Category Archives: American Military Culture

Spring Rising: An Anti-War Intervention in DC

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Spring Rising: An antiwar intervention March 18-21, 2015

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There ARE Alternatives to War (A Personal Commitment to the World Beyond War Initiative)

by Joe Scarry The present confrontation between “the West” (i.e. the US/NATO military alliance) and Russia over Ukraine is a case in point that illustrates what the thousands of people who have committed themselves to the World Beyond War movement … Continue reading

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IT’S A START: U.S. Ambassador: “The P-5 have a responsibility to do more”

by Joe Scarry As more and more people grew aware that the confrontation between the US/NATO and Russia over Ukraine could grow to world-threatening proportions, representatives of the nuclear weapons states (the so-called P-5 – US, Russia, UK, France, China) … Continue reading

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Job #1 Vis-a-vis Russia: NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT

by Joe Scarry So many exist, ready to be used . . . . The world’s nuclear weapon count (August, 2014): 16,400 (Source: peaceandplanet.org) The story yesterday was the last straw. A bunch of U.S. NGOs are lobbying the government … Continue reading

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VfP’s Joey King’s Straight Talk on Veterans and Suicide

by Joey King I have been researching the issue of veteran suicide for about 6 years. My interest started during a Veterans Day parade in Nashville. I was marching as a member of Veterans For Peace. We march every year … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Congressman Mike Quigley: Can We Reduce (or Eliminate) the Nuclear Threat?

by Joe Scarry Dear Congressman Quigley, Another year begins: what should the People’s highest priority be in 2015? My sister spoke at Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ at an event sponsored by Chicago Area Peace Action this past Sunday … Continue reading

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