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Colorado Drone Site Battle Continues

By Felton Davis David Swanson calls it “the Pentagon’s 51st state.”  Ten percent of the land area of Colorado, to be seized and set aside for robotics and drone warfare testing. On Friday, the US Army posted the final Environmental […]

50,000th War in a Row Violates the Laws of War

By David Swanson I think we must be due some kind of prize. This is the 50,000th war in a row to have violated the “laws of war.” The documentation comes from Human Rights Watch which reports that last August […]

Talk Nation Radio: Michael Heaney on What Partisanship Does to a Peace Movement

Talk Nation Radio: Michael Heaney on What Partisanship Does to a Peace Movement

https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-michael-heaney-on-what-partisanship-does-to-a-peace-movement/ Michael T. Heaney is co-author with Fabio Rojas of Party in the Street: The Antiwar Movement and the Democratic Party after 9/11. We discuss how partisanship built up and then tore down a peace movement, and what to do […]

On Climate, Defense Could Preserve and Protect, Rather Than Kill and Destroy

On Climate, Defense Could Preserve and Protect, Rather Than Kill and Destroy

By Emanuel Pastreich, Truthout | Op-Ed (Photo: guilherme jofili / Flickr) Holding the line against the Kubuchi Desert One hundred groggy Korean college students stumble off the train in Baotou, Inner Mongolia, blinking in the bright sunlight. A 14-hour train […]

Gallup: U.S. Population Highly Militaristic

In early 2014 there were unusual news stories about Gallup’s end-of-2013 polling because after polling in 65 countries with the question “Which country do you think is the greatest threat to peace in the world today?” the overwhelming winner had […]

Churchill and Hitler–Two Europeans

Churchill and Hitler–Two Europeans

By Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service Who wrote this? “The Aryan stock is bound to triumph”. “The Dictator of the Red Citadel (Petrograd)–all Jews” “The same evil prominence was obtained by Jews–in Hungary” “The same phenomenon has been presented […]

From Pacific Pivot to Green Revolution

From Pacific Pivot to Green Revolution

Here’s a proposal for putting the environment smack at the center of security, beginning with Asia. By Emanuel Pastreich and John Feffer, FPIF This article is part of a weekly FPIF series on the Obama administration’s “Pacific Pivot,” which examines […]

Earth Day 2015: Hold the Pentagon Responsible for Destroying Mother Earth

The National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance (NCNR) is organizing an action on Earth Day to call for an end to the destruction of our planet by the United States Military.  In Greenwashing the Pentagon Joseph Nevins states, “The U.S. military […]

The World Ignores the Crisis in Gaza—So Another Gaza Freedom Flotilla is Ready to Sail in First Half of 2015

The World Ignores the Crisis in Gaza—So Another Gaza Freedom Flotilla is Ready to Sail in First Half of 2015

By Ann Wright With the 51 day Israeli attack on Gaza in the summer of 2014 that killed over 2,200, wounded 11,000, destroyed 20,000 homes and displaced 500,000, the closing to humanitarian organizations of the border with Gaza by the Egyptian government, […]

Which Party Do You View Iran Through?

Which Party Do You View Iran Through?

Most people in the United States have little contact with Iran or its culture. Iran comes up as a scary threat in the speeches of demagogues. A range of debate is offered between obliterate it and pressure it into compliance […]

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