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Sanders Warns Against VA Privatization After Trump Tweets Shulkin's Ouster
"Every major veterans’ organization in this country vigorously opposes the privatization of the VA," said Senator Bernie Sanders in response. "I stand with them."
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$30 Million for "Trump's Vanity Military Parade" Nothing Compared to $5.6 Trillion Spent on Endless War Since 2001
'The best way to show support for veterans is to stop war.'
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Expanding the Circle of Honor on Veterans Day
Civil rights veterans have undoubtedly played a critical role in defining and defending our liberty and expanding American democracy, often at tremendous sacrifice.
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"I go as often as I can and my love for these men and women cannot be overstated." Views
Armistice Day with Veterans For Peace in Boston
"As a long time peace activist, I have marched many times for peace, to object to wars and military actions that the U.S. wages."
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Do We Really Know What He Signed Up For?
The loved ones of lost soldiers deserve more than comforting words. They deserve justice.
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As $25,000 Unmet Promise to Family Exposed, Trump Told to 'Stop. Please, Just Stop.'
Already under fire for showing "disrespect" to family of fallen soldier, president urged to "at least pretend to know what empathy is."
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While military officials have advocated for diplomacy amid rising tensions with North Korea, President Trump on Wednesday declared that negotiations are "not the answer." News
In Direct Affront to Diplomacy, Trump Declares 'Talking Is Not the Answer!'
What U.S. president doesn't understand about North Korea, says one critic, "is that this isn't a reality show, where tension and drama are good for ratings."
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Is a ‘Global War on Terrorism Memorial’ an Appropriate Tribute?
The proposal for a Global War on Terrorism Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, to honor the country’s post-9/11 war dead, described in Sunday’s Globe, may seem like a no-brainer. It is, in fact, premature. Before proceeding further, Americans would do well to reflect further on exactly...
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Veterans Call on US to Sign Nuclear Ban Treaty
On July 7th, 2017, the United Nations (UN), in a historic decision, approved a legally binding instrument to ban nuclear weapons, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons . Months of negotiations involving over 130 countries began in March of this year, culminating in a final draft endorsed...
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Iraq and Afghanistan: The $6 Trillion Bill for America’s Longest War Is Unpaid
On Memorial Day, we pay respects to the fallen from past wars – including the more than one million American soldiers killed in the Civil War, World Wars I and II, Korea and Vietnam. Yet the nation’s longest and most expensive war is the one that is still going on. In addition to nearly 7,000...
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