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ACTION ALERT: Rare Opportunity to Block Pentagon Bloat

By Jon Rainwater on Thu, 14 May 2015 20:19:51

The House is about to vote on the annual Pentagon policy bill. The bad news is that it is full of giveaways to the defense industry. The good news is that for the first time in memory there’s a good chance to stop it. Can you call to […]Read More

Strange Bedfellows on the Iran Nuclear Review Act

By Gabe Murphy on Sat, 09 May 2015 01:13:37

Despite all of the contention surrounding the Iran Nuclear Review Act of 2015 a.k.a. the Corker/Menendez bill, the bill passed in the Senate yesterday 98-1, and assuming a similar version passes in the House, Congress will have the opportunity to block the nuclear deal with Iran from going forward. […]Read More

151 Reps Speak Out for Peace and Diplomacy

By Gabe Murphy on Fri, 08 May 2015 20:58:21

Yesterday, in the largest show of congressional support to date for the nuclear deal with Iran, 151 democratic Representatives sent a letter to the President supporting his efforts to reach a diplomatic agreement and encouraging him to "stay on course." The letter was spearheaded by Reps. Jan Schakowsky […]Read More

Saber Rattling Works, But Which Way

By Peace Action West on Fri, 01 May 2015 00:22:55

This is a guest post from Martin Hellman reprinted from Martin’s Defusing the Nuclear Threat blog. Martin is a professor at Stanford University, best known for his invention of public key cryptography. But his blog covers a primary interest of his: how fallible human beings can survive possessing nuclear weapons, where even […]Read More

Iran nuke deal: Good for Israel

By Peace Action West on Thu, 30 Apr 2015 00:39:49

This post was originally printed in the Jerusalem Post and was penned by Peace Action’s political director Paul Kawika Martin who is based in the national office in Washington D.C.  Note that the Jerusalem Post is considered to have a center-right readership in Israel and the United States. This piece […]Read More

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