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The Official Rwanda Story Unravels

By Andy Piascik For two decades, Western elites have spun a tale of how Rwandan dictator Paul Kagame heroically ended the 1994 genocide in that country. That narrative has persisted despite the fact that a great deal of evidence shows […]

Lies About Rwanda Mean More Wars If Not Corrected

Lies About Rwanda Mean More Wars If Not Corrected

By David Swanson Urge the ending of war these days and you’ll very quickly hear two words: “Hitler” and “Rwanda.”  While World War II killed some 70 million people, it’s the killing of some 6 to 10 million (depending on […]

Can You Spot the Propaganda?

Can You Spot the Propaganda?

#2 The 2013 Gas Attack in Ghouta, Syria Argumentum ad Hitlerum Propagandists and magicians play upon our unconscious heuristics—our fast effortless unconscious thinking. To counter this we need to do the hard conscious thinking of weighing evidence and reason. Watch […]

Why Not ‘A Global Anthem,’ Donald Trump? Who Does ‘Represent the World,’ Steve Bannon?

Why Not ‘A Global Anthem,’ Donald Trump? Who Does ‘Represent the World,’ Steve Bannon?

By Tad Daley / AlterNet. In his speeches before both CPAC and the U.S. Congress, President Trump described with pinpoint accuracy the sovereign state system of today. But might we see a global anthem tomorrow, and a world flag, and […]

Can Canada Get Out of the War Business?

Can Canada Get Out of the War Business?

By David Swanson Canada is becoming a major weapons dealer, a reliable accomplice in U.S. wars, and a true believer in “humanitarian” armed peacekeeping as a useful response to all the destruction fueled by the weapons dealing. William Geimer’s Canada: […]

Tomgram: Nick Turse, The Perpetual Killing Field

Tomgram: Nick Turse, The Perpetual Killing Field

By Nick Turse, TomDispatch Slaughter is all too human. Killing fields or mass burial grounds are in the archeological record from the Neolithic period (6,000 to 7,000 years ago) on. Nonetheless, with the advent of modern weaponry and industrial processes, the […]

Turn the Pentagon into a Hospital

By David Swanson Remarks at #NoWar2016 The United States government recently gave more than a million dollars to the family of one victim it had killed in one of its wars. The victim happened to be Italian. If you were […]

U.K. Parliament report details how NATO’s 2011 war in Libya was based on lies

U.K. Parliament report details how NATO’s 2011 war in Libya was based on lies

British investigation: Gaddafi was not going to massacre civilians; Western bombing made Islamist extremism worse By Ben Norton, Salon A new report by the British Parliament shows that the 2011 NATO war in Libya was based on an array of […]

War Is Never Just: The End of “Just War” Theory

War Is Never Just: The End of “Just War” Theory

By David Swanson Several weeks back I was invited to speak this coming October at a U.S. university on ending war and making peace. As I often do, I asked whether the organizers couldn’t try to find a supporter of […]

To Prosecute Blair for War You Do Not Need the ICC

By David Swanson To prosecute Tony Blair or George W. Bush or others responsible for the criminal attack on Iraq, or other top officials for other recent wars, does not require the International Criminal Court (ICC). It is commonplace to […]

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