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Armistice Day

By Staff, www.veteransforpeace.org October 14th, 2017 Veterans For Peace calls on all members and all peace-loving people to take a stand for peace this Armistice (aka Veterans Day), Saturday November 11. We call for nationally coordinated local actions to demand […]

German Foreign Minister Gabriel speaks of a possible policy of rapprochement between Russia and Europe against the USA if Trump is withdrawing his endorsement of the Iran Nuclear Deal

German Foreign Minister Gabriel speaks of a possible policy of rapprochement between Russia and Europe against the USA if Trump is withdrawing his endorsement of the Iran Nuclear Deal

From Co-Op News Berlin On Friday, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel spoke in an interview with the German editorial team (RND) about a possible rapprochement between Europe, Russia and China against the U.S. because of Washington’s position on the Iran […]

The Secure, the Dispossessed, and the Mentally Deranged Dotards

The Secure, the Dispossessed, and the Mentally Deranged Dotards

By David Swanson, October 13, 2017, Let’s Try Democracy. In The Secure and the Dispossessed, Nick Buxton and Ben Hayes have collected an unflinching survey of a species gone mad. The book’s subtitle is “How the Military and Corporations Are […]

5 Reasons Why Trump Is Moving Towards War With Iran

5 Reasons Why Trump Is Moving Towards War With Iran

by Trita Parsi, October 13, 2017 From CommonDreams Make no mistake: We do not have a crisis over the Iran nuclear deal. It is working and everyone from Secretary Mattis and Tillerson to the US and Israeli intelligence services to […]

A window at Guantanamo Bay prison.

I am in Guantánamo Bay. The US government is starving me to death

by Khalid Qassim, October 13, 2017 From The Guardian I haven’t had food in my stomach for 23 days. The 20 September was the day they told us they would no longer feed us. They have decided to leave us […]

Encouragemenet for the Ban Treaty

Encouragemenet for the Ban Treaty

核禁止条約によせて (Encouragemenet for the Ban Treaty) from Anthony Donovan on Vimeo.

Ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi shortly before he was murdered on Oct. 20, 2011.

Why North Korea Wants Nuke Deterrence

by Nicolas J S Davies, October 12, 2017 From Consortium News  The Western media has been awash in speculation as to why, about a year ago, North Korea’s “crazy” leadership suddenly launched a crash program to vastly improve its ballistic missile capabilities. That […]

The Calm Before the Storm

The Calm Before the Storm

What is the relationship between Trump and the military-political system he stepped into? By Robert C. Koehler, October 11, 2017, Common Wonders. Every time Donald Trump blurts or tweets a shocker — “maybe it’s the calm before the storm,” for […]

Screenshot from video of a panel on creative activism at the No War 2017 conference Sept. 24 in Washington D.C.; from left, moderator Alice Slater, and speakers Brian Trautman, Bill Moyer and Nadine Bloch

Peace, environmental activists meet in Washington, DC

Activists discuss creative antiwar, pro-environment efforts by Julie Bourbon, October 7, 2017, NCR Online. Creative, nonviolent opposition to war — on each other and on the environment — is what animates and motivates Bill Moyer. The Washington state activist was […]

PBS’s Vietnam Acknowledges Nixon’s Treason

PBS’s Vietnam Acknowledges Nixon’s Treason

By David Swanson, October 11, 2017, Let’s Try Democracy. After reading and hearing wildly contradictory accounts of Ken Burns & Lynn Novick’s Vietnam War documentary on PBS, I decided I had to watch the thing. I agree with some of […]

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