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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 […]

Dan Crenshaw Sounds Like a Propagandist for Mass Murder

Dan Crenshaw Sounds Like a Propagandist for Mass Murder

By David Swanson, Director of World BEYOND War What is more sick about U.S. society? 1) It’s totally 100% acceptable to make cruel stupid jokes about people’s appearance. 2) There’s an exception. You shouldn’t do it if the thing you’re […]

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 […]

TRUMP NOT WELCOME IN FRANCE!

TRUMP NOT WELCOME IN FRANCE!

By Jeunesse Révolution Macron Invites Trump and Netanyahu to a “Peace Forum” French President Emmanuel Macron invited Donald Trump and 60 heads of State to attend a “Peace Forum” in Paris on November 11-13. It will be preceded one day […]

A Tale of Two Marines

A Tale of Two Marines

By David Swanson These two young men may have an infinite number of things in common, but the actions they took this week do not. One used a pro-war ceremony at a professional basketball game to reject the celebration of […]

Did A North Korean Nuclear EMP Bomb Threat Lead to Peace Talks With President Trump?

Did A North Korean Nuclear EMP Bomb Threat Lead to Peace Talks With President Trump?

By John Lewallen, avoidingnuclearwar.com A Deadly Game of Nuclear Chicken On March 17, 2017, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stood in the stark, empty building on the 38th Parallel that divides North from South Korea and touched off one […]

Russia: Moscow to respond in kind if US leaves nuke treaty

Russia: Moscow to respond in kind if US leaves nuke treaty

Another Amazing Coincidence: Man Trained to Mass Murder Commits Mass Murder

Another Amazing Coincidence: Man Trained to Mass Murder Commits Mass Murder

By David Swanson, November 8, 2018 The suspect in today’s mass shooting (well, the biggest one I’ve heard of thus far this morning; the day is young) is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Another mass shooter in Florida last week […]

We Are Winning! Peace Action @ Weapons Expo 2018

We Are Winning! Peace Action @ Weapons Expo 2018

From Auckland Peace Action, November 4, 2018 The 2018 Weapons Expo and the accompanying campaign to shut it down are finished for the year. It has been an awesome and successful week for the peace movement in Palmerston North, and […]

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 […]

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