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January 21st, 2009

Activists seek to keep Oregon guard home

Corvallis Gazette-Times An estimated 700 signatures from Corvallis are among 7,000 gathered by supporters of the “Campaign to Keep Oregon’s Guard in Oregon.” The group plans to hold a press conference at noon today in the Capitol basement and then deliver the signatures to Gov. Ted Kulongoski, Senate President Peter ... continue reading

January 15th, 2009

Deserter's cause taken up by activists at Miramar

By Tony Perry / Los Angeles Times Reporting from San Diego -- Antiwar activists have taken up the cause of an Army deserter who was deported from Canada and is now being held at the brig at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. Two dozen members of Military Families Speak Out ... continue reading

January 12th, 2009

Rotary vigils to end, for now

By Keith Edwards / Kennebec Journal AUGUSTA -- A group of local residents who've held weekly vigils for peace and democracy for the last six years is calling it quits, due to a belief President-elect Barack Obama will "right many wrongs."And if he doesn't?They'll be back.Jan. 15 will be the ... continue reading

January 2nd, 2009

Camp Hope Holds Obama to "Change" Pledge ...by Mike Ferner

"From the people who put you in office" Determined to keep President-elect Barack Obama true to his promise of change, peace and economic justice activists kick off an 18-day outdoor vigil January 1, four blocks from the Illinois Senator's home in Chicago. Camp Hope, headquartered in the Windy City's Drexel ... continue reading

December 1st, 2008

6 years of peace protests in Rockland

By Steve Lieberman / The Journal News NANUET - Joan Rudolph of Nanuet applauds both encampments at Middletown Road and Route 59 for their activism and perseverance. For the past six years - through rain or shine, and warm or cold temperatures - Rudolph and thousands of others have seen ... continue reading

December 1st, 2008

Two teachers promote peace, compassion

By Waveney Ann Moore / St. Petersburg Times Married for 30 years, Pinellas County public school teachers John and Sheila Stewart have a standing date most Wednesday evenings: They head to busy Pinellas County intersections to wave signs protesting the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and money spent on them. ... continue reading

November 13th, 2008

Fight Erupts At Calif. Veterans Day Parade

AUBURN (AP) ? Punches were thrown and a tug-of-war ensued over a sign when a peace group tried to join Auburn's Veterans Day parade. Six Veterans for Peace marchers say they were eventually allowed to march at the back of Tuesday's parade -- as long as they kept their anti-war ... continue reading

November 12th, 2008

Local veterans recall horrific realities of war

By Alan Morrell / Rochester Democrat & Chronicle Military veterans spoke Sunday about their experiences with the horrors of war during a program that began at Washington Square Park and continued in the First Universalist Church in Rochester. Other speakers discussed being war resisters and conscientious objectors — and about ... continue reading

November 12th, 2008

San Francisco Veterans Day Parade Draws Crowd

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS 5 / KCBS) ? A Veterans Day parade along San Francisco's Market Street had the thoroughfare lined on both sides with onlookers over the weekend. With the election behind us, and the blue skies over the Bay Area Sunday, it was a good time to remember our ... continue reading

November 10th, 2008

Veterans group reminds drivers of wars' sacrifices

MADISON (WKOW) -- One after one, the line of small tombstones representing military death after another snakes up and down Speedway Road in Madison. The group Veterans for Peace placed the 4,800 tributes on Saturday. Each one represents the servicemen and women killed fighting in Afghanistan since 2001 and Iraq ... continue reading

November 10th, 2008

Madison Veterans For Peace Dramatizes Cost Of War

"Memorial Mile" Made Up Of 4,800 Tombstones WISC Madison MADISON, Wis. -- With Veterans' Day coming up this Tuesday, a Madison group is trying to dramatize the cost of war.Saturday morning, the Madison chapter of Veterans for Peace constructed the Memorial Mile. The display is made of 4,800 "tombstones" placed ... continue reading

September 25th, 2008

VETERANS FOR PEACE END ARCHIVES OCCUPATION ON HIGH NOTE

"We may be back again soon," Vets add Washington -- Five military veterans, all members of Veterans For Peace, are breaking camp from their perch on the National Archives building this morning, taking with them their 22x8-ft. banner demanding “DEFEND OUR CONSTITUTION. ARREST BUSH AND CHENEY: WAR CRIMINALS!” that has ... continue reading

September 13th, 2008

Gold star parents, veterans protest Bush's visit to OKC

By Jamie Hughes / Oklahoma Daily Across the street from the entrance of the private home President Bush visited Friday, protestors expressed their displeasure with the Bush administration and his policies. President Bush was in Oklahoma City Friday morning for a private fundraiser for Arizona senator and presidential hopeful John ... continue reading

September 2nd, 2008

Nun arrested ahead of Republican National Convention

St. Paul, MN - (AP) Police in riot gear arrested two women in their 70s and seven others taking part in an antiwar march at the Republican National Convention on Sunday after they crossed a security fence into a restricted area near Xcel Energy Center. The nine were arrested for ... continue reading

August 25th, 2008

Obituary: Alfred Zappala, 68, an advocate for peace

By Walter F. Naedele / Philadelphia Inquirer Alfred Zappala went the distance - at marathons and in his opposition to the war in Iraq. His foster son, Sgt. Sherwood Baker, 30, was killed in a warehouse explosion in Iraq in April 2004, becoming the first soldier from the Pennsylvania National ... continue reading

August 20th, 2008

Farmer donates produce to protest war

By Alison Dietz / Chronicle-Telegram OBERLIN, OH — A local farmer has taken anti-war protests in a new direction this summer and declared that he’s not selling anything until the United States stops fighting wars. Bob Williams’ farm, on the corner of Route 20 and Quarry Road, is “closed for ... continue reading

August 19th, 2008

Why I Will Not Vote for John McCain

By Phillip Butler / Military.com As some of you might know, John McCain is a long-time acquaintance of mine that goes way back to our time together at the U.S. Naval Academy and as Prisoners of War in Vietnam. He is a man I respect and admire in some ways. ... continue reading

August 14th, 2008

Former Star Wars program director to speak in GJ today

By Sharon Sullivan / Grand Junction Free Press GRAND JUNCTION, CO — Some would say Robert Bowman is a patriot in more ways than one. Bowman is a former fighter pilot who flew 101 combat missions in Vietnam. He’s the former director of Advanced Space Programs Development for the United ... continue reading

August 6th, 2008

Coffeehouse by Fort Lewis would support veterans

'We're trying to reach out to soldiers' By Carol Smith / Seattle Post-Intelligencer A group of local veterans hopes to launch a coffeehouse near Fort Lewis where soldiers – both active-duty and out of the military – can brew both good java and good company. The coffeehouse would be a ... continue reading

August 4th, 2008

Thousands of demonstrators expected at GOP convention

ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) -- A 73-year-old retired surgeon marching in silence with a tombstone picturing a soldier killed in Iraq. A philosophy professor calling for a new investigation into the September 11 terrorist attacks. A long-haul trucker from Texas protesting the price of oil. Those are just a few ... continue reading

July 28th, 2008

Protest march planned during President Bush's visit to Kennebunkport, Maine

WHEN: Saturday, August 2, 2008 at 1:00 PM WHERE: Protest March begins at 1:00 from the Consolidated School on School Street in Kennebunkport (The Google) and protesters will make a 2 mile walk to the Bush family compound at Walker's Point (The Google). CONTACT: Jamilla El-Shafei, organizer of The Kennebunks ... continue reading

July 25th, 2008

Judiciary releases witness list for Kucinich "impeachment" hearing

The Politico The House Judiciary Committee has released its witness list for Friday's hearing on Rep. Dennis Kucinich's (D-Ohio) impeachment resolution. One big surprise — a House Republican will testify. Rep. Walter Jones (R-N.C.), a huge critic of President Bush's policy in Iraq, is scheduled to appear before the Judiciary ... continue reading

July 15th, 2008

McCain vows overhaul

He says he hasn't backed away from immigration stance By John Marelius and Leslie Berestein / San Diego Union-Tribune Presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain yesterday vigorously disputed his opponent's assertion that he had backed away from his own comprehensive plan to overhaul the nation's immigration laws. “I do ask ... continue reading

July 14th, 2008

Twin Cities activists want more media coverage of Iraq war

By Rodrigo Zamith / Minneapolis Star Tribune Standing outside the Star Tribune headquarters with a camera and printed statements, anti-war activists petitioned the newspaper for more media coverage of the Iraq War. It was the first of three stops this morning for the ten anti-war activists representing Grandmothers for Peace, ... continue reading

June 16th, 2008

Vets returning from Iraq turn to war protesters for help

By Audrey Parente / News-Journal DAYTONA BEACH, FL -- Three months after his advanced infantry training in the Army Reserves, Mike Gianfriddo was deployed to Iraq. His military occupational specialty: administrative assistant. His job in Iraq: tower guard. He served in Iraq from September 2005 for a year, then returned ... continue reading

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My father, Francis (Frank) Moore, passed away this morning a few months shy if his 93rd birthday. He was a great dad I am blessed to have had him in my life. I...

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Time to put the cuffs on Chris Christie -- not for the bridge scandal, but for this: Chris Christie's $300m pension proposal broke state anti-corruption...

Apr 18th
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George W. Bush Debuts New Paintings Of Dogs, Friends, Ghost Of Iraqi Child That Follows Him... www.theonion.com President Bush has a new hobby -- painting! --...

Apr 17th
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Big new story from David Sirota and Pando on top Christie adviser and appearance of corruption at New Jersey's pension fund: REVEALED: Gov....

Apr 17th
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FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States www.theonion.com WASHINGTON—The FBI announced today that it has uncovered a...

Apr 15th
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel's top donor bought stock in Marriott just before it was awarded huge contract pando.com As schools are closed and pensions cut,...

Apr 9th
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I'll be at First Time Fest today in New York City at the screening of my first film, Roger & Me. Loews Village 7 at 12:30 pm. Come see it on the big...

Apr 5th
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel cuts public pensions, diverts money to benefit campaign donors pando.com If you've read the financial news out of Chicago the last...

Apr 4th
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Please take a moment today to think of Casey Austin Sheehan, son of Cindy and Patrick, who was murdered by U.S. foreign policy in Sadr City, Baghdad ten years...

Apr 4th
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ICYMI - I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence...

Apr 3rd
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I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention...

Apr 2nd
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I am opposed to the death penalty, but to every rule there is usually an exception, and in this case I hope the criminals at General Motors will be arrested...

Apr 1st
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How Long Some in the US Will Survive Under New Health Law ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com Those who must access care to live and can afford it are not...

Mar 31st
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Last night, The Good Wife on the East Coast started 40 minutes late due to the overrun of the NCAA basketball game. If you had your DVR set for the show, you...

Mar 24th
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Watching films today, looking for the ones I'm going to pick for my film festival this summer. I (and a whole bunch of others!) have this thing we put on...

Mar 23rd
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When the U.S. Health Care System Keeps Killing, Who Cares Enough to Fight? ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com We have largely forgotten that people are at...

Mar 21st
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Tell the White House not to give up on Dr. Vivek Murthy's nomination as Surgeon General despite the ferocious opposition from the NRA: Don't give...

Mar 21st
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This criminal would never see a jail cell, nor would his cronies. In fact, they'd later be rewarded with re-election: Presidential Address on War with...

Mar 19th
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The crime of the century -- our invasion & slaughter in Iraq -- started 11 years ago tonite in this 7pm (ET) hour, March 19th, 2003: CNN Coverage of...

Mar 19th
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Washington’s Back-to-the-Future Military Policies in Africa ...by Nick Turse www.michaelmoore.com Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian,...

Mar 17th
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"I think democracy is the most revolutionary thing in the world." -- Tony Benn, 1925-2014 Tony Benn in 'Sicko'

Mar 14th
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RIP Tony Benn, one of the UK's greatest leaders: Tony Benn, veteran Labour politician, dies aged 88 www.theguardian.com Former cabinet minister died at...

Mar 14th
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Please read this important story from K. Ford K.: Am I the Face of the New American Middle Class? www.huffingtonpost.com I began to feel I had slipped so low...

Mar 13th
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Yesterday Dianne Feinstein revealed that the CIA has been spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee. This is all about the report the committee has produced...

Mar 12th
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Health Care for All Colorado has brought Mercy Killers, a show written and performed by Michael Milligan about our murderous for-profit healthcare system, to...

Mar 10th
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Health Care Dramas that Sting and Why We Have to Watch ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com The realities Milligan has written into the show cut deep into...

Mar 10th
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Did you know the Lehrer Newshour on PBS has been produced for 20 years by a company owned by conservative cable billionaire John Malone? Me neither. After...

Mar 7th
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Mr. Obama, if int’l law is so damn crucial . . . | RootsAction.org act.rootsaction.org The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear. The...

Mar 6th
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Enron billionaire John Arnold thinks everyone should believe him when he says we've got to cut pensions because he's so incredibly rich: John...

Mar 5th
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