Myths

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.

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 […]

Two small girls waving their flags in the rubble of Battersea.

VE Day: Don’t Let the Nostalgia-Fest Distract From the Horrors of War

By Lindsey German, May 7, 2020 From Stop The War Coalition Prepare for a mass patriotic nostalgia-fest. This Friday marks the anniversary of VE day, when the Second World War ended in Europe. We are promised an address by the […]

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With Apparently Fabricated Documents, Netanyahu Pushed US Towards War With Iran

By Gareth Porter, May 5, 2020 From The Grayzone President Donald Trump scrapped the nuclear deal with Iran and continued to risk war with Iran based on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim to have proven definitively that Iran was […]

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 […]

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Four Reasons To Ditch The Draft

By Rivera Sun, April 26, 2020 There’s a bill before congress to expand the military draft to women. It’s a terrible idea. Here are four reasons why: It’s not about “equality.” Some say drafting women is only fair; after all, […]

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The F-35 In A Time Of Global Plague

By John Reuwer, April 22, 2020 From VTDigger Vermonters are divided in our opinions about whether the F-35 should be flying from Burlington International Airport. Even with the human suffering and damage to the economy we are experiencing as a […]

Unsolicited Advice on Terrorism to UVa Basketball Player Austin Katstra

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, April 23, 2020 Dear Mr. Katstra, First of all, thanks for your terrific work on the greatest team ever which I think we are all safe in assuming would have repeated last year’s championship […]

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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 […]