Human Cost of War

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Bring the US Troops & War Dollars Home

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 9:00am - 10:10pm

On October 18 at 9:00am there will be a rally and press conference proceeding the Pittsburgh City Council hearing on our resolution to bring the troops home and fund human needs. This event is being organized by the Thomas Merton Center Anti-War Committee and sponsored by a number of local organizations including the American Friends Service Committee's PA Program.

SPARC hosts an opening exhibition of Windows and Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan.

On Saturday, February 19th, at 685 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA (Old Venice Jail), SPARC’s historic headquarters since 1977, SPARC’s Planet Siqueiros Series hosts an opening exhibition of Windows and Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan, a free exhibit sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), a Quaker organization dedicated to peace and nonviolence.

CUNY.edu: Afghan War Casualties Memorialized Through the Eyes of World Artists and Afghan Youth

FLUSHING, NY: Civilian casualties are commemorated in Windows and Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan, a traveling exhibition coming to the Godwin-Ternbach Museum for the second stop on its cross-country tour. The show features fifty 4’ x 6’ panels on parachute fabric made by an international group of artists, including participants from Queens College. The exhibition also introduces images collected by Dr.

Peaceandjusticeonline.org: AFSC Issues Report Card on the War in Afghanistan

The American Friends Service Committee (Kansas City, MO)  has recently issued a “Report Card on Performance and Progress for the U.S. War in Afghanistan.”  As with all report cards, to be meaningful, this report card must offer comments that provide details of how things are going.  It must offer practical suggestions for improvement, when improvement is necessary.  The AFSC report card does an excellent job, in my opinion, of providing important details and of offering sensible, practical recommendations for improvement.

DailyHerald (IL).com: Harper play offers perspectives on human cost of war

More than 200 pairs of boots belonging to Illinois soldiers killed in Afghanistan and Iraq will be onstage as part of Harper College’s fall production of “Bury the Dead,” a play offering perspectives from major U.S. military conflicts dating to World War I.

The production, which opens a day after Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 12 tells the story of six dead soldiers who rise from the grave, asking to rejoin the living.

NBC Action News: KC activists hold rally on 9th anniversary of War in Afghanistan

On the ninth anniversary of the war in Afghanistan, Kansas City MO activists issued their report card on the war. The AFSC's Ira Harritt weighs  in.

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