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Plowshares 7 Convicted

Brunswick, Georgia – late October No one was allowed to wear shirts with messages into the court room for the Kings Bay 7 Trident Plowshares Trial. Outside of the court house Veteran For Peace members, complete with a black and … Continue reading

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BCPA / TPN.com School Grant Winner

Broome County Peace Action in collaboration with teachpeacenow.com have secured a modest victory for peace education (albeit a high quality one) with BCPA’s funding of Binghamton’s Benjamin Franklin Elementary School’s social action project, “Culturally Responsive Authors Club”. This is the … Continue reading

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Climate Change and Peace Issues

By Jim Clune A recent post by Medea Benjamin of Codepink connects numerous ways the climate crisis and militarism are intertwined. In this post, I’m paraphrasing her piece, as well as including other relevant facts. Ms. Benjamin states that our … Continue reading

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BCPA / VFP 2019 Peace Scarecrows

Broome County Peace Action and Broome County Veterans for Peace again collaborated on an entry in the county’s annual scarecrow competition at Otsiningo Park. While we did not win the competition, we did spread some public awareness that our groups … Continue reading

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Children’s Peace Fair

Veterans for Peace & Peace Action of Broome County worked together to produce a Children’s Peace Fair this past Hiroshima Day, August 6. Adults said it was a resounding success. The abundant, joyful sound of children support that conclusion. Early … Continue reading

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Our Main Mission: No Nuclear Weapons

By Jim Clune The original impetus to forming Broome County Peace Action was the Freeze Campaign of the 1980’s. However, the nuclear weapons never went away. The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists’ Doomsday Clock is now set at 2 minutes to … Continue reading

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Weekly Peace Vigil Marks 20 Years of Standing Up For Peace

By Ann Clune On Monday, April 22 we marked the twenty-year anniversary of our weekly vigil for peace. Members of Broome County Peace Action, Broome County Veterans for Peace, and friends gathered in front of the Federal building on Henry … Continue reading

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Three Courageous Congresswomen

By Fred Trzcinski The jackals have been unleashed! The venom and the smears have been spreading daily, notably targeting three of our newest congressional representatives, viz., Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC), Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. Besides being “freshman” Members of our … Continue reading

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Teach Peace & Justice Action Research Grant

By Tim Wolcott Do you have a child, grandchild, niece or nephew who seems more concerned about right rather than might? Do they live and learn in Broome County? If so, a recent collaboration between Broome County Peace Action and … Continue reading

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