Peace Action

Founded in 1957, Peace Action, the United States' largest peace and disarmament organization with over 100,000 members and nearly 100 chapters in 34 states, works to achieve the abolition of nuclear weapons, promote government spending priorities that support human needs and encourage real security through international cooperation and human rights.

Releases by this organization

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Thursday, February 18, 2010
Largest Peace Group: Biden Speech Right Direction on Nukes, But Funding Weapon Upgrades Wrong
In response to today's speech on nuclear weapons by Vice President Biden at the National Defense University in Washington, DC, Peace Action's - a group founded in 1957 to abolish nuclear weapons and the largest grassroots peace organization - policy director, Paul Kawika Martin, stated the following after attending the speech:
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Thursday, December 10, 2009
Peace Action Challenges Obama to Live Up to Nobel Prize
Peace Action, the nation's largest grassroots peace group, has challenged President Barack Obama to live up to the Nobel Peace Prize and demonstrate that he can be a force for world peace in response to his acceptance speech.
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Tuesday, December 01, 2009
Largest Peace Group: Afghanistan Needs Transition Not Escalation
Peace Action, the nation’s largest grassroots peace group, expressed disappointment at the Obama Administration’s announcement to send an additional 30,000 troops to Afghanistan beyond the extra 21,000 the President approved earlier this year.
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Friday, October 09, 2009
Peace Action says Obama Does Not Deserve Nobel Peace Prize Yet
Reacting to today's announcement of President Obama as the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, Peace Action's Executive Director Kevin Martin challenged the Obama Administration to live up to the honor.
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Wednesday, October 07, 2009
Foreign Policy Expert Returns From Afghanistan: 7 Day Fact Finding Trip Reveals Policy Myths
Paul Kawika Martin, the Organizing and Political Director of Peace Action - the United State's largest peace organization - is available for phone or in-person interviews in Washington, DC. Please email pmartin@peace-action.org or call +1-951-217-7285 to set up an interview.
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Monday, October 05, 2009
Foreign Policy Expert Returns Fom Afghanistan: 7-Day Fact Finding Trip Reveals Policy Myths
Paul Kawika Martin, the Organizing and Political Director of Peace Action - the United State's largest peace organization - is available for phone or in-person interviews in Washington, DC. Please email pmartin@peace-action.org or call +1-951-217-7285 to set up an interview.
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Thursday, September 24, 2009
Available for Interview From Afghanistan-Peace Action Director, Expert in US Foreign Policy
Paul Kawika Martin, the Organizing and Political Director of Peace Action - the United State's largest peace organization - is available for phone or in-person interviews in Kabul, Afghanistan immanently and until about the first week of October. For security reasons, exact dates are not being published. Please email pmartin@peace-action.org or call 971 (4) 3433333 hotel, 0093 787600853 to set up an interview. For urgent requests you may try +1-951-217-7285. Note that Kabul is 8.5 hours ahead of Washington, DC.
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Tuesday, August 04, 2009
Hundreds of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Events Show Support for Obama’s Nuke Free World
Despite health care and the economy sucking much of the Nation's political oxygen, hundreds of events will happen this week around the dates of the U.S. bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki where well over 220,000 people died from two, relatively small (compared to current nuclear weapons) atomic bombs.
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Monday, July 06, 2009
Largest Peace Group Reacts to Obama’s Russian Deals
Peace Action, the nation's largest peace organization, commented on the announced agreements between Presidents Barack Obama and Dmitry Medvedev. Kevin Martin, the group's executive director, stated:
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Thursday, June 04, 2009
U.S. Largest Peace Group Responds to Obama Cairo Speech
Peace Action, the nation’s largest peace organization, responded to President Obama’s speech to the Muslim world in Cairo, Egypt. Paul Kawika Martin, the group’s political director, stated: “Peace Action appreciates the diplomatic power of President Obama’s words emanating from the Muslim country of Egypt. It will be deeds not words that, in the end, heighten the United States’ moral stature and make Americans safer. Some of these actions include:
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