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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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US Militarism and the girls of Nigeria

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by Liz Moore More than two hundred girls kidnapped in Nigeria have caught the sympathy of many in the West, and that attention has helped to prompt US military aid as part of the effort to rescue them. It started as a simple #BringBackOurGirls call gaining amplification on social media. Then came the names of […]

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Our 5th Annual Peace & Economic Justice ACTION Conference

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This has become the largest skill-building, relationship weaving event of its kind in the Inland NW, bringing together 200 progressives from Montana to Seattle and beyond. There are 21 fantastic workshops to chose from! You can still register at pjals.org/2014conference, or you can come and register at the door! Our Keynote Speaker is Kristin Stoneking, […]

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Bullets and Bookbags

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Originally published by the Inlander (http://www.inlander.com/spokane/bullets-and-bookbags/Content?oid=2219029) by Daniel Walters The production assistant from ABC’s 20/20 team thought he’d found a story in Coeur d’Alene. Supposedly, school district teachers there had begun carrying concealed handguns to protect against school shooters. It was only when he called the district that he learned he’d been duped. The story […]

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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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Time is Now to Say No War on Syria

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and Yes to Practical Peace-Building Actions With all three of our Congressional delegation saying they are “undecided” on authorization of military intervention in Syria, THIS IS THE WINDOW for us to act! All are hearing from constituents, and all need to hear from YOU! The full Senate will vote this week; the House vote is […]

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Talking to Electeds: No War on Syria

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On Thursday a multi-generational delegation including PJALS members, Veterans for Peace, and clergy visited Rep. McMorris Rodgers’ office where we met with her District Director Louise Fendrich and Senator Cantwell’s office where we met with her Eastern Washington Representative Bryan Raines. Both said their offices had received many calls–keep ’em coming! Here’s our quick debrief of our first […]

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Local protestors voice concern over possible U.S. attack in Syria

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See KREM’s coverage here by JENICA VILLAMOR & KREM.com SPOKANE, Wash. — A group of local protestors gathered Downtown to voice their concerns over President Obama’s plan to seek military action in Syria. “We’ve just been through two wars that is killing this country and this is insane,” said Michael Beasley with Spokane Coalition Builders. […]

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