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David Swanson reviews counter military recruiting book

  How to Counter Recruitment and De-Militarize Schools By David Swanson (David Swanson will be in Bellingham on April 14, 2016 at 7:30 at Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship and in Seattle on April 15, 2016 at 7:30 Town Hall U.S. military recruiters

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Marines, Army want women to register for draft

Overnight Defense THE TOPLINE: Women should be required to register for the draft if all combat jobs are going to be open to them, the top generals of the Marines and Army said Tuesday. “Every American who’s physically qualified should

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War Games on Northwest Beaches

Navy To Conduct Large War Games On Northwest US Beaches By Dahr Jamail, www.truth-out.org January 12th, 2016 https://www.popularresistance.org/navy-to-conduct-large-war-games-on-northwest-us-beaches/ These exclusive Navy documents outline plans for combat training exercises along vast areas of Washington State coastline. Each shows the areas the

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Washington Truth in Recruiting – NW Conference on Teaching for Social Justice

Washington Truth in Recruiting and Veterans for Peace will be tabling at the Resource Fair at the Northwest Conference on Teaching for Social Justice. Registration and the program are available at the Northwest Teachers for Social Justice website. Teachers are

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This is why the Army needs our students?

Should this “growing business” have such access to students? Army’s Annual Foreign Military Sales Top $20 Billion By Jen Judson 5:19 p.m. EDT October 13, 2015 WASHINGTON — The Army is doing big business abroad, raking in $20 billion in

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Cantwell and Murray vote for war money

October 6, 2015 No big surprise- but both Washington senators, Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, voted to allow more war spending even if there is a budget cap on federal spending. From The Hill: Overnight Defense THE TOPLINE: Democrats did

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Promoting military recruiting through the NFL

By Bruce Fenton, via Todd Boyle Did you know that the U.S. government took over $5.4 million of hard earned taxpayer wages to pay to the NFL to feature flag waving and “support our troops” / “hometown hero” slogans during

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Counter military recruiting webinars offered by NNOMY!

The National Network Opposing the Militarization of Youth (NNOMY) is offering webinars at the end of August. If you are a student, teacher, career counselor, parent or activist, these webinars are a terrific opportunity to learn from other counter military

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It has only gotten worse….

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Our childish insistence on calling soldiers heroes

SUNDAY, NOV 9, 2014 03:59 AM PST You don’t protect my freedom: Our childish insistence on calling soldiers heroes deadens real democracy It’s been 70 years since we fought a war about freedom. Forced troop worship and compulsory patriotism must

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