National Spotlight on Need for Wisconsin to Reduce Dependence on Military Production
It’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!
The ‘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.
Oshkosh 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!
Check 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
Peace 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
It 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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2014 Contact: Mitchell Sandquist, Co-Director firstname.lastname@example.org 414–964‑5158 Daniel Pneuman, President email@example.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!
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 […]