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Smedley Butler’s Speech Against War in Charlottesville in 1937

By David Swanson, September 13, 2019 I didn’t know until recently that Smedley Butler had ever been to my town. Then I heard that he’d spoken at the University of Virginia here in Charlottesville in 1937. The University of Virginia […]

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Munitions Factories Are A Hazard To Communities

By Terry Crawford-Browne, September 4, 2019 From IOL Section 24 of South Africa’s Constitution declares: “Everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being.” The reality, tragically, is that provision of the Bill […]

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Talk Nation Radio: Timmon Wallis on Warheads to Windmills: How to Pay for a Green New Deal

Timmon Wallis is the author of Disarming the Nuclear Argument and The Truth About Trident. He has a PhD in Peace Studies from Bradford University in England, and has been working on nuclear disarmament and other peace issues since the 1970s. […]

Video: From Hiroshima to Hope

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, August 8, 2019 From Hiroshima To Hope from Elliot Stoller on Vimeo.

Talk Nation Radio: Jeff Ostler on Surviving Genocide

Talk Nation Radio: Jeff Ostler on Surviving Genocide

Jeff Ostler is Beekman Professor of Northwest and Pacific History at the University of Oregon. He teaches courses on U.S. history and American Indian history. And he is the author of an important new book called Surviving Genocide: Native Nations and […]

US Conference of Mayors In Hawaii Delivers Resolution On Nuclear Weapons

Resolution unanimously adopted by the U.S. Conference of Mayors, July 1, 2019 at its 87th Annual Meeting in Honolulu (www.usmayors.org) CALLING ON ALL PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES TO MAKE KNOWN THEIR POSITIONS ON NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND TO PLEDGE U.S. GLOBAL LEADERSHIP IN […]

Should Britain recognise a sovereign Palestine now? Event report

By The Balfour Project, July 14, 2019 Talk by Sir Vincent Fean at recent Meretz UK Event Meretz UK hosted an event on 7th July in London’s Jewish Community centre JW3, to discuss the prospects, advantages and likely outcomes of […]

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Join the CIA: Travel the World Passing Out Nuclear Blueprints

By David Swanson, July 11, 2019 In the year 2000, the CIA gave Iran (slightly and obviously flawed) blueprints for a key component of a nuclear weapon. In 2006 James Risen wrote about this “operation” in his book State of War. […]

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany Sept. 5, 2012 –Senior Airman David Spivey, 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuels system maintenance technician, takes a sample of wastewater from a tank during a daily sample inspection at the wastewater treatment facility here. Samples are taken daily from every stage of the treatment process to ensure they meet German environmental standards. The facility processes wastewater from the base to remove any hazardous chemicals it may contain before it is released back into the environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Toon/Released)

PFAS Contamination at American Airbases in Germany

By Pat Elder, July 8, 2019 Fire-fighting foams used on air bases by the U.S. military are poisoning water systems throughout Germany. The foam spray, used in routine fire drills, is made of a carcinogenic material known as Per and […]

War on Iran Stupidest Idea Yet Recorded in a Human Brain

By David Swanson, Executive Director of World BEYOND War, June 17, 2019 Scientists not employed by ExxonMobil or named Neil DeGrasse Tyson have reached a universal consensus. Wanting the United States to attack Iran is the single stupidest idea yet […]