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Prominent German Signatories – Open Letter: Another war in Europe? Not in our name!

Letter published first in the german newspaper DIE ZEIT on December 5th, 2014 https://cooptv.wordpress.com/2014/12/06/very-prominent-german-signatories-another-war-in-europe-not-in-our-name/ Nobody wants war. But North America, the European Union and Russia are inevitably drifting towards war if they do not finally halt the disastrous spiral of […]

Fear, Hate and Violence: The Human Cost of US Sanctions on Iran

Fear, Hate and Violence: The Human Cost of US Sanctions on Iran

By Alan Knight with with Shahrzad Khayatian, October 13, 2018 On August 23, 2018 the street price of 1 US$ in Iran was 110,000 Rial. Three months earlier the street price was 30,000 Rial.  In other words, the oranges you paid […]

War no more | An interview with David Swanson

War no more | An interview with David Swanson

David Swanson, in Interview, September 3, 2018, The MOON. David Swanson is an author, activist, journalist, and radio host. He is director of WorldBeyondWar.org and campaign coordinator for RootsAction.org. A prolific writer, his books include War Is a Lie, When the World Outlawed War, War […]

Florida Gunman Nikolas Cruz Knew How to Use a Gun, Thanks to the NRA and the U.S. Army

Florida Gunman Nikolas Cruz Knew How to Use a Gun, Thanks to the NRA and the U.S. Army

From democracynow.org, February 23, 2018. Part 2. Extended web-only discussion with Pat Elder, the director of the National Coalition to Protect Student Privacy, a group that confronts militarism in the schools. He is the author of “Military Recruiting in the […]

South Africa's new president Cyril Ramaphosa.

Renewed Hope In South Africa: “Inziles” vs. Exiles.

By Terry Crawford-Browne, February 18, 2018 Afro-pessimists were astounded when in 1994 South Africa triumphed relatively peacefully over apartheid. The world had expected a racial bloodbath. The transition was described as a “miracle,” and Nelson Mandela was celebrated as a […]

People protest the planned relocation of a US military base in Japan to Okinawa's Henoko coast on April 17, 2015. (Reuters / Issei Kato)

The US Has Military Bases in 80 Countries. All of Them Must Close.

By Alice Slater, January 24, 2018 From The Nation On the weekend of Martin Luther King Day, Baltimore University fittingly hosted more than 200 activists in the peace, environment, and social justice movements to launch a timely new initiative, the […]

No U.S. Foreign Bases — A Call for Peace From a New Coalition

No U.S. Foreign Bases — A Call for Peace From a New Coalition

by Mike Byrne, January 15, 2018, Medium. Today is Martin Luther King Jr. day, and on a day where people often discuss his dreams, they rarely discuss his nightmares. It was in early 1967 while Dr. King was eating breakfast […]

Letter from Charlottesville to Ukraine

Letter from Charlottesville to Ukraine

By David Swanson, January 15, 2017, Let’s Try Democracy. Nazi rallies in the news in recent years have most prominently been held here in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA, and in Ukraine. I want to send thoughts of solidarity to those in […]

Fact Sheet: US Military Bases in Okinawa

Fact Sheet: US Military Bases in Okinawa

by Joseph Essertier, January 2, 2017 A 2014 Democracy Now feature helped many listeners gain a better understanding of global concerns regarding United States military bases in Okinawa, Japan. Here is more background information about this important topic. Discrimination toward […]

Peace Almanac January

Peace Almanac January

January   January 1. This is New Year’s Day and the World Day of Peace. Today begins yet another run through of the Gregorian calendar, introduced by Pope Gregory XIII in 1582 and today the most widely used civil calendar […]

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