Peace Movement

John F. Kennedy said, "Mankind must put an end to wars or wars will put an end to mankind". The articles in this category address our desire for and steps taken to find peaceful solutions to the world's problems.

Not Your Parents’ Peace Movement

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Rebecca Griffin: With a few clicks of a mouse, you can see every vote your representatives have taken on everything from wasting billions of dollars on missile defense to throwing up roadblocks to closing Guantanamo Bay.

As Afghan Fissures Worsen, Exit Plan Is Proposed

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Tom Hayden: The US military openly opposes the pace of the drawdown, which already is too slow for most Democrats and the peace movement, because the resulting panic in Kabul could cause an implosion if efforts at a diplomatic settlement bog down.

At Occupy Camps, Veterans Bring the Wars Home

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Tina Dupuy: Expert at living in tents, some veterans are finding new purpose in the streets. It was a surprise to meet Iraq war vets at these protests. There are only, after all, around a million Americans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan in what was once dubbed the War on Terror.

Take Credit, But Do Not Accept or Endorse

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Tom Hayden: Unless further clarified, the Obama proposal means we’ll be pushing to decrease the near 80,000 Americans remaining in combat until the end of 2014, three-and-a-half years from now.

Prediction: The U.S. Stays in Iraq

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Tom Hayden: It is becoming almost certain that the U.S. succeed in forcing Iraq to “invite” thousands of American troops to stay indefinitely in the latest imperial outpost of the United States in the Arab world

Why Back Marcy Again?

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Dick Price: I want someone who will stand on the corner and raise some hell. Lord knows, Washington has all the “go along to get along” it needs.

A Turning Point?

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Tom Hayden: Peace advocates should unite in demanding that President Obama decide to announce a significant troop withdrawal from Afghanistan beginning this July. Together we can push toward a significant de-escalation of this war.

Deficit Debate Ignores War, Labor Leaders Speak Out

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Tom Hayden: It’s ridiculous to claim to be a deficit hawk and a war hawk at the same time.

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