Take a chunk out of the Pentagon

If Congress doesn’t break its stalemate by March 1st, automatic spending cuts will kick in. I was just on Capitol Hill talking to congressional staff, and it’s clear they need to hear more [...]

Action Alert – Tell the President to Leave No Troops Behind in Afghanistan!

Earlier this month Peace Action and Peace Action Education Fund launched a call-in campaign to the White House comment line, calling on the President to choose the zero troops option once the [...]

On Inauguration/MLK Holiday, thoughts on our society's "Triple Evils"

Lead article today on Foreign Policy in Focus. Would love your comments regarding our nation’s progress on Dr. King’s triple evils of racism, extreme materialism and militarism. [...]

Will Congress take on drones in 2013?

Since President Obama took office in 2009, his administration has dramatically increased the use of unmanned armed drones throughout the Middle East and Africa.  The administration has overseen [...]