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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 https://cooptv.wordpress.com/2014/12/06/very-prominent-german-signatories-another-war-in-europe-not-in-our-name/ 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 […]

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

By Gar Smith / Environmentalists Against War, WorldBeyondWar.org 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 […]

Forty-Five Blows Against Democracy: How U.S. Military Bases Back Dictators, Autocrats, and Military Regimes

Forty-Five Blows Against Democracy: How U.S. Military Bases Back Dictators, Autocrats, and Military Regimes

by David Vine | May 17, 2017 from TomDispatch Much outrage has been expressed in recent weeks over President Donald Trump’s invitation for a White House visit to Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines, whose “war on drugs” has led […]

‘These are dangerous times’: the man who sued George W Bush and the Iraq war

‘These are dangerous times’: the man who sued George W Bush and the Iraq war

By Dave Eggers, the Guardian. Inder Comar is a San Francisco lawyer whose usual clients are tech startups: could he bring the only case against the planners of the 2002 war? Inder Comar outside the court of appeals building. Photograph: […]

This Is Not Your Grandparents’ Resistance

This Is Not Your Grandparents’ Resistance

By David Swanson, Let’s Try Democracy. I want to disagree, in part, with a recent recommendation that John Steinbeck’s The Moon Is Down be used as a guide to resisting the outrages of the Trump regime. I think you could […]

Dave Webb’s report from Stockholm

Dave Webb’s report from Stockholm

By Dave Webb, Yorkshire Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. Greetings from Stockholm where I have been taking part in a one day conference on “Making the North a Zone of Peace”, organised by the Swedish Peace Council and the Global Network […]

Manifesto to the Europeans

Manifesto to the Europeans

Posted by Emanuel Pastreich on Circles and Squares. Wilhelm Foerster, Georg Friedrich Nicolai, Otto Buek and Albert Einstein signed a “Manifesto to the Europeans” at the start of World War I in which they took issue with the drive for […]

A brief history of war and drugs: From Vikings to Nazis

A brief history of war and drugs: From Vikings to Nazis

From World War II to Vietnam and Syria, drugs are often as much a part of conflict as bombs and bullets. By Barbara McCarthy, Al Jazeera Adolf Hitler was a junkie and the Nazis’ narcotics intake gives new meaning to […]

What Christmas Owes to Abolitionists

What Christmas Owes to Abolitionists

By William Loren Katz, Consortium News Before Christmas emerged as a commercial success, it led a checkered social life. In the 13 American colonies and the early days of the United States, it was known as a festival of heavy […]

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