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War in the Hundred Acre Woods

War in the Hundred Acre Woods

In the 1920s and 1930s, anybody who was anybody tried to figure out how to rid the world of war. Collectively, I’d say they got three-quarters of the way to an answer. But from 1945 to 2014, they’ve been ignored […]

Campaign Launches to End War Everywhere

by Blair Sandler, Positive News A global movement is growing to stop war—that is, all war on Earth. And now a crowdfunding project at Indiegogo.com offers individuals and organizations the opportunity to contribute to an advertising campaign aimed at making […]

Peacenvironmentalism

Remarks at North Carolina Peace Action Event in Raleigh, N.C., August 23, 2014. Thank you for inviting me, and thank you to North Carolina Peace Action, and to John Heuer whom I consider a tireless selfless and inspired peacemaker himself.  […]

Why Nonviolence Works Better

Why Civil Resistance Movements Succeed Steve Inskeep talks to Erica Chenoweth and Maria Stephan about why non-violent resistance campaigns work better than armed rebellion. Their article on the subject is in Foreign Affairs magazine. LISTEN HERE. Copyright © 2014 NPR. […]

Demand Swells for Straight Answers on Plane in Ukraine

Demand Swells for Straight Answers on Plane in Ukraine

A long list of prominent individuals has signed, a number of organizations will be promoting next week, and you can be one of the first to sign right now, a petition titled “Call For Independent Inquiry of the Airplane Crash […]

Video: David Swanson in Los Angeles on Ending Wars

Videos by Marlene Alvarado.

Gaza and Making a World Beyond War

Gaza and Making a World Beyond War by Jim Haber August 21, 2014   Anything positive that might emerge in the aftermath of Israel’s assaults on Gaza over the last several weeks could have been achieved more humanely and quickly […]

Causes of War Krugman Overlooked

While I’m working on a campaign to abolish war, it’s helpful and appreciated that a columnist for one of the most effective war promoting institutions in the world, the New York Times, on Sunday mused aloud about why in the […]

No to Nato protests: transport and accommodation

No to Nato protests: transport and accommodation

No to Nato protests: transport and accommodation In less than 3 weeks time the leaders of the key Western powers will gather in South Wales for the NATO summit. We need the biggest possible protests to force them to break […]

Videos: How Do We Get to Peace? With David Swanson, Jill Stein, Kristin Christman, and Steve Breyman

The 16th annual Kateri Peace Conference in Fonda, N.Y., was organized around these three quotations of Buckminster Fuller: “In order to change an existing paradigm you do not struggle to try and change the problematic model. You create a new […]

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