News & Opinion
As always OUR TAXES ARE OFF TO WAR - read our own Randy Schutt's 2013 edition, in Daily Kos
How will the sequester affect you and your community?
What are your Federal Budget priorities?
Is the Pentagon budget bloated?
Defense spending plus veterans' benefits account for 23.4% of total Federal spending
CATASTROHIC PENTAGON CUTS? - This 2-minute video from FCNL tells the real story
TANKS, BUT NO TANKS - The Daily Show's Al Madrigal Blows Up Congress' Wish To Spend $3 Billion On More Tanks
2011 - the U.S. spent more on its military than the next 13 nations combined
Israel and Iran, a love story? view TED video
Remember All the Children, Mr. President
Remember the 20 children who died in Newtown, Connecticut.
Remember the 35 children who died in Gaza this month from Israeli bombardments.
Remember the 168 children killed by US drone attacks in Pakistan since 2006.
Remember the 231 children killed in Afghanistan in the first 6 months of this year.
Remember the 400 other children in the US under the age of 15 who die from gunshot wounds each year.
Remember the 921 children killed by US air strikes against insurgents in Iraq.
Remember the 1,770 US children who die each year from child abuse and maltreatment.
Remember the 16,000 children who die each day around the world from hunger.
These tragedies must end.
- Bill Quigley, Common Dreams
Cleveland Peace Action and Center for Community Solutions bring National Priorities Project's Chris Hellman to Cleveland. At the Cleveland Foodbank, Chris helped the Human Services Advocates Network navigate the Federal Budget crisis and understand the effects of military spending on their communities. Pictured: Nina McLellan, Emily Campbell (CCS) Chris Hellman, Francis Chiappa
PAND - Performers and Artists for Nuclear Disarmament - presents its 30th annual concert on Hiroshima Day, August 6, 2012. Diane Mather speaks on PAND's three decades of work to end the threat of nuclear war.
Peace Action Marches in Lakewood July Fourth Parade - read report by Lou Pumphrey (pictured).
Dealing Effectively With Iran Without War
Cleveland Peace Action sponsored this June 12 public dialogue at Siegal College of Judaic Studies, with Peter Beinart & Jamal Abdi, Brian Amkraut moderating. Details on program and presenters