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Screenshot from video of a panel on creative activism at the No War 2017 conference Sept. 24 in Washington D.C.; from left, moderator Alice Slater, and speakers Brian Trautman, Bill Moyer and Nadine Bloch

Peace, environmental activists meet in Washington, DC

Activists discuss creative antiwar, pro-environment efforts by Julie Bourbon, October 7, 2017, NCR Online. Creative, nonviolent opposition to war — on each other and on the environment — is what animates and motivates Bill Moyer. The Washington state activist was […]

PBS’s Vietnam Acknowledges Nixon’s Treason

PBS’s Vietnam Acknowledges Nixon’s Treason

By David Swanson, October 11, 2017, Let’s Try Democracy. After reading and hearing wildly contradictory accounts of Ken Burns & Lynn Novick’s Vietnam War documentary on PBS, I decided I had to watch the thing. I agree with some of […]

As U.S. Pounds Seven Nations, Congressional Committee Warns of Running Out of Bombs

As U.S. Pounds Seven Nations, Congressional Committee Warns of Running Out of Bombs

By David Swanson, October 10, 2017, Let’s Try Democracy. Here’s an email you don’t see every day: From: LOSING TIME <HASC.Drumbeat@mail.house.gov> Date: Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 7:32 AM Subject: LOSING TIME: We Are Running Out of Bombs Home  |  About  |  News  |  Contact For […]

Talk Nation Radio: US Provides Military Assistance to 73 Percent of World’s Dictatorships

Talk Nation Radio: US Provides Military Assistance to 73 Percent of World’s Dictatorships

This week on Talk Nation Radio we discuss the United States provision of weapons to dictatorships. We’re joined by Rich Whitney, who is an attorney from Carbondale, Illinois, now working as an appellate public defender. He is one of the […]

The Pentagon Has Its Commemoration of the Vietnam War. So Do Former Anti-Vietnam War Activists.

The Pentagon Has Its Commemoration of the Vietnam War. So Do Former Anti-Vietnam War Activists.

by Jeremy Kuzmarov and Roger Peace, October 9, 2017 In 2008, Congress passed a law instructing the Pentagon to initiate a 13-year commemoration of the Vietnam War, beginning on Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, and concluding on Veterans Day, November 11, 2025. […]

Should Limiting North Korea’s Nuclear Ambitions Be the Responsibility of the U.S. Government?

by Lawrence Wittner, October 9, 2017 In recent months, advances in the North Korean government’s nuclear weapons program have led to a sharp confrontation between the government leaders of the United States and of North Korea.  This August, President Donald Trump […]

Preventing domestic environmental damage of militarism

Preventing domestic environmental damage of militarism

U.S. Army Huey helicopter spraying Agent Orange over agricultural land during the Vietnam War (Wikimedia Commons)

The Vietnam War Is Not History For Victims Of Agent Orange

The actions of the U.S. government and the U.S. manufacturers of Agent Orange and other deadly herbicides is a moral outrage. By Marjorie Cohn and Jonathan Moore, October 8, 2017, Huffington Post. Watching the Ken Burns-Lynn Novick 18-hour series, “The […]

Marvel Drops Northrop Grumman Tie-in after Comic Con Fan Rebellion

Marvel Drops Northrop Grumman Tie-in after Comic Con Fan Rebellion

by Joanna Walters, October 7, 2017 From The Guardian The Marvel comic company dropped a partnership with the defense industry giant Northrop Grumman and canceled a launch event scheduled for New York Comic Con on Saturday, after plans for a special series […]

I know why he did it

I know why he did it

By Michael N. Nagler, October 7, 2017, Peace Voice. Although I have been studying nonviolence – and therefore indirectly violence – for many years, what I want to share with you about this latest gun tragedy is just plain common […]

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