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Brew not Bullets! Starbucks Boycott
Launched on Valentine’s Day 2012, we will not stop until Starbucks bans guns from their stores and are an aggressive advocate for sane gun laws.
Mar 8, 2014, 1:31pm David Hartsough
It is again that time of year when we are asked to pay our federal taxes, half of which goes for war and preparations for more wars. In the last century over 180 million people died in wars. Our country continues to spend about one trillion dollars...
Jan 28, 2013, 6:11pm FOR
Oct 1, 2012, 3:54pm John Lindsay-Poland
By Seema LuthraArms Sales and Military Spending by the US in the Greater Middle East
The Middle East is the most militarized region in the world, with most arms sales heading there.  In fact, the US has delivered more weapons to this...
Nov 14, 2011, 9:38am John Lindsay-Poland
The good news is that critiques of U.S. militarism and the Pentagon’s expansionist role have become mainstream. Even former Defense Secretary Robert Gates had to acknowledge how the State Department was being muscled out of resources for...
Oct 21, 2011, 2:38am Shauen V. T. Pearce
Current FOR status: Discontinued.Far from being the socially conscious company they claim to be, Starbucks’ actions reveal they vigorously support the lethal Pro-Gun Agenda. This agenda is significantly increasing everyone’s risk of...
Jul 9, 2011, 11:10pm Jim Murphy
The Veterans Fellowship of Reconciliation chapter was part of a gathering on Friday, July 8, 2011 at the First Unitarian Society of Ithaca, New York, which led to an intimate conversation around the dinner table after an excellent meal. We heard...
Jul 7, 2011, 5:07pm Judy Bello
I returned to the United States in mid-May from spending two weeks in Iran with a Fellowship of Reconciliation delegation of eight people. I wrote some brief observations while I was there, and also posted reports of other delegates. Our hotels all...
Jul 7, 2011, 11:45am Rene Wadlow
On 9 July 2011, Sudan became two separate States as South Sudan was created six months after the 8 January referendum in which the voters of southern Sudan voted overwhelmingly to create a separate State.  The creation of South Sudan is a cause...