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World Awakens Against War on Syria

"There's an old saying in Texas, or Tennessee...fool me once, shame on...shame on you...fool me...you can't get fooled again."

Veterans for Peace demands new investigation of 9/11 – quietly (so...

Veterans for Peace has officially supported a new investigation of 9/11 for four years - but the national leadership won't take the next step.

The Peace People and Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire says ‘NO...

Much of the terror has been imported...

Movement To Stop Soldier Suicides Gains Momentum

Historic speak out at Ft. Lewis brings together active-duty soldiers, veterans and military families

REVISED: News from Veterans and Military Families in the Peace Movement

Despite the fact that both the Bush and Obama Administration have made it easier for Americans to go to war, since most U.S. citizens have never been asked by either administration or any political party to share in the sacrifice of our troops and military families, both the conservatives and so called liberals have been able to neutralize the anti-war movement (defined as pure pacifists) into being as much of a nuisance as a mosquito on an elephant.

ALLEN L ROLAND: Martin Luther King / The Voice That Can’t...

  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. / Born Jan. 15, 1929 Assassinated April 4, 1968    The voice of Martin Luther King will never be silenced because his...

PBS: Will there be a Peace Movement in 2011?

The PBS program Religion and Ethics Newsweekly last Sunday morning downplayed the existence of any Peace Movement to oppose the continued occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan going into 2011.

Daniel Ellsberg urges people to support VFP

Daniel Ellsberg's message to Support VFP This message was sent into Veterans Today by the Peace Activist group Veterans for Peace. Posted on behalf of VFP...

Year In Review—Nice on DADT and NewStart, Naughty on Afghanistan, Palestine,...

There's been a few pieces of good news as this year draws down. But in most ways, this year has been a really hard one,...

Standing Together Against US Gov Witch Hunt Against Palestine Solidarity Group

As The Electronic Intifada reported in November, international solidarity and anti-war activists are facing a new wave of repression in the United States. ......

The War Prayer

"I don't think the prayer will be published in my time. None but the dead are permitted to tell the truth"—Mark Twain (March 30,...

For-Profit College Earns Billions for Neocon Washington Post Co. Using Shady...

Veterans and servicemen and women: Beware of the for-profit college funneling money into the leading neocon daily advocating for war. Send the troops away is the...

Zahir Ebrahim: America’s War Veterans, PTSD and its Cure – Feature...

The two American websites, Veterans Today and Salem News, run by two former US Military veterans, contain some of the most outstanding RealitySpeak writings...

Obama DoJ and FBI Target Anti-War, Solidarity Activists

The Committee to Stop FBI Repression urges supporters to contact U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald and condemn the use of the grand jury to repress...

December 16, 2010: Veterans, Military Families Demand an End to US...

Endorsers of the December 16 Veteran-Led Civil Resistance against War has asked Veterans Today to post this Call to Action. Although these may or may...

OPERATION NEW DAWN: Same War Different Name

In the week or so since the much publicized withdrawal of "combat" troops from Iraq, and President Obama's speech last week,...

Veterans Need to Get to Know the Campus Anti-War Network

The inspiration to do this story came from Paul Wisovaty a member of Vietnam Veteran Against the War (VVAW) who wrote about how Veterans...

American’s Need to Pay Attention and Get Some Skin in the...

Military Families Speak Out (MFSO) sent this media release at 3:30 PM today. Posted by Robert L. Hanafin, Major, U.S. Air Force-Retired, Veterans Today News Member...

Labor Organizations, Unions, Muslim Community leaders and Peace Demo Organizers speak...

Despite intimidation from Police in LA, San Francisco, and Washington, DC,  the PEACE demonstrations on Saturday, 20 March to demand "U.S. Out of Afghanistan...

Liquidating the American Imperium

I ask our readers, especially those who lean left or center (or liberal) if I may, meaning those of us who seriously want Peace,...

The vast majority of Americans do not have a loved one...

As you know, President Obama delivering his second State of the Union address on Wednesday, January 27 , 2010. With the vast majority of Americans (the electorate) not having a loved one in the military thus not committed to the wars, it was no surprise that Obama's message focused on domestic priorities, and he only reiterated and defended his policy decisions on Iraq and Afghanistan, including the most recent surge of 30,000 troops in November, 2009.

Veterans and military families speak out

We are people who had little to no opportunity to get a college education. We are people who wanted to take our children to the doctor without going bankrupt. We are people who wanted to avoid joining the masses of unemployed and underpaid. Many of us believed the lifetime of indoctrination that told us the U.S. military protects our families here at home, and helps the poor and oppressed abroad.