Author Archives: peace

Patrick Shanahan and the Rise of the Military Industrial Complex

President Trump continues to pander to special interests by appointing Patrick Shanahan as Deputy Secretary of Defense. Mr. Shanahan served as Boeing’s senior vice president, Supply Chain & Operations since April 2016. Prior to that, Shanahan served as senior vice … Read More

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Trump is Setting Us Up for a Disaster of Hurricane Katrina Proportions

President Trump plans to cut the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) budget in order to help pay for his long-promised border wall and immigration detention centers.

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Charlie King Tickets On Sale Now–Purchase Through Paypal

FRIDAY MARCH 25TH

Tegeler Hall, St Louis University Campus, 3550 Lindell Blvd (Between Grand and Compton)

Annual Concert And Silent Auction

Doors Open at 6:30 p.m. Concert Begins at 7:30 p.m.

Opening: Astha A Cappella–St. Louis University Indian Fusion A Cappella

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Sacrificing Diplomacy for War–The Trump Budget

While increasing the U.S. military budget by $54 billion, President Trump’s new budget proposes cuts to the international development budget by 37%. These major cuts to the Secretary of State will severely hamper U.S. foreign relation efforts. Trump’s budget proposal … Read More

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ANOTHER FAMILY MOURNS

PLEASE KEEP READING FOR THE REST OF THE TRAGIC STORY OF “Y”

The production and sale of firearms in the U.S. is a huge business.  The annual revenue from the manufacturing of guns and ammunition within the U.S. is $11 billion.  … Read More

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HERE THEY COME – GENERALS PUSHING FOR MORE

 

This month, President Trump visited the Central Command and told them, and the military in general, “You are going to get a lot more equipment.” This came as no surprise to those who recalled the President’s call during the campaign … Read More

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International Defense Budgets As Reported by the ECONOMIST–The U.S. still spends more than all these other countries put together

 

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Friday, March 24, 2017: Charlie King In Concert

Tegeler Hall, St Louis University Campus, 3550 Lindell Blvd (Between Grand and Compton)

Annual Concert And Silent Auction

Doors Open at 6:30 p.m.  Concert Begins at 7:30 p.m.

Opening: Astha A Cappella–St. Louis University Indian Fusion A Cappella

This year’s Charlie King concert is … Read More

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Mayoral Debate 2017

Sunday, Jan. 29
Busch Student Center, Saint Louis University
20 N. Grand Blvd., 63103
3 – 5 p.m.

St. Louis Mayoral Debate: Questions from the People, is sponsored by more than 10 community organizations including St. Louis Action Council, … Read More

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Job Opening: PEP Is Recruiting A New Executive Director

The Peace Economy Project, founded in 1977, researches military spending, educates about the hazards of an unchecked military-industrial-congressional complex, and advocates for conversion from a military to a more stable peace-based economy. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply to be … Read More

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