Veterans for Peace

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Who are the punks? Who are the bullies? Let me say their names... Donald Trump. Mike Pence. John Bolton. Mike Pompeo. Elliott Abrams. Marco Rubio."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Protesters and their children participate in a march prior to a sit-in in the Hart Senate Office Building to mark the court-ordered deadline for the Trump Administration to reunify thousands of families separated at the border July 26, 2018 in Washington, D.C.
The separations and resulting trauma are "a venomous thing to do to children...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), seen here on April 21, 2017, must "more often mention the existence of the military and its price tag," a new open letter urges. (Photo: Gage Skidmore/flickr/cc)
"We believe that Dr. King was correct to assert that racism, extreme...


Ahead of Britain's Armed Forces Day, Veterans For Peace U.K. have made several short, mordant films in their campaign against enlisting 16-year-olds (yes) into the Army. The films star a grimly droll series of Action Man dolls - PTSD Action Man with thousand-yard stare, anti-depressants and noose, Paralyzed Action Man ("legs really don't work!") with wheelchair and colostomy bag, Dead Action Man with body bag - to counter recruiters' blithe message that military life is "challenging and fun."