Alternatives “A Global Security System: An Alternative to War” – 2016 Edition Now Available

“A Global Security System: An Alternative to War” – 2016 Edition Now Available

    “You say you’re against war, but what’s the alternative?”     World Beyond War is pleased to provide the 2016 edition of the book that everyone has been asking for: A Global Security System: An Alternative to War. […]

Videos New York Times Joins Trump and Saudi Arabia in Targeting Iran

New York Times Joins Trump and Saudi Arabia in Targeting Iran

Published on Jul 17, 2017 Prof. Sabah Alnasseri and Paul Jay discuss a front page NYT article that blames ‘Iranian expansionism’ for sectarian war in Iraq and the region; says the U.S. invaded Iraq to establish democracy

Mapping Militarism Mapping the War Machine

Mapping the War Machine

When it comes to understanding wars, for some people, a picture of the dead or of the injured or of the traumatized or of those made refugees can be worth ten million words. And, for at least some of us, […]

Divestment Divest Public Pension Funds from Weapons Dealers

Divest Public Pension Funds from Weapons Dealers

Partners on this campaign include: World Beyond War, RootsAction.org. To join us in working on this campaign, scroll down and fill out the form. Get DIVEST mugs, magnets, shirts. While governments buy weapons, market weapons to other governments, donate weapons […]

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ACTIVISTS CHALLENGE US NUKES IN GERMANY, OCCUPY NUCLEAR WEAPONS BUNKER

ACTIVISTS CHALLENGE US NUKES IN GERMANY, OCCUPY NUCLEAR WEAPONS BUNKER

Monday, 17 July 2017 Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany An international group of five peace activists got far inside the Büchel Air Base in Büchel, Germany, after nightfall on Monday, 17 July 2017, and for the first time in a 21-year long series of […]

"The Trudeau government’s announcement last month that it would dramatically increase Canada’s military spending — as Donald Trump has loudly demanded — was risky, given the distaste Canadians have for big military budgets and for prime ministers who cave in to U.S. presidents," writes Linda McQuaig.  (Jeff McIntosh / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Flexing military might is capitulation to Trump, despite Liberal spin: McQuaig

The prime minister’s pledge to hike military spending by a whopping 70 per cent over 10 years succeeded in winning praise from Trump while going largely unnoticed by Canadians, who may prefer to spend the extra $30 billion on social […]

Ethics of Not Ruining Everything

Ethics of Not Ruining Everything

By David Swanson, July 18, 2017, Let’s Try Democracy. Today I listened to the audio book of Entangled Empathy: An Alternative Ethic for Our Relationship With Animals by Lori Gruen while reading the hardcopy of From Bacteria to Bach and […]

New York Times Joins Trump and Saudi Arabia in Targeting Iran

New York Times Joins Trump and Saudi Arabia in Targeting Iran

Published on Jul 17, 2017 Prof. Sabah Alnasseri and Paul Jay discuss a front page NYT article that blames ‘Iranian expansionism’ for sectarian war in Iraq and the region; says the U.S. invaded Iraq to establish democracy

Nuclear Ban Treaty a ‘Legal Norm Aimed at Stigmatizing Nuclear Weapons’

Nuclear Ban Treaty a ‘Legal Norm Aimed at Stigmatizing Nuclear Weapons’

Alice Slater on Sputnik International, July 10, 2017. More than one hundred UN member states have adopted the first-ever nuclear disarmament treaty. Radio Sputnik discussed the document with Alice Slater, the UN representative for the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. “What […]

Missile Defense Will Protect You From North Korea, Say USA Today’s Missile Defense-Funded Sources

Missile Defense Will Protect You From North Korea, Say USA Today’s Missile Defense-Funded Sources

By Jim Naureckas, FAIR, July 17, 2017. “US Missile Defense Plans to Zap North Korean Threats” was the headline of a USA Today story (7/17/17)—or “US Racing to Quash N. Korean Nuke Threat,” in the print edition. Strikingly, the piece […]

The atomic timeline.  Click to enlarge. Veterans For Peace.

Veterans Call on U.S. to Sign Nuclear Ban Treaty

by Brian Trautman, Gerry Condon and Samantha Ferguson posted July 18, 2017 On July 7th, 2017, the United Nations (UN), in a historic decision, approved a legally binding instrument to ban nuclear weapons, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear […]

‘Maddow’s Dots May Never Connect’: Left-Wing Author Blasts Trump-Russia Narrative

‘Maddow’s Dots May Never Connect’: Left-Wing Author Blasts Trump-Russia Narrative

While many on the left continue to accuse President Trump and his administration of colluding with the Russians, one well-known progressive thinker said such actions hurt their cause. Author Max Blumenthal said he’s skeptical of the Russia narrative, remarking that […]

An unmanned U.S. Predator drone flies over Kandahar Air Field, southern Afghanistan on Jan. 31, 2010. (Kirsty Wigglesworth / Associated Press)

Don’t believe the dangerous myths of ‘Drone Warrior’

By Alex Edney-Browne, Lisa Ling, Los Angeles Times, July 16, 2017. Drone pilots have been quitting the U.S. Air Force in record numbers in recent years — faster than new recruits can be selected and trained. They cite a combination […]

In the Grand Canyon, uranium mining threatens a tribe’s survival

In the Grand Canyon, uranium mining threatens a tribe’s survival

The Havasupai are attempting to fight back against the operation of a uranium mine that they say could contaminate their sole water source. by Joanna Walters in Supai Village, Arizona, July 17, 2017 Reposted from The Guardian. Ed Tilousi knelt […]

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