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The Official Rwanda Story Unravels

By Andy Piascik For two decades, Western elites have spun a tale of how Rwandan dictator Paul Kagame heroically ended the 1994 genocide in that country. That narrative has persisted despite the fact that a great deal of evidence shows […]

Lies About Rwanda Mean More Wars If Not Corrected

Lies About Rwanda Mean More Wars If Not Corrected

By David Swanson Urge the ending of war these days and you’ll very quickly hear two words: “Hitler” and “Rwanda.”  While World War II killed some 70 million people, it’s the killing of some 6 to 10 million (depending on […]

The End of Humanitarian Intervention? A Debate at the Oxford Union With Historian David Gibbs and Michael Chertoff

By David N. Gibbs, July 20, 2019 From History News Network The issue of humanitarian intervention has proven a vexing one of the political left during the post-Cold War era. In light mass violence in Rwanda, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Darfur, Libya, […]

Gerry Condon of Veterans for Peace at Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC May 8 2019

Humanitarian Aid Blocked from Entering Venezuelan Embassy in Washington D.C.

By David Swanson, May 9, 2019 Two months ago, I heard a story. You heard it too, if you went anywhere near a television or a newspaper in the United States. The government of Venezuela needed to be overthrown because […]

No to NATO – Yes to Peace Speakers

No to NATO – Yes to Peace Speakers

Main No to NATO – Yes to Peace FESTIVAL page Click to jump down to Speakers for April 4, SPEAKERS FOR APRIL 3 NONVIOLENT ACTION PREP WORKSHOPS LEADERS: NADINE BLOCH Nadine Bloch is currently the Training Director for Beautiful Trouble. […]

Isolationism or Imperialism: You Really Can’t Imagine a Third Possibility?

Of the United Nations’ 18 major human rights treaties, the United States is party to 5, fewer than any other nation on earth, except Bhutan (4), and tied with Malaysia, Myanmar, and South Sudan, a country torn by warfare since […]

Resources

Here are books, films, videos, articles, etc., organized by topic. War Abolition — General — A good place to startEvents — Good resources for holding eventsCounter-Recruitment — Good resources for countering military-recruitment effortsMyths:War Is InevitableWar Is NecessaryWar Is BeneficialWar Is […]

Why Yemeni War Deaths are Five Times Higher Than You’ve Been Led to Believe

By Nicolas J S Davies, CounterPunch Photo Source Felton Davis | CC BY 2.0 In April, I made new estimates of the death toll in America’s post-2001 wars in a three-part Consortium News report. I estimated that these wars have now killed several million people.  I […]

Canadian Leftist Militarism Leaves Decency Behind

by David Swanson, September 11, 2018. If one were to travel north through North America, with the seasons or the change in climate, harvesting crops of patriotic warmongering, the biggest drop in crop yield might come around the Mason Dixon […]

Israelis and Africa’s First World War

by Terry Crawford-Browne, August 4, 2018. We South Africans are still reeling in shock six years after the cold-blooded murder of 34 miners by the Police at the Marikana platinum mine in 2012 – just one massacre, not dozens as […]