Obama’s SOTU Speech Last Night…

For the full text of Obama’s 1/26/2011 SOTU speech, go to alternet: here. Kimberly writes: There were many ironies, horrors, and hypocrisies in President Obama’s speech last night. He said stuff that appalled me about: the economy; war; “clean” coal (ha! ha!); nuclear energy; and his ridiculous, right-wing approach to failing schools. He sometimes sounded […]

NYC Schools make changes to monitor military recruitment of children

(excerpt from) The New York Times In a Switch, City Tells Schools to Monitor On-Campus Military Recruiting By JAVIER C. HERNANDEZ / Published: May 19, 2009 Schools will be required to provide military opt-out forms to 9th- and 10th-grade students and to develop a plan to monitor on-campus recruiting by the armed forces, according to […]

Video from May 2, 2009 anti-AEC demo

For more information or to help, go to: http://shutdowntheaec.net/ Excellent video of demonstration at the Army Experience Center (an “Army Arcade” to recruit young people) at the Franklin Mills mall. More information at the read more. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Utr1QCVVb9E]

Shut down the “Army Arcade” – a way to glamorize the army to young people

There will be a demonstration on Saturday, May 2nd at the Franklin Mills Mall in Philadelphia, PA, to express community outrage about the Army Experience Center, an arcade for young people which includes bloody video games and gun play with life-like targets. A group of Long Island peace activists will attend.