16 Years of War: Trump Joins Obama & Bush in Using SOTU to Hail “Progress” in Afghan War

February 1, 2018, Democracy Now. On Tuesday night, President Trump became the third president in a row to attempt to put a positive spin on the war in Afghanistan—the longest war in U.S. history. Five years earlier, President Barack Obama […]

Undoing the New Deal: Eisenhower Builds an Arsenal of Nuclear Weapons and a Cabinet of Millionaires

 Historian Peter Kuznick says that in spite of his famous warning, Eisenhower can be called the father of the industrial-military complex; when he takes office, the U.S. has a 1,000 nuclear weapons, when he leaves, it’s 22,000 – with […]

The Ripple Effect Podcast # 151 (David Swanson | War Is A Lie)

David Swanson is an author, activist, journalist, and radio host. He is director of and campaign coordinator for Swanson’s books include War Is A Lie and When the World Outlawed War. He blogs at and He […]

No Foreign Bases Conference: Other Voices, Other Choices

AFRICOM / Invasion of Africa Chair: Ajamu Baraka, Black Alliance for Peace

L’arte Della Guerra: Italia in Armi Dal Baltico All’Africa

Italy is involved in 33 military missions in 22 countries …

A Trillion for the Military but No Money for Freezing Schools

A trillion for the military but no money for freezing schools – “3% of US military spending could end starvation on earth,” reads a billboard in downtown Baltimore. It’s part of a conference here in Baltimore that was live streamed […]

NoForeignBases Highlights

A No Foreign Bases conference was held in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., on January 12-14, 2018. Here is a tiny fraction of the highlights:

Hiroji Yamashiro: a leader of the Okinawa movement against U.S. military bases

Hiroji Yamashiro has become a symbol of Okinawa’s movement against U.S. military bases. Learn more: Prosecutors seek 2 1/2 year prison sentence for Okinawa’s prominent anti-base protest leader: Anti-base Okinawa released after five months in detention: -Defense at […]

War Abolition 201: New Online Course Begins February 26!

New Online Course Starts January 29, 2018