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National Spotlight on Need for Wisconsin to Reduce Dependence on Military Production
pentagon-david-gleason-815x583It’s Time to Reduce Eco­nomic Depen­dence on Pen­ta­gon Spend­ing By Miriam Pem­ber­ton and William Har­tung, The Hill, Octo­ber 20, 2014 Defense-dependent com­mu­ni­ties need to start diver­si­fy­ing their economies now, before shifts in Pen­ta­gon spend­ing leave them with few viable alter­na­tives. Con­tin­u­ing ten­sions in Ukraine, an expand­ing war in Iraq and Syria, and record stock prices for […]

Peace Voter Election Guide 2014′ Now Available Online!
PVguidelogo2The ‘Peace Voter Elec­tion Guide 2014′ pre­sented by the Peace Edu­ca­tion Project is now avail­able online! Click here to find out where the can­di­dates stand on issues of peace and justice!

Defense dependence leads to 300 more lost jobs at Oshkosh Corp.
b99368170z.1_20141010050822_000_g2587bcg.1-1Oshkosh Cor­po­ra­tion, pro­ducer of armored Humvees for the US mil­i­tary and the Fox Valley’s largest man­u­fac­turer, will be cut­ting another 250 to 300 jobs by Decem­ber as a result of declin­ing mil­i­tary demand fol­low­ing the wind­ing down of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Mil­wau­kee Jour­nal Sen­tinel reports: “We con­tinue to reshape our workforce […]

Everything you need to know to vote for peace on November 4th!
pv2014imgsm3Check out Peace Edu­ca­tion Project’s Peace Voter cam­paign page to get all the infor­ma­tion you need to have your voice heard this elec­tion. View your legislator’s vot­ing record with our Peace Voter Leg­is­la­tor Score­cards, get up-to-date voter ID require­ments and find out where, when and how to cast your vote. Click here to learn every­thing you […]

Global Issues Fall Lecture Series at UWM
mapppPeace Action at UWM and Peace Action Wis­con­sin present Global Issues Fall Lec­ture Series at UWM 7pm — UWM Union Fire­side Lounge (2200 E. Ken­wood Blvd.) Free & open to the pub­lic Click here to view the lec­ture series flyer Mon­day, Oct. 20 “Human Rights: A Vic­tim of Pol­i­tics” - Prof. Robert Ash­more Pro­fes­sor Ash­more will outline […]

Peace Action Wisconsin Celebrates the Life of Jacob George
George Photo.jpgIt is with sad­ness and regret that we report Mr. Jacob George, beloved vet­eran and anti-war activist, has taken his life. Mr. Jacob George was a three-tour vet­eran of Oper­a­tion Endur­ing Free­dom between 2001–2004. He was hon­or­ably dis­charged as a sergeant. George was most well known for his A Ride Till The End tour, which featured […]

Peace Action WI Statement on 6 of 8 Wisconsin House Representatives Vote Against Arming Syrian Rebels
syriaFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sep­tem­ber 18, 2014 Con­tact: Mitchell Sandquist, Co-Director mitch@peaceactionwi.org 414–964‑5158 Daniel Pneu­man, Pres­i­dent djpneuman@gmail.com 518–947‑8660 6 of 8 Wis­con­sin House Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Vote Against Arm­ing Syr­ian Rebels Wisconsin’s Con­gres­sional Del­e­ga­tion was among those most opposed to Pres­i­dent Obama’s plan All but two mem­bers of Wisconsin’s Con­gres­sional del­e­ga­tion voted today to oppose an amend­ment to the […]

Take Action! House vote on upping weapons to Syrian rebels at 3pm today!
download Take action! Tell your Rep­re­sen­ta­tives: “Don’t throw more fuel on the fire! Vote NO on send­ing more weapons to Syr­ian rebels!” The House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives will be vot­ing this after­noon on increas­ing US train­ing and equip­ment to the Syr­ian oppo­si­tion. This would exac­er­bate the vio­lence and the weapons are likely to fall into the hands […]

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