Join Phil Donahue and MFSO
MFSO is hosting a phenomenal panel moderated by Phil Donahue at the Left Forum Conference in NYC on Saturday, May...
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Climate Activists Arrested On Earth Day At Pentagon | PopularResistance.Org
The is the largest consumer of fossil fuels globally, has a nuclear arsenal that can destroy ALL LIFE...
Pentagon  from twitter
yesterday
CIA Killing Of Al-Qaeda Hostages Boosts Critics Of Drone Strikes
"It's right that the White House has come clean and admitted its tragic mistake in killing these hostages, and...
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yesterday
‘Drone pilots, please, refuse to fly’: US vets launch anti-UAV ads campaign - YouTube
Members of Sacramento Veterans For Peace Chapter , along with members from Know Drones USA, Syracuse Peace...
87  from twitter
2 days ago
Veterans For Peace Statement on Environmental Costs of War :: Veterans for Peace
When you think about war, do you think about the environment? War wastes and destroys natural resources. After a...
Vets4Peace  EarthDay  from twitter
3 days ago
My letter to the IRS: War Tax Resistance | soitgoes1984
"This letter is to inform the United States government that I am refusing to pay my federal income tax for fiscal...
from twitter
4 days ago
International Conference | Peace & Planet
2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the United States atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It also marks 45...
from twitter
6 days ago
'Father, forgive me, I will not kill for you' - YouTube
'Father, forgive me, I will not kill for you'

Omer Goldman, daughter of the former deputy head of Mossad,and who...
from twitter
6 days ago
Postal police stamp out Tax Day demonstration at Dallas post office | Demotix.com
VFP members in Dallas, Texas were threatened with arrest this week during their actions for GDAMS -...
TaxDay  from twitter
8 days ago
I Will No Longer Pay Taxes for War | Matthew Hoh
"I fought in our Global War on Terror with the marines, and I even worked as a modern day colonial administrator,...
from twitter
10 days ago
These Are all the Countries Where the US Has a Military Presence | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization
"Those expecting the US to leave Afghanistan, should take a minute to consider this: the US still hasn’t left...
from twitter
11 days ago
Spirit and Healing in a Violent World Forum Sunday | Framingham, MA Patch
Pat Scanlon is a Vietnam Veteran who has devoted his life to working for peace, through Veterans for Peace and other activist organizations.Pat is an active member of the Unitarian Universalist Church, and a singer-songwriter.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_MA  culture_of_peace 
13 days ago
Fort Collins vet joins calls for Vietnam War letters - The Denver Post
As Memorial Day approaches, Bill Cobb of Fort Collins is joining the Veterans for Peace's appeal to encourage people to write memorial letters addressed to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, and express thoughts, memories and feelings about the war.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_CO  Vietnam_Full_Disclosure 
13 days ago
Doug Rawlings, "The Writing Is on the Wall: Join Veterans For Peace's Memorial Day Letter-Writing Campaign"
Join Veterans For Peace's Full Disclosure campaign by writing a letter to the soldiers whose names are carved into the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Veterans_For_Peace  Vietnam_Full_Disclosure 
16 days ago
Collateral Murder
Five years ago on April 5th, WikiLeaks released Collateral Murder:

In this video,...
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16 days ago
Military veterans target U.S. drone strikes in TV ads | The Sacramento Bee The Sacramento Bee
The ads are the first commercials opposing U.S. drone operations ever shown on American TV, according to sponsors, which include the Veterans Democratic Club of Sacramento County and the Sacramento chapter of Veterans for Peace.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_CA  drones 
16 days ago
America’s Tween Soldiers - In These Times
Last year, Henry F. Moss Middle School in Bowling Green, Ohio, offered students a brand new course. And, as a...
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16 days ago
New model of policing needed : News
Michael T. McPhearson, executive director of Veterans For Peace, and Denise Lieberman, senior attorney for Advancement Project, are the co-chairs of the Don’t Shoot Coalition.
Veterans_For_Peace  police_violence 
16 days ago
How would you spend $1 Trillion Dollars? Survey
For GDAMS - Global Day of Action on Military Spending, VFP Chapter 80 is running an online survey to get a...
from twitter
17 days ago
Law and Whistleblowing | Stand Up For Truth
The United States' war on transparency is making it an outlier in the international community. Just this week, a...
from twitter
17 days ago
United National Antiwar Coalition - Antiwar Organization
United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) Conference is coming up next month in Secaucus, NJ (May 8 - 10)....
from twitter
17 days ago
Local man calls for Vietnam War letters - Loveland Reporter-Herald
Cobb said Veterans for Peace, which tries to inform people of the true causes and cost of war, is recognizing 2015 as the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_CO  Memorial_Day  Vietnam_Full_Disclosure 
19 days ago
Beautiful sorrow as soldiers come home
The most patriotic among us—Veterans for Peace (VFP), Code Pink, and Stop the War Coalition—are trying to wake us up to the fact that America’s wars are based on lies and have nothing to do with national defense.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_CA  militarism 
19 days ago
Vigil mourns 1 year of airbase's drone mission
Veterans for Peace Chapter No. 128 President Russell Brown said, "It is our hope that when the community begins to ask questions about the specifics of the drone mission, they will agree that it doesn't belong here.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_NY  drones 
19 days ago
HAVERHILL, Mass.: Haverhill college professor promotes peace through poetry | Celebrities | The Bellingham Herald
He is a member of the Samantha Smith Chapter of Veterans for Peace. Samantha was the 10-year-old girl from Manchester, Maine, who in 1982 wrote a letter to Yuri Andropov, the leader of the Soviet Union, asking if he planned to launch a nuclear war against the United States.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_MA  poetry_contest 
19 days ago
Wisconsin Grandmother Jailed for Opposing Drone Murders | War Is A Crime .org
Wisconsin Grandmother Jailed for Opposing Drone Murders | War Is A Crime .org
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19 days ago
Peace activists announce funeral for the Earth in Seattle - The Capitol Hill Times
Veterans for Peace, Socialist Alternative and others will join in the action as a way to call public attention to what they consider to be an ill-advised policy that may well provoke a “new arms race” at a time when relations between the United States and Russia are strained over tensions in the Ukraine.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP-WA  nuclear_weapons 
22 days ago
Sixty Percent of Global Drone Exports Come From Israel - New Data
Israel has supplied 60.7 percent of the world's drones since 1985, according to new data from the Stockholm...
from twitter
22 days ago
Amy Goodman: The Costs of War, the Price of Peace - Truthdig
The report is called “Body Count” and is published in the U.S. by Physicians for Social Responsibility. “It has...
from twitter
23 days ago
Marijuana law co-sponsor urges patience | Capital New York
“As a veteran, I am dismayed that the final regulations fail to include PTSD [post traumatic stress disorder], which so many of my fellow soldiers suffer from on a daily basis,” Bill Gilson, president of the New York City chapter of Veterans for Peace, said in the press release.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_NY  medical_marijuana 
24 days ago
Graphic anti-drone video ad to run on television near US air force bases | World news | The Guardian
The 15-second television spots – thought to be the first anti-drone ads to run on US television – will air during the daytime throughout April in the Sacramento region, near Beale air force base, and asks drone pilots to “please refuse to fly”.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_CA  drones 
24 days ago
Extend coverage for medical pot - The Observation Deck
As the president of Adirondack Chapter 147 of Veterans For Peace in Saratoga and a veteran who has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, I feel the list of covered conditions in the draft regulations does not go far enough.
Veterans_For_Peace  VFP_NY  medical_marijuana 
24 days ago
QuizBean | Quickly Create Online Quizzes For Free
We all know the foolishness of war, but can you tell the facts from fiction? How much does the U.S actually dump...
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24 days ago
Talk Nation Radio: Brian Terrell: Anti-Drone-War-Movement Is Growing | Let's Try Democracy
Brian Terrell discusses a recent major protest of drone murders at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada and the state...
from twitter
24 days ago
Television Commercial in California Asks Drone Pilots to Stop Killing | War Is A Crime .org
his may be a first: a television ad campaign in a U.S. state capitol appealing to someone to stop murdering human...
from twitter
25 days ago
DRONE PILOTS: PLEASE DON'T FLY Beale AFB (full version) - YouTube
"by Veterans for Peace/Sacramento, and Veterans Democratic Club of Sacramento."
Veterans  For  Peace  VFP_CA  drones 
26 days ago
Veterans For Peace Calls for an End to the Persecution of Bowe Bergdahl
Veterans For Peace calls for an end to the persecution of Bowe Bergdahl, who has become a scapegoat for the...
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26 days ago
Militarism Abroad and Police Violence at Home » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names
"Although most news outlets sanitize it, the United States is, as the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said...
from twitter
27 days ago
Experts, activists speak against U.S. military intervention | GlobalPost
""Since the end of World War II, the United States has been involved in the invasion or the overthrow and the attempted overthrow of over 50 nations. We've attempted assassination of over 30 leaders of countries. We've bombed over 30 nations," Ladendorf, national board president of a nonprofit organization called Veterans For Peace, told Xinhua.

"Are we any safer today because of it? "
v  Veterans  For  Peace  VFP_CA  militarism 
29 days ago
WAND Education Fund | An Overview of Women, Peace, and Security
Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) is an international and national policy agenda that promotes the role of women...
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29 days ago
Life and Arts Announcements - News Sentinel Story
"Veterans For Peace, chapter 166: Jerry Bone and Doug Cox will lead book discussion of “War is a Force that Gives us Meaning” by Chris Hedges, 6 p.m. Wednesdays, April 8-22,"
Veterans  For  Peace  VFP_KY  culture  of 
29 days ago
Minnesotans take to the streets to say stop U.S. wars! | Fight Back!
"Around 200 protesters took to the streets here, March 21, to mark the 12th anniversary of the start of the U.S. war on Iraq. The protest called for an end to U.S. military intervention in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere and coincided with national anti-war actions, including an anti-war protest in Washington, DC at the White House on the same day."
Veterans  For  Peace  VFP_MN  militarism  Iraq 
4 weeks ago
USSR, Ukraine, Iraq and Activism | Opinion | teleSUR
"Once I was in Oregon, I worked a lot with Veterans for Peace (VFP) because IVAW didn't have a local chapter. I was trying to organize veterans on campus, but it was hard. "
Veterans  For  Peace  VFP_OR 
4 weeks ago
UFPJ Statement: Moving Away From War in Ukraine | United For Peace and Justice
Fromthe United for Peace and Justice statement on Ukraine conflict:

"The Ukraine conflict has become a complex...
from twitter
4 weeks ago
Protests decry 12 years of U.S. wars abroad | Workers World
"Groups that sent delegations to D.C. included Code Pink, Answer Coalition, United National Antiwar Coalition, Veterans for Peace, World Can’t Wait, World Beyond War, Fight Imperialism, Stand Together and the International Action Center."
Veterans  For  Peace  Iraq 
4 weeks ago
(500) http://www.vietnamfulldisclosure.org/
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the landing of U.S. ground troops in Da Nang, Vietnam. Many consider...
from twitter
4 weeks ago
This is the Moment We Have All Been Waiting For : Indybay
" Harry Meserve speaking for the Veterans for Peace expresses a related concern. "Many veterans return from service in the Gulf suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). We just don't know what effect the presence of a military-style vehicle in our community will have on those returning service men and women and we feel we are justifiably concerned."
Veterans  For  Peace  VFP_CA  militarization_of_police 
4 weeks ago
Untitled (https://plus.google.com/photos/106906066409718302863/albums/6129243988612927457)
Here are some of the photos from last weekends event, taken by VFP associate member Ellen Davidson!
SpringRising  from twitter
4 weeks ago
Navy Vet Wants Fewer Wars, More Attention to Returning Soldiers | Military.com
"Roland C. Van Deusen, 70. a veteran of the Navy and a member of the group North Country Veterans for Peace, is expected to hold a small demonstration at the event, though he may be the only one reacting with something less than full-throated support for the post."
Veterans  For  Peace  VFP_NY  militarism 
4 weeks ago
Statement on the 12th Anniversary of the Invasion of Iraq | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
"As an organization made up of veterans who have seen firsthand the impacts of war and who have also been deeply...
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5 weeks ago
"You Grow Up Wanting to be Luke Skywalker, Then Realize You've Become a Stormtrooper for the Empire"
"You fight, you kill, you watch friends die, and you notice a distinct lack of change. You kick in doors and tell...
from twitter
5 weeks ago
Community notes
"Sheboygan Veterans for Peace Chapter 114 will host the 11th annual Concert for Peace and Justice on Saturday, March 21, at 7 p.m. at the Paradigm Cafe, 1202 N. Eighth St., in Sheboygan."
Veterans  For  Peace  VFP_WI  concert  culture  of 
5 weeks ago
Watertown Daily Times | Local News, Sports, Features, and Community Information for Jefferson County, St. Lawrence County, and Lewis County in Northern New York.
"Roland C. Van Deusen, 70. a veteran of the Navy and a member of the group North Country Veterans for Peace, is expected to hold a small demonstration at the event, though he may be the only one reacting with something less than full-throated support for the post."
Veterans  For  Peace  VFP_NY  militarism 
5 weeks ago
Op-Ed: Boston Pride’s Decision to March in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade is an Abandonment of Solidarity : The Rainbow Times | Boston LGBT Newspaper Serving New England | Gay News
" In this context, it came as a shock to many to hear that Boston Pride would be joining this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade despite the fact that our sisters and brothers in Vets for Peace are still prevented from marching. Especially since just a year ago Boston Pride made this statement;"
Veterans  For  Peace  VFP_MA  parade 
5 weeks ago
Nevada Desert Experience :: Programs :: Sacred Peace Walk 2015 Schedule
Nevada Desert Experience will be hosting a Sacred Peace Walk! See below for registration and schedule...
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5 weeks ago
Resources for Youth - Youth Peace Literacy - Atrium Society
Working with youth ages 8-16? All the books in the Youth Peace Literacy Online Free Library can be downloaded for...
from twitter
5 weeks ago
Did Boston Freeze Out a Peace Group’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade? - Massachusetts news - Boston.com
"The group’s decision to not walk the streets of South Boston on March 15, for what would’ve been the fifth time, comes after a judge’s ruling upheld Boston transportation department’s denial of the VFP’s application for a noon start time, according to a statement released by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)."
Veterans  For  Peace  VFP_MA  parade 
5 weeks ago
St. Patrick’s Parade: Paying Homage to VFP, Gay Inclusion : The Rainbow Times | Boston LGBT Newspaper Serving New England | Gay News
"VFP has stood on the front lines, fighting on behalf of the LGBT community and other social and economic justice groups since 2011, when they launched the first St. Patrick’s Peace parade. "
Veterans  For  Peace  VFP_MA  parade 
5 weeks ago
Gays in St. Patrick's parade, but veterans for peace shunned - Nation - The Boston Globe
"“If not for Veterans for Peace pushing the envelope, OutVets and Boston Pride wouldn’t be allowed,” he said. “OutVets is one thing, but Boston Pride being admitted is really cracking the ceiling. We’re proud to have pushed the envelope.”

‘We’ve been told that the words veteran and peace should not be associated together.’
Pat Scanlon, Veterans for Peace

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That said, the people in Veterans for Peace now find themselves outside the parade tent, looking in"
Veterans  For  Peace  VFP_MA  parade 
5 weeks ago
Video | NECN
"Vietnam Vet Pat Scanlon and Sarah Wunsch of MA ACLU discuss the exclusion of Veterans for Peace from Boston's St. Patrick's Day Parade."
Veterans  For  Peace  VFP_MA  parade 
5 weeks ago
Too soon to throw confetti over St. Patrick’s Day parade’s inclusivity - Letters - The Boston Globe
"An organization of hundreds of veterans has been barred from this parade for years, ostensibly because the parade organizers, the Allied War Veterans Council, do not like the word “peace” associated with the word “veteran.” "
Veterans  For  Peace  VFP_MA  parade 
5 weeks ago
Chico News & Review - Chico woman cited for criminal trespassing at Air Force base.Local drone protester arrested - Downstroke - Local Stories - March 12, 2015
"Nelson said about 150 people, including 40 Veterans for Peace, briefly blocked both of the base’s gates, resulting in 34 arrests,"
Veterans  For  Peace  VFP_NV  drones  VFP_CA 
5 weeks ago
Spring Rising, An Anti-War Intervention in DC - Standing up! Speaking out!
Roll Call, who will be joining VFP and other activities later this week in DC for ?
SpringRising  from twitter
5 weeks ago
About Courage to Resist | Courage to Resist
In the past few years, tens of thousands of service members have resisted illegal war and occupation in a number...
from twitter
5 weeks ago
Veterans For Peace Online Store — Veterans For Peace Online Store
Did you know...now you can purchase gift cards in the VFP online store. Check it out:
from twitter
6 weeks ago
Article: 34 Arrested while Protesting Drone Killing at Creech AFB | OpEdNews
" These separate actions included a 40-person Veterans For Peace contingent that delivered a letter addressed to drone operators calling on them to not participate in war crimes related to targeted killing and to refuse to obey illegal orders."
Veterans  For  Peace  VFP_NV  drones 
6 weeks ago
On International Women's Day, activists keep attention on prisons, police brutality, and women heroes throughout history - citypaper.com
"Another marcher, Ellen Barfield, said she dreams of a time when there will be an International Men's Day because that will mean that women will have gained power. Barfield, an army veteran and longtime peace activist, co-founded the Baltimore chapter of Veterans for Peace, but notes that the group is largely male."
Veterans  For  Peace  VFP_MD  women 
6 weeks ago
Monsanto Talks Food Security, But Critics Want Vietnam War Restitution First
"Even if Monsanto has pure intentions, it should wait to get involved in sustainable agriculture and first compensate Vietnamese who suffer birth defects like missing limbs and distended bodies, Palazzo said."
Veterans  For  Peace  vfp_vn  Agent  Orange  Monsanto 
6 weeks ago
Drone News Roundup (Civilian And Military)
"At least two dozen activists were arrested during an anti-drone protest at the entrance to Creech Air Force Base in Nevada. The demonstration, which was organized by a coalition of peace and faith-based groups including Veterans for Peace and Code Pink, drew roughly 150 activists. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)"
Veterans  For  Peace  VFP_NV  drones 
6 weeks ago
Drones Make Enemies | Aware & Fair
"Dozens of veterans from all over the country (most members of Veterans for Peace and Iraq Veterans Against the War) are among the activists."
Veterans  For  Peace  VFP_NV  drones 
6 weeks ago
Acoustic Rock Artist Releases New Song in Support of Veterans For Peace | Talking Points Meme
" The track is available exclusively at Hotathon for a limited time, supporting Veterans for Peace, a national non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a community for veterans and also expose the true and human cost of war and militarism. "
Veterans  For  Peace  Lords_of_Lichtenstein 
6 weeks ago
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