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Populist Except for Pentagon

Populist Except for Pentagon

Katrina vanden Heuvel says there’s an emerging populist agenda. Of course populist agendas tend to emerge in times of demobilization for election distraction — that is to say, in moments when huge political party and NGO resources are being dumped […]

CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling Speaks Out Upon Sentencing to 3.5 Years in Prison

Nuclear Weapons Protesters’ Sabotage Conviction Overturned — Court Says Jury Verdict Was Not Rational

By John LaForge An Appeals Court has vacated the sabotage convictions of peace activists Greg-Boertje-Obed, of Duluth, Min., and his co-defendants Michael Walli of Washington, DC, and Sr. Megan Rice of New York City. The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals […]

Iran Nuclear Talks. A fresh tone in Washington with a breath of Oregon

By Patrick T. Hiller It is easy to be a cynic listening to some of the more nonsensical chatter coming out of Congress. Despite the most comprehensive international agreement between the United States and its P5+1 partners (the members of […]

Video: Bernie Sanders Gets Wealth Question Right – But Never Mentions Military Budget

In Convicting Jeff Sterling, CIA Revealed More Than It Accused Him of Revealing

In Convicting Jeff Sterling, CIA Revealed More Than It Accused Him of Revealing

Some Americans have heard of New York Times reporter and book author James Risen and his refusal to expose a source. But, because most reports on that matter scrupulously avoided the subject of what it was Risen had reported, relatively […]

Swedish Fishing Trawler “Marianne” Leaves Sweden for Gaza Flotilla

Swedish Fishing Trawler “Marianne” Leaves Sweden for Gaza Flotilla

When: May 10, 2015 Where:Gothenburg, Sweden The fishing trawler “Marianne of Gothenburg” will leave Gothenburg, Sweden on May 10, 2015, to meet the Gaza Freedom Flotilla. The trawler, which has been acquired by Ship to Gaza Sweden and Ship to Gaza […]

The Prison Gates Swing Open for Peace Activists

The Prison Gates Swing Open for Peace Activists

Kathy Kelly is just out of prison, where she’d been sent for nonviolently opposing drone murders. An appeals court has just overturned convictions for Megan Rice, Michael Walli and Gregory Boertje-Obed, imprisoned for entering and protesting a nuclear weapons site […]

The No More War Movement

The No More War Movement

Remarks at UNAC Conference, May 8, 2015. This week I read an article by someone I have a lot of respect for and who I know to mean well, and who wrote about being a part of something called “the […]

Fast Track the Good Stuff

Fast Track the Good Stuff

The U.S. Senate has been very concerned not to let peace with Iran slip into place too easily, even while a new war in Iraq and Syria proceeds without the formal pretense of Congress “authorizing” or rejecting it. Both houses […]

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