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End U.S. Military Aid to Colombia
Changing US policy from guns and military training to supporting the displaced and treating addiction at home
Dec 17, 2012, 7:10pm FOR
With last week’s overwhelmingly sad and tragic news of gun violence in Newtown, CT, leaving 27 people dead, including 20 young children, we are reminded of the importance of joining together to make our country and world a safer place for all. We...
Dec 4, 2012, 3:46pm Mark Johnson
It happened the first time President Obama was elected. In the days after that historic vote, we heard hysterical appeals to save the banks that were “too big to fail.” What did we get? A trillion-dollar, unaccountable bailout of banks...
Nov 29, 2012, 9:57am Leila Zand
Dear friends,Join the Fellowship of Reconciliation in supporting the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people. We believe that solidarity is a way to advance the possibility of peace, which will benefit both Israeli Jews and...
Nov 27, 2012, 12:35pm Leila Zand
In February 2007, I led the Fellowship of Reconciliation’s third civilian diplomacy delegation to Iran. One of our 23 delegates from the United States peace community was the then-president of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR), ...
Nov 21, 2012, 9:58am FOR
MEMBERS OF CIVIL RIGHTS DELEGATION TO WEST BANK URGE PRESIDENT OBAMA: END THE VIOLENCE AND SECURE A JUST PEACE“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter.” (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.)An immediate end to...
Nov 16, 2012, 12:16pm Leila Zand
 Kai Brand-Jacobsen, Director, Department of Peace Operations (DPO)-Partrir IMMIDIATE ACTION YOU CAN TAKE TO BRING ABOUT AN END TO FIGHTING AND JUST PEACE FOR ALL THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL-PALESTINE  BREAK THE CYCLE OF ...
Nov 15, 2012, 8:10pm Leila Zand
As an interfaith organization committed to nonviolence, The Fellowship of Reconciliation opposes all armed conflict and especially attacks on civilians. We mourn the deaths of civilians in Gaza and Israel, and pray for their...
Nov 1, 2012, 5:12pm FOR
Assassination by remote control — and with civilian casualties. It’s time for a no-fly zone for military and spy drones, and we need your help!Add your name to the call to halt U.S. military drones.Members of FOR, with CODEPINK...