Month: April 2011


Why not cut the Pentagon budget?

By Judith LeBlanc This week, the debate on the federal budget deficit continues to rage, but not in DC. It’s in town hall meetings across the country during the Congressional recess and on the editorial pages of our local newspapers. (Hope you are participating!) Folks are mad as […]


What Greg Mortenson got right

I can’t even count the number of times people — from peace activists to congressional staffers — have recommended that I read “Three Cups of Tea,” or shared their enthusiasm for Greg Mortenson’s efforts to bring positive change to countries in which the US military has wrought havoc. […]

Civil Society and Nuclear Disarmament

The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research’s (UNIDIR)  journal Disarmament Forum published an issue late last year devoted to views on civil society and nuclear disarmament. Peace Action national board member (and peace movement historian and author) Larry Wittner was among the leading activists and scholars contributing articles […]


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