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REMEMBERING THE MY LAI MASSACRE 50TH ANNIVERSARY MEMORIAL Sponsored by VETERANS FOR PEACE FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2018 4:00 P.M. KENNETH B. KEATING FEDERAL BUILDING AND COURTHOUSE 100 STATE ST. ROCHESTER, NEW YORK Please join Chapter 23, Rochester New York, Veterans For Peace in a solemn memorial in remembrance of the approximately 500 innocent men, women, … Continue reading »

Clinton’s war presidency by Doug Noble

Clinton’s war presidency from City Newspaper 11/02/2016 In her latest Urban Journal (October 26), Mary Anna Towler laments that a Clinton presidency won’t heal the nation’s divisions because “bipartisanship is functionally dead.” While this may be true of national politics and the electorate, bipartisan support for Clinton’s militarist foreign policy is alarmingly robust and could lead … Continue reading »

Doug Noble Speaks Out Against Proposed Military Academy in RCSD

Doug Noble’s Speech to the RCSD School Board April 28, 2016 As someone with a Ph.D. in education who’s written extensively about the military in public education, when I first heard of the proposed military academy, I went and reviewed a century of research on the merits, costs, and overall educational value of such schools. After all, if someone were proposing a new school based on, say, expeditionary learning … Continue reading »

Students ‘stand with Harry’

Go to Democrat & Chronicle web version of this story Nazareth College sociology professor Harry Murray has been found guilty of trespassing at the Hancock National Guard Air Base in Syracuse and faces 15 days in jail. He was one of 31 people arrested outside of the base on April 28, 2013. They had staged a “die-in” to protest … Continue reading »

Statements from the Band of Rebels Picnic

Bakken Crude and Water in Finger Lakes Region 1. Bakken crude oil is more volatile than heavy crude oil, and rail tankers currently in use are prone to rupture when derailed. Since 2013, twelve accidents have occurred involving tankers carrying oil, much of it Bakken crude, in the U.S. and Canada, always almost always resulting … Continue reading »

Veterans For Peace: MEMORIAL DAY EVENT 2015

MEMORIAL DAY EVENT 2015 We in Veterans For Peace (VFP) invite you to join us as we put together a  special Memorial Day 2015 service. As many of you know, the year 2015 marks the fiftieth anniversary of what some consider to be the beginning of the American War in Vietnam– the deployment of the … Continue reading »

Palestine: a song by davidrovics

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Rally in Solidarity with Palestine

Rally in Solidarity with Palestine Friday July 18 5:00 – 6:00 PM @ the Federal Building at 100 State Street Please come and bring banners and signs.   This is very last minute, again, but the situation is fluid. it looked like Israel might make a deal to back off but since then they have resumed … Continue reading »

Tomgram: Michael Schwartz, The New Oil Wars in Iraq

Posted by Michael Schwartz at 8:13am, June 24, 2014. Read the original Follow TomDispatch on Twitter @TomDispatch. Imagine the president, speaking on Iraq from the White House Press Briefing Room last Thursday, as the proverbial deer in the headlights — and it’s not difficult to guess just what those headlights were.  Think of them as … Continue reading »

Veterans for Peace – Don’t Attack Iraq

Veterans for Peace sent out an excellent mailing, giving the links to four “Don’t Attack Iraq” petitions.  Obviously, the intent of all of them is the same, but the wording is different.  I found three of them to be user-friendly.  (The fourth one didn’t work, so I didn’t forward it.)  Here are the links: … Continue reading »

30th Annual Rochester Memorial Day Peace Parade

On May 26, 2014 the 30th Annual Rochester Memorial Day Peace Parade will follow the Memorial Day Parade.  We will gather at Arnold Park and East Avenue beginning at 10am and walk 100 yards behind the Memorial Day Parade.  The Peace Parade will begin as a solemn procession lead by symbols of the devastation caused by war … Continue reading »

Veterans Oppose U.S. Troop Deployments near Ukraine

Press Release from Veterans For Peace     216 S. Meramec Avenue St. Louis, MO 63105 (314) 725-6005 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, April 30, 2014 For more information: Gerry Condon, Veterans For Peace Vice President, 206-499-1220,[email protected] Michael Prysner, Veterans For Peace Board Member, 813-785-3179,[email protected] Veterans Oppose U.S. Troop Deployments near Ukraine Military Escalation Could Lead to Nuclear War with … Continue reading »

Fly Kites Not Drones!

Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers and Rochester Against War invite you to celebrate the Afghan New Year with Kite Flying.           Please join us: at Cobbs Hill Park Saturday, March 22, 1:00 – 3:00 PM (by Lake Riley off Culver Road across from the Armory) Bring a Kite or fly one of ours! The Afghan … Continue reading »

Lucinda Sangree

Cindy Sangree died this morning. Her activism will long be remembered by those who knew her, including a number of rebels. Here is a video interview she did for the Online archive of the  Women’s Encampment for a Future of Peace and Justice, 1982-2006 Watch video   Follow @Rebels_Band

Judy Bello quoted in D&C story on drones

The use of New York airspace by big military drones sets some people on edge. One of them is Judy Bello, a Web­ster resident who has been arrested sev­eral times protesting at Hancock Field in Syracuse, where Air National Guard units control some of the drone flights in Afghanistan as well as test flights over … Continue reading »