Joan Wile

Joan Wile is Founder/Director of Grandmothers Against the War, and proud Granny Peace Brigade Times Square Jailbird. She is author of “Grandmothers Against the War: Getting Off Our Fannies and Standing up for Peace,” published by Citadel Press in 2008.

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Sunday, January 20, 2008 - 2:58pm
Anti-War Grannies Challenge that Surge is Working
Only 11 of our military died in Iraq the past week? Break out the champagne! That's less than some of the weeks before the surge. Obviously, then, that means, as our government and our pundits are saying, that the surge is working. Therefore, let's throw another lot of GIs into Iraq. Maybe that way even less of our precious young brave ones will die. Perhaps in a year or two we'll reduce the death rate down to 3 or 4 a week.
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Friday, November 16, 2007 - 3:36pm
Grannies Urge Closing the US Bases on Foreign Soil
The grannies have done it again — been in the vanguard striking at another dangerous policy of the United States — the proliferation of U.S. military bases on foreign soil. Several members of the Granny Peace Brigade had attended the meeting of the Women’s International Democratic Federation (WIDF) in Caracas, Venezuela in April 2007, a meeting at which approximately 1,000 women from all over the world were present.
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Monday, July 9, 2007 - 2:24pm
Wednesday In The Park With Norman Siegel
Forget about fireworks, picnics, and barbecues. What have they got to do with the true meaning of Independence Day, anyway? No, we New York peace grannies and friends celebrated this important occasion last Wednesday in the true spirit of the day.
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