Month: August 2008

Peace Action Maine Live from the DNC

Dear friends, I am writing to you today from the Democratic National Convention, where Peace Action Maine will be reaching out to fellow activists, meeting with Maine delegates and legislators, and speaking at a number of events in Denver.  Peace Action Maine will also be at the Republican […]

Why we Protest

It works!  Our own Jonathan Williams – Peace Action’s SPAN Coordinator marched with IVAW and thousands of other protestors to block the way of Democratic delegates until they let an IVAW representative speak with the Obama camp. From the IVAW website: IVAW members in Denver on Wednesday where […]

Week of action report: Las Vegas

Cara, Teresa and April in front of Sen. Reid’s office As part of our Week of Action for the No Soldier Left Behind campaign, and to follow up on our Nevada mobile’s work to highlight nuclear weapons, I organized local lobby meetings with Rep. Shelley Berkley’s staff and […]

Iraq & Afghanistan Tolls

Those who died in Iraq from Aug 17 to 23: Cpl Travis Stottlemyer 20  Hatfield PA George Stanciel  40  Greenwood MS 77 were seriously wounded. 96 were returned to occupation. 95 Iraqi sisters and brothers were killed. In Afghanistan were killed: Sgt Brian Studer  28  Roseau MN Cpl […]