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Commemoration of What?

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Rusty Nelson on Peace and War  Veterans for Peace is such a tonic for me that it seems almost unthinkable there could be sharp divisions among its members and chapters. I remember the thrill of solidarity at the national convention in Seattle a few years ago and affirmation from Spokane vets who attended subsequent conventions. […]

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Pull the Pentagon Pork: Protect our Priorities, Protect Families

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Update: Check out our photo petition on the National Day of Action to Pull the Pentagon Pork here! By Lucy Vazquez On Tuesday February 19th PJALS members met with John Culton, the Eastern Washington Director for Senator Patty Murray as our second mobilization, following up on our December action, where we delivered over 1,100 signatures […]

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Work Not War: Bring Our Billion$ Home

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by Shar Lichty, Organizer On Saturday, October 8 PJALS held what has sadly become a yearly event, a march against US war and occupation to commemorate the 10th anniversary of US war in Afghanistan, now the longest war in US history. As part of our Bring Our Billion$ Home campaign this year’s theme was “Work […]

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Community Speak-out and March for Work Not War

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1:00 pm, Saturday, October 8, Clarke Park on the corner of Garland and Division  Join PJALS members like you to commemorate 10 years of US war and occupation in Afghanistan. Speakers will include veterans and community members on the many costs of war including out-of-control military spending and the resulting lack of funding for lifeline […]

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