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Peace Action, the largest grassroots peace organization in the U.S., was founded in 1957. Groundswell exists to inform, engage and mobilize. Formerly, the Peace Blog.
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Conservative Forces in Washington Are Trying to Eliminate the Iran Deal

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 19:31
This piece was originally published in ThinkProgress. There seems to be a concerted effort in Washington, D.C. to undermine the successful Iran nuclear agreement. Last month, Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) introduced a bill to impose new sanctions on Iran, primarily in response to its […]
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Press Statement: The U.S. Shouldn’t Bomb Syria

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 18:48
Washington, D.C. — April 6, 2017 — In response to reports that President Trump is considering a military response to the chemical weapons attack in northern Syria allegedly perpetrated by Syrian government forces, Paul Kawika Martin, senior director for policy and political affairs for Peace Action, released the […]
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Peace Action joins dozens of groups in opposing US involvement in Yemen military offensive

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 14:35
Peace Action joined with dozens of other advocacy, civil society, peace, and faith groups to send a letter to President Trump today expressing our grave concern over the proposed Hudaydah offensive in Yemen. The White House is expected to sign off this week on the Pentagon’s request to […]
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As Trump Relaxes Rules of Engagement, Civilian Deaths Are on the Rise

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 17:44
Earlier this month, a U.S. coalition airstrike destroyed the better part of a residential city block in Mosul, Iraq, killing as many as 200 civilians, maybe more. But that was just one of the latest in a series of consequences of the Trump administration’s escalations of military force […]
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