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Victor Agosto : Soldier of Conscience Faces Court Martial

Victor Agosto speaks at Austin benefit for Under the Hood Cafe. Photo by Carlos Lowry / The Rag Blog.Soldier of conscience to be court-martialedSPC Victor Agosto refuses deployment and faces incarceration August 4, 2009 SPC Victor Agosto, a soldier stationed … finish reading Victor Agosto : Soldier of Conscience Faces Court Martial

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Refusing to Deploy : The Court Martial of Victor Agosto

Victor Agosto and Jackie at Under the Hood Cafe in Killeen, Texas. Jackie made the sign for Victor who is facing a court martial for refusing to deploy to Afghanistan. Photo by Alice Embree / The Rag Blog.GI resisters need … finish reading Refusing to Deploy : The Court Martial of Victor Agosto

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David Zeiger : This is Where We Take Our Stand

Episode One : For Those Who Would Judge Me This is Where We Take Our Stand A web series about Winter Soldier By David Zeiger / The Rag Blog / July 18, 2009 I am more than pleased to announce … finish reading David Zeiger : This is Where We Take Our Stand

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You’re in the Army Now : Despair, Dissent and Refusal

‘Bad apple?’ Soldier with peace symbol on his helmet patrols south of Baghdad, Feb. 4, 2008. Photo by Maya Alleruzzo / AP.Refusing to comply:The tactics of resistance in an all-volunteer military Present-day G.I. resistance to the occupations of Iraq and … finish reading You’re in the Army Now : Despair, Dissent and Refusal

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Victor Agosto : The Price of Conscience

GI Victor Agosto, being interviewed by Beth Freed of the Dallas Peace Times, after announcing that he was refusing deployment to Afghanistan. Photo from Under the Hood Cafe.GI Victor Agosto That is the price of conscience. When he said: ‘There … finish reading Victor Agosto : The Price of Conscience

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Anti-War Memorial Day at Texas’ Fort Hood

Memorial Day at Under the Hood. GI’s gather at coffee house before marching for peace. Photo by Alice Embree / The Rag Blog. War may seem to be a million miles away to much of the population, but it is … finish reading Anti-War Memorial Day at Texas’ Fort Hood

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Ft. Hood GI Travis Bishop : Why I Won’t Go

Travis Bishop, opening for Toby Keith in Bagdhad, Iraq. Photo from MySpace. If I had deployed to Afghanistan, I don’t think I would have been able to look into another mirror again. By Travis Bishop / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Ft. Hood GI Travis Bishop : Why I Won’t Go

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GI Victor Agosto : ‘There is No Way I Will Deploy to Afghanistan’

Victor Agosto with fan club at opening of Under the Hood Cafe in Kileen, Texas, on March 1, 2009. Photo by Carlos Lowry / The Rag Blog.To Victor Agosto, Ft. Hood, Texas: ‘You will deploy in support of OEF on … finish reading GI Victor Agosto : ‘There is No Way I Will Deploy to Afghanistan’

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Randy Rowland : Lindy’s Great Escape

The sit-in of the Presidio 27, Oct. 14, 1968, to be known as the Presidio Mutiny. Photo from the archives of Sir! No Sir!. The Presidio mutiny was a sit-down protest carried out by 27 prisoners at the Presidio stockade … finish reading Randy Rowland : Lindy’s Great Escape

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Austin : Eyewitness Accounts from Winter Soldiers for Peace

Winter Soldier: Iraq and Afghanistan. Austin, Texas, Feb. 28, 2009. Photo by Carlos Lowry / The Rag Blog.Winter Soldiers for Peace After three more decades of aggressions upon foreign soils, brigades of Veterans for Peace (VFP) and Vietnam Veterans against … finish reading Austin : Eyewitness Accounts from Winter Soldiers for Peace

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GI Coffehouse : Checking ‘Under the Hood’ in Killeen, Texas

Grand opening of the Under the Hood Cafe in Killeen, Texas. Photos by Carlos Lowry / The Rag Blog. Under The Hood is an experiment. It’s a labor of love. It’s an antidote to the “divide and conquer” mentality that … finish reading GI Coffehouse : Checking ‘Under the Hood’ in Killeen, Texas

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Winter Soldier : GI’s Against the War Tell Their Stories

Winter Soldier: February 28, Austin, Texas The Winter Soldier event provides an opportunity for peace activists and veterans to come together in common cause. These current wars, as with Vietnam, are waged in our name and funded by our tax … finish reading Winter Soldier : GI’s Against the War Tell Their Stories

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