Conflict Management

Hands in a game of tug of war

A Fateful Tug of War

By Victor Grossman, Berlin Bulletin No. 161, July 23, 2019 Tug-of-war is an innocent sport and, if there’s no heat wave such as now in the USA and Europe, it can be fun for all the players. But in world […]

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Operation Condor Killers Were Trained at US Army School

By Brett Wilkins, July 18, 2019 From Common Dreams Five of the 24 men sentenced last week by an Italian court to life in prison for their roles in a brutal and bloody U.S.-backed Cold War campaign against South American dissidents graduated […]

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The Obama Wars

By David Swanson, July 10, 2019 By “the Obama wars” I don’t mean some overgrown infants on television screaming racist insults or pretending that opposing racism requires cheering for Obama. I mean: the widespread indiscriminate murder of human beings with […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

On the World BEYOND War Podcast: Taking Stock of the Antiwar Movement

By Marc Eliot Stein, June 29, 2019 We devoted the latest episode of the World BEYOND War podcast to a fundamental question: how is the antiwar movement doing right now? Peace and social justice activists are scrambling to keep up […]

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Canada Hires Hitman to Overthrow Venezuelan Government

By Yves Engler, June 17, 2019 From Internationalist 360 The brazenness of Ottawa’s intervention in the South American country’s affairs is remarkable. Recently Global Affairs Canada tendered a contract for an individual to coordinate its bid to oust President Nicolás Maduro. According […]

Martin Hellman on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Martin Hellman on Rethinking National Security

Martin E. Hellman is Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. His work spans cyber security, reducing the risk of a nuclear disaster, and peace. His invention of public key cryptography is at the heart of the secure portion of the […]

On the eve of renewed sanctions by Washington, an Iranian protester holds a burning picture of President Donald Trump outside the former US embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran on November 4, 2018. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)

U.S. Sanctions: Economic Sabotage That Is Deadly, Illegal, and Ineffective

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies, June 17, 2019 From Common Dreams While the mystery of who is responsible for sabotaging the two tankers in the Gulf of Oman remains unsolved, it is clear that the Trump administration […]

Injured by drone strike at wedding in Yemen

Two Iraqi Peace Activists Confront a Trumpian World

From TomDispatch, June 13, 2019 It’s been almost 18 years of “infinite” war, carnage, the mass displacement of peoples, the destruction of cities… you know the story. We all do… kinda… but most of the time it’s a story without them. You seldom hear their voices. They are rarely attended […]

Fools' Errands

Fools’ Errands

By David Swanson, May 22, 2019 Albion Winegar Tourgée may be best known now, though not in his lifetime, as the lead attorney in the Plessy v. Ferguson case, which was a set-up, a staged incident, with the cooperation even of the […]

Police entering Venezuela embassy in DC

Venezuela Embassy Protection Collective Defies Unlawful “No Trespass” Order

By Medea Benjamin and Ann Wright, May 14, 2019 An extraordinary set of events has been unfolding at the Venezuela Embassy in Washington DC, ever since the Embassy Protection Collective began living at the embassy with the permission of the […]