Bigotry

Close the Pentagon by Charles Kenny

Pinkerism and Militarism Walk into a Room

By David Swanson, February 6, 2020 Charles Kenny’s book, Close the Pentagon, has an endorsement from Steven Pinker despite wanting to close something that Pinker rarely acknowledges exists. This is a book to answer the question: What if someone who […]

Two U.S. Air Force drone operators fly an MQ-9 Reaper drone from a ground control station on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. Michael Shoemaker | USAF

A New US Air Force Video Game Lets You Drone Bomb Iraqis and Afghans

By Alan Macleod, January 31, 2020 From Mint Press News The United States Air Force has a new recruitment tool: a realistic drone operator video game you can play on its website. Called the Airman Challenge, it features 16 missions to […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

Our Friends in Tehran: World BEYOND War Podcast Episode Featuring Shahrzad Khayatian and Foad Izadi

By Marc Eliot Stein, January 29, 2020 Three and a half weeks ago, the world reacted with horror to the news that the USA’s desperate President Trump had ordered the assassination of a senior official of Iran’s government, bringing the […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

Crisis in Bolivia: World BEYOND War Podcast Featuring Medea Benjamin, Iván Velasquez and David Swanson

By Marc Eliot Stein, December 17, 2019 In early November of this year, Bolivia’s longtime President Evo Morales suddenly resigned his office following protests, allegations of election fraud and pressure from the military. Weeks of uncertainty have followed, and alarming […]

Protests in Bolivia 2019

How the Global North’s Left Media Helped Pave the Way for Bolivia’s Right-Wing Coup

By Lucas Koerner, December 10, 2019 From Fair.org In our brave new age of hybrid warfare, corporate media play the role of ideological heavy artillery within the arsenal of Western imperialist powers. Day in and day out, “reputable” establishment outlets bombard […]

West Point Professor Builds a Case Against the U.S. Army

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, December 7, 2019 West Point Professor Tim Bakken’s new book The Cost of Loyalty: Dishonesty, Hubris, and Failure in the U.S. Military traces a path of corruption, barbarism, violence, and unaccountability that makes its […]

“They’re killing us like dogs” – A Massacre in Bolivia and a Plea for Help

A Message From Bolivia

By Medea Benjamin, November 22, 2019 I am writing from Bolivia just days after witnessing the November 19 military massacre at the Senkata gas plant in the indigenous city of El Alto, and the tear-gassing of a peaceful funeral procession […]

Maria Emelyanova and Ann Wright

“Our Planet Is So Small That We Must Live In Peace”: Traveling to Yakutsk in Far East Russia

By Ann Wright, September 13, 2019 “Our planet is so small that we must live in peace” said the head of the organization for mothers of military veterans in Yakutsk, Siberia, Far East Russia and called for “mothers to unite […]

Truck hitting #NeverAgain protestors in Rhode Island

Participatory Evolution

By Robert C. Koehler, August 21, 2019 From Common Wonders The big black pickup truck plunged into the protesters blocking the parking lot and I cringed, viscerally, as though I could feel it myself — this merciless crush of steel […]

The Dulles Brothers

Exceptionally Insulated

By Kristin Christman, July 21, 2019 Originally Published in the Albany Times Union If you were Iranian and learned that U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton wanted to attack your country, wouldn’t you feel terrified? But we’re taught to dismiss […]