Culture of Peace

Martin Gugino, peace activist and protestor

Martin Gugino: The “Buffalo Protestor” And Our Friend

By Jeremy Varon, Witness Against Torture, June 9, 2020 I too reacted with horror at seeing the video of a 75-year-old man bleeding from the head after being shoved to the ground by Buffalo police. My stomach turned tighter when […]

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 […]

Meeting of New Haven Health and Human Services Committee, June 2020

Peace Referendum Advances in New Haven

By Maliya Ellis, June 2, 2020 From New Haven Independent Dozens of New Haveners turned out to a virtual public hearing, invoking two new crises to press lawmakers for support for an older cause. The Health and Human Services Committee […]

#NoWar2020 Conference Was Virtual — Watch It Here

By World BEYOND War, May 31, 2020 Due to the coronavirus pandemic and the cancellation of CANSEC, World BEYOND War held our 5th annual global conference virtually over the course of 3 days, instead of in Ottawa, Canada, as had […]

The Problem With the Space Force Is Not a Dimwitted General

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, May 29, 2020 One cannot help but appreciate the speed with which it became acceptable to produce comedy about the U.S. Space Force. I don’t think any military branch or war or weapon or […]

Draft Women? Hell No!

May 26, 2020 A bill introduced to Congress is trying to expand draft registration to women … but a network of peace activists, experienced draft resisters, antiwar feminists, and draft-age youth are working to not only stop it, but to […]

Helena Cobban on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Helena Cobban on the State of the U.S. Empire

davidcnswanson · Talk Nation Radio: Helena Cobban on the State of the U.S. Empire Helena Cobban is a veteran analyst of international affairs and an anti-imperialist activist who campaigns for human equality at all levels. She’s a Quaker who lives […]

people wearing facial masks during COVID-19 pandemic

No Justice, No Peace! Time to Confront the U.S. Rogue State

May 25, 2020 From Black Alliance for Peace Let us give you a rundown of the current global state of affairs: The Trump Administration recently undermined a United Nations proposal for a global ceasefire to confront the ravages of COVID-19 […]

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 […]