Nonviolent Activism

Ann Wright on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Ann Wright on Antiwar Activism

This week on Talk Nation Radio we’re talking antiwar activism with Ann Wright who was in the U.S. Army/Army Reserves for 29 years and retired as a Colonel but who, by my count, has been a fulltime model antiwar activist […]

Marjorie Cohn on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Marjorie Cohn on Legal Remedies to Federal Troops in the Streets

davidcnswanson · Talk Nation Radio: Marjorie Cohn on Legal Remedies to Federal Troops in the Streets Marjorie Cohn is professor emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, former president of the National Lawyers Guild, deputy secretary general […]

F-35A Lightning II fighter

No, Canada Doesn’t Need To Spend $19 Billion On Jet Fighters

By Bianca Mugyenyi, July 23, 2020 From The Tyee Canada should not be buying expensive, carbon-intensive, destructive fighter jets. Protests are being held Friday at more than 15 MPs’ offices across the country demanding the federal government cancel its planned purchase […]

Aldergrove resident Marilyn Konstapel is co-organizing a Langley protest against the federal government’s planned procurement of 88 new fighter jets for around $19 million. (Marilyn Konstapel/Special to the Star)

‘Medicine Not Missiles’: Langley Protestors Call On Federal Government To Cancel $19B Fighter Jet Procurement

By Sarah Growchowski, July 23, 2020 From Aldergrove Star Concerned residents of Langley, British Columbia, Canada plan to protest in front of Langley-Aldergrove MP Tako van Popta’s constituency office on Friday – demanding that the federal government cancel its costly […]

Helen Peacock

Collingwood Peace Group Wants National Fighter Jet Contract Cancelled

by Erika Engel, July 22, 2020 From Collingwood Today Local pacifists are adding their voices to a petition calling for the cancellation of a $19 billion competition for new Canadian fighter jets. Helen Peacock, the founding member of Pivot2Peace, is hoping a […]

Charlottesville Va. Bans Militarized Policing — Your City Can Too

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, July 20, 2020 By unanimous vote, the City Council of Charlottesville, Va., on Monday evening voted to ban militarized policing. Specifically, the City Council resolved that “the Charlottesville Police Department shall not acquire weaponry […]

David Swanson’s World BEYOND War

MediaSanctuary · Swanson World Beyond War 9’52 Peace 7-15-2020 By Steffi Santos, July 17, 2020 From Hudson Mohawk Radio Network David Swanson is the founder of World Beyond War. He discusses Congressperson Lee’s proposal to cut $350 billion from the […]

Billboard in Seattle

Seattle Area Billboards Inform Citizens Of Nuclear Weapons Stockpiled In Their Back Yard

July 17, 2020 From Ground Zero Center for Nuclear Action On July 13, and continuing for four weeks, four billboards will display the following paid advertisement: Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor…  Base with largest concentration of deployed nuclear weapons in the U.S., Remembering […]

Cancel RIMPAC 2020 Aotearoa

July 16, 2020 A month out from the start of RIMPAC, the US Navy led military wargames, peace groups are calling on Minister of Defence Ron Mark to pull the plug on NZ’s involvement this year with a special video […]

Be Kind to Those Offended By It

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, July 16, 2020 “Good Morning! Would you mind staying a safe distance away?” “Hi! Nice mask! Could you please wear it on your face instead of your chin?” Helping people reduce the risk of […]