Tag Archives: Iraq

Exposing the Hidden Side of American War Culture

Ross Caputi, a former Marine who participated in the second siege of Fallujah, offers up this insightful piece in which he explores the underlying message of the latest collaboration between Hollywood and the Department of Defense, and its meaning for … Continue reading

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Angie’s Story

In May, 2011, the Portland public school district voted unanimously to allow equal access for counter military recruiters into high schools. I have participated in speaking with high school students in classrooms for 3 years, finding it to be one … Continue reading

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11 Years Too Long

Here’s the report back from today’s “Visibility Action” at the Burnside Bridge, from Dan Handelman, Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group: So… today’s visibility action was attended by over 20 hearty souls who dealt on and off with with … Continue reading

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Iraq 11 Years Later

Please join VFP 72 members and other Portlanders for peace for this “Visibility Action”: helping make visible an anniversary we’d all rather not be marking. An Occupation by Any Other Name: Iraq 11 Years Later Visibility Action Wednesday, March 19, … Continue reading

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Art out of War

Picked up this postcard at a café in NE Portland the other day… Just now focusing in on its message, I notice it’s an announcement for a show at the Eutectic Gallery, an art gallery in northeast Portland (1930 NE … Continue reading

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