Demilitarization

Prutehi Litekyan - Save Ritidian

An Open Letter to Denny Tamaki, Governor of Okinawa

From Prutehi Litekyan: Save Riditian October 8, 2019 Dear Honorable Governor Tamaki, Håfa Adai from Guam. We, the Guam-based group Prutehi Litekyan: Save Ritidian, are a direct-action group dedicated to the protection of natural and cultural resources in sites identified […]

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Anti-War Conference in Limerick Followed by Peace March in Shannon

By Mike Finnarty, October 2, 2019 From The Limerick Leader An anti-war conference called ‘NoWar2019 Pathways to Peace’ will be held this weekend at the South Court Hotel. The conference, organised by World Beyond War, will take place on Saturday, […]

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10 Ways That The Climate Crisis And Militarism Are Intertwined

By Medea Benjamin, September 26, 2019 The environmental justice movement that is surging globally is intentionally intersectional, showing how global warming is connected to issues such as race, poverty, migration and public health. One area intimately linked to the climate […]

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How the U.S. Institute of Peace Avoids Peace in Afghanistan

By David Swanson, September 19, 2019 Four years ago, I wrote this after a meeting at the U.S. Institute of Peace: The president of USIP Nancy Lindborg had an odd response when I suggested that inviting Senator Tom Cotton to come speak […]

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Lessons On War And Peace In South Sudan

By John Reuwer, September 20, 2019 This past winter and spring I had the privilege to serve as an “International Protection Officer” in South Sudan for 4 months with the Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP), one of the largest organizations in the […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]