Month: May 2011

5 myths about foreign aid

Part of the process of truly making development a key pillar of US foreign policy is improving the way we do it. This requires getting down to the fact about what works and what doesn’t, and dispelling misguided myths that impede that process. To that end, John Norris […]

Antiwar momentum builds in Congress

Today the House voted on a slew of amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act, a bill authorizing hundreds of billions of dollars for the Pentagon and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan for fiscal year 2012. This provided a great opportunity for our allies in Congress to […]

Call now: House voting on Afghanistan

The House is voting this week on amendments to end the war in Afghanistan. This is a huge opportunity to influence the contentious debate within the White House on how many troops to withdraw in July. Call Rep. Barbara Lee at 1-888-231-9276 to support amendments to end the war […]

Al Fishman, Presente!

  I just got word Al Fishman, former national Peace Action board member and longtime leader in Peace Action of Michigan and the Detroit peace and justice community, passed away. I don’t know any details yet, just that he went to the hospital yesterday for a knee problem […]

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