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 […]
Recently we sent you a request to contact President Barack Obama on further initiatives to reduce the danger of nuclear weapons, as he advocated in his Prague speech in 2009, and again less than two weeks ago in a Washington Post op-ed. Today, we have an even more […]
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 […]
supporters By Kevin Martin, Executive Director, Peace Action & Jon Rainwater, Executive Director, Peace Action West After 15 years of war, the next president of the United States will inherit daunting foreign policy challenges. Sadly, many of those challenges were fueled by an “act first, think later” U.S. […]
Last weekend marked 25 years since the first U.S. vs. Iraq War, often called the Persian Gulf War. Executive Director Kevin Martin, along with our colleague Jennifer Bing of the American Friends Service Committee, wrote an op-ed published on AlterNet and did a radio interview yesterday on WBEZ Chicago […]
…must learn to organize as effectively as those who love war.” MLK, Jr.