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The Impact of State Sanctioned Violence and Its Targets

By Heather Gray There’s nothing glorious about war or in killing. The human cost of war reaches far beyond the battlefield – it has a lasting affect on spouses, children, brothers, sisters, parents, grandparents, cousins, aunts and uncles for generations. […]

World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates: Final Declaration

World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates: Final Declaration

14.12.2014 – Redazione Italia — Pressenza Leymah Gbowee reading the Final Declaration of the Summit (Image by Luca Cellini) The Nobel Peace Laureates and Peace Laureate Organizations, gathered in Rome for the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates from […]

Time to Ban the Bomb

Time to Ban the Bomb

By Alice Slater Global Momentum is building for a treaty to ban nuclear weapons! While the world has banned chemical and biological weapons, there is no explicit legal prohibition of nuclear weapons, although the International Court of Justice ruled unanimously […]

Out Cheneying-Cheney: Obama’s Likely Defense Pick Once Backed Pre-emptive Attack on North Korea

US Attends, then Defies Conference on Nuclear Weapons Effects & Abolition

By John LaForge VIENNA, Austria—A pair of conferences here Dec. 6-9 have tried to raise public and government awareness of nuclear weapons. The first, a Civil Society Forum put on by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, ICAN, brought […]

We’re Not Exceptional, We’re Isolated

This weekend I participated in an interesting exercise. A group of activists staged a debate in which some of us argued that peace and environmental and economic justice are possible, while another group argued against us. The latter group professed […]

Shutdown Creech! A National Mobilization for Mass Nonviolent Direct Action

Join us March 4-6, 2015 at Creech Drone Base, Nevada for a national mobilization to shut down assassin drone operations in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Yemen. Sponsored by CODEPINK: Women for Peace, Nevada Desert Experience, Veterans for Peace and Voices for Creative Nonviolence! […]

All Together Now

Drones and Discrimination: Kick the Habit

Drones and Discrimination: Kick the Habit

By Kathy Kelly On December 10, International Human Rights Day, federal Magistrate Matt Whitworth sentenced me to three months in prison for having crossed the line at a military base that wages drone warfare. The punishment for our attempt to speak on […]

IPB: JOIN OUR NEW CAMPAIGN ON THE ECONOMY OF WAR!

IPB: JOIN OUR NEW CAMPAIGN ON THE ECONOMY OF WAR!

       10 December 2014. After many months of preparations, the IPB is delighted to announce the launch of the all-year-round Global Campaign on Military Spending (GCOMS). Today is Human Rights Day, so the timing is very appropriate! Today’s launch sees […]

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