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Category Archives: War & Peace

Take action to stop war with Syria

Attend OKC rally against military intervention in Syria When: Saturday, August 31; 2 – 4 pm (come for as long as you can during this period) Where: Northwest Expressway and Penn. This event has been organized by a grassroots coalition of concerned citizens. The Peace House, Oklahoma Center for Conscience, Americans Against the Next War and other local groups are all joining in support, and urge our friends to [...] Continue reading Take action to stop war with Syria

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson visit to Oklahoma focuses on peaceful solutions to international issues

Lawrence Wilkerson with Hal Spake and Nathaniel Batchelder

Lawrence Wilkerson with Hal Spake and Nathaniel Batchelder

On Feb. 5 and 6, Col Wilkerson visited Central Oklahoma, speaking at several events.

On Feb. 5, he was the guest of the University of Central Oklahoma, and his speech at the Nigh University Center, attended by over 100 students and local residents, was entitled “We Need Not be Enemies: Iran the the U.S. in the 21st Century.”

The talk was [...] Continue reading Col. Lawrence Wilkerson visit to Oklahoma focuses on peaceful solutions to international issues

Rachel Maddow will examine the build up to the Iraq war in new documentary

Hubris: Selling the Iraq War, a documentary with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow will premiere on Monday, Feb. 18 at 8pm Central Time.

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Israel & Iran: A Love Story – Tears For Peace

Please watch and share this 15-minute video of a TED presentation by an Israeli graphic artist who began posting “Israel Loves Iran” photos of himself on Facebook. He reports a whole movement of people-to-people Facebook diplomacy by Israeli and Iranian people guaranteed to move the hardest hearts.

Word on the street: No War on Iran

Batch waves to drivers passing by during the “No War on Iran” demonstration on Friday, Nov. 11.

 

 

Peace House Director Nathaniel Batchelder joined other Oklahomans to say “No War on Iran” at a demonstration near Penn Square Mall on Friday, Nov. 2. For more info about the local effort to prevent another costly and unnecessary war in the Middle East, see the web site AmericansAgainstTheNextWar.org

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Avoiding war with Iran

LETTER TO: The New York Times 9/18/12

Dear Editors,

All diplomatic and personal efforts must be exercised to forestall military actions against Iran which could explode into regional war dragging in the U.S.

Iran has had nuclear power plants for decades and does enrich their own uranium for energy production and medical purposes, both activities being legal under the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty.

Intelligence officials from Israel, the U.S., and the [...] Continue reading Avoiding war with Iran

Demonstration for “No War on Iran” Friday, August 3rd

Join us this Friday, August 3 for “Tell Congress: No War on Iran” Demonstration on the corner of NW Expressway & Penn Ave (intersection SW of Penn Square Mall). The event, organized by the Americans Against the Next War coalition* that recently placed billboards in the Metro area, will begin at 4pm and last until 6, but participants are encouraged to come for any amount of time in that [...] Continue reading Demonstration for “No War on Iran” Friday, August 3rd

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