Tag Archives: Iraq Veterans Against the War

Elliott Colla | A Veteran Novel That Finds No Reception in War

War Porn contains some of the most significant and original writing on deployment to be found in contemporary American literature about the Iraq War.

The American Sniper Turned Anti-War Activist the Media Didn’t Tell You About

“More veterans are killing themselves than are dying in Iraq and Afghanistan,” Reppenhagen said in 2011. “You think they’re coming home because they’re proud of what they did? 3rd Brigade just came back to Fort Carson two weeks ago, and six of them killed themselves already.”

“Oh sorry, but paying for war violates my spiritual beliefs. . .”

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“Honor the Dead, Heal the Wounded, Stop the Wars”> Come Home America & Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! Special on Memorial Day and thoughts on Memorial Day by Thomas Knapp of Come Home America Another Memorial Day in This Endless War By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan In a remarkable but little-noticed oversight hearing last week, the Senate Armed Services Committee looked at “The Law of Armed Conflict, the Use of […]

Voice of Art – Iraq Veterans Against the War, Pt. 3

Published on Jul 13, 2012 by iamOTHER Follow Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) artists as they plan to lead a march of 20,000 protesters at the NATO summit in Chicago. There veterans and service members throw back their Global War on Terror medals in symbolic protest of the hypocrisy and failed military policies of the US and […]

Tom Morello sings Stray Bullets with IVAW amid No NATO rally

Tom Morello Walks Out Into Audience When Sound System Goes Out in Chicago  By CR – Posted on 21 May 2012     Justice Through Music MAY 21, 2012 – The top activist musician today, Tom Morello, was out in Chicago amongst the activists who were protesting NATO bombing and unnecessary wars, and was playing a concert when the sound […]

Video> Occupy Chicago NATO Week of Actions Preview & The faces of the anti-NATO protests

The faces of the anti-NATO protests BY KIM JANSSEN   May 11, 2012    Chicago Sun Times   Jimmy Johnson of Chicago Indymedia spoke at a press conference with speakers from every major NATO action and event. | Rich Hein~Sun-Times View Gallery Updated: May 11, 2012 7:34PM They claim to represent “the 99 percent” of the […]

How Will the Walls Come Tumbling Down> Diversity of Tactics vs Nonviolence in the Occupy Movement.

Video> Dialogue> Occupy Oakland Nonviolence vs Diversity of Tactics Positive Peace Warrior  Kazu Haga Editor’s Note:  The video posted here is of the dialogue between the panelists after they have given their individual presentations.  Links to the individual presentations—all are worth listening to—are included below, as well as a link to the full program. Questions such as, […]

The Nation> The Progressive Honor Roll of 2011

The Progressive Honor Roll of 2011 John Nichols   December 21, 2011   | This article appears in the January 9-16, 2012 edition of The Nation.  MOST VALUABLE CONFRONTATION: Iowa CCI  When Mitt Romney came to the Iowa State Fair, he tried to peddle the fantasy that entitlement cuts are needed because the only alternative is to raise […]

Iraq Veterans Against the War Board of Directors Releases Official Statement on Occupy Movement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  November 28, 2011 ACT: Iraq Veterans Against the War Joseph Carter, Iraq Veterans Against the War 646-723-0989, josephcarter@ivaw.org Iraq Veterans Against the War Board of Directors Releases Official Statement on Occupy Movement We are the 99%, organization says NATIONWIDE – November 28 – via CommonDreams.org Veterans are a part of the 99%. Most of our military […]

Video> Veteran Scott Olsen Could Be The First Person To Die At A Wall Street Protest

Veteran Scott Olsen Could Be The First Person To Die At A Wall Street Protest Linette Lopez and Robert Johnson | Oct. 26, 2011, 5:50 PM  Business Insider Scott Olsen survived two tours of Iraq, but his life could be over after being critically injured by a police projectile at Occupy Oakland, The Guardian reports. […]