Culture of Peace

King-Crane Report on the Near East

Armistice Day Ended The War To End Wars. The Treaty Of Versailles Gave Us War Without End

By Mike Ferner October 29, 2018 Historians debate to what extent the Treaty of Versailles was responsible for Hitler’s march to World War II, but there can be little doubt that the treaty ending the “War to End All Wars” […]

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Classical Conditioning for Peace

By David Swanson, October 22, 2108. According to the analysis of police-murder-instigator Dave Grossman, the reason that only a minority of soldiers attempted to kill in World War II and earlier wars was a general aversion to committing murder. And […]

New Film Takes Stand Against Militarism

Source: Quakers in Britain, Independent Catholic News, Global Campaign for Peace Education War School, a provocative film launched this week, is set to challenge the British government’s attempt to entice children into support for war. Timed to coincide with the […]

Antiwar Movement Spreads among Tech Workers

By John Horgan, Scientific American. Resistance to U.S. militarism is growing in an unlikely place, the tech industry. The New York Times reported last week that at “Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Salesforce, as well as at tech start-ups, engineers and technologists are […]

Making the World Great for the First Time

By David Swanson Remarks at Fellowship Hall at Berkeley, Calif., October 13, 2018. Video here. Slogans and headlines and haikus and other short combinations of words are tricky things. I wrote a book looking at many of the themes in […]

Nurturing honest conversations and different mindsets in Afghanistan

Nonviolent Afghans Bring a Breath of Fresh Air

By Dr Hakim, October 17, 2018 Grade 12th Afghan student Jamila Omary asked, “Do you have any plans to arm yourselves, because of the threats and dangers you have faced?” Iqbal Khyber answered, “No. Though it is easy to buy […]

David Swanson at Resource Center for Nonviolence, October 12, 2018

David Swanson at Resource Center for Nonviolence, Santa Cruz

David Swanson spoke at the Resource Center for Nonviolence in Santa Cruz, California on October 12, 2018, one month before Armistice Day and the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Swanson read his article “We Need […]

We Need a New Armistice Day

By David Swanson, October 13, 2018. Remarks at the Resource Center for Nonviolence in Santa Cruz, Calif., on October 12, 2018. Exactly at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, in 1918, 100 years ago this […]