Cleveland Peace Action Education Fund Newsletter Archive - click to read/download
March 2013: Military spending 20% of total Federal budget; Nuclear zero and 75 years of suicidal foolishness; Advocacy update; Peace Studies at ML King HS; Gino Raffaelli In Memoriam; Our material and volunteer wish list; Thanks to 2012 donors; Tax Day Actions April 15.
December 2012: Syria After Assad: a community conversation; What Cleveland Peace Action's been doing in 2012; Advocacy: Dear Congress, invest in our people; What you aren't hearing about spending cuts and job loss; Nuke chat
September 2012: How will we feel on November 7th?; Lakewood July 4th parade; 5 Broken Cameras; Advocacy - visit with Rep. Marcy Kaptur; Remembering Judy Gallo; Middle East Committee Report; Alternatives to Military Recruitment at ML King HS this year; 30th Annual PAND Concert; Syria After Assad?
June 2012: Dealing effectively with Iran without war; Federal budget-a moral choice; coverage of Tax Day protest, Save Our Communities Forum, and Mather-White benefit concert
March 2012: Iran nukes - sanctions, war or diplomacy; Iran nuclear timeline; military vs. domestic spending; Congressional initiatives on Iran opposed by Peace Action; CPA's New Priorities Campaign; Thanks to 2011 members
December 2011: Mark Braverman speaks on Israel-Palestine, Peace Action members respond; Out of control US military budget; Iran nuke evidence ambiguous at best; Perspectives of Three Recent Delegates
to Israel and the Palestinian Territories; We're the 99% - Dec. 10 No Cuts Rally
September 2011: Cutting military spending to solve budget woes; No on Issue 2 - Repeal SB5; Numbers and tax dollars; AMR benefit events; Mark Braverman Nov. 10; New Priorities Campaign - make it happen in your community
June 2011: Save Our Communities coverage - Forum, street theater, kick-off party; events & volunteer opportunities; summer fundraisers for Alternatives to Military Recruitment; It's time to work things out between Israel and Palestine
March 2011: Annual Mtg. features Rev. Tracey Lind; Apartheid in Israel; Save Our Communities April 15-16, 2011; Rally for Egyptian self-determination; Victory on New START; reports from Middle East and AMR Committees
November 2010: Future of peace and war; 10 years of Afghan war; Will the Senate stop START; Talking about war; One Nation Working Together; Impact of the election on the peace agenda
September 2010: Ratify START Treaty-Hiroshima/Nagasaki Remembrance; Bring war dollars home-save our communities; Middle East Peace program in Shaker Hts; busy Fall peace calendar
Summer 2010: America still needs a peace movement; Alternatives to Military Recruitment program at JFK HS; Conversation on START; What Cleveland Peace Action is up to; Dialogue in Brooklyn on Middle East peace
March-April 2010: Dennis Kucinich thanks Ohio peace groups-feeling is mutual; Misinformation on Iran could lead to war; breakdown on war dollars vs domestic spending in Federal budget; Disarm Now - May 2 action in NY City; Petition to Obama to abolish nuclear weapons
January-February 2010: Peace Movement - Where We Are, Where We Need To Go; What about nuclear weapons?; US responsibilities in Iraq - letter to Obama; Israel-Palestine dialogue; Kucinich on leaving Afghanistan; A day in the life of the American President
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November-December 2009: About Cleveland Peace Action - goals, membership, board and budget; Essay and Art Contests; fundraiser for Alternatives to Military Recruitment; No Escalation - Can the peace movement reach President Obama?; Will J Street remain a voice for Middle East peace? The Nobel Peace Prize 2009 - Premature Peace Prize or Call to Action?
September 2009: Hiroshima Day speech; understanding Afghanistan - stopping the war; Arms control treaties summary; Middle East - culture of revenge, grassroots for peace
July-August 2009: Israel Palestine-the situation and our response; Searching for peace in the Middle East; Taking action; Alternatives to Military Recruitment; PAND Concert; Mother's Day event
May 2009: Nuclear abolition; Nukes and treaties; Israel's rational for attacking Iran; Sixth Anniversary of Iraq War & analysis of war funding
March 2009: Activism in a new era; George Martin/Annual Meeting report; Quiz on military spending; Call for 25% Pentagon cuts; Afghanistan views; Diplomatic challenge in Israel-Palestine; Tax Day Actions
December 2008: New Presidency is opportune time for new foreign policy; 2008 in pictures; Peace movement's message to Obama; George Paz Martin at Annual Meeting; Iran blockade resolution fails; We need you!
September 2008: Letter to the President-Elect; Anti-War Movement - diversity or purity?; Presidential Voter Guide; War, Bush-Cheney and the economy; Don't Bomb Iran!
Summer 2008: Peace Action Parades the Circle; Risk of war with Iran; National Antiwar Assembly convenes in Cleveland; Middle East, volunteer and advocacy updates; Wealth Against Commonwealth book review
April 2008: War spending or human needs?; Middle East peacemaking is a minefield; Peace advocacy in a time of war; your taxes at war; DoE's plan for new nuclear weapons
February 2008: Peace Action's 50th Anniversary; Israeli-Palestinian peace; Presidential voter guide; conversation on nukes; Middle East programs at Heights Library; books on history of peace activism
December 2007: Interfaith committments to peace; New foreign policy in 2008; Non-violent action; Advocacy on Iran; Bringing the war home to Sen. Voinovich - photos; 10 reasons to be a Peace Action member
September 2007: Impeaching Bush and Cheney - pro and con; Hiroshima Day and Peace Show photos; advocacy on Iran and Iraq; Peace Action's statement on Israel-Palestine peace
July 2007: Peace Action Parades the Circle; Finding the way to peace; Freedom - America is full of it; Tax Day on Public Square; Cleveland City Council Resolution calling for Iraq withdrawal; Tell Presidential candidates - don't attack Iran
April 2007: 182-hour vigil for peace; Annual Meeting coverage; Middle East Working Group seeks to promote dialogue; Your taxes at war; Reduce the threat of nuclear weapons
February 2007: Clevelanders mark 3000 military deaths in Iraq on New Year's Day;Families of the Fallen for Change; 2006 in pictures;Bush could attack Iran unless Congress stops him; Working Group on Middle East Peace.
December 2006: Election analysis - peace and peace candidates are winners, work ahead for peace movement, implications for the war in Iraq; Iraq exit plans compared; report on Gather the People and Save the World; advocating for real security; fundraising success.
October/November 2006: Hiroshima Day in Cleveland and Germany; Volunteer Coordinator Tim Smith introduced; working group on Middle East peace; Vote or shut up!; Cleveland Peace Show report; what the Iraqis think.
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July 2006: Great Peace March 20th Anniversary; Hiroshima Day Commemoration; "War Mothers" Parade the Circle; Nuclear weapons still a threat.
June 2006: Are We Safer Yet?; Reaching for Peace Week at CSU; Eyes Wide Open; Oskar Castro on Alternatives to Military Recruiting; Iran.
April 2006: Columbus rally on third anniversary of Iraq war; the draft?; Federal budget; Annual Meeting report; Reaching for Peace Week at CSU.
February 2006: Annual Meeting 2/21; Where are we headed?; Advocacy on Iraq, nuclear weapons and non-proliferation; Top 10 reasons for joining Peace Action.
December 2005: PEACE ACTION MEMBERSHIP IS PEACE ACTION POWER:WE NEED YOU!;October DC protest and lobbying report and pictures; Volunteer Corner.
September/October 2005: People’s Petition for an Iraq Peace Process;The Progressive Promise; Students Ready to Opt for their Futures;Hiroshima Memorial Event report and pictures.
July/August 2005: Hiroshima 60th Anniversary - Abolish nuclear weapons;Robert McNamara on nuclear apocalypse;Non-proliferation Treaty Conference ends in disarray;Rep. McKinney vs. nuclear rocket; remembering George Smilnak and John Looney
May/June 2005: Downing Steet Memo shows Bush lied to promote war; John Bolton;On the eve of the Non-proliferation Treaty Review; Peace Action events for summer
March/April 2005: Peace Action's four-year strategic plan; report on Kevin Martin at City Club; Volunteers recognized; Landmine survivors action alert; Bruce Gagnon interview
February 2005: Kevin Martin to speak at City Club; Bruce Gagnon on the new Pentagon war agenda; Francis Chiappa on Cleveland Peace Action's future; new volunteer coordinator, Sheila Keller; advocacy issues
December 2004: Post-election issue - Whither the movement? What now?; Peace Voter and SPAN reports; Fallujah assualt; position on peace for Israel-Palestine
September 2004: Why vote?; Kevin Martin compares Bush and Kerry; Peace Voter 2004 and introduction of Voter Guides; torture; National Congress Report; current legislative issues; Student Peace Action Network forms at Cleveland State University
May 2004: War's outcome predictable; Bob Charlick on new foreign policy; Voter Registration Coalition; "SMART" security; current issues in Congress; space weapons
February 2004: Turning Point?; National Security Project; de-mining; space weapons; who's counting our votes?
October 2003: WMD's - "Words of Mass Deception"; Iraq, UN and US Corporations; voter registration; Campaign for a New Foreign Policy
June 2003: Meet new Volunteer Coordinator; star wars; landmines; Sen Robert Byrd; local peace groups "Joining Forces"
March 2003: The day after invasion; Noam Chomsky; US empire; star wars; landmines