By David Swanson In proposing that Congress Members boycott or walk out on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned speech to Congress, expected to push for sanctions if not war on Iran, activists are drawing on actions engaged in by college […]
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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...
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W ars do not benefit the people where they are waged, and do not benefit nations that send their militaries abroad to wage wars. Nor do wars help to uphold the rule of law — quite the reverse. Good outcomes […]
War and other violence cost the world $9.46 trillion in 2012. Direct Expenses: War has a huge direct financial cost, the vast majority of which is in funds spent on the preparation for war — or what’s thought of as […]
Let us know about any event you’re planning. Resources with which to create an event. Calendar of important peace holidays. Events list: 2015 February 7 in Munich: No Peace With NATO February 13-14 in London: Four Years of Repression in […]
By David Swanson Shock and Awe is having a troubled adolescence. The U.S. government is killing children with flying robot death planes, keeping troops in 175 countries, actively using “special” forces in 150 countries, asking us to ignore what it’s […]
By Francine Mukwaya, UK Representative, Friends of the Congo On Monday, January 19th, Congolese citizens rose up to contest the latest maneuver by the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to prolong President Joseph Kabila’s stay in power. […]
Call for protests against the NATO Securityconference 2015 Call for protests against the so-called International Security Conference on 7 February 2015 in Munich. Download: Call as PDF (56k, 3.12.2014) – Support with online Entry (german) NO PEACE WITH NATO Stop […]
Come learn more about the bitter and largely misunderstood situation on the ground in Iraq and Syria as we hear from some of the most well-informed analysts in the U.S. You will have an opportunity to ask questions following their […]
Bahrain Watch, MENA Solidarity, Egypt Solidarity Initiative would like to invite you to a film screening and one day conference marking the 4th anniversary of the Bahraini and the Arab Uprisings Date: Friday 13 February – 6-9pm Saturday 14 February […]
By John Feffer, TomDispatch Europe won the Cold War. Not long after the Berlin Wall fell a quarter of a century ago, the Soviet Union collapsed, the United States squandered its peace dividend in an attempt to maintain global dominance, and […]
https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-brian-salvatore-on-armys-plan-for-biggest-open-air-burn-of-explosives-ever Dr. Brian A. Salvatore is a Professor of Chemistry at Louisiana State University Shreveport, where he has been on the faculty since 2003. Dr. Salvatore has twice served as Chairman of the Northwest Louisiana Section of the American Chemical […]
By Todd Miller and Gabriel M. Schivone, TomDispatch.com It was October 2012. Roei Elkabetz, a brigadier general for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), was explaining his country’s border policing strategies. In his PowerPoint presentation, a photo of the enclosure wall […]