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Talk Nation Radio: Dave Lindorff on the Pentagon’s Fictional Budget

Dave Lindorff is an investigative reporter who writes for the Nation, London Review of Books, Salon and Tarbell.org. He is founder of the collectively run journalists’ news site thiscantbehappening.net. Lindorff has just published an articled called “Exclusive: The Pentagon’s Massive Accounting […]

Climate Crisis Demands Conversion of US War Machine

Climate Change Requires We Convert The US War Machine Now

By Bruce K. Gagnon, December 3, 2018 From Organizing Notes This is the message we will be carrying to Bath Iron Works (BIW) during the next Navy destroyer ‘christening’ protest.  (We don’t know the date of that event yet.) At […]

Yemen, Poisoned Water, and a Green New Deal

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, December 2, 2018 While U.N. figures suggest that it would take 1% of U.S. military spending to provide the world with clean drinking water, the United States could end the worst cholera epidemic in […]

Open Letter to Senator Bernie Sanders

On Wednesday, November 28, 2018, over 100 U.S. scholars, intellectuals, and activists published the open letter to Senator Bernie Sanders below and invited others to add their names to it. Sanders was working to force a new Senate vote on […]

I Never Expected To Become A Conscientious Objector

By Matt Malcom, World BEYOND War I never expected to become a conscientious objector. If you would have asked me two years ago to name the first things that came to mind when I heard this title, it would have […]

Known Terrorist Searched for Explosives at Dublin Airport or Peace Activist Endures Routine Harassment at Dublin Airport?

By Pat Elder        My boarding pass displayed the dreaded SSSS. I knew something wasn’t right when I tried to download my boarding pass onto my iPhone while I was in Dublin over the weekend. I kept getting an […]

Greatest Crime on Earth

By David Swanson, Director, World BEYOND War Remarks at No Bases Conference in Dublin, Ireland, November 18, 2018 I’m willing to bet that if I asked everyone in Ireland whether the Irish government should take orders from Donald Trump, most […]

Veterans For Peace is handing this flyer to U.S. troops on Mexican border

Soldiers, you are not alone! a message from Veterans For Peace You are not alone if you are thinking WTF am I doing on the U.S. border with Mexico? You are not alone if you are asking if this is […]

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 […]

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 […]