By David Swanson, teleSUR Super Bowl 50 will be the first National Football League championship to happen since it was reported that much of the pro-military hoopla at football games, the honoring of troops and glorifying of wars that most […]
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Between 1900-2006, campaigns of nonviolent civil resistance were twice as successful as violent campaigns. Erica will talk about her research on the impressive historical record of civil resistance in the 20th century and discuss the promise of unarmed struggle in […]Read more...
“You say you’re against war, but what’s the alternative?” World Beyond War is pleased to provide the book that everyone has been asking for: A Global Security System: An Alternative to War. It describes the “hardware” […]
By David Swanson Once again this year, the clear winner, in not just women’s soccer and incarceration, but also in militarism, is the United States of America, sweeping nearly every category of military insanity with seemingly effortless ease. Find all […]
By Frank Goetz Dear Enemy, Are you surprised by my salutation? Please let me explain. I know that you and I are at war with each other. As such we shouldn’t really be talking lest someone accuses us of aiding […]
By Elizabeth Shanklin According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, morality refers to “a set of customs and habits that shape how we think about how we should live or about what is a good human life.”[i] Social and biological scientists […]
By Mel Gurtov North Korea continues to rattle the cages of both friend and foe. Despite near-universal condemnation of its fourth nuclear test and a deplorable human rights record, Kim Jong-un defiantly disregards the major powers and the United Nations. […]
By Andrew Moss In 1946, George Orwell decried the abuse of language in his classic essay, “Politics and the English Language,” declaring famously that “it [language] becomes ugly and inaccurate because our thoughts are foolish, but the slovenliness of our […]
https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-patrick-hiller-on-discoveries-made-by-peace-science Patrick Hiller is the Executive Director of the War Prevention Initiative by the Jubitz Family Foundation and teaches in the Conflict Resolution Program at Portland State University. As a Peace Scientist, his writings and research are almost exclusively […]
This list is still being added to at http://www.nobelwill.org/index.html?tab=7 Letter Feb. 2, 2016 from the Nobel Peace Prize Watch to the Nobel Committee: Dear Kaci Kullmann Five, Thorbjørn Jagland, Berit Reiss-Andersen, Henrik Syse, Inger- Marie Ytterhorn, members of the committee […]
Seeing Flight as a Non-violent Option: One Way to Change the Discourse about the World’s 60 Million Refugees
By Erica Chenoweth and Hakim Young for Denver Dialogues originally published by politicalviolenceataglance ( Political Violence@a Glance) In Brussels, more than 1,200 people protest against Europe’s unwillingness to do more about the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean, April 23rd, 2015. By […]
SIGN HERE To: The U.S. Congress Uphold your Constitutional responsibility and your duty under the United Nations Charter and the Kellogg-Briand Pact, basic human decency, and a minimal ability to learn from past mistakes by blocking all funding for another […]
A Proposal from World Beyond War David Swanson, Director http://WorldBeyondWar.org The Congressional Progressive Caucus has requested budget proposals from organizations and members of the public. Here is a friendly suggestion from World Beyond War. Last year’s Congressional Progressive Caucus budget […]