concerned citizens are on trial before Judge Joseph Zavaglia in the DeWitt Town Court for their action at...
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4 weeks ago
Israeli gov’t targets dissident IDF veterans | Workers World
The globalization of the veterans’ movement for peace and justice is in its early stages, but it is ready to give solidarity and other assistance to Israeli veterans who struggle for these same things.

Kramer, a veteran of the IDF, is currently chapter president of Veterans For Peace/Chapter 021.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_NJ  Israel 
4 weeks ago
San Diego Museum Rejects Golden Rule's Request to Dock, Cites Ketch's 'Political Agenda' | Lost Coast Outpost | Humboldt County
What began as a debate between Veterans for Peace and the museum for available docking space has evolved into a battle over the Golden Rule’s historical significance.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_CA  Golden_Rule 
4 weeks ago
Scrapbook June 22 : Wsj
Madison Veterans for Peace has awarded a $1,200 peace scholarship to Jose Hernandez of Madison West High School. He will attend Madison Area Technical College this fall. Hernandez submitted a winning essay and spoke at the Memorial Day peace rally at James Madison Park.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_MA  scholarship 
5 weeks ago
Quaker film questions militarisation of education | Ekklesia
Ben Griffin, founder of Veterans for Peace UK says that the military is selling this idea of the military ethos in order to gain access to schools. He says ‘military ethos’ is actually about instilling obedience without question, developing a gang mentality and removing the innate psychological barrier to killing.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_UK  Truth_in_Recruiting 
5 weeks ago
Pave Paradise, put up a naval base - The Ecologist
Over the years they have attracted peace activists from the mainland and internationals, including members of the Catholic Workers, Veterans for Peace, Amnesty International, and prominent figures like Gloria Steinem, Oliver Stone and Korean-American activist Christine Ahn.
Veterans_For_Peace  Jeju_Island 
5 weeks ago
Historic Peace Ship Is Re-Launched » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names
June 20th marked the launch ceremony of the rebuilt sailing ketch, the Golden Rule, after four years of hard work by a restoration team led by Veterans for Peace. As we shall see, the Golden Rule is no ordinary sailboat.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_CA  Golden_Rule 
5 weeks ago
Calling All 16-Year-Old Recruits: Get Your Battlefield Casualties Action Man - P.T.S.D., Paralyzed and Dead - Now! | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
Ahead of Britain's Armed Forces Day this weekend, Veterans For Peace U.K. are releasing several short, dark, mordant films as part of their campaign against enlisting 16-year-olds into the armed forces.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_UK  counter-recruiting  Truth_in_Recruiting 
5 weeks ago
Restored Anti-Nuke Sailboat Launches Again on a Peace Mission
Word of Zerlang's research spread to local members of Veterans For Peace, a global organization dedicated to promoting awareness of the true costs of war. Jim Sorter, a 1960s Vietnam veteran, showed up when the boat was “still wet from the bay.” He was as smitten as Zerlang and envisioned what the ketch might accomplish.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_CA  Golden_Rule 
5 weeks ago
Helen Caldicott: Fukushima's Ongoing Impact - YouTube
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5 weeks ago
Dr. Helen Caldicott: Preserving the Future - YouTube
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5 weeks ago
Log In - The New York Times
"A Defense Department study in 2013, the first of its kind, found that drone pilots had experienced mental health...
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5 weeks ago
War veterans call for rethink on recruitment of 16-year-olds | UK news | The Guardian
The organisation Veterans For Peace (VFP) is demanding change, but the MoD says it depends on 16-year-olds for a quarter of the intake needed to sustain UK forces.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_UK  Truth_in_Recruiting 
5 weeks ago
Saturday still peace day for local group
Chisholm, 81, of Chippewa Falls and her husband Tom, a veteran, were members of the Veterans for Peace chapter in the Twin Cities. Strictly speaking, their group of people here isn’t an official chapter, but they share the same vision.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_MN  culture_of_peace 
5 weeks ago
Global peace activist speaks
The Humboldt Friends Meeting, the Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and the Veterans for Peace Golden Rule Project are sponsoring this gathering.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_CA  Nonviolence 
5 weeks ago
Veterans For Peace Stands with the People of Charleston :: Veterans for Peace
"Veterans For Peace is appalled by the racist killing of nine members of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal...
from twitter
5 weeks ago
US Veterans Urge Drone Operators to Refuse Orders to Fly Surveillance and Attack Missions | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization
Also signing are former U.S. Army Captain and CIA official Ray McGovern; former U.S. Navy Lt. Barry Ladendorf, president of Veterans for Peace;
Veterans_For_Peace  drones 
6 weeks ago
6 Facts You Didn't Know About Veterans for Peace
Veterans for Peace includes military veterans in some 140 chapters worldwide. Among its goals are educating the public about the costs of war, advocating the end of the arms race, striving to dismantle the war economy, attempting to restrain national intervention in the internal affairs of other nations, and providing services that help veterans as well as the victims of war,
Veterans_For_Peace 
6 weeks ago
M.e.g.a.c.i.p.h. - Music
RT : is my latest album available exclusively at 100% proceeds go to ...
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6 weeks ago
Group urges drone operators to refuse orders to fly
"I have traveled to Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen and Gaza to do talk to victims of US and Israeli drones," said...
from twitter
6 weeks ago
Veterans Call For Diplomacy in Iraq, Not More U.S. Bases and Troops :: Veterans for Peace
The 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq set into motion a decade of violent resistance. Violence has become the norm as...
from twitter
6 weeks ago
Veterans for Peace chief McPhearson to speak in 3 NH communities | New Hampshire
Michael T. McPhearson, executive director of Veterans for Peace and co-chair of the St. Louis-based Don’t Shoot Coalition, will visit New Hampshire this week to speak about the connections between peace at home and peace abroad.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_NH 
6 weeks ago
Nonviolence and Peace Movements: Crash Course World History 228 - YouTube
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6 weeks ago
If U.S. Bombed Iran What Would Actually Happen? - YouTube
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6 weeks ago
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