Myth of Necessity

Iranian Nuclear Complex Damaged By Fire in 2020

Why Do We Still Have The Bomb?

By William J. Perry and Tom Z. Collina, August 4, 2020 From CNN William J. Perry served as undersecretary of defense for research and engineering in the Carter administration and as secretary of defense in the Clinton administration. He currently […]

US Congress Rep. Mark Pocan

The American People Agree: Cut The Pentagon’s Budget

From Data For Progress, July 20, 2020 $740 billion. That’s how much Congress is on track to approve for the defense budget in 2021. In the middle of a pandemic, as millions of Americans face unemployment, evictions, and a broken […]

Hiroshima, Two Months after the Atomic Bomb, October 1945.

Who Was Our Worst President? Think About It When A Grim 75th Anniversary Arrives

By Paul Lovinger, July 21, 2020 From History News Network Princeton Professor Sean Wilentz, who teaches the history of the Revolutionary War and early American history, considers Donald Trump “without question the worst president in American history.” In Rolling Stone, he cites […]

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 […]

US House Foreign Affairs Committee

Open Letter to the US House Foreign Affairs Committee

July 14, 2020 “For years, there has been a disconnect between House Foreign Affairs Committee and the rest of the House Democratic Caucus regarding the United States’ most consequential foreign policy issues, such as the Iraq War, President Obama’s diplomatic […]

Pentagon building

“Our Military Budget Is Out Of Control”: Open Letter to the US Senate

July 15, 2021 “Our militarism budget is out of control. In 2019, the United States spent more money on our military than the next nine countries combined”, with more than half going to expensive and non-competitive military contractors.? The Department […]

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: […]

Tunde Osazua of Black Alliance for Peace

AFRICOM Enforces US Colonial Project

Margaret Kimberley · AFRICOM Enforces US Colonial Project By Margaret Kimberley, July 6, 2020 From Black Agenda Report “We see AFRICOM as the colonization of Africa by the US,” said Tunde Osazua, of the Black Alliance for Peace. “Instead of […]

cartoon depicting North Korea nuclear threat on US

US News Falsely Reports That North Korea Threatened to Nuke US

By Joshua Cho, July 5, 2020 From FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting) “In order to eliminate the nuclear threats from the US, the DPRK government has made all possible efforts, either through dialogue or in resort to the international […]

Bernie Sanders speaking about NDAA, June 2020

Cut The Bloated War Budget: An Open Letter to US Senators

June 29, 2020 Sixty-one organizations (including World BEYOND War) have come together to send an open letter to every member of the US Senate on behalf of Amendment 1788, introduced by Senators Bernie Sanders and Ed Markey. The amendment would […]