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Peace Flotilla in San Francisco

2nd Annual Peace Flotilla in San Francisco

By Kathe Burick, Susan Witka and Toby Blomé Do the Blue Angels depress the hell out of you? Does what’s in the air cause you despair? 300,000 lbs. of CO2* are released into the air during each air show, and […]

Jeffrey Sterling at Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Jeffrey Sterling, CIA Whistleblower, on What He Now Thinks Was the Purpose of Operation Merlin

Jeffrey Sterling is a former CIA case officer who was convicted of violating the Espionage Act and was in federal prison in Colorado. Prior to this program, as far as we know, Sterling had not been asked whether he believes […]

Fire fighters at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County practice dousing a petroleum fire using carcinogenic foam.

California Takes on PFAS Contamination While the Military is a Primary Source of the Pollution

By Pat Elder, September 18, 2019 There was an earthquake in California on August 23, 2019, although the ground didn’t move, and few noticed. That was the day California ordered the state’s water systems to establish the nation’s lowest Notification Levels for dangerous […]

Emanuel Pastreich and David Swanson on StrikeDC, Climate, War and Nonviolence

For more info about this protest event, see Strike DC or join World BEYOND War’s affinity group.

Peace Flotilla in Washington DC

Every Peace Group and Activist Should Join Strike DC for the Earth’s Climate

By David Swanson, September 15, 2019 Peace activists and organizations have worked for years to bring environmental and peace activism together. When an environmental campaign includes the peace movement, it’s time to join in and show up and take part. Listen to how Russell […]

Tarek Kauff and Ken Mayers on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff on Protesting War in Ireland

Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff are out on bail and forbidden to leave Ireland. They attempted to inspect a U.S. plane for weapons in supposedly neutral Ireland. They will be taking part in #NoWar2019. Ken Mayers was born in New […]

Members of Black Alliance for Peace

Black Alliance for Peace Call to Make War and Militarism Central Topics of 2020 Elections

From Black Alliance for Peace, September 1, 2019 The specific positions we are calling on all elected officials to take at every level of government are that they: Support efforts to cut the military budget by 50% as a first step […]

Flag of the European Union

Europe Must Oppose Trump

By Jeffrey Sachs, August 20, 2019 From Tikkun With Donald Trump due to visit Europe again for the G7 summit later this month, European leaders have run out of options for dealing with the US president. They have tried to […]

Pentagon in Washington DC

Want to Tackle Unemployment? Reduce Military Spending

By Nia Harris, Cassandra Stimpson and Ben Freeman, August 8, 2019 From The Nation A Marilyn has once again seduced a president. This time, though, it’s not a movie star; it’s Marillyn Hewson, the head of Lockheed Martin, the nation’s top […]

David Swanson: Nukes – What Are They Good For?

August 13, 2019 David Swanson gave this keynote address to a gathering of peace activists at the annual Ground Zero Hiroshima/Nagasaki Weekend marking the 74th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bombing. The Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action in […]