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Fighting U.S Imperialism: Venezuela and the Global South

Saturday, February 23, 2019 3:00-4:30pm Sunnyside Community House 3520 SE Yamhill, Portland, OR 97214 Western imperialism and military intervention have caused untold suffering, death and destruction across the global south. Join us in a community conversation featuring testimonies from people … Continue reading

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Demilitarizing the Pacific

This event is cosponsored by VFP Chapter 72, KBOO, World Beyond War, Oregon PSR, APANO, and DSA. Oceania Rising: Peace Pivot to the Pacific Wednesday, February 20, 2019 7:00-9:00pm The Peace House – Metanoia Peace Community 2116 NE 18th Ave. … Continue reading

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Making Waves!

Making Waves is the title of a great short doc film, released in 2018, about the Veterans For Peace anti-nuclear project boat, The Golden Rule. On February 11, 2019, VFP Chapter 72 co-hosts a Portland screening of the film in … Continue reading

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Portlanders Join Nationwide Demo January 20th

VFP associate member Pam Allee is one of thousands of Americans who took to the streets last weekend to call for the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump, just one year after his inauguration. Pam and a few others from … Continue reading

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Thirty Seconds to Midnight

Join Veterans For Peace Chapter 72 in welcoming film director Regis Tremblay to the Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton Street, for the Portland Premiere of Thirty Seconds to Midnight.  Sunday, April 23, 2017 7:00 p.m. (doors open 6:30) Free … Continue reading

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Cultivate Resistance

“Our capacity to resist is directly correlated to our capacity to self-organize on a massive scale.” Portland Rising Tide is coordinating an all-day training in direct action for groups of friends, or for individuals who want to connect with others … Continue reading

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#ReclaimArmisticeDay

Veterans For Peace Chapter 72, Portland, Oregon, will hold a celebration of Armistice Day at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 11, at Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland. At 11:11, we will chime our bells 11 times to commemorate the … Continue reading

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Help Restore the Mural at My Lai

On a recent trip to Vietnam, VFP 72 member Mike Hastie (Army Medic Vietnam) visited the My Lai massacre site. While there, he noticed that the very moving mosaic mural has been ravaged by heat and humidity. He inquired how … Continue reading

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Powerful Essay Informs About Agent Orange

This photo essay was created by VFP Chapter 72 member Mike Hastie fresh after returning from a three-and-a-half-week tour of Vietnam with three other VFP friends, Sandy Kelson, S. Brian Willson, and Becky Luening. On the tour, they visited three … Continue reading

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Spend Memorial Day with Veterans For Peace

Monday, May 30th Join members and friends of Veterans For Peace Chapter 72 for a special Memorial Day in Washington Park, near Portland Zoo —ODVA ceremony begins at 10 a.m. Oregon Vietnam Veterans Memorial near the Oregon Zoo —VFP gathering … Continue reading

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