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Veterans for Peace 2020 National Convention in Albuquerque!

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Petition to Protect Washington State Parks from Military Exercises

Imagine you are visiting Gasworks Park in Seattle when suddenly you observe several underwater divers emerge, shed their diving gear revealing tourist attire, and you see them, with all their weapons and recording devices, blend in with the neighborhood; what … Continue reading

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Join us Earth Day 4/22!

We all are facing a climate catastrophe, an emergency and a crisis. Our affinity with 350 Spokane is reflected in the following letter and announcements of actions, which describe the urgency with which we all must treat our present situation. … Continue reading

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Solidarity Actions with Wet’Suwet’en

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Member Recommended: Dennis Stout on Vietnam Full Disclosure Podcast

One of our members thoughtfully recommends this episode of “Courage to Resist” podcast in partnership with Vietnam Full Disclosure featuring Dennis Stout. Click this link to listen, and read our local member’s thoughts here: I just got through listening to … Continue reading

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The Peace Report Interviews Danny Sjursen

From The Peace Report: “The host of The Peace Report, Will Griffin, sits down with (RET) Major ¬†Danny Sjursen to talk about his transition from new military recruit to ¬†West Point Historian and his awakening to opposing US foreign policy … Continue reading

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KXLY Interviews VFP Member at MLK Jr. March

VFP #035 Member Rusty Nelson Interviewed on KXLY! Veterans for Peace 035 made a strong showing at Spokane’s MLK Jr. March on Monday, January 20th, and veteran member Rusty Nelson gave a clear and compelling interview on Dr. King’s impact … Continue reading

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No War on Iran! Demonstration 1/25/20

Join VFP #035 and PJALS to say No War on Iran!                 VFP and Peace & Justice Action League of Spokane are co-sponsoring No War On Iran! January 25 at 12:00 Noon, gather … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor on Iran

The following letter by our secretary, Hollis Higgins, was published by the Spokesman-Review. Please consider submitting your own letter to follow up on this theme! On orders of President Trump, plans by the US military resulted in extrajudicial killing by … Continue reading

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IPB Statement on Soleimani Assassination

From the International Peace Bureau The illegal assassination of Iranian General Soleimani was an act of war by the United States that must not be tolerated. Whatever the crimes of Soleimani have been, the United States has no legal or … Continue reading

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