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Pentagon marks 50th anniversary of Viet Nam war with multi-million dollar re-write of history

Pentagon marks 50th anniversary of Viet Nam war with multi-million dollar re-write of history

Veterans respond with “Vietnam War Full Disclosure Project” This year marks the 50th anniversary of the landing of U.S. ground troops in Da Nang, Vietnam, the beginning of the American War in Vietnam.  To observe it, the Pentagon is undertaking a […]

Cuba: Land of Opportunity

Cuba: Land of Opportunity

What can I be sure of after only one week in Havana? Very little. There are exceptions to every pattern, and sometimes more exceptions than patterns. But a few claims, I think, are possible: 1. The sea and this island […]

REJECT ENDLESS, WORLDWIDE WAR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 13, 2015 Contact: David Swanson, Executive Director, info@worldbeyondwar.org STATEMENT ON REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION FOR THE USE OF MILITARY FORCE (AUMF) – REJECT ENDLESS, WORLDWIDE WAR We strongly reject President Obama’s request for the Authorization for the […]

Cuba Through the Looking Glass

Cuba Through the Looking Glass

Today in Havana, Mariela Castro Espin, director of the national center for sexual education and daughter of the president of Cuba, gave us a truly enlightened talk and question-and-answer session on LGBT rights, sex education, pornography (and why young people […]

Cuba Is Our Family

Cuba Is Our Family

Cuba and the Estados Unidos have been family for so long that relationships have been reversed, forgotten, turned inside out, and repeated. In the 19th century, the Cuban community in the United States and their supporters there were the base […]

Cuba Is Good for Your Health

Cuba Is Good for Your Health

“It’s behind us,” Fernando Gonzales of the Cuban Five said with a smile when I told him just a few moments ago that I was sorry for the U.S. government having locked him in a cage for 15 years. It […]

Cuba Uncensored

Cuba Uncensored

This evening, February 9, 2015, a handful of visitors from the land to the north asked an assistant (or “instructional” which I take to be a step below “assistant”) professor of philosophy about his studies and his teaching experiences here […]

Cuba Is Hot

Cuba Is Hot

We arrived in Havana tonight, February 8, 2015, or year 56 of the revolution, 150 of us filling an entire airplane, a group of U.S. peace and justice activists organized by CODEPINK. The place is hot and beautiful despite the […]

Lithuanians protest against U.S. imperialism and NATO occupational troops

Lithuanians protest against U.S. imperialism and NATO occupational troops

By Nacionalistas On February 4th, 2015, activists from various anti-globalist and anti-imperialist Lithuanian organizations, including the National Workers Movement, gathered in front of the United States embassy in Vilnius, to express their protest and condemnation towards worldwide US imperialism and, specifically, […]

The Key That Is the Saudi Kingdom

The Key That Is the Saudi Kingdom

Was the United States compelled to attack Afghanistan and Iraq by the events of September 11, 2001? A key to answering that rather enormous question may lie in the secrets that the U.S. government is keeping about Saudi Arabia. Some […]

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