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Remembering 13 Years of War in Iraq

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This month marks the 13th year of war, occupation, death, and fear in Iraq. Yesterday we held a rally to commemorate this unfortunate anniversary, with the theme being, “resistance of the heart against business as usual.” As a 21-year-old college student, this theme resonates especially strongly for me. Over half of my life has been […]

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Truth in Recruitment and Militarism Awareness Workshop

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  During the annual Peace and Economic Justice Action Conference; Jessica and Monce held a workshop about Truth in Recruitment and Militarism Awareness. The objectives of this workshop were too identify a shared definition of militarism and its impacts around the world, identify ways to talk about Truth in Recruitment with high school students and […]

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Condoleezza Rice speaking in Spokane

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Whitworth University is bringing Condoleezza Rice as part of their President’s Leadership Forum on Thursday, October 9th at the Convention Center. PJALS is working with Vets for Peace, IWW and Occupy Spokane to organize a nonviolent protest outside of her event. Gather at 11:00 am at the Community Building, 35 W. Main, to march together […]

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US fighter jets have begun airstrikes on Iraq and bombs are falling. Here’s some informative coverage from Democracy Now featuring Phyllis Bennis. What can you do? Here are 6 things we can do together! 1 Call the White House at 202-456-1111 to say: Don’t Bomb Iraq! There is no military solution. Instead, prevent further humanitarian […]

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Actions & Resources for Peace in Israel & Palestine, Iraq, and Transparency in US Drone Targetting

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Actions Call Today: Sen. Murray: 624-9515 Sen. Cantwell: 353-2507 Rep. McMorris Rodgers: 353-2374 Tell them: We have to build a better world for all our kids, and it has to start with each of us. Elected leaders must hear our demands that our money be spent to create true peace with justice, not to send […]

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Photos: Iraq Anti-War Protest

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Originally published by the Inlander (http://www.inlander.com/Bloglander/archives/2014/06/20/photos-iraq-anti-war-protest) Posted By Matt Weigand on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 9:09 AM Approximately 30 Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane activists met on the median between Ruby and Division at North River Drive on Thursday during rush hour to protest the possible threat of bombing Iraq. The group […]

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Don’t Bomb Iraq

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It’s hard to conceive, but it’s time again to stand up together to say NO to US war on Iraq! Here and all over the country, everyday people stood together in September against US military intervention in Syria, and though headlines predicted imminent bombing, we changed the story with our calls and our protests. Let’s do […]

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Regarding Syria

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PJALS leader Mike Nuess has this strong op-ed on Truth-Out:  Regarding Syria While thinking about Syria it may be valuable to keep in mind something Chomsky regularly and wisely suggests: that the realization of a just and eventually peaceful world certainly requires our sustained commitment to the fundamental moral principle of universality, which simply means that […]

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