Demilitarization

Rob Kajiwara

Talk Nation Radio: Rob Kajiwara on U.S. Bases on Okinawa

Rob Kajiwara is an Okinawan-Hawaian singer-songwriter and visual artist. In 2017, he was made a cultural ambassador for his ancestral village of Nakagusuku, Okinawa. In 2018 he was also made a cultural ambassador / special envoy for Ke Aupuni o […]

History of NATO

Top 10 Reasons Not to Love NATO

By David Swanson, January 15, 2018 The New York Times loves NATO, but should you? Judging by comments in social media and the real world, millions of people in the United States have gone from having little or no opinion on NATO, or […]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stands for Green New Deal

The New Congress Needs to Create a Green Planet at Peace

By Medea Benjamin and Alice Slater, January 8, 2019 A deafening chorus of negative grumbling from the left, right, and center of the US political spectrum in response to Trump’s decision to remove US troops from Syria and halve their […]

Isolationism or Imperialism: You Really Can’t Imagine a Third Possibility?

Of the United Nations’ 18 major human rights treaties, the United States is party to 5, fewer than any other nation on earth, except Bhutan (4), and tied with Malaysia, Myanmar, and South Sudan, a country torn by warfare since […]

David Krieger of Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

Interview With David Krieger, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

By John Scales Avery, December 14, 2018 A series of interviews of outstanding people in the peace movement has been commissioned by the Internet journal Countercurrents. Besides being published in Countercurrents, the series will also be published as a book. […]

The devastation of Henoko is part of a larger, world-wide U.S. imperialist footprint. What happens in Okinawa matters for Indigenous peoples everywhere. (Photo: AFP)

Stand With Okinawa

By Moé Yonamine From Common Dreams, December 12, 2018 “Don’t cry here,” an 86-year-old Okinawan grandmother I had never met before told me. She stood next to me and took my hand. I had been visiting my family in Okinawa […]

Mark Colville at Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Mark Colville Tells Why He Hammered and Poured Blood on Nuclear Weapons

Mark Colville is one of the seven Kings Bay Plowshares activists. We recorded this interview on December 11th 2018, and Mark planned to turn himself in hours later at the Glynn County Jail in Brunswick, Georgia. Learn more: http://kingsbayplowshares7.org https://www.facebook.com/Kingsbayplowshares […]

US military bases

Something We Can Agree On: Close Some Overseas Bases

By Miriam Pemberton, November 28, 2018 From Defense One This moment, after the midterm elections and before the partisan wars get fully back into gear, is the right time to take note of efforts to reach across America’s political divide. […]

Okinana Governor Denny Takami speaks out about military bases

Listen to the Governor of Okinawa

By Alexis Dudden, November 12, 2018 From LobeLog The East China Sea seems to have disappeared. Not literally of course, yet only a few years ago around the centennial commemorations of the beginning of World War I, talking heads named […]

I Never Expected To Become A Conscientious Objector

By Matt Malcom, World BEYOND War I never expected to become a conscientious objector. If you would have asked me two years ago to name the first things that came to mind when I heard this title, it would have […]