Afghanistan Victory! Results of House National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Amendments

Peace Action was one of the few organizations to oppose the invasion of Afghanistan and we have been working ever since to end America’s longest war. Last week, the House of Representatives [...]

NDAA roundup: Afghanistan victory and budget ignominy

Last night, we saw years of committed organizing pay off, with the House of Representatives voting 305-121 supporting accelerated withdrawal from Afghanistan. Thank you so much to all of you who [...]

All night spending spree

Members of Congress were up all night spending your tax dollars. The House Armed Services Committee worked into the wee hours of the morning on the budget for the Pentagon and nuclear weapons. [...]

Victory! Senate votes to end the war

Today, for the first time, the Senate took a roll call vote in favor of bringing our troops home from Afghanistan. This morning, Senator Merkley’s amendment to bring our troops home from [...]

Peace has its rewards

Politicians drive me crazy sometimes. And most Americans are probably right there with me. But we don’t hear enough about the people in Congress who are actually doing the right thing, and are [...]

NDAA grab bag: the highs and lows

The National Defense Authorization Act covers a huge range of issues, authorizing all Pentagon spending for the year. As one of the few bills guaranteed to come up for a vote, anyone and everyone [...]