Conflict Management

Defund the Military

Let’s Defund The Military Too

From The Intercept, June 18, 2020 This is a transcript of an episode of the Deconstructed Podcast featuring Bernie Sanders’ foreign policy advisor Matt Duss with Mehdi Hasan. THE UNITED STATES has by far the world’s largest military budget, accounting for […]

Rayshard Brooks

Defunding “Justified” Murder

By Robert Koehler, June 20, 2020 Well, he deserved to die, didn’t he? He fought, he ran, he grabbed the cop’s taser and fired it. And he was intoxicated, apparently. And he was blocking traffic. “If an officer is hit […]

Jake Johnston on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Jake Johnston on the Coup in Bolivia and U.S. Media

Jake Johnston is a Senior Research Associate at the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. His research has focused predominantly on economic policy in Latin America, the International Monetary Fund, and U.S. foreign policy. Jake Johnston co-authored […]

Martin Luther King speaking

Time to Act on Dr King’s Call to Tackle Evils of Racism, Economic Exploitation, and War

By Alice Slater, June 17, 2020 From InDepth News The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) just issued its 2020 Yearbook, reporting on developments in armaments, disarmament, and international security. In light of the drumbeat of frightening news about growing hostility between the […]

Black Lives Matter June 2020 - Credit CODEPINKI

Defund the Police, Defund the Military

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies, June 9, 2020 On June 1, President Trump threatened to deploy active-duty U.S. military forces against peaceful Black Lives Matter protesters in cities across America. Trump and state governors eventually deployed at […]

Protestors after the police murder of George Floyd

The Good, the Potential, and What Might Happen

By David Swanson, June 5, 2020 Already we’ve seen, as a result of people taking to the streets in the United States: Four policemen indicted. More racist monuments dismantled. Some minimal and inconsistent limit on what the New York Times editorial page […]

Ambassador of the United States of America to Poland, Georgetta Mosbacher, speak to Polish troops in Nowy Glinnik, Poland, 05 December 2018. [EPA-EFE/GRZEGORZ MICHALOWSKI]

B-61 Tactical Nuclear Weapons In Poland: A Really Bad Idea

An Open Letter to Prime Minister of Poland, Mateusz Moraviecki, Foreign Minister of Poland, Jacek Czaputowicz and Defence Minister of Poland, Antoni Macierewicz By John Hallam, May 22, 2020 Dear Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and Defence Minister of Poland, Dear […]

Journalist Hippolyte Eric Djounguep

The Anglophone Crisis in Cameroon: A New Perspective

By Hippolyte Eric Djounguep, May 24, 2020 The violent conflict between the Cameroonian authorities and the separatists of the two English-speaking regions since October 2016 is steadily worsening. These regions were sub-mandates of the League of Nations (SDN) from 1922 […]

Types of Violence

Types Of Violence

By Suman Khanna Aggarwal, May 22, 2020 “The 20th century will be remembered as a century marked by violence. It burdens us with its legacy of mass destruction, of violence inflicted on a scale never seen and never possible before […]

Policemen stand in formation at a quarantine checkpoint on April 2, 2020 in Marikina, Metro Manila, Philippines. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday ordered law enforcement to "shoot" residents causing "trouble" during lockdown in the country.

Stop the $2 Billion Arms Sale to the Philippines

By Amee Chew, May 20, 2020 From Jacobin On April 30, the US State Department announced two pending arms sales to the Philippines totaling nearly $2 billion. Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Bell Textron, and General Electric are the main weapons manufacturers contracted to profit […]