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). […]
This should be no surprise, but Cleveland Peace Action has been in the leadership of various events in Cleveland protesting the Republican/Trump agenda. Cleveland Peace Action leaders Rosemary Palmer and Paul Schroeder were featured in a New York Times article last week, and a truthout article gives a […]
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.
This article by national Peace Action board member Larry Wittner was originally published by History News Network at http://historynewsnetwork.org/article/161986 Bernie Sanders: The 2016 Peace Candidate By Lawrence S. Wittner [Dr. Lawrence Wittner (www.lawrenceswittner) is Professor of History emeritus at SUNY/Albany. His latest book is a satirical novel […]
–Kevin Martin, Executive Director Somehow I had avoided watching more than a few minutes of any of the presidential debates of either party prior to last night (presumably I’ll live longer for it), but I tuned in to the chatfest from Milwaukee somewhat dutifully. My main interests […]