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"Me and my dad at Kranji War Memorial Singapore"

Abolishing War in Singapore

by Dr. Hakim Young, November 4, 2017 From Our Journey To Smile On the 28th of June, I spoke at a small event organized by my friends from Amber Air, named “Peace of Heart – imagining a world beyond war”, held at the […]

How to Respond When Someone Uses a Vehicle as a Weapon of Terror

How to Respond When Someone Uses a Vehicle as a Weapon of Terror

by Patrick T. Hiller The use of vehicles as weapons to kill civilians has sparked global fear and attention. Such attacks can be carried out in any populated area, against any random group of people, by anyone with or without […]

Protesters hold signs saying 'Save the Constitution' in front of the Diet building on Friday.

Tens of thousands rally in Tokyo against Abe’s push to rewrite Article 9

From The Japan Times, November 3, 2017 Tens of thousands of people staged a rally in central Tokyo on Friday to protest Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s push to amend the Constitution. About 40,000 people gathered outside the Diet to mark […]

David Swanson TED Talk TEDx Charlottesville on Why End War

100 Years of White Empire Propaganda

100 Years of White Empire Propaganda

Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, November 1, 2017, TruthDig. This week, the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, which promoted giving Palestine to the Jewish people, will be celebrated in London. Around the world, there will be protests against it calling for Britain […]

Oh Canada, Why Can’t You Shelter War Resisters?

Oh Canada, Why Can’t You Shelter War Resisters?

By David Swanson, November 1, 2017, Let’s Try Democracy. Deb Ellis’ and Dennis Mueller’s film Peace Has No Borders tells the story of U.S. war resisters in Canada in opposition to the 2003-present war on Iraq, and the efforts of […]

Congress Members to Screen Hilarious Antiwar Film in U.S. Capitol

Congress Members to Screen Hilarious Antiwar Film in U.S. Capitol

By David Swanson, November 1, 2017, Let’s Try Democracy. Congress Members Jones and Garamendi are going to screen and discuss a hilarious movie mockery of militarism. They’re going to do it in the U.S. Capitol. They’re going to go right […]

Illinois State Capitol Hit by War Disease Epidemic

Illinois State Capitol Hit by War Disease Epidemic

by David Swanson, November 1, 2017 The state capitol of Illinois is ground zero of a contagious outbreak of war fever. The origins, I’m afraid, may lie in part in a resolution I drafted that was passed, with various modifications, […]

Researchers Against the War Machine – The Story of NARMIC

Researchers Against the War Machine – The Story of NARMIC

NARMIC wanted to research the power and money behind the defense industry and get this research into the hands of peace activists who were resisting the Vietnam War so they could fight more effectively. They wanted — as they put […]

An artist's concept of a ground/space-based hybrid laser weapon. (Image by US Air Force)

UN to consider banning the arms race in space

October 31, 2017, Pressenza. On the 30th of October, the First Committee of the UN General Assembly (Disarmament and International Security) approved six draft resolutions, including one on a legally binding instrument on the prevention of an arms race in […]

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