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38th Annual Thomas Merton Award Dinner and Banner Drop

Veterans For Peace will play a significant role at the Thomas Merton Award Dinner for Noam Chomsky on November 1, 2010 in Pittsburgh. VFP will conduct the press conference with Chomsky during which the War Economy Committee will engage in … Continue reading

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Photo essay on closed schools

A photo essay called “CLOSED”: From the photographer: Mark and I went around documenting elementary schools that had been closed at the end of last school year due to budget cuts. We also photographed some closed businesses that failed recently. … Continue reading

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BRING OUR WAR $$ HOME: How’s the war economy working for you?

From OpEdNews: Is the U.S. really leaving Iraq? And will we be at war with Iran soon? While still mired in Afghanistan? While the number of U.S. troops in Iraq will be reduced from a high of 165,000, many of … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor on Labor Day

A letter to the editor written by Alan L. Maki in Warroad, Minnesota: With Labor Day just around the corner, I would like to share a working class perspective with readers in the interest of dialog, discussion and debate. The … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor

A letter to the editor submitted to the Corvallis Gazette-Times by Veterans for Peace’s Leah Bolger: It is impossible to put a dollar figure on the value of a human being; therefore there is no way to express in monetary terms the … Continue reading

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Rally

Title: RallyLocation: St LouisDescription: Action planned Date: 2010-10-10

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Veterans’ banner tags abandoned Detroit building with question: “How’s the War Economy Working for You?”

Detroit — Members of Veterans For Peace (VFP), attending the U.S. Social Forum, a gathering of over 8,000 activists from across the U.S., created and erected the 10 x 15-foot sign that reads, “How’s the War Economy Working for You?” … Continue reading

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How is the war economy working for you?

“How Is The War Economy Working For You?” is a national campaign organized by Veterans For Peace. We are asking Americans to ask themselves how the occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan and the expanding war in Pakistan has affected the … Continue reading

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