Yesterday, for the first time, the U.S. launched strikes against Houthi-controlled sites in Yemen, making it a now active participant in the the Saudi-led bombing campaign that it’s been facilitating for over a year and a half. The strikes targeted and destroyed three radar installations that the Pentagon […]
Today, 22 Representatives delivered a letter to President Obama asking him to adopt a no-first-use policy on nuclear weapons. They applauded the vision he laid out in his 2009 Prague speech “to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons,” and expressed their concern that […]
Martin and Dorothie Hellman, longtime Peace Action members, have published an incredible book, A New Map for Relationships: Creating True Love at Home and Peace on the Planet, that we wholeheartedly recommend to our members and anyone interested in peace. Taking the reader through the story of their […]
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 […]
For Immediate Release: May 27, 2016 Contact: Paul Kawika Martin, Peace Action, 951-217-7285 cell, firstname.lastname@example.org 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. […]
…must learn to organize as effectively as those who love war.” MLK, Jr.
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 […]