Why End War

A war veteran sleeps on the sidewalk as his wife sits wrapped in blankets in Washington D.C. on July 29, 1932. Photo | AP

Chewed Up and Spit Out: What Happens to Veterans When They Retire?

By Alan Macleod, March 30, 2020 From Mint Press News The phrase “military-industrial complex” is thrown around a lot. But the fact remains that the United States spends almost as much on war as the rest of the world combined. American troops […]

Julian Assange in Belmarsh Prison

Canadian Voice of Women For Peace Appeals for Assange’s Release

March 23, 2020 President Andrea Albutt, March 23, 2020 Prison Governors Association Room LG.27 Ministry of Justice 102 Petty France LONDON SW1H 9AJ Dear President Albutt: We, the National Board Members of Canadian Voice of Women for Peace are writing […]

COVID 19 by state, March 2020

Why Is The U.S. So Exceptionally Vulnerable To COVID-19?

By Nicolas J S Davies, March 27, 2020 The United States has become the new center of the global coronavirus pandemic, with over 80,000 cases, more than China or Italy. More than a thousand Americans have already died, but this is surely only the very beginning of this deadly […]

The use of fire-fighting foams with PFAS is making us sick.

Pentagon Reports 250 New Sites Are Contaminated with PFAS

By Pat Elder, March 27, 2020 From Military Poisons The Pentagon now admits that 651 military sites are contaminated with per- and poly fluoroalkyl substances, (PFAS), a 62 percent increase from its last count of 401 sites in August, 2017. See the DOD’s  latest […]

Manisha Rios and Camilo Mejia in World Beyond War webinar

What is Hybrid Warfare? A World BEYOND War Discussion

March 26, 2020 War is more than bombs and bullets. On March 25, 2020, World BEYOND War and About Face: Veterans Against the War hosted a discussion of “hybrid warfare” – a mix of disinformation, sanctions, and unconventional tactics. During […]

Empty Washington DC

Amidst Coronavirus, It’s Time to Heal the U.S.’s Domestic and International Reputation

By Greta Zarro, March 26, 2020 It is in times of crisis, like the growing coronavirus pandemic, that deep structural inequities and the U.S. government’s mismanagement of funds are starkly revealed. Half of all Americans live paycheck to paycheck. Half […]

Dr Strangelove

Doctor Strangelove Takes Care Of Our Health

By Manlio Dinucci, Il Manifesto, March 24, 2020 Faced with Coronavirus “our first concern is to protect the health of our forces and our Allies“- the US European Command declared. It therefore announced it had reduced Defender Europe 20 exercise in number […]

Sanctions Kill

Video: David Swanson Debates Sanctions and Coronavirus on Iranian TV

From Press TV, March 25, 2020

An SDF militant stands amid the ruins of buildings near the Clock Square in Raqqa, Syria October 18, 2017. Erik De Castro | Reuters

The UK Hasn’t Bombed Iraq or Syria Since Last September. What Gives?

By Darius Shahtahmasebi, March 25, 2020 From Mint Press News The UK’s involvement in the U.S.-led air war against ISIS in Iraq and Syria has slowly and quietly wound down over the last few months. Official figures show that the […]

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United Nations Calls For Peace During The Coronavirus Pandemic, But War Production Continues

By Brent Patterson, March 25, 2020 From Peace Brigades International – Canada On March 23, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for “an immediate global ceasefire in all corners of the world.” Guterres highlighted, “Let’s not forget that in war-ravaged countries, health […]