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Video of Debate on Is War Ever Justifiable?

Video of Debate on Is War Ever Justifiable?

By David Swanson On February 12, 2018, I debated Pete Kilner on the topic of “Is War Ever Justifiable?” (Location: Radford University; Moderator Glen Martin; videographer Zachary Lyman). Here is video: Youtube. Facebook. The two speakers’ bios: Pete Kilner is […]

Veterans For Peace Condemns Military Parade

Veterans For Peace Condemns Military Parade

Veterans For Peace completely condemns the Trump Administration’s plans for a military parade later this year. We call on all people who believe in our nation’s democratic ideals to stand together and say no to this outrageous, pomp and circumstance […]

Talk Nation Radio: Christine Ahn Talks Olympics and Korean Peace

Talk Nation Radio: Christine Ahn Talks Olympics and Korean Peace

Christine Ahn is Founder and International Coordinator of Women Cross DMZ, women mobilizing for peace in Korea. She is a writer and organizer working for peace, justice, and demilitarization of our world. Total run time: 29:00 Host: David Swanson. Producer: […]

Will Supreme Leader Trump Commit the Supreme International Crime?

Will Supreme Leader Trump Commit the Supreme International Crime?

By Joseph Essertier, February 9, 2018 From Counterpunch “War is essentially an evil thing. Its consequences are not confined to the belligerent states alone, but affect the whole world. To initiate a war of aggression, therefore, is not only an […]

The World Is My Country: Important New Film about Garry Davis’s Fight for Global Citizenship

The World Is My Country: Important New Film about Garry Davis’s Fight for Global Citizenship

by Marc Eliot Stein, February 8, 2018 Garry Davis was a young Broadway actor in 1941, an eager understudy for Danny Kaye in a Cole Porter musical called “Let’s Face It” about US Army inductees, when America entered World War […]

Peace Pentagon HUB Interview: Laura George and David Swanson

Peace Pentagon HUB Interview: Laura George and David Swanson

Peace Pentagon HUB Interview’s first podcast: Laura George interviews David Swanson.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during the AFL-CIO Convention at the Downtown Sheraton Philadelphia on April 7, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Bernie Sanders Hits on Winning Message He Avoided in 2016

By David Swanson, February 8, 2018, Let’s try Democracy. A video has shown up on Senator Bernie Sanders’ Facebook page, with his name on it and his face in it making all the familiar (to a small number of people) […]

Is Fred Warmbier Grieving or Warmongering?

Is Fred Warmbier Grieving or Warmongering?

By David Swanson, February 6, 2018, Let’s Try Democracy. Fred Warmbier, whose son Otto Warmbier, a student here at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, died shortly after returning from North Korea, is reportedly traveling to the Winter Olympics with […]

How to Back the United States Away from Nuclear Madness

How to Back the United States Away from Nuclear Madness

In Trump’s State of the Union he proposed building more nuclear weapons to counter “rivals” who “challenge” U.S. “values.” The Pentagon’s new Nuclear Posture Review proposes nuclear weapons to counter even “cyber warfare” and of course for “deterrence,” but also […]

Congress Keeps Funding a War Machine That the Public Should Divest From

Congress Keeps Funding a War Machine That the Public Should Divest From

Both parties line their pockets with profits from the arms trade. By Medea Benjamin, Elliot Swain, February 5, 2018,  AlterNet. In recent budget negotiations, Senate Democrats agreed to a boost in military spending that exceeded the cap for fiscal 2018 […]

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