Immorality

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Sanctions Kill

Video: David Swanson Debates Sanctions and Coronavirus on Iranian TV

From Press TV, March 25, 2020

50 Oppressive Governments Supported by the U.S. Government

Excerpted from 20 Dictators Currently Supported by the U.S. by David Swanson, March 19, 2020 A dictator is a single individual who possesses such extreme power over a government that some people refer to it as “absolute power.” There are […]

Protestor: "Sanctions are Silent War"

Stop Tightening the Thumb Screws: A Humanitarian Message

By Kathy Kelly, March 19, 2020 U.S. sanctions against Iran, cruelly strengthened in March of 2018, continue a collective punishment of extremely vulnerable people. Presently, the U.S. “maximum pressure” policy severely undermines Iranian efforts to cope with the ravages of […]

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Here Are 12 Ways The US invasion Of Iraq Lives On In Infamy

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas S. J. Davies, March 17, 2020 While the world is consumed with the terrifying coronavirus pandemic, on March 19 the Trump administration will be marking the 17th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq by ramping […]

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“Maximum Pressure March”: US Hybrid War on Venezuela Heats UP

By Leonardo Flores, March 16, 2020 The first quarter of 2020 has seen the Trump administration escalate its rhetoric against Venezuela. At the State of the Union, President Trump promised to “smash” and destroy the Venezuelan government. This was followed […]

CODEPINK protests outside the Treasury Department. Credit: Medea Benjamin

To Help Stem Coronavirus, Lift Sanctions on Iran

By Ariel Gold and Medea Benjamin The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is far from the first proof of how intertwined we are as a global community. The climate crisis and the refugee crisis have long been glaring examples that the wars […]