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What you need to know about terrorism and its causes: a graphic account

What you need to know about terrorism and its causes: a graphic account

John Rees says it’s the ‘war on terror’ that produces terrorism and the government exaggerates the threat and demonises UK Muslims to win acceptance for its war policies. Car bomb attack in Baghdad October 7, 2013. The UK government’s ‘Counter-terrorism […]

WRI: Prisoners for Peace Day

1st December is Prisoners for Peace Day. For over 60 years, War Resisters’ International have, on this day, made known the names and stories of those imprisoned because of their actions for peace. Many are conscientious objectors, in gaol for […]

There Goes Virginia’s Climate

A snowstorm is the ideal time to write about climate disruption, as it allows us to immediately set-aside the cartoonish claim that if any spot on earth isn’t warmer than it was yesterday then all is well. The following things […]

Not again, on ‘a more expansive mission’ in Afghanistan!

Not again, on ‘a more expansive mission’ in Afghanistan!

By Dr Hakim President Obama has authorized ‘a more expansive mission for the military in Afghanistan in 2015 than originally planned’. Imagine that, like the late U.S. war veteran Jacob George, you’re sent on this ‘more expansive mission’. Your military […]

Talk Nation Radio: Mike Gravel Advises Mark Udall on How to Make Torture Report Public

Talk Nation Radio: Mike Gravel Advises Mark Udall on How to Make Torture Report Public

https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-mike-gravel-advises-mark-udall-on-how-to-make-torture-report-public Former U.S. Senator Mike Gravel explains how he put the Pentagon Papers into the Congressional Record and gave them to the media in 1971, and how outgoing Senator Mark Udall could answer the growing public demand and do the […]

RT Video on Afghanistan

Ransom Payment for Beau Bergdahl

A few thoughts on this. Bergdahl had a legal responsibility to walk away from an illegal war. It’s not completely confirmed that he did so, but he’s blamed for it, when he should be praised for it. His father read […]

Obama Extends War in Afghanistan

By Kathy Kelly News agencies reported Saturday morning that weeks ago President Obama signed an order, kept secret until now, to authorize continuation of the Afghan war for at least another year. The order authorizes U.S. airstrikes “to support Afghan […]

Audio: Katherine Gun on Why We Should Support WorldBeyondWar

Above is audio of Katherine Gun answering a question at a forum in London. She was asked what people should do. Of course, we love her answer. We also recommend listening to the entire forum which included some great friends […]

Are there 100 people on Planet Earth who believe all of these 10 truths?

World Peace is highly desirable. World Peace is possible. There’s a law against war. Everyone should know the law against war. The public is almost totally ignorant of the law against war. Ignorance of the law is unacceptable. I can […]

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