By David Swanson If your local city or town government spent 54% of its funds on an immoral, disastrous, and unpopular project, and your brave, populist, socialist candidate for mayor virtually never acknowledged its existence, would you think something was […]
World Beyond War is a global nonviolent movement to fully end the institution of war and establish a just and sustainable peace.Read more...
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” […]
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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 […]
https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-amirah-lidasan-us-out-of-the-philippines Amirah Lidasan is the leader of the Filipino activist group Suara Bangsamoro. She has been in the United States to testify at the International People’s Tribunal on Crimes Against the Filipino People. See http://internationalpeoplestribunal.org We discuss the impact of […]
By Rivera Sun Two days. Two bombs. More than 200,000 men, women, and children incinerated and poisoned. It has been 70 years since the United States military dropped the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This August 6th and 9th […]
By Tom H. Hastings Do I not effectually destroy my enemies, in making them my friends? –Sigismund of Luxemburg as quoted in The Sociable Storyteller (1846) We are SOS in the Middle East. Stuck on Stupid. Can we get unstuck? […]
Tonight, Monday, August 3, 2015, 6-7pm CT Listen to David Swanson on Chicago’s WCEV, 1450 AM, or http://tunein.com/radio/WCEV-1450-s23599/ And phone in with questions and comments 312-263-4752 Topic: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20150803/discuss/150809848/ Event coming up in Chicago on 27th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1451800825124185/
By David Swanson, Guest columnist, The Daily Herald In its 1929 Man of the Year article, Time magazine acknowledged that many readers would believe Secretary of State Frank Kellogg the right choice, as probably the top news story of 1928 […]