Military Spending

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

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Annual Dinner: War, Peace & Climate Change: HIGHLIGHTING the LINKS

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Meet Michael Klare, PhD, and learn what you can do to turn the tides on the global shift toward environmental disaster, economic turmoil, and mass social unrest. SATURDAY 24 OCTOBER 2015 St. Francis Xavier Gym and Banquet Hall 549 9th …

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FILM |Life Without a Military: Costa Rica Sets an Example…

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~ FREE EVENT: Life Without a Military: Costa Rica Sets an Example ~ For 65 years, one of the world’s greatest examples of nonviolence has been hiding in plain sight in Central America  Chicago Area Peace Action (CAPA) and North Park University’s Conflict Transformation …

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Activist Taxpayer Training: Mend the Wealth Gap

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Free Workshop ~ Bring a friend Sunday, August 9th Lake Street Church 607 Lake St., Evanston 3-5pm GET TRAINING TO BE AN ACTIVIST TAXPAYER For more information contact Jackie McKay at 773-914-0202 Co-sponsored by Lake St. Church & Chicago Area …

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Author/Conscientious Objector Signed New Book on Veterans Day

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This Veterans Day Haymarket Books celebrated the release of Rory Fanning's Worth Fighting For: An Army Ranger's Journey Out of the Military and Across America http://www.haymarketbooks.org/pb/Worth-Fighting-For Tuesday, November 11 at 6:30pm In These Times 2040 N Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago …

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Obama Orders More Troops, Gunships, and Drones to Iraq

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In addition to earlier troop deployments, the Pentagon on Monday confirmed that President Obama has ordered additional U.S. soldiers to Iraq as well as more helicopters and armed Predator drones. Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said approximately 300 new …

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The U.S. is No. 1 – But in WHAT?

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American politicians are fond of telling their audiences that the United States is the greatest country in the world. Is there any evidence for this claim? Well, yes. When it comes to violence and preparations for violence, the United States …

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Republicans Budget More for NonProliferation than Obama

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In March of this year, US President Barack Obama told a group of campaign donors that “loose nukes” were the main thing keeping him up at night. This sentiment is consistent with his administration’s stated policy, which is to keep …

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The Three-War Doctrine

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Hyping threats from Russia, China, and the rest of the world, the U.S. War Party is gearing up to reassert American power. By John Feffer – Foreign Policy in Focus     U.S. troops have left Iraq and are leaving Afghanistan. The …

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Letter Sent to all House LA – Please Rein in Uncapped Pentagon Spending

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Chicago Area Peace Action is a signatory to this letter. We are writing you today as organizations with a wide variety of priorities to express our shared disappointment at the continued use of the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) account as …

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Peace Walk to Michigan Drones Center

Posted on by Roxane Assaf | Posted in Action Alerts, Military Spending, U.S. Foreign Policy, U.S. in Conflict | Leave a comment

Voices for Creative Nonviolence is making preparations to set off on a 160-mile protest walk from Chicago to Michigan Air National Guard Base in Battle Creek between June 3 and 14, 2014. Read the full description here, and contact VCNV …

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