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If ISIS Were Really a Movie

If ISIS Were Really a Movie

ISIS has created a movie preview for the coming war, a war it eagerly wants Washington to take part in. The White House and Congress would like to oblige, as long as the movie can be a short one, on […]

Lessons Learned in the Bucca Camp

Lessons Learned in the Bucca Camp

By Kathy Kelly In January of 2004 I visited “Bucca Camp,” a U.S.-run POW camp named for a firefighter lost in the 2001 collapse of  New York’s World Trade Center.  Located near the isolated port city of Umm Qasr,  in southern Iraq, […]

43 Million People Kicked Out of Their Homes

43 Million People Kicked Out of Their Homes

By David Swanson War, our leaders tell us, is needed to make the world a better place. Well, maybe not so much for the 43 million people who’ve been driven out of their homes and remain in a precarious state […]

Human Rights Week in DC

Human Rights Week in DC

Individue erklæring om fred

Jeg forstår, at krige og militarisme gør os mindre sikre snarere end beskytte os, at de dræber, sårer og traumatisere voksne, børn og spædbørn, skader det naturlige miljø meget, erodere borgerlige frihedsrettigheder, og dræner vores økonomier ved opsugning af midler […]

After New York: Rally for Peace and Climate in DC

After New York: Rally for Peace and Climate in DC

An interactive townhall discussion of how we get to peace Speakers: Andy Shallal, Barbara Wien, David Swanson, and YOU When: Monday, September 22, 11:30-1:30 Where: SIS Founders Room, American University 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC 20016 Food and drink […]

Let’s Bury King C.O.N.G. at People’s Climate March

Let’s Bury King C.O.N.G. at People’s Climate March

By Harvey Wasserman, ecowatch Above all, the worldwide People’s Climate March on Sept. 21 must bury King C.O.N.G.: Coal, Oil, Nukes and Gas. Which also means abolishing corporate personhood and saving the internet. The fossil/nuclear corporations have been given human rights but no […]

The Tears of Gaza

There Is No Future in War: Youth Rise Up, a Manifesto

There Is No Future in War: Youth Rise Up, a Manifesto

Statement written by Ben Norton, Tyra Walker, Anastasia Taylor, Alli McCracken, Colleen Moore, Jes Grobman, Ashley Lopez Once again, US politicians and pundits are beating the drums of war, trying to get our nation involved in yet another conflict. A […]

Military Intervention is Not the Solution!

Military Intervention is Not the Solution!

Late Wednesday night, President Obama announced the expansion of ongoing U.S. airstrikes in Iraq and the start of airstrikes in Syria for the first time with the aim to “degrade and ultimately destroy” ISIS, also known as IS. In recent […]

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