Demilitarization

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The Settler-Colonial Strategy: Militarization of Diplomacy, Domestic Law Enforcement, Jails, Prisons and the Border

By Ann Wright, November 15, 2019 The settler-colonial history of the United States is not discussed by those in the U.S. government. However, in the lexicon of American studies, settler-colonialism is a major topic, and particularly for historians in the […]

Anti-Nuclear-Weapon activists in Kansas City

Guilty: 15 Activists in Kansas City Seeking a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World

By Mary Hladky, November 13, 2019 On Nov. 1, in the Kansas City, Mo., Municipal Court, 15 peace activists, in an act of nonviolent civil resistance, were found guilty of trespassing at the National Security Campus in Kansas City, Mo. […]

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Another Armistice Day With No Trump Weapons Parade

By David Swanson, November 7, 2019 November 11, 2019, is Armistice Day 101 (or 102 if you want to be all mathematically accurate and elitist about it). Anyway, it’s been over a century now since World War I was ended […]

Lindsay Koshgarian on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Lindsay Koshgarian on How-Ya-Gonna-Pay-For-It

November 6, 2019 Lindsay Koshgarian is the Program Director of the National Priorities Project, where she oversees NationalPriorities.org. Lindsay’s work on the federal budget includes analysis of the federal budget process and politics, military spending, and specifically how federal budget […]

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Germans Demand All US Military Leave, Claiming US War With Russia Is Inevitable

From War Is Boring, October 29, 2019 A democratic socialist faction of the German parliament is demanding the United States withdraw all 35,000 American troops from their nation, claiming that a war with Russia is inevitable and that America’s mere […]

Mark Isaacs on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Mark Isaacs on Peace Activism in Afghanistan

Mark Isaacs is the author, among other books, of the new book, The Kabul Peace House, which we discuss, and which describes a community of peace activists in Afghanistan. Mark is president of Sydney PEN, an affiliate of PEN International, a […]

On Bragging About Murdering People You Turned into Terrorists

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, October 29, 2019 You cannot promote the rule of law by loudly bragging about committing murder. You cannot end terrorism by committing terrorism. Here is a U.S. president openly proclaiming that he has committed […]

The Kabul Peace House by Mark Isaacs

Peace in Afghanistan

By David Swanson, October 27, 2019 There were whispers in the village, high up in the mountains of Afghanistan. There was a Stranger here. He had made a friend and been invited to live in a home despite not being […]

The World Must Compel the U.S. to Allow Korea to Have Peace

KOREAN BELOW THE ENGLISH By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, October 26, 2019 I’ve never heard of or even seen fantasized a society or a government that wasn’t deeply flawed. I know neither North nor South Korea is an exception. […]

US public opinion on military spending

What Does the U.S. Public Think of Its Government Arming and Bombing the World?

By David Swanson, October 22, 2019 Data for Progress for quite a while appeared to be yet another U.S. PEP group (Progressive Except for Peace). They were producing useful polling reports on all sorts of topics as if 96% of […]