A number of local anti-war veteran groups have called on the Portland City Council to declare the city a ‘sanctuary’ for war resisters.
The group is currently collecting signatures for a petition to submit to the City Council, which has not yet taken any action on the ‘Sanctuary City’ proposal.
Defense secretary Robert Gates is calling for a rapid increase in spending on attack drone planes for use in Iraq, Afghanistan and Eastern Pakistan.
This plan has raised the ire of many in the peace community due to the drone’s inconsistent results and bad record of civilian casualties.
Harriet and Marge host another installment of House Holding, or Homemaking Gone Progressive. They see a new way of considering our roles as stewards, not just as it applies in the world at large, but in the concrete management of resources as they flow from the natural world to our homes, kitchens, tables and community. Join them for a discussion of house holding as a form as activism. Today's topic is "Getting Ready For Your Preserving Season."