Demilitarization

Two interpreters for Bravo troop dump their trash in the base’s burn pit in the Zhari District of Kandahar Province, April 2012. Photo: Sebastian Meyer/Corbis via Getty Images

War On The World: Industrialized Militaries Are a Bigger Part of the Climate Emergency Than You Know

By Murtaza Hussain, September 15, 2019 From The Intercept Over a century before we reached the brink of ecological catastrophe, Rabindranath Tagore had a glimpse of where we might be headed. Tagore, an Indian author and cultural reformer who lived […]

Alice Slater on Face 2 Face

Face 2 Face With Alice Slater

From Pressenza, September 1, 2019 On this show we speak with Alice Slater about the historical process of nuclear weapon treaties and the relationship between the US and Russia. Alice is the UN NGO Representative of the Nuclear Age Peace […]

US bases in Africa

Letter Urging Report on Overseas Bases

The Overseas Base Realignment and Closure Coalition has sent a letter urging the Senate and House Armed Services Committees to include a reporting requirement on overseas bases in the FY2020 NDAA to increase transparency, save taxpayers’ dollars, and improve national […]

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10 Ways We Pretend War Is Not a Crime and How to Change Them

By David Swanson, August 27, 2019, Chicago An audio recording of this keynote speech can be heard here. Happy Kellogg-Briand Pact Day! As you all know, but most people do not, the Peace Pact was signed 91 years ago today. And, […]

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Europe Must Oppose Trump

By Jeffrey Sachs, August 20, 2019 From Tikkun With Donald Trump due to visit Europe again for the G7 summit later this month, European leaders have run out of options for dealing with the US president. They have tried to […]

Tarak Kauff and Ken Mayers in Ireland

Nonviolent Direct Action: Civil Resisters Tarak Kauff and Ken Mayers

Tarak Kauff and Ken Mayers, two US Veterans for Peace members, risked their freedom to challenge both United States war crimes and the government of Ireland’s accommodation of those crimes. This interview was conducted by Jack Gilroy. Nonviolent Direct Action […]

Timmon Wallis on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Timmon Wallis on Warheads to Windmills: How to Pay for a Green New Deal

Timmon Wallis is the author of Disarming the Nuclear Argument and The Truth About Trident. He has a PhD in Peace Studies from Bradford University in England, and has been working on nuclear disarmament and other peace issues since the 1970s. […]

Pentagon in Washington DC

Want to Tackle Unemployment? Reduce Military Spending

By Nia Harris, Cassandra Stimpson and Ben Freeman, August 8, 2019 From The Nation A Marilyn has once again seduced a president. This time, though, it’s not a movie star; it’s Marillyn Hewson, the head of Lockheed Martin, the nation’s top […]

David Swanson: Nukes – What Are They Good For?

August 13, 2019 David Swanson gave this keynote address to a gathering of peace activists at the annual Ground Zero Hiroshima/Nagasaki Weekend marking the 74th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bombing. The Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action in […]

An Interview With Alice Slater

By Tony Robinson, July 28, 2019 From Pressenza On June 6th, we at Pressenza premiered our latest documentary film, “The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons”.  For this film, we interviewed 14 people, experts in their fields, who were able […]