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 […]
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 […]
Over Seventy Prominent Scholars and Activists Urge Obama to meet Hibakusha, Take Further Steps on Nuclear Disarmament
May 23, 2016 President Barack Obama The White House Washington, DC Dear Mr. President, We were happy to learn of your plans to be the first sitting president of the United States to visit Hiroshima this week, after the G-7 economic summit in Japan. Many of us […]
Yemen is our hidden war. For over a year, the U.S. has been supporting a Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen’s civil war, a war that has so far claimed the lives of at least 3,200 civilians. In January, we wrote about the U.S. role in this war, and […]
Largest Peace Organization Endorses Edwards for Maryland Senate Silver Spring, MD — April 21, 2014 — On the heels of what could be a close primary election this coming Tuesday, April 26, Peace Action, the nation’s largest peace organization, endorsed Representative Donna Edwards (MD 4) for U.S. Senate […]
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 […]
…must learn to organize as effectively as those who love war.” MLK, Jr.