On Tuesday, Textron — the last U.S. weapons company making cluster bombs, a deadly indiscriminate weapon that’s made headlines in the past year for killing and maiming hundreds of civilians in Yemen’s civil war — announced that it will no longer manufacture them. A spokesperson for the company […]
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.
For Immediate Release: May 27, 2016 Contact: Paul Kawika Martin, Peace Action, 951-217-7285 cell, email@example.com Peace Action Praises Obama’s Hiroshima Visit; Pushes for Action on Nuclear Abolition Washington, DC — May 27, 2016 — Moments ago President Obama reflected on visiting Hiroshima Peace Park. […]
Today marks Peace Action Development Director Peter Deccy’s 33rd anniversary as a Sane/Sane/Freeze/Peace Action employee, a truly remarkable milestone. 33 years ago Peter and his good friend, the late Kevin O’Connell, started the Sane canvass, which recruited hundreds of thousands of supporters as well as launching the activist […]
Peace Action is encouraging its online activist network to join in on a Thunderclap, Disarm For Our Planet, calling for a reallocation of 10% in world military expenditures and directing the money towards efforts to counter the serious threat of rapidly accelerating climate change The call was issued […]
After years of gridlock and partisan rancor, the budget impasse may finally be broken. The President won increases in ‘non-defense’ spending as part of the deal, but the Pentagon will still gobble up more than 50% of the discretionary budget. Allowed to increase spending at this pace, the […]
Negotiations to end the ‘nonstop horror’ of the Syrian civil war have begun. Peace Action applauds the parties for finally getting to the table – better late than never – but decries the endless political machinations that caused the governments involved from doing so long ago. These same […]