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Shut Down the War Machine

This image is from Celebrate People’s History/Iraq Veterans Against the War: Ten Years of Fighting for Peace and Justice, a portfolio that celebrated IVAW’s first ten years and was produced by Justseeds, IVAW, Booklyn, Repetitive Press, and the Civilian Soldier Alliance.

(IVAW is now known as About Face: Veterans Against the War)


A black and white drawing of a crowd of people sitting in a road, blocking a large flatbed truck carrying a military vehicle. Large text above states, “SHUT DOWN THE WAR MACHINE.” In small text below, it says, “From 2006 to 2009, the activist group Port Militarization Resistance — including members of Iraq Veterans Against the War — blockaded the Washington ports of Olympia and Tacoma. The actions prevented the loading of Stryker vehicles, various munitions, and equipment from Joint Base Lewis-McChord headed for Iraq and Afghanistan.”

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