Hiroshima, Japan — August 6, 2015 — On the 71st Anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings (August 6th and 9th), Paul Kawika Martin, the senior director for policy and political affairs for the United State’s largest peace organization, Peace Action, released the following statement from the official Hiroshima […]
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 […]
Congress continues to work feverishly on the budget appropriations process. Your efforts led to at least one victory last week; the Senate blocked Sen. McCain (R-AZ) from adding another $18 billion to the already bloated Pentagon budget. Over the next several days and into next week, Congress will […]
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.
As if anyone should have needed this reminder …. Today, the United Nations Security Council voted to remind UN member states that medical facilities and personnel should never be targets of war. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed the Council pointedly reminded them that interfering with access to essential health […]
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 […]