Military Spending

Bloated military spending is out of control. We need to re-prioritize.

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How the F-35 Nearly Doubled in Price (And Why You Didn’t Know)

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On June 14 — Flag Day, of all days — the Government Accountability Office released a new oversight report on the F-35: Joint Strike Fighter: DOD Actions Needed to Further Enhance Restructuring and Address Affordability Risks. As usual, it contained …

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Ann Wright at the Heartland Café Compliments of CAPA

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Well-Attended FRIDAY PREVIEW of ANNUAL DINNER TALK at HEARTLAND CAFE in ROGERS PARK! Ann Wright knows so many people in Chicago and across the globe! (CAPA Annual Dinner in Wilmette Saturday November 2nd; tickets for program portion (no meal) still …

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Malalai Joya: CONVERSATION with a HERO

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10/11 from 7pm-9pm Malalai Joya: Conversation with a Hero Grace Place 637 S. Dearborn in Chicago. Malalai will be joined on the panel by Mary Dean. Other speakers to be determined. Malalai Joya, 35, first gained international attention in 2003 …

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CHICAGO DRONE ACTION Sept. 28-28, 2013 ♦ MADD Protest & Conference

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Midwest Action Against Drones (MAAD) Protest Saturday, September 28, 3pm Rally and then march to Boeing Headquarters! Millenium Park, Chicago, Illinois   Midwest Action Against Drones Conference Sunday, September 29, 9:45am-3:00pm Medea Benjamin's keynote speech starts at 10:15! Kent College …

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TAKE ACTION on SYRIA

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CLICK HERE to sign a petition against U.S. military action in Syria. You can circulate this petition! Either by sharing the petition link: http://icjpe.org/petitions/Hands-Off-Syria-No-Military-Action! Or by printing out the petition document: http://icjpe.org/uploads/docs/emergencysyriapetition2.pdf THANK YOU FOR LETTING OUR PUBLIC SERVANTS IN …

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21st Century American Militarism

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Occupation Abroad and Resistance at Home Event Writeup – Iraq Veterans Against the War – Friday, August 2, 2013 Iraq Veterans Against the War’s (IVAW’s) “21st Century American Militarism” plenary panel & fundraising event at the Chicago Temple was well-attended …

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Evanston’s Anti-Drone Resolution PASSED with CAPA’s Help!

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At the May 28th Evanston City Council meeting, Evanston became the third city in the U.S. to ban the use of drones for two years so that Federal and State laws and regulations have a chance to catch up with …

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Hearing on DRONES: CAPA’s Statement to Senate Subcommittee

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= HEARING = Drone Wars: The Constitutional and Counterterrorism Implications of Targeted Killings April 23, 2013 | 4pm Senate Hart Office Building 216 Board Member Michael Lynn composed the following statement for submission to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the …

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