Economic Cost

The War Industry Threatens Humanity

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, May 29, 2020 I’m adding Christian Sorensen’s new book, Understanding the War Industry, to the list of books I think will convince you to help abolish war and militaries. See the list below. Wars […]

Billboard: One B-21 Bomber or 10 Million COVID-19 Tests

One B-21 Bomber or 10 Million COVID-19 Tests

May 25, 2020 From Peace Wins The United States’ newest bomber program, the B-21,  will cost $97 billion, with a history of cost overruns.  Meanwhile, experts warn that the U.S. needs a comprehensive testing program to combat COVID-19 and safely reopen our economy. […]

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Despite COVID-19, US Military Continues War Practice In Europe And Pacific And Plans For More In 2021

By Ann Wright, May 23, 2020 During the COVID 19 pandemic, not only will the U.S. military have the largest maritime military maneuvers in the world, with Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) coming to the waters off Hawaii August 17-31, […]

Workers in Maine manufacturing PPE during COVID crisis

Let’s Turn Our Military Resources To Building A Post-COVID Industrial Base For All Americans

By Miriam Pemberton, May 11, 2020 From Newsweek National emergencies bring out American ingenuity and a willingness to shift gears—like the couple in Maine who wrote recently in The Washington Post about retooling their company to make masks instead of hoodies. Most often […]

Asparagus harvest in Germany

Asparagus and Bombers in Germany

By Victor Grossman, May 11, 2020 In late spring an age-old tradition places asparagus – the white kind preferred here – at the very top of German menus. But only until St. John’s Day, June 24th (the summer solstice). After […]

Video: War Is A Lie with David Swanson

World BEYOND War, May 7, 2020

Talk Nation Radio: Grant Smith on Israel Within the Virginia State Government

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, May 4, 2020 This week on Talk Nation Radio, our guest is Grant Smith whose latest and ninth book about the Israel Lobby is called The Israel Lobby Enters State Government: Rise Of The […]

How Ya Gonna Pay For It? Stop Giving Money to Israel.

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, April 24, 2020 Did you know that the U.S. government has done something odd with your tax dollars? The ones you get so furious and indignant about when they’re used to feed anybody who’s […]

HR 6415: The Dumbest Idea in Congress

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, April 20, 2020 I know it’s stiff competition, but hear me out. The threat of nuclear apocalypse is higher than ever. The threat of irreversible climate collapse is higher than ever and massively contributed […]

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Call To Government To Help Extend Global Ceasefire

By John Harvey, April 17, 2020 From Dispatch Two civic organisations have written to the government imploring SA to continue efforts to maintain the global ceasefire largely being adhered to as a means of containing the coronavirus. More than 70 […]