Category Archives: Peace

Honor The Victims of 9/11

The images of September 11, 2001 are etched in the minds of almost everyone over the age of twenty. However, we need to be more concerned with what we have done with 9-11 than with 9-11 itself. Yes, we mourn … Continue reading

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Just Say No To Endless War

The US House of Representatives and the US Senate have each approved a version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Each authorizes expenditures of over $600 billion for national defense. (Please note that the $600 billion does NOT include … Continue reading

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FDR – 1936 – “I Welcome Their Hatred”

3 minutes Sometimes looking back helps clear up the vision as we look forward. From an FDR campaign speech nearly 80 years ago at Madison Square Garden (October 31, 1936). Some things just never change: “For nearly four years you … Continue reading

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Imagine A World Without Guns

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Veterans For Peace Sponsor Armistice Day Observance

Bells worldwide were rung on the 11th month, the 11th day, at 11 a.m. 1918 to celebrate and recognize the ending of WWI, “The war to end all wars. ” To commemorate that peaceful pledge, bells were rung around the … Continue reading

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Former State Dept Official To Speak On UI Campus

Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson (retired), former Chief of Staff to US Secretary of State Colin Powell, will speak in Iowa City. His comments will address the excessive political influence of Pentagon contractors on US foreign policy. Wilkerson’s visit follows closely upon … Continue reading

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U.S. And Russia Must Unite Against ISIS For Peace

Who Wants Peace? More than half of the population of Syria is displaced, with over four million refugees outside of the country and eight million displaced within the country. They want peace, they need peace. Lebanon and Jordan, with millions … Continue reading

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Rowley – McGovern Iowa Speaking Tour

FBI whistle blower Coleen Rowley and former CIA analyst Ray McGovern to speak at organized events in nine Iowa cities beginning Sept. 24 IOWA CITY — The three Iowa chapters of Veterans for Peace announce a nine-city tour of Iowa … Continue reading

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Upcoming Peace Events

Peace Events on Monday & Tuesday Hope folks can make it to both. If not, one is better than none. More info – call 319 621-6766. Peace. Veterans for Peace Fundraiser, Monday Have a tasty, affordable lunch or dinner at … Continue reading

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Earth Day And The Pentagon

by Ed Flaherty This week we celebrate Earth Day. It is a day to bring into the active areas of our brains the innate understanding that we have only one Mother Earth to live on, and that she needs our … Continue reading

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