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After Trump, Pentagon Reckons With Fortune Wasted On F-35

Feb 25, 2021: The 11th Hour | MSNBC The Pentagon has spent about $1.7 trillion on a jet that Trump loved to talk about. But the military never got its money’s worth. MSNBC’s Brian Williams explains. Aired on 02/25/2021.

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VIDEO of 2020 Lanterns for Peace – August 6

Lanterns for Peace 2020 Join us from your home for this family friendly event to commemorate the lives lost in the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings 75 years ago and make sure that such nuclear attacks never again take place. We remember the past, so that we can envision and work for a peaceful, just and…

Overheard: Short film on the opposition to Madison F-35’s
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Overheard: Short film on the opposition to Madison F-35’s

Overheard   |  May 2020  |  by videographer Lucy McNeil   Overheard tells the story of one community’s fight to protect their homes against the placement of F35 fighter jets within their neighborhood.   Link to Overheard Video  Explore some of the issues

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Press Conference 2/27/2020 – Response to Release of Final Environmental Impact Statement

February 27, 2020 – State Capitol State Rep. Chris Taylor (76th) and community leaders respond to the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on basing the F-35s at Truax Field in Madison, WI. Speakers include WI State Representative Chris Taylor (76th), City of Madison Alders Syed Abbas (12) and Rebecca Kemble (18), Jesse Pycha-Holst from Solidarity…

AUDIO: Pat Elder on “A Public Affair.” Thurs 2/27/2020, WORT-FM

AUDIO: Pat Elder on “A Public Affair.” Thurs 2/27/2020, WORT-FM

Featured guest is decades-long peace activist and investigative journalist Pat Elder. We are discussing how and why it is that highly toxic PFAS contaminants have been poisoning ground water at hundreds of military air fields nationwide. What is the situation elsewhere? What has been the Pentagon and the EPA response to other communities’ attempts to…

Media Coverage of F-35 Jets, PFAS, Truax & You [educational forum]
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Media Coverage of F-35 Jets, PFAS, Truax & You [educational forum]

News coverage of our event: Opposition‌ ‌of‌ ‌F-35‌ ‌fighter‌ ‌jets‌ ‌in‌ ‌Madison‌ ‌leads‌ ‌public‌ ‌forum‌ – Daily Cardinal  Coalition holds panel discussion on F-35 jets in Madison  – WKOW Channel 27 ABC Panel hears concerns on PFAS, F-35 jets  – WMTV Channel 15 NBC Organization hosts forum opposing F-35 Jets  –  WISC Channel 3 CBS WMSN…

Video: F-35s, PFAS, Truax and You – A Forum

Sunday February 9, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, Madison East High School In case you didn’t brave the snowy weather on Sunday and missed the forum, here’s the video for you and shorter clips if you want to skip around! Full video with introduction and moderator here INTRODUCTORY VIDEO SPEAKERS – VIDEOS Maria Powell, Midwest Environmental…

VIDEO: Defense Analyst, Military Jet Expert Pierre Sprey on F-35’s – January 17
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VIDEO: Defense Analyst, Military Jet Expert Pierre Sprey on F-35’s – January 17

Pierre Sprey spoke in Madison on January 17 explaining many of the issues with the F-35, a program that he feels should be cancelled. F-35s blow up if they get hit by lightning? They can’t fly if the sun is out and the jet fuel gets too hot? They won’t be a defense for the…

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Defense Analyst Pierre Sprey radio interview Jan 16, 2019, WORT-FM

WORT Radio 98.7FM, A Public Affair – January 16, 2019 As part of our ongoing coverage of the F-35 fighter jets, today Allen is joined by defense analyst Pierre Sprey, an outspoken critic of the F-35s who raises serious concerns about their safety. Over the course of the hour, Sprey makes the case for how…