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From Veterans for Peace Southampton.

Veterans for Peace Southampton is slowly coming together and has formed some useful links with other organizations along the South Coast.

Late May saw a flurry of last minute invitations to take part in various events which VFP members attended. 325 more words

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Speech given by Sabrina, Mothers Day 2016

Thank you for being here today. I am grateful to people like you who will help veterans like me continue to have safe spaces to share our stories. 663 more words

Education Not Militarization

Thanks for Your Service, but Don't Tell the Kids About It (We Need Them to Enlist)

The deceptive claims made by my recruiter were part of my motivation to visit high schools in lower-income towns and help educate students about the particular ways they might be misled by the recruiters in their schools’ hallways.

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From the Huffington Post

Gary Trosclair writes in an article called, “From PTSD to Peace: An Inspirational Story”

I’ve written in this blog previously about the possibility that growth and resilience can follow in the wake of crisis and trauma. 50 more words

The Trillion Dollar Question the Media Have Neglected to Ask Presidential Candidates

The American people will be footing the bill — but, by and large, they haven’t heard much about our country’s planned trillion-dollar nuclear weapons upgrade. 875 more words

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Seventeen minutes . . .

Then a quarter century of reflection and bitterness.

March 15, 2016. Panama City, Panama.
by Bart Bolger

This is Conrad.

Conrad is an 81-year old tour guide—he says he is a “walking taxi”—in Panama City and he is a victim of the 1989 USAmerican invasion of Panama. 623 more words

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Congress: Stop the spying on activist groups

Popular Resistance, Mar. 8, 2016

ON 45TH ANNIVERSARY OF BREAK-IN THAT EXPOSED COINTELPRO – 60 GROUPS DEMAND CONGRESSIONAL COMMISSION TO INVESTIGATE FBI & DHS

Over 60 national and local groups have signed on to a letter initiated by the Bill of Rights Defense Committee and Defending Dissent Foundation, calling on the Senate and House Judiciary Committees to investigate the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) monitoring of political protests and social movements. 57 more words

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