Afghanistan

Iowa Vets Vigil, Lobby for Peace

Iowa Military Veterans Hold Vigil, Visit Congressional Offices to call for an End to Funding Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

On the same day 130 people, led by war veterans, are arrested in Washington D.C. at the White House

By Jeffrey Weiss, Executive Director of Catholic Peace Ministry

Dia de los Muertos exhibit

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AFSC's contribution to the Mission Cultural Center's Day of the Dead exhibit by Art Hazelwood and Juan Fuentes. The boots and names on the wall represent Latino Californians killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Kabul wedding drones poster

Poster of US drones attack on Kabul wedding

Poster from Windows and Mirrors exhibit, opening spring 2011 in Bay Area

OPENING: Operation Exposure: An IVAW and Just Seeds Collaboration (Chicago in War)

Sunday, November 14, 2010 - 7:00pm

A project of Just Seeds and IVAW that uses Graphic installations to expose the traumas of war in everyday America with an exhibition of posters at Mess Hall along with wheat pasting installations throughout the city.

Counter-NATO Summit Conference in Lisbon, Portugal Nov. 19 & 21

Friday, November 19, 2010 (All day) - Sunday, November 21, 2010 (All day)

The NATO heads of state, including President Obama, will meet in Lisbon to promulgate a new NATO doctrine for the nuclear and increasingly global alliance. Leading European and other peace advocates will gather for a counter-summit conference that will be live streamed on the web: www.no-to-nato.org.

Daniel Ellsberg, Afghanistan: 9 years and counting

On the observation of the 9th year of the war in Afghanistan.

View the rest of Daniel Ellsberg speech:

Part II and Part III

 

America in Decline: Paths to 21st Century Security & Prosperity - Joseph Gerson's Watertown UU Sermon

Joseph Gerson was invited to deliver the Sermon at the Watertown Unitarian Church, October 17. His talk touched on tragic similarities between German and U.S. militarism. He explained that many of the sources of the "American Century" caried with them the seeds of U.S. 21st century decline. He reviewed the economic, military, cultural, spiritual, intellectual and political dimensions of U.S. decline and points to Common Security (domestic and international) poliicies that can provide greater security and prosperity in the 21st century.

Daily Telegram MI: Letter on the cost of war to domestic priorities

 To The Editor:

Since so much of the political debate in this fair country of ours concerns taxes, I thought I would share some info I received from The American Friends Service Committee, detailing the 2011 recommended discretionary spending by the federal government.

Windows and Mirrors Opening - Visitors' Comments

windows and mirrors exhibit

Brief reactions from people who attended the opening of AFSC's mural exhibit.

Report Card on Afghan War

AFSC staff and volunteers announce Report Card Grades for the U.S. War in Afghanistan outside the offices of the Louis Berger Group, one of the largest contractors in Afghanistan. 

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