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Talk Nation Radio: Omali Yeshitela on No to NATO — Yes to Peace

Omali Yeshitela is Chairman of the Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace, and Reparations. The website is at blackisbackcoalition.org He has agreed to speak on April 4th in Washington DC at the No to NATO — Yes to […]

Which U.S. Congress Members Support Ending Which Wars

Yemen: How the House voted, April 4, 2019, 247-175, to end it: roll call. How the Senate voted, March 13, 2019, 54-46, to end it: roll call. How the House voted, Feb. 13, 2019, 248-177, to end it: roll call. […]

High School Students and Peace Making

Remarks at Student Peace Awards of Fairfax County, Va., March 10, 2019 By David Swanson, Director, World BEYOND War Thank you for inviting me here. I’m honored. And I’m reminded of lots of happy memories of Herndon High School, class […]

David Hartsough

An American Casualty of US Economic Sanctions on Iran

By David Hartsough, March 8, 2019 I went to Iran with a peace delegation of 28 Americans organized by Code Pink, a women-led peace activist group. The first day in Iran we had a very fruitful hour-and-half conversation with Javad […]

A Green New Basic Income Guarantee

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War U.S. military spending eight years ago was at $1.2 trillion per year, when one added in the nukes in the Energy Department, the Homeland Security Department, the CIA, interest on debt, veterans’ care, etc. […]

Draft Registration Will Be Either Ended or Imposed on Women

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War A choice must now be made. It is officially unconstitutional to discriminate against 18-year-old women by not forcing them to sign up to be forced against their will to kill and die for Venezuela’s […]

The Conflict of Our Time: U.S. Imperialism vs the Rule of Law

By Nicolas J S Davies, World BEYOND War The world faces many overlapping crises: regional political crises from Kashmir to Venezuela; brutal wars that rage on in Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen, and Somalia; and the existential dangers of nuclear weapons, climate […]

Pat Elder at China Lake Military Base

The Million Parts per Trillion Tour

By Pat Elder, March 7, 2019 I drove across the country with my daughter Holly last week to draw attention to the reckless behavior of the military as it continues to poison the waters in communities across the country. We […]

What’s NATO Ever Done? Nuclear-Armed Terrorist Organization creates enemies

By John LaForge In April 2019, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will celebrate its 70th anniversary in Washington, D.C. In view of the alliance’s war zone atrocities, attacks on civilians, civilian objects, and abuse of prisoners, anti-war demonstrations will […]

No To NATO - Yes To Peace - April 2019, Washington DC

Has NATO Met Its Match?

By David Swanson, March 6, 2019 Despite claims by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to have defeated its own troops using Facebook (and, really, what plot to take over a high school hasn’t done that?), the biggest challenge NATO will face this […]