Demilitarization

Billboard: One B-21 Bomber or 10 Million COVID-19 Tests

One B-21 Bomber or 10 Million COVID-19 Tests

May 25, 2020 From Peace Wins The United States’ newest bomber program, the B-21,  will cost $97 billion, with a history of cost overruns.  Meanwhile, experts warn that the U.S. needs a comprehensive testing program to combat COVID-19 and safely reopen our economy. […]

Graphic from Hawaii Peace and Justice

Despite COVID-19, US Military Continues War Practice In Europe And Pacific And Plans For More In 2021

By Ann Wright, May 23, 2020 During the COVID 19 pandemic, not only will the U.S. military have the largest maritime military maneuvers in the world, with Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) coming to the waters off Hawaii August 17-31, […]

Workers in Maine manufacturing PPE during COVID crisis

Let’s Turn Our Military Resources To Building A Post-COVID Industrial Base For All Americans

By Miriam Pemberton, May 11, 2020 From Newsweek National emergencies bring out American ingenuity and a willingness to shift gears—like the couple in Maine who wrote recently in The Washington Post about retooling their company to make masks instead of hoodies. Most often […]

Asparagus harvest in Germany

Asparagus and Bombers in Germany

By Victor Grossman, May 11, 2020 In late spring an age-old tradition places asparagus – the white kind preferred here – at the very top of German menus. But only until St. John’s Day, June 24th (the summer solstice). After […]

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization

US Blocks Vote On UN’s Bid For Global Ceasefire Over Reference To WHO

By Julian Borger, May 8, 2020 From The Guardian The US has blocked a vote on a UN security council resolution calling for a global ceasefire during the Covid-19 pandemic, because the Trump administration objected to an indirect reference to […]

Opening of UNIDIR’s project “Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone”. From a UN Office of Disarmament Affairs report on October 17, 2019.

Keep Pushing For WMDFZ In The Middle East

By Odile Hugonot Haber, May 5, 2020 From Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) first endorsed calls for the establishment of a Nuclear Weapon Free Zone (NWFZ) in a resolution approved in December […]

As of May 1, there were 7,145 cases of COVID-19 in the US military, with more falling sick every day. Credit: MIlitary Times

Trump Must Choose Between a Global Ceasefire and America’s Long Lost Wars

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies, May 4, 2020 As President Trump has complained, the U.S. does not win wars anymore. In fact, since 1945, the only 4 wars it has won were over the small neocolonial outposts […]

Richard Tucker on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Richard Tucker on What WWII Did and Is Doing to the Environment

This week on Talk Nation Radio we talk with Richard Tucker, who is one of the editors of the new book, Nature at War: American Environments and World War II. Richard Tucker is an environmental historian at the School for Environment […]

How Ya Gonna Pay For It? Stop Giving Money to Israel.

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, April 24, 2020 Did you know that the U.S. government has done something odd with your tax dollars? The ones you get so furious and indignant about when they’re used to feed anybody who’s […]

A NATO Flag

Is NATO Still Necessary?

By Sharon Tennison, David Speedie and Krishen Mehta April 18, 2020 From The National Interest The coronavirus pandemic that is ravaging the world brings a prolonged public health crisis into sharp focus—along with the bleak prospect of a long-term economic […]