Myth of Inevitability

The ruins of the Urakami Christian church in Nagasaki, Japan, as shown in a photograph dated Jan. 7, 1946.

Hiroshima And Nagasaki As Collateral Damage

By Jack Gilroy, July 21, 2020 August 6, 1945 found me in a car with my uncle, Frank Pryal.  A NYC plainclothes detective, Uncle Frank drove through the busy streets of Manhattan up to the Central Park Zoo to meet […]

atomic test at Bikini atoll

“A Tragic Illusion” – Did The Atom Bomb Make The United Nations Obsolete Three Weeks After Its Birth?

By Ted Daley, July 16, 2020 From Global Policy Journal On this day 75 years ago the atomic age was born, with the first nuclear detonation near Alamogordo, New Mexico on July 16th, 1945. Only 20 days earlier, on June […]

Legislation in Congress Would Require Flying Flag With Pentagon on It

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, July 12, 2020 A bill in Congress with bipartisan support would require post offices and various government buildings to fly from September 11th to September 30th every year a flag that looks like this: […]

people wearing facial masks during COVID-19 pandemic

No Justice, No Peace! Time to Confront the U.S. Rogue State

May 25, 2020 From Black Alliance for Peace Let us give you a rundown of the current global state of affairs: The Trump Administration recently undermined a United Nations proposal for a global ceasefire to confront the ravages of COVID-19 […]

Journalist Hippolyte Eric Djounguep

The Anglophone Crisis in Cameroon: A New Perspective

By Hippolyte Eric Djounguep, May 24, 2020 The violent conflict between the Cameroonian authorities and the separatists of the two English-speaking regions since October 2016 is steadily worsening. These regions were sub-mandates of the League of Nations (SDN) from 1922 […]

Heroes and Patriots: Alice Slater Speaks About The End of Nuclear War

May 20, 2020 Lawyer and activist Alice Slater joins Heroes and Patriots host Mary Massey to discuss the ending of nuclear war. This program originally aired on KMUD Community Radio on April 2, 2020.

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 […]

David Swanson at the International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases, Dublin 2018

Video of Webinar: David Swanson on Ending War

World BEYOND War, April 8, 2020

artwork by Stijn Swinnen

Lies Used To Justify War And How To Dismantle Them

By Taylor O’Connor, February 27, 2019 From Medium “Beautiful ideals were painted for our boys who were sent out to die. This was the ‘war to end wars.’ This was the ‘war to make the world safe for democracy.’ No […]

Military vehicle in Afghanistan

The Real Lesson of Afghanistan Is That Regime Change Does Not Work

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S  Davies, December 24, 2019 The trove of U.S. “Lessons Learned” documents on Afghanistan published by the Washington Post portrays, in excruciating detail, the anatomy of a failed policy, scandalously hidden from the public […]