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From Veterans for Peace and About Face: Veterans Demand Accountability for Revelations in Afghanistan Papers The release of the Afghanistan Papers this week has laid out in clear detail the failed policy and the catastrophic level … Continue reading
The Spokesman-Review covered our 2019 reclamation of Armistice Day. Read the full article here!
INSTITUTIONALIZING CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY IN SPOKANE WASHINGTON It’s 5:00 AM. The rough thrust of jet engines rages over our roof near Corbin Park. Perhaps it’s a routine commercial flight coming in a little low, or . . . a strategic … Continue reading
The 100 Meter Empire By Mike Hastie The 100 Meter Empire The United States reminds me of a 100 meter hurdler. The U.S. doesn’t win the race, because it knocks over … Continue reading
Tombstone Trump by Mike Hastie Tombstone Trump The permafrost is thawing, the methane gas is being released. CO2 levels are skyrocketing. The canary in the mineshaft is on the verge of silence. War and Climate … Continue reading
Hear Venerable Thubten Semkye’s reflections on attending the 2019 Annual Convention in Spokane with our chapter and read more about her Buddhist teachings at http://www.sravasti.org.
HOST CHAPTER >>> Dear Members and Friends of Spokane Veterans For Peace; Occasionally our patience, persistence, and perspiration can influence outcomes for the common good. We have such an opportunity now, by hosting the National VFP Convention for … Continue reading
Imagine, a PEACE CONVENTION IN SPOKANE! This is a Big Occasion. Please Join Us. November 30, 2018 The 2019 National Convention of Veterans For Peace will be hosted by VFP Chapter 35 in Spokane, Washington, August 15-18. We have just … Continue reading
This military explosive is poisoning American soil The explosive compound that helped make America a superpower is now a domestic threat. By Ranjani Chakraborty Dec 29, 2017, 2:30pm EST
https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2017/12/29/16826118/military-explosive-poison-american-soil ProPublica months ago began investigating the scope of the environmental problems caused by the US military on domestic soil. What they found was arresting. The Pentagon has catalogued more than 40,000 contaminated sites across US states and territories, and … Continue reading