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Reasonable Defense: A Sustainable Approach to Securing the Nation

By Carl Conetta, Project on Defense Alternatives Notes made by Russ Faure-Brac This report proposes how the current US military structure can be made less expensive and more appropriate to today’s challenges. It is not a vision of world without […]

The Art of Waging Peace

By Paul Chappell, 2013 Notes made by Russ Faure-Brac The Basic Building Blocks of Peace First line of defense: Maximize respect (The Infinite Shield) [Waging Peace] It prevents escalation. Be aware of social customs Universal respect Listen – This plants […]

National Insecurity

By Mel Goodman, 2013 Notes made by Russ Faure-Brac Mel Goodman is ex-DOD and CIA and on staff at the Center for International Advocacy. The following notes are not from the book, but taken mostly from a March 26, 2013 […]

War No More: The Case for Abolition

By David Swanson Notes made by Russ Faure-Brac February 2014 I. War Can Be Ended Referring to a 1977 Hunger Project flyer: “At one time in history most people knew that: The world was flat The sun revolved around the […]

A Shadow Government Controls America – NOTES

Article in Reader Supported News By Mike Lofgren, Moyers & Company, 2014 Notes made by Russ Faure-Brac 2/25/2014 There is the visible government known as the establishment that is theoretically controlled by elections. There is also THE DEEP STATE, a […]

SHIFT: The Beginning of War, The Ending of War

 by Judith Hand Summary and Notes made by Russ Faure-Brac 2/4/2014 Notes: 1)    This is a summary of Part II – How We Can End War 2)    Notes highlighted in red refer to the sections of my book Transition to […]

Together, we can make peaceful change possible!

The following is from David Hartsough’s book, Waging Peace: Global Adventures of a Lifelong Activist to be published by PM Press in September 2014. PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT 1. Practice nonviolence in all areas of your life—thoughts, conversations, family and work relationships, […]

Making Peace Photo Exhibit: Coming to U.S. in 2015

Audio: War No More: Ending the Culture of War

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:07:39 — 61.9MB) Tonight we focus on the book War No More. Our guest and author of the book David Swanson speaks to us from the United States about why the US […]

Peace Philosophy and Public Life

Peace Philosophy and Public Life

The following is the foreword by David Swanson to a new book called Peace Philosophy and Public Life: Commitments, Crises, and Concepts for Engaged Thinking edited by Greg Moses and Gail Presbey, available from the publisher or amazon or your […]

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