Carcinogenic foam from Marine Corps Air Station Futenma above Ginowan City, Okinawa, on April 10, 2020

US Military Contaminates Okinawa With Firefighting Foam Raising Serious Concerns

By Pat Elder, April 27, 2020 From Civilian Exposure A fire suppression system in an aircraft hangar discharged a massive volume of toxic firefighting foam from Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in Okinawa on April 10. The foam contains perfluoro […]

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 […]

Unsolicited Advice on Terrorism to UVa Basketball Player Austin Katstra

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, April 23, 2020 Dear Mr. Katstra, First of all, thanks for your terrific work on the greatest team ever which I think we are all safe in assuming would have repeated last year’s championship […]

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The Mountains Sing

By Matthew Hoh, April 21, 2020 From Counterpunch Bringing The Enemy’s War Home; The Mountains Sing by Nguyen Phan Que Mai I was born near New York City in 1973, the year the United States officially ended its war in Vietnam and […]

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 […]

Coronavirus lockdown in Kabul

COVID-19 In Afghanistan Could Be Devastating

April 20, 2020 From Voices for Creative Nonviolence UK As Kabul enters a third week of strictly enforced lockdown, what do the restrictions mean for those living below the poverty line? The first item on everyone’s minds is food. Some fear […]

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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 […]

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100 Prominent Canadians Ask Trudeau to Lift Sanctions Now!

April 14, 2020 The Hamilton Coalition To Stop The War and the Mouvement Québécois pour la paix/Quebec Movement for Peace today are forwarding to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau an open letter from one hundred prominent Canadians, asking the PM to […]

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Talk Nation Radio: Sarah Lazare on Wars and Sanctions in a Time of Coronavirus

April 14, 2020 This week on Talk Nation Radio, we’ll talk about how the coronavirus crisis is impacting or failing to impact militarism and sanctions. Sarah Lazare is web editor at In These Times. She comes from a background in independent […]

Must-watch 45- second video showing a massive release of PFAS-laden foam from the Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in U.S.-occupied Okinawa on April 10. The base discharged huge, carcinogenic airborne bubbles to settle into residential neighborhoods.

PFAS Release from Marine Base Contaminate Okinawa (Again)

By Pat Elder, April 12, 2020 米軍基地から漏れ出した有害物資を含む泡消火剤 “Foam containing harmful materials leaked from U.S. military base” According to Okinawa-based Toshio TAKAHASHI, The Okinawa Defense Bureau has provided information on the release of foam from Futenma Airfield, which occurred on Friday, […]