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Prominent German Signatories – Open Letter: Another war in Europe? Not in our name!

Letter published first in the german newspaper DIE ZEIT on December 5th, 2014 Nobody wants war. But North America, the European Union and Russia are inevitably drifting towards war if they do not finally halt the disastrous spiral of […]

Letter from Charlottesville to Ukraine

Letter from Charlottesville to Ukraine

By David Swanson, January 15, 2017, Let’s Try Democracy. Nazi rallies in the news in recent years have most prominently been held here in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA, and in Ukraine. I want to send thoughts of solidarity to those in […]

Fact Sheet: US Military Bases in Okinawa

Fact Sheet: US Military Bases in Okinawa

by Joseph Essertier, January 2, 2017 A 2014 Democracy Now feature helped many listeners gain a better understanding of global concerns regarding United States military bases in Okinawa, Japan. Here is more background information about this important topic. Discrimination toward […]

Peace Almanac January

Peace Almanac January

January   January 1. This is New Year’s Day and the World Day of Peace. Today begins yet another run through of the Gregorian calendar, introduced by Pope Gregory XIII in 1582 and today the most widely used civil calendar […]

Peace Almanac February

Peace Almanac February

February February 1. On this day in 1960, four black students from the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University sat down at the lunch counter inside the Woolworth store at 132 South Elm Street in Greensboro, North Carolina. Ezell […]

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Operation Paperclip: Nazi Science Heads West

by Jeffrey St. Clair – Alexander Cockburn, December 8, 2017, CounterPunch. The bleak truth is that a careful review of the activities of the CIA and the organizations from which it sprang reveals an intense preoccupation with the development of […]


By David Swanson, World Beyond War   HUNTER OF STORIES The late Eduardo Galeano’s forthcoming book, Hunter of Stories, has five or ten sentences on each page — each page a tiny story, their combination engaging and powerful. Galeano includes […]

How Peace Studies Can Help End Wars

By David Swanson Remarks at Peace and Justice Studies Association Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, October 28, 2017. Thank you for inviting me. Can everyone who thinks that war is never, and can never be, justified please raise your hand. Thank […]

The Freeze-for-Freeze Solution: An Alternative to Nuclear War

By Gar Smith / Environmentalists Against War, On August 5, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster informed MSNBC that the Pentagon had plans to counter the “growing threat” from North Korea—by launching a “preventative war.” Note: When someone armed with […]

Theodore “Ted” Postol has long been a critic of fantastical defense technologies. He still is.
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The Myth of Missile Defense

The United States is in the process of building a vast nuclear arsenal that appears to be aimed at having the ability to fight and win nuclear wars. The fact that the concept of fighting and winning a nuclear war […]

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