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Focus on Peace at The Seventh Annual Brooklyn Peace Fair (video)

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The Focus on Peace trip to New York City for The Seventh Annual Brooklyn Peace Fair 2011 was a great success. From our table we got a large number of fliers and other literature out. Our message was well received by most attendees and fellow exhibitors. I was interviewed on camera twice.

Support for Focus on Peace continues to grow. Veronica Nunn of Brooklyn for Peace  wrote in an email " I looked at your website and I really like what the group is doing. There are quite a few people that are very turned off by the extreme left approach to peace. ".

Joan Wile of Grandmothers Against the War  wrote a comment to an article she also wrote stating her support for the Focus on Peace concept:

Reply: Focus on Peace -- Drop other Issues
I totally agree, Darren. I get so frustrated when at a rally, for instance, speakers bring up unconnected controversial issues that turn people off who otherwise are dedicated to ending the wars. It's certainly a problem, and I'm appreciative that you brought it up.
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by Joan Wile (5 fans, 44 articles, 0 quicklinks, 3 diaries, 48 comments [28 recommended]) on Sunday, Apr 17, 2011 at 10:23:14 PM
http://www.opednews.com/articles/SURPRISE--THERE-IS-TOO-by-Joan-Wile-110417-148.html
A local Green Party leader wrote on a mailing list:
One of my Leftist Friends questioned how to bring in
people from other political persuasions to the
Anti-war movement because "they don't agree with us
on other issues". My feeling is that is why the anti-war movement
has had thirty years of fragmentation, marginalization,
and dissolution. The last March on Washington
I attended featured fifteen other issues, including a few I
disagreed with. That was over five years ago.
I decided they could stop the war without me.
Enjoy the video of the Peace Fair:


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Darren Wolfe is the former Eastern Vice Chair of the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania. He presently blogs as the International Libertarian http://www.theinternationallibertarian.blogspot.com/ His articles have also appeared in Ammoland.com, (more...)
 

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