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Adam Hochschild on Democracy Now

Adam Hochschild on Democracy Now

On Armistice Day, Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman interviewed historian Adam Hochschild, author of To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918 and King Leopold’s Ghost. Adam Hochschild was a co-founder of Mother Jones magazine. His latest book is Lessons from a Dark Time […]

Why Yemeni War Deaths are Five Times Higher Than You’ve Been Led to Believe

Why Yemeni War Deaths are Five Times Higher Than You’ve Been Led to Believe

By Nicolas J S Davies, CounterPunch Photo Source Felton Davis | CC BY 2.0 In April, I made new estimates of the death toll in America’s post-2001 wars in a three-part Consortium News report. I estimated that these wars have now killed several million people.  I […]

Four Arrested While Blocking Military Drone Base:  Traffic Blocked Beale Air Force Base for Nearly an Hour

Four Arrested While Blocking Military Drone Base: Traffic Blocked Beale Air Force Base for Nearly an Hour

By Shirley Osgood, October 30, 2018 BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, near Wheatland – Four demonstrators were arrested early Tuesday, Oct. 30, as they opposed the ongoing 17-year U.S. bombing campaign in Afghanistan and U.S. occupation of one of the poorest countries […]

How The Tentacles Of The US Military Are Strangling The Planet

How The Tentacles Of The US Military Are Strangling The Planet

By Vijay Prashad, October 3, 2018, Asia Times. In June this year in Itoman, a city in Okinawa prefecture, Japan, a 14-year-old girl named Rinko Sagara read out of a poem based on her great-grandmother’s experience of World War II. […]

Classical Conditioning for Peace

Classical Conditioning for Peace

By David Swanson, October 22, 2108. According to the analysis of police-murder-instigator Dave Grossman, the reason that only a minority of soldiers attempted to kill in World War II and earlier wars was a general aversion to committing murder. And […]

How Germany Breaks its Own Laws to Arm Saudi Arabia

How Germany Breaks its Own Laws to Arm Saudi Arabia

While the United States, the U.K., and others claim not to sell weapons to governments that “violate human rights” (meaning kill people with other weapons, such as bone saws), Germany’s law forbids it to sell weapons to countries that are […]

Struggling With What He Has Done

Struggling With What He Has Done

By Tom Violett I will leave this facebook post anonymous for now, this young man is a member of the Green Party of New Jersey. I met him about a year ago. He is a very passionate young man, struggling […]

Prince Harry pictured at the 2017 Invictus Games, in Toronto.

Prince Harry’s Invictus Games, Brought To You By Arms Dealers, Figuratively And Literally

By Nick Deane, October 15, 2018, newmatilda.com. It’s one thing to celebrate the human spirit in the face of great adversity. It’s another thing altogether to let the weapons manufacturers who helped create the adversity sponsor the celebrations. Nick Deane […]

Humanitarian Bombs

Humanitarian Bombs

By David Swanson, October 14, 2018 One should not sell bombs to a government that abuses human rights, which means murders a man without using one of the bombs. If Saudi Arabia had murdered a man using a bomb, it […]

Fear, Hate and Violence: The Human Cost of US Sanctions on Iran

Fear, Hate and Violence: The Human Cost of US Sanctions on Iran

By Alan Knight with with Shahrzad Khayatian, October 13, 2018 On August 23, 2018 the street price of 1 US$ in Iran was 110,000 Rial. Three months earlier the street price was 30,000 Rial.  In other words, the oranges you paid […]

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