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Amidst the rise of Trump and right-wing nationalism in the United States, fearful concerns about the rise of similar right-wing populist movements within Europe have inevitably intensified, particularly within the international peace movement, which remains highly cautious of the increasing dangers of global militarism and …

Salt and Terror in Afghanistan

February 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Salt and Terror in Afghanistan by Kathy Kelly February 5, 2014 Two weeks ago in a room in Kabul, Afghanistan, I joined several dozen people, working seamstresses, some college students, socially engaged teenagers and a few visiting internationals like myself, to discuss world hunger. Our …

Making Iowa into a War Zone

February 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

Making Iowa into a War Zone- National Guard Poised to Attack from Des Moines Airport Brian Terrell     The F-16 jets of the Iowa Air National Guard that formerly buzzed the city of Des Moines have disappeared and we are told that their base at the Des Moines International Airport …

Trans Pacific Partnership

January 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

The TPP spans 12 countries — including the United States, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam — comprising 40 percent of the world’s economy. It has been negotiated in the deepest secrecy over the past several years. …

Annual Meeting Workshops (February 8)

January 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

The following workshops are scheduled at the Massachusetts Peace Action Annual Meeting:    Seeing Through the Smokescreen: Reflections on Continued War in Afghanistan and Pakistan Kathy Kelly Speakers: Kathy Kelly and Rachel Williams After 13 years of military occupation of that country, the U.S. plans to …

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