articles tagged "Veterans For Peace"

Gerry Condon Of Veterans for Peace At The Bradley Manning Trial

Wednesday, 5 June 2013 | buzz
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Gerry Condon, a member of Veterans For Peace, joined host Jan Miyasaki over the phone from the Bradley Manning trial. He gives an update of the trial and talks about the continuing support Manning has been receiving: more »

Leah Bolger: Veterans for Peace

Wednesday, 5 December 2012 | buzz
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On Wednesday December 5, Jan Miyasaki speaks with Leah Bolger, President of the National Board of Veteran’s for Peace, about the new round of sanctions against Iran. The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the sanctions against Iran last week. “This is collective punishment, and its really hurting the people of Iran, who have done nothing to warrant this reaction from us. It’s really sad that we didn’t learn anything from the damage we caused Iraq when we placed sanctions against them.” Veteran’s for Peace has issued a statement denouncing this.   Leah says “we believe the combination of foreign policy of Israel and United States together are causing a whole lot of problems in the area.” She explains that the U.S. should [...] more »

Matt Southworth on the War in Afghanistan

Monday, 15 October 2012 | buzz
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  On Monday October 15, our host Linda Jameson spoke with Matt Southworth, a legislative program associate for foreign policy with the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL): A Quaker Lobby in the Public Interest. First serving in the US army at the age of nineteen, Matt was deployed to Iraq in 2004 as an intelligence analyst doing predictive analysis. Since then, he has joined the FCNL and is also on the Board of Directors for Veterans for Peace. He was in Madison to attend a Veterans for Peace board meeting, and to plan the annual Veterans for Peace conference which will be held in Madison in August 2013. Matt travels across the country, advocating for a peaceful transition to [...] more »

Veterans for Peace

Thursday, 5 July 2012 | A Public Affair

On Thursday July5, Allen Ruff interviewed Will Williams, a board member in the Madison chapter of Veterans for Peace. Veterans For Peace is a national organization founded in 1985 in oppose to the Reagan administration’s war against the people of Central America. Will Williams discussed Anti-war efforts and American Politics. For more information on Veterans For Peace visit their website: http://www.veteransforpeace.org/ more »

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