Memorial Day Weekend: Think PEACE events on Long Island

Memorial Day weekend offers many chances for people who cherish peace to reach out to their neighbors, and discuss the importance of ending war. This morning, Long Island activists demonstrated for peace at an annual air show, which glorifies military might. That story below. Afterwards, two Long Island peace events you can still attend this […]

Two events and one video: A solemn, anti-war, Memorial Day Weekend on Long Island

On Saturday, May 28th, members of the Long Island peace community will attend the Air Show activities at Jones Beach, as a way to remind people the cost of war, and ask that war not be glorified. See details below, and video from last year at the bottom. On Monday, May 30th, the South Country […]

Memorial Day reflections…

Thoughts about Memorial Day, peace, and cemeteries to honor the dead.

Jones Beach air show: a peace perspective

Noting that the Jones Beach air show on Memorial Day weekend is largely about the military showing its might, the local peace groups staged a counter-demonstration. They made Newsday with their perspective. Full story at Newsday: here. (excerpt at read more)

For Memorial Day: Cindy Sheehan, Casey, and why we must help citizen candidates

Cindy Sheehan is running for Congress as an independent candidate. Many people will remember that Cindy Sheehan’s son was a soldier who was killed in the Iraq War. Cindy Sheehan is often known as the “Peace Mom”, because having her son die in an unjust war motivated her to become a spokesperson for peace and […]

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