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Education not militarization at VFP in Chicago

The National Network Opposing the Militarization of Youth will be participating in the 2017 Veterans For Peace National Convention in Chicago August 11th, 2017. Located at the beautiful and historic Palmer House Hotel, veterans and allies will gather to discuss

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Military recruitment activist from the UK seeking collaborations!

July 11, 2017 Greetings from the UK. I’m reaching out to let you know about some of our research into military recruitment, the effects of military training, and the mental health of veterans, which I hope might be of some

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What if – the Mariners honored peace activists?

In a Seattle Times article about the possible renaming of Safco Field, there was a picture of the team standing as part of the Salute to Armed Forces Night. This ubiquitous link between sports and the military is seldom questioned,

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How to Counter Military Recruitment- Thanks to Pat Elder!

How to Counter Military Recruitment By Pat Elder Remarks at #NoWar2016 Countering military recruitment in the nation’s high schools confronts an ugly mix of a distinctively American brand of institutionalized violence, racism, militarism, nationalism, classism, and sexism. It confronts the

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Veterans For Peace peace boat, Golden Rule, is visiting the Pacific Northwest.

Dear Friends and Supporters, The historic peace boat, Golden Rule, has been restored by Veterans For Peace and is sailing again for a sustainable, nuclear-free world.  She will be sailing through the waterways of the Pacific Northwest this summer, making multiple

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Silencing America as it prepares for war.

Silencing America as it Prepares for War By John Pilger Returning to the United States in an election year, I am struck by the silence. I have covered four presidential campaigns, starting with 1968; I was with Robert Kennedy when

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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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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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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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