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Another Look at the Cycle of Violence

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I believe you know that support for capital punishment in this country: is diminishing; was only a foot deep when it was a mile wide; is based upon fear and ignorance rather than common sense or justice, and; is always weakened when executions are honestly examined as factors in the cycle of violence in our […]

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Director’s reflection: How to build peace

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This spring, as we sat down with our 2013-2014 community organizing interns to talk about their experience with us, we realized that somehow none of them had led chants into a bullhorn, none of them had held banners while we marched, none of them had managed sign-in at a rally. We were shocked when we […]

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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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Stopping the Spiral of Violence: PJALS’s Shar Lichty on Praxis Radio

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“Host Taylor Weech talks with Shar Lichty, organizer at the Peace and Justice Action League, about the upcoming rally and march “Stop the Spiral of Violence: End These Endless Wars” in Spokane and the issues of U.S. imperialism and cultural violence that will be addressed there. In the second half of the hour, they are […]

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Israel’s hypocritical claim of “self defense” goes largely unquestioned in U.S. media

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Originally published by the Inlander (http://www.inlander.com/Bloglander/archives/2014/07/12/israels-hypocritical-claim-of-self-defense-goes-largely-unquestioned-in-us-media) Posted By Taylor Weech on Sat, Jul 12, 2014 at 9:43 AM Five days ago, when I interviewed Ayman Nijim, a Gazan masters student working on his degree in Vermont, the bombardment of his neighborhood and other major population centers in Gaza had barely begun. Since then, he has […]

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What’s in your window?

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You too can show your values in your window! Peace is deep patriotism in action. We want to see these signs all over town. Please come by and get one–or more!! We have a Sign Table in our hallway so you can get one anytime, 10a-5:30p Saturday or Monday through Friday 7a-5:30p! Or, call us at […]

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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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