• Fake News

    Fake News

    In 2012 I wrote an entry about Julian Assange and Russia Today (RT). At the time, observing activism...

  • A Theory of Peace

    A Theory of Peace

    “Those love peace must learn to organize as effectively as those who love war.” Martin Luther King J...

  • War with Me

    War with Me

    I’m built backwards.  I have legs for arms, hands for feet.  No, that’s not the right.  I was wise b...

  • VFP Convention 2015: A Reflection

    VFP Convention 2015: A Reflection

    VFP Convention 2015: A Reflection By Michael Bassett I am grateful to Veterans For Peace (VFP) for t...

  • Best Practices for Helping our Homeless Veterans

    Best Practices for Helping our Homeless Veterans

    They sleep under bridges and hide in vacant door ways We once armed them and told them to: Defend Us...

The Legacy of Chemical War

By: Seul Jones Veterans for Peace, Vietnam I was born in 1943, mid WWII, to depression era parents who grew up in the back breaking cotton fields of SE Texas. Every Sunday was church time, twice each Sunday actually, in a Southern Baptist church. I was reared to believe in God, country and family. I was taught Manifest Destiny, that the ... Read More »

Victory & Abolition

The victory of the West Coast Port Shutdown is cold and calculated proof that the Occupy Movement, as a cumulative idea, has been shown as victorious and strong. Congratulations to everyone who participated even in the smallest way. The simplest act of observation and awareness makes this victory yours. The observer has reached across the great divide between mainstream and ... Read More »

SFTC Disassociates Itself From Nontransparent Groups

Soldiers for the Cause believes that a large part of what makes the Occupy Wall Street Movement successful is transparency. That being said, Soldiers for the Cause has decided to disassociate themselves from the Occupy Marines and Occupy Police groups that rely on total anonymity. Read More »

VFP United Kingdom: Press Release

PRESS RELEASE – British Veterans to Gather at the U.S. Embassy to Demand the Release of Bradley Manning On Tuesday December 13th at 1400hrs, Michael Lyons and British veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will gather at the U.S. Embassy in London to demand the immediate release of Bradley Manning and recognition that exposing war crimes is not ... Read More »

Motivation Monday V

Muriel Kane posted a great article on December 11, 2011 that we felt was worth reprinting for our weekly Motivation Monday column. “An anti-bullying march by parents and children directed against the New York Police Department’s arrests of peaceful protesters encountered a first-hand taste of what they were protesting against when police ripped down the paper hearts the children were ... Read More »

Surviving PTSD

Forty-two years ago today, I arrived at Valley Forge Army hospital, my tour in Vietnam mercifully cut short by the timely affliction of pulmonary tuberculosis.  Having thus survived Vietnam, I have spent the years ever since contending with its aftermath in the form of a wound far more resistant to healing than the disease that once lodged in my lungs. ... Read More »

Post Office Evicted

Did you know that the post office doesn’t run on tax dollars? It runs on stamps. The cost of stamps pays for the entirety of the USPS operations. The post office is guaranteed in the constitution. As of September’s cutbacks the USPS and analysts project a slow down in first class delivery service. The USPS’s position is unique because it does not receive federal subsidies ... Read More »

Motivation Monday IV

This Motivation Monday video brings you motivation for Monday, December 12. Check your watches, check your phones, check your calendars, that is 7 days from today. You should know that beginning next week, assorted Occupations are coming together to shut down the ports on the West Coast of the US. With each week, violence increases against Occupiers and in response, ... Read More »

International Occupy Round Table Summit Podcast

  On December 1, 2011, Soldiers for the Cause took part in an International Occupy Round Table Summit. More than 25 representatives took part in the summit. Groups that were represented included Occupy Den Haag, Occupy Marines, Occupy Police, members of Anonymous, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Chicago, Occupy Las Vegas, Occupy Netherlands and many others. The summits will take place every Thursday, ... Read More »

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