Two weeks ago, the Democratic Party Platform Committee met in Orlando, Florida to discuss and vote on amendments to a draft of the 2016 party platform. After two weeks of what must have been an incredibly laborious process of crossing t’s and dotting i’s – or perhaps two […]
“This is the Trump theory on war,” he said referring to himself in third person. “But I’m good at war. I’ve had a lot of wars of my own. I’m really good at war. I love war in a certain way. But only when we win,” (emphasis added). […]
Washington, DC — July 5, 2016 — Peace Action, the nation’s largest peace organization, endorsed Russ Feingold for U.S. Senate in Wisconsin. “Peace Action has long taken a stand against the kind of rhetoric that drives fear, anger, and violence in our communities. I look forward to working […]
Great video of Will Hopkins, veteran and peace activist (Executive Director of New Hampshire Peace Action)
Will Hopkins went from serving in the National Guard and deployment in Iraq to becoming Executive Director of New Hampshire Peace Action. In this short video, produced by Kevin Bowe from Story-Crafters and released on Memorial Day, Will talks about returning from Iraq and joining the peace movement.
Yesterday, Army officer Capt. Nathan Michael Smith sued President Obama over the war against the Islamic State, challenging the President’s claim that he already has the legal authority to wage war against ISIS. The lawsuit comes on the tails of the death of the third American service member […]
Washington, DC — February 10, 2016 — For the first time in nearly 25 years, Peace Action PAC, the political action committee of Peace Action (the largest peace group in the U.S.) has endorsed a candidate for President: Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) for the Democratic primary. “Peace […]
Last weekend marked 25 years since the first U.S. vs. Iraq War, often called the Persian Gulf War. Executive Director Kevin Martin, along with our colleague Jennifer Bing of the American Friends Service Committee, wrote an op-ed published on AlterNet and did a radio interview yesterday on WBEZ Chicago […]