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Read Mumia

Read Mumia

Yes, I also want to say Free Mumia. In fact, I want to say Free all the prisoners. Turn the prison holding Mumia Abu-Jamal into a school and make him dean. And if you won’t free all the prisoners, free […]

Document Shows CIA Reaction to Finding No WMD in Iraq

Document Shows CIA Reaction to Finding No WMD in Iraq

By David Swanson, teleSUR The National Security Archive has posted several newly available documents, one of them an account by Charles Duelfer of the search he led in Iraq for weapons of mass destruction, with a staff of 1,700 and […]

Recognition Of PeaceWorkers

Recognition Of PeaceWorkers

By Mort Malkin An article in a recent issue of the Wayne Independent announced that the Museum at Bethel Woods was offering free admission to all military veterans. Veterans receive benefit from other organizations as well, chief among them the […]

Is War Ever an Answer?

Is War Ever an Answer?

Presidential candidates would do well to consider criteria in potential conflict KRISTIN CHRISTMAN, originally published by Albany Times Union It’s swell that presidential candidates assert they wouldn’t have invaded Iraq had they been president in 2003 with the information they […]

A CALL TO ACTION: September 22, 2015 in Washington, DC

A CALL TO ACTION: September 22, 2015 in Washington, DC

SOWING THE SEEDS OF HOPE: From Congress to the White House   SOWING THE SEEDS OF HOPE: FROM CONGRESS TO THE WHITE HOUSE SEPTEMBER 22, 2015 Part of week of actions with Campaign Nonviolence.   CONGRESS Meet in cafeteria in […]

Hermes in the Anthropocene: a dogologue

For an actress or an actress and dog By Karen Malpede I was in conversation with my dog, Hermes. He lay on the floor next to my desk. “Kawhren,” Herm said. He has trouble with “r” sounds and speaks with […]

Call for Sanity on Sixtieth Anniversary of the Russell-Einstein Manifesto

Call for Sanity on Sixtieth Anniversary of the Russell-Einstein Manifesto

Sixty years after Albert Einstein and Bertrand Russell issued their manifesto about the growing threat of world war, the globe continues to face the prospect of nuclear annihilation — coupled with the looming threat of climate change. Sign the new […]

Peace Lessons

By David Swanson I just read what may be the best introduction to peace studies I’ve ever seen. It’s called Peace Lessons, and is a new book by Timothy Braatz. It’s not too fast or too slow, neither obscure nor […]

How Can This Still Be Happening in Our World?

How Can This Still Be Happening in Our World?

How does war impact people who believe in it? What does it do to people who live through it? How does it feel to begin to doubt it? SanctuaryThePlay.com This play is a flood of sensations streaming out of the […]

Killing Crabs and Arabs

By David Swanson I lead a sheltered life. Apart from visiting Afghanistan once during a war, the closest I come to danger is in sports, and the closest I come to violence is in emailed death threats from war fanatics […]

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