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Students to read their works in Peace Poetry Contest

Students to read their works in Peace Poetry Contest

By Scottie Andrew / Correspondent .Alachua County students of all ages will read poems celebrating peace at a poetry reading Saturday, hosted by the Gainesville chapter of Veterans for Peace. Out of 283 submissions, 30 students were selected to present […]

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 […]

Rivers of Blood II, 2017  Call to Action

Rivers of Blood II, 2017 Call to Action

“…This I believe to be the privilege and the burden of all of us who deem ourselves bound by allegiances and loyalties which are broader and deeper than nationalism and which go beyond our nation’s self-defined goals and positions. We […]

Why You Should Visit Russia

Why You Should Visit Russia

By David Swanson Just back from a week in Moscow, I feel obliged to point out a few things about it. Most people there still love Americans. Many people there speak English. Learning basic Russian is not that hard. Moscow […]

American/Russian Vladimir Posner on the State of Journalism

American/Russian Vladimir Posner on the State of Journalism

By David Swanson Vladimir Posner, who spent his youth in the United States, France, and the Soviet Union, and who cohosted a show with Phil Donahue on U.S. television for years, met with a group of visitors to Moscow from […]

What I Saw When I Visited a Russian School

What I Saw When I Visited a Russian School

By David Swanson As I was heading off to visit Russia, a friend told me of a friend who knew a Russian school teacher. I asked if I could visit the school, and I brought along a couple of American […]

Will the Moon Rise in Korea?

Will the Moon Rise in Korea?

by Bruce K. Gagnon, May 14, 2017, Space4Peace. The recent big victory for South Korean President-elect Moon Jae-in has many people wondering what will happen next? Will Moon force Trump to pull THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) out of […]

Racists Love Russia?

Racists Love Russia?

By David Swanson Photo by Daily Progress. While I’ve been in Russia trying to make friends, back home in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA, a group of torch-bearing supporters of Robert E. Lee has held a rally generally understood as a proclamation […]

A Russian Journalist’s Perspective

A Russian Journalist’s Perspective

By David Swanson Dmitri Babich has worked as a journalist in Russia since 1989, for newspapers, news agencies, radio, and television. He says that he used to always interview people, while lately people interview him. According to Babich, myths about […]

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Я понимаю, что войны и милитаризм скорее уменьшают нашу безопасность, чем защищают нас, что они убивают, калечат и уродуют взрослых, детей и младенцев, наносят серьёзный ущерб природной среде, разъедают гражданские свободы и обескровливают экономику наших стран, отсасывая ресурсы от жизнеутверждающей […]

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