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Iraq Veterans Against the War

The Fighting Tigers of Iraq

Nan Levinson | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics
Nan Levinson

Probably no Americans are more abidingly tired of war than those who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan. So when Iraq Veterans Against the War gathered in Colorado for its annual convention and to celebrate its 10th anniversary, the question shimmering in the clear mountain air was, what were they celebrating?

They Say 'Court-Martial'? We Say 'Grand Marshal'!

Stephen Funk | Posted 07.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Stephen Funk

This week I was proud to read a statement of support for Bradley Manning before his court-martial and protest the San Francisco Pride board for rescinding his community grand marshal status after he was democratically elected by former San Francisco Pride grand marshals.

Video: Arrests at Bush Library

Dennis Trainor | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics
Dennis Trainor

Code Pink, Backbone Campaign, and dozens of supporters escorted protestors costumed as George W. Bush & Dick Cheney into the hands of the Dallas police who gladly arrested the duo.

Memorial Day, War, and the Dead We Ignore

Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D. | Posted 07.28.2012 | Religion
Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D.

The psychological and emotional effects of combat are often referred to as the "hidden wounds of war." But given veteran rates of homelessness, unemployment, divorce, depression, incarceration, and suicide, how can such wounds really be invisible or hard to detect?

In Chicago, Afghanistan and Iraq Veterans Put NATO's Endless War on Trial

Robert Naiman | Posted 07.21.2012 | Politics
Robert Naiman

More than two million Americans have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. CNN and Fox can focus on what they want, but you can't hide the life experiences of two million people indefinitely.

WATCH: Veterans Return Medals During Chicago NATO Protest

Posted 05.21.2012 | Chicago

Veterans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan returned their service medals to visiting NATO representatives Sunday to express their opposition to ...

WATCH: Veterans Plan To Return Medals During Anti-War NATO Protests

Posted 05.11.2012 | Chicago

Veterans will return medals earned in Iraq and Afghanistan during an anti-war demonstration for NATO participants on May 20. Members of Iraq Vetera...

Man Up America: It's Time for the Draft

Pat LaMarche | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics
Pat LaMarche

It's evident that the economically challenged 99 percent don't just vote for elitists who won't pay their fair share financially but that they likewise elect representatives that won't require the citizenry to shoulder equally the human cost of war.

Cancer of the Spirit

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics
Robert Koehler

The extraordinary documentary On the Bridge bares the deep psychic wounds of America's returning vets.

Eleanor Goldberg

Veterans Group Releases New Statement: The 1 Percent Profits From Our Sacrifices

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.30.2011 | Impact

Unemployed for two years and still recovering from a war injury, Dottie Guy has just about blown through her life savings. While the Iraq veteran qual...

How You Can Support Female Service Members This Veterans Day

Posted 01.10.2012 | Impact

Iraq Veterans Against the War, is taking a break from talking about withdrawing troops to highlight the needs of current and former women service memb...

Quan: 'When There's Violence, There Are No Winners'

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.28.2011 | San Francisco

On Thursday night, Occupy Oakland hosted a candlelight vigil in honor of Scott Olsen, the 24-year-old Iraq war veteran who was critically wounded at T...

How 'Bout Dinner, Just You and Me?

Michael Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Michael Moore

It would be just us -- and up to three of your friends, if you want -- and we can talk about anything. The money from the winner will go to Iraq Veterans Against the War which is one of the most important organizations in our country.

Dialogues Against Militarism Gratitude

Stephen Funk | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Funk

DAM is making connections and creating infrastructure and camaraderie with many groups so we are better able to work together across international borders against our common struggles.

Mothers and Soldiers: Healing the Bonds Destroyed by War

Christian Avard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Christian Avard

Susan Galleymore is the author of Long Time Passing: Mothers Speak About War & Terror. She made international headlines as she traveled to Iraq to visit her son stationed in the Sunni Triangle.

Watch This Is Where We Take Our Stand And Help the Voices of Iraq and Afghanistan Vets Go Viral

Linda Cronin-Gross | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Linda Cronin-Gross

This groundbreaking, web-only series tells the story of last year's Winter Soldier Iraq/Afghanistan hearings from the inside

The Bad Apples Were at the Top

Stephen Funk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Funk

If Alyssa Peterson had never been ordered to torture she would still be alive.

Anti-War Protest In St. Louis: While Palin Preaches, These People Live Their Faith

Jeanine Molloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeanine Molloff

Washington University in St. Louis was the setting for the Vice Presidential Debate yesterday evening. Picture perfect, against a sedate Midwestern s...

The Battle Of Denver

Jeff Chang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Chang

This was a different kind of protest. The troops then saluted the riot police -- and there they stood, the veterans and the thousands behind them, mostly silent.

CodePink: "This Should Be a Peace Convention!"

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Naiman

If you think that all that is happening in Denver this week is pundit blah blah on CNN, consider that already a wide variety of peace protests have taken place Sunday in the Mile High City.