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Peace Action-Wisconsin is a peace and justice organization which works for a world where human needs are met, the environment is preserved, and the threats of war and nuclear weapons have been abolished. We are committed to non-violence as a way of life and offer our members opportunities for education, lobbying and public witness.
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Follow CEPR’s Honduras Election Live Blog [Sun. 11/24]
This Sunday, November 24th, CEPR Will be Live-Blogging the Honduran Elections. This Sunday, CEPR will be live-blogging Honduras’ presidential, legislative and municipal elections. The Americas Blog will be in touch with US and Honduran civil society groups monitoring the electoral process in different parts of the country. We’ll also be tracking media coverage throughout the […]
What can be cut from the Pentagon Budget?
Move the Money! Think tank to Pentagon: Here’s where to cut By Jeremy Herb — 09/24/13 http://thehill.com/blogs/defcon-hill/budget-appropriations/324163-think-tank-proposes-sequester-level-defense-cuts#.Uk8K-mMsAAg.pocket#ixzz2gn9TUfLL A new think tank report proposes a blueprint for how the Pentagon should grapple with sequester-sized defense cuts. The report from the Stimson Center being released Tuesday details how the Pentagon could cut $50 billion from its budget with a […]
Recent Website Updates!
Check out the multiple new resources we’ve added to our website! –Contact information for Wisconsin’s elected representatives: http://www.peaceactionwi.org/take-action/contact-reps/ –Stand for Peace location information: http://www.peaceactionwi.org/take-action/stand-for-peace/ –Ways for students to get involved with Peace Action: http://www.peaceactionwi.org/students/ –View our most recent weekly email: http://www.peaceactionwi.org/e-alert/
One State Moves from War to Peace Economy — So Can Ours
The Governor of Connecticut has signed a bill creating a commission to plan for conversion from military industries to civilian and environmentally sustainable manufacturing. Click here to ask our state legislature to follow this example: http://act.rootsaction.org/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=8370
List of Snowden’s NSA Revelations
NSA Revelations provided by Snowden’s Leaks Snowden’s leaks reveal the unprecedented scope of NSA surveillance. Sign the petition demanding Congress reveal the full extent of the NSA’s spying programs here: https://optin.stopwatching.us/ How the NSA Spies –XKeyscore system: An NSA tool that collects ‘nearly everything a user does on […]
12/28: Peace Action Volunteer Day
Peace Action Volunteer Day! Saturday, December 28 @ 1pm Peace Action Center (1001 E. Keefe Ave.) Come together with other Peace Action members to get ready for an exciting 2014! Our office has accumulated a lot of materials over the recent years and in order to hit the ground running in 2014 we could use your help sorting [...]
1/20: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Annual Justice Program and March
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Annual Justice Program and March Mon., Jan. 20, 2014 — 1:00 pm St. Francis of Assisi Church 1:00 pm– Program Indoors Commemorating Dr. King and his call to confront racism, militarism, poverty and economic injustice. Performing artists Dorothy Jackson and Fred Reed Play reading: “Project Unspeakable” on King’s assassination. Honoring [...]
Feb 2014: Take Action! Film Series
Take Action! Film Series Location TBA (Check PA website or contact us for updates) Join us to watch these excellent films and learn how you can get involved in the issues! Each film relates to one of Peace Action’s campaigns. Screenings will be followed by discussions and opportunities to take action. Click here to view [...]
12/11: STOP the TPP!
STOP the TPP! Wednesday, Dec. 11 @ 7pm Peace Action Center 1001 E. Keefe Ave. A secret trade agreement is threatening: Workers’ Rights-Environment-Public Health-Internet Freedom-Financial Regulations-Food Safety-Public Services and OUR DEMOCRACY! Join the event on Facebook! The Obama Administration plans to bring this top-secret trade agreement to Congress in the next month or two for a Fast [...]