Walter Jones along with Reps. Ro Khanna [D-CA], and Mark Pocan [D-WI] published an opinion piece in the New York Times that called on the White House to end US participation in the War on Yemen. Read the op-ed here.
Can we build a strong movement for Peace and Justice? Read thoughts and provocative analysis in this article from the latest In These Times magazine.
From National Peace Action – Paul Kawika Martin, Senior Director for Policy and Political Affairs As President Trump continues insulting and threatening North Korea, undermining hopes for diplomacy and increasing the risk of war, he also appears poised to abandon the hard-won Iran nuclear agreement. As you know, that would be a disaster in its more »
NC Representative Walter Jones joined colleagues in Congress to invoke the War Powers Act with H.Con.Res. 81, a bill that “calls the question” about the US role in fueling military support to Saudi Arabia to extend the war on Yemen. Peace Action National encourages that we take action on this opportunity
The Asheville Convention By John Heuer For the first time in our 29 year history, Veterans For Peace held its National Convention in North Carolina. From July 23 through the 27th, some 350 VFP members and friends gathered at the University of North Carolina Asheville. Host Chapter 099 offered free homestays and convenient campgrounds for more »
Remarks at North Carolina Peace Action Event in Raleigh, N.C., August 23, 2014. By David Swanson http://warisacrime.org/content/peacenvironmentalism Thank you for inviting me, and thank you to North Carolina Peace Action. It’s an honor for me to have a role in honoring the 2014 Student Peacemaker, iMatter Youth North Carolina. I’ve followed what iMatter has more »
RESOLUTION NO. 2013 – 733 A RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE SENSE OF THERALEIGH CITY COUNCIL REGARDING THE USE OF FEDERALFUNDS TO MEET LOCAL FINANCING NEEDS. Whereas the United States is currently engaged in military actions which arenearing the end of their intended durations; and Whereas, the ongoing economic situation in this country has resulted in more »
Feb 3: Pray the Devil Back to Hell (2009) shows what happened when Leymah Gbowee of Liberia told herself to “stop acting as a victim and get up and do something!” What she did resulted in a 50-year prison sentence for dictator Charles Taylor, peace for Liberia, and a Nobel Peace Prize for herself. Film named Best Film, more »
January 16, 2013 Press Release CONTACT: JOE BURTON 919-851-5596 At its January 15th meeting, the Raleigh City Council joined the US Conference of Mayors and cities in 14 other states in approving a “Bring Our War Dollars Home Resolution.” The original resolution was submitted to the Council by ROWD (Return Our War Dollars) of Wake more »
January 2013 Proclamation calling on Congress to Fund Urgently Needed Services and Infrastructure Repair in Raleigh and Throughout the United States by Bringing Our War Dollars Home and Reducing Military Spending. WHEREAS the members of the Raleigh City Council and the constituents we represent want to ensure the safety, as well as the physical more »