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VFP Convention 2015: A Reflection

VFP Convention 2015: A Reflection By Michael Bassett I am grateful to Veterans For Peace (VFP) for the life-changing experience they gave me at the VFP 30th Annual Convention recently held in San Diego, CA., and for honoring me with an invitation to speak before the Korea Peace Campaign about projects I’ve done on the Korean Peninsula – or as ... Read More »

ZERO, The Case for Nuclear Weapons Abolition

In his remarkably readable and informative book on why abolishing nuclear weapons is an imperative for a safe and secure world, David Krieger points out there is a growing consensus among the peoples of the world that ZERO nuclear weapons is the only option. David Krieger, a founder of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation in Santa Barbara, California and President ... Read More »

Will VA Hospitals Care for Gay & Lesbian Veterans?

This article first appeared www.bierco.com Written by Jessica Gerson for bilerco.com By the end of 2011, more than 40,000 U.S. troops will return home from Iraq. Many of those troops, some of whom are gay or lesbian, will seek medical support from their local VA hospital — support they’ve earned and deserve. But is our VA system prepared to care for our nation’s ... Read More »

9/11: Shattering the Spell of Mythical Realities

image: NYPD Snipers overlooking 9/11 memorial on 9/11/11– Leo Oblima by Gavin Phillips Have we been lied to about 9/11? What kind of world do you want your children to grow up in? By the end of this article you will have the answer to your first question. What you do with the answer will determine your answer to the ... Read More »

This War, A Poem By Tara Schley

This War. Put away all your weapons and war. No more fighting, tears or sorrow. When you walk through the streets, there will be no need to cower or scurry. You may stroll with head held straight, darting not from worry. The mothers tired of, children under feet, will send them out once again, to play in the streets. The ... Read More »

Marching Into The Daylight

The Global War on Terrorism Service Medal is a military award given to service members who served after September 11th, 2001 for a period of either 30 consecutive or 60 non-consecutive days. On May 20th in Chicago members of the antiwar war group Iraq Afghanistan Veterans Against War decided to give this particular award back. During the NATO/G8 summit nearly 50 ... Read More »

I am a Homeless Veteran

This essay was sent to us by Roger Whitefeather Roberts of Occupy Tampa via facebook and it touched us so much that we found it necessary to feature it here. I am a homeless veteran.  I first arrived at Occupy Tampa on November 10th, 2011.  At that point in time the Occupation was attempting to officially establish in Curtis Hixon ... Read More »

The Immeasurable Costs of a War

Lt. Col Daniel L. Davis needs little introduction. He has been called a whistle blower and has become a hero to many. His article in The Armed Forces Journal,“Truth, lies and Afghanistan,”  has caused a stir by the scuttlebutt. Davis has been speaking out against the war since 2010. Assessment of the Afghan War, according to Davis, is grim and pointless. He ... Read More »

The Legacy of Chemical War II

BY: Seul Jones Doi Moi, the “New Way,” was first discussed in 1985 as Vietnam plunged head long into an economic down spin. Ten years after central planning was introduced into the more prosperous and traditionally more independent southern farmers, the per capita national output had plunged 10% leaving many without food while inflation soared to 140%.  A fundamental change ... Read More »

The Legacy of Chemical War

By: Seul Jones Veterans for Peace, Vietnam I was born in 1943, mid WWII, to depression era parents who grew up in the back breaking cotton fields of SE Texas. Every Sunday was church time, twice each Sunday actually, in a Southern Baptist church. I was reared to believe in God, country and family. I was taught Manifest Destiny, that the ... Read More »

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