Creating a Very Real Department of "Defense"
On this Earth Day 2013, the Green Shadow Cabinet (GSC) is launched . The people who make up the GSC are concerned citizens who believe that the American people deserve much better than what our two-party system is providing, and as a body, the GSC will be advocating for programs and policies which benefit people and address their priorities.
Veterans For Peace Meets With Ahmadinejad
Members of Veterans For Peace, along with other U.S. peace activists, met Tuesday night with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Veterans For Peace President Leah Bolger addressed the meeting, stressing VFP's commitment to doing everything possible to prevent a U.S. or U.S.-assisted attack on Iran. VFP hopes to send a delegation to Iran in October.
Thursday, August 23, 2012(3 comments)
Why Veterans For Peace Will be Protesting the RNC and DNC
Veterans For Peace knows that both the Republican and Democratic parties are responsible for the deaths of millions of people and the squandering of billions of dollars in illegal, immoral wars of aggression. Veterans For Peace President, Leah Bolger, explains why VFP members will be protesting at both political conventions.
We've Worn Out Our Welcome
Americans are shocked and concerned about the recent murders of 16 unarmed Afghan civilians, and Obama promises a full investigation. But why is he not so concerned about thousands of other deaths caused by this war of choice? War itself is an atrocity.
Thursday, November 3, 2011(12 comments)
What I Told The Supercommittee
I was arrested after telling the Congressional Supercommittee how the American people want them to fix the deficit: End the wars, and tax the rich.
Thursday, September 1, 2011(3 comments)
Why You Won't See Veterans For Peace on the Cover of TIME Magazine
The mainstream media is a major force in keeping the U.S. war machine rolling by selectively reporting only feel-good stories. TIME magazine does this in a big way with their Aug 29, 2011 cover story written by right-wing author Joe Klein which celebrates Iraq and Afghanistan Vets of America (IAVA) calling them the "New Greatest Generation." Why doesn't TIME talk to anti-war veterans, like those in Veterans For Peace?