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War Should Be Ended

War Should Be Ended: Part II Of “War No More: The Case For Abolition” By David Swanson II. WAR SHOULD BE ENDED While most people don’t believe that war can be ended (and I hope Section I of this book […]

A Global Rescue Plan

A Global Rescue Plan: Excerpt From “War No More: The Case For Abolition” By David Swanson People ask: Well, what do we do about the terrorists? We begin learning history. We stop encouraging terrorism. We prosecute suspected criminals in courts […]

Wars Are Not Legal

Wars Are Not Legal: Chapter 12 Of “War Is A Lie” By David Swanson WARS ARE NOT LEGAL It’s a simple point, but an important one, and one that gets overlooked. Whether or not you think a particular war is […]

What We’ve Forgotten

What We’ve Forgotten: Excerpt From “When The World Outlawed War” By David Swanson There are actions we widely believe are and should be illegal: slavery, rape, genocide. War is no longer on the list. It has become a well-kept secret […]

Nuclear Catastrophe

Nuclear Catastrophe: Excerpt From “War Is A Lie” By David Swanson Tad Daley argues in Apocalypse Never: Forging the Path to a Nuclear Weapon-Free World that we can choose to reduce and eliminate nuclear weapons or to annihilate all life […]

What’s Worse Than A Nuclear War?

By Kent Shifferd What could be worse than a nuclear war?  A nuclear famine following a nuclear war.  And where is the most likely nuclear war to break out?  The India-Pakistan border.  Both countries are nuclear armed, and although their […]

Wars Are Not Fought On Battlefields

Wars Are Not Fought On Battlefields: Chapter 8 Of “War Is A Lie” By David Swanson WARS ARE NOT FOUGHT ON BATTLEFIELDS We talk of sending soldiers off to fight on battlefields. The word ‘battlefield’ appears in millions, possibly billions, […]

Wars Are Not Prolonged For The Good Of Soldiers

Wars Are Not Prolonged For The Good Of Soldiers: Chapter 7 Of “War Is A Lie” By David Swanson WARS ARE NOT PROLONGED FOR THE GOOD OF SOLDIERS We learn a lot about the real motives for wars when whistleblowers […]

War Makers Do Not Have Noble Motives

War Makers Do Not Have Noble Motives: Chapter 6 Of “War Is A Lie” By David Swanson WAR MAKERS DO NOT HAVE NOBLE MOTIVES Many discussions of lies that launch wars quickly come around to the question “Well then why […]

Mark Twain’s War Prayer

It was a time of great and exalting excitement. The country was up in arms, the war was on, in every breast burned the holy fire of patriotism; the drums were beating, the bands playing, the toy pistols popping, the […]

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