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David Swanson Interview: Culture of War, Militarism Behind Mass Shootings

The Friday massacre that stunned the sleepy town of Virginia Beach left 12 victims plus the shooter dead. DeWayne Craddock, a 40-year-old civil engineer and former National Guardsman, went on a shooting rampage at a municipal building where he worked. […]

Charlottesville Divests from Weapons and Fossil Fuels

World BEYOND War — June 3, 2019 On the evening of June 3, 2019, the City Council of Charlottesville, Va., voted to divest the funds in its operating budget from weapons dealers and fossil fuel producers. Here’s the resolution as […]

How We Are Countering Military Recruitment in Seattle’s Schools

By Dan Gilman, World BEYOND War, May 31, 2019 What began in one high school in Seattle, Washington, 17 years ago, is now a full blown military counter-recruiter program in all the major high schools of the Seattle Public Schools. […]

Ross Caputi on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Ross Caputi on the Sacking of Fallujah

Ross Caputi is a PhD student in History at UMass and a coauthor of the critically important new book The Sacking of Fallujah: A People’s History. Ross Caputi’s experience as a U.S. Marine in Fallujah in 2004 compelled him to speak […]

US Army tweet that got unexpected responses

US Army: 0 – Internet: 1

By David Swanson, May 25, 2019 The U.S. Army tweeted a harmless rah-rah tweet and got hit with a burst of reality never encountered on corporate-controlled media. Score one for the internet. The Army asked: “How has serving impacted you?” Here’s […]

Danny Haiphong

Talk Nation Radio: Danny Haiphong on American Exceptionalism and Innocence

Danny Haiphong is an activist, journalist, and scholar. For the last five years, Haiphong has been a weekly contributor to Black Agenda Report. His articles have also appeared in The American Herald Tribune, MintPressNews, and CounterPunch. His work was featured in former Congresswoman and Green […]

Richard Nixon with the Shah of Iran

Attacking Iran Would Risk Global Disaster

By John Scales Avery, May 21, 2019 On Monday, 13 May 2019, the New York Times posted an article with the title “White House Reviews Military Plans Against Iran. in Echoes of Iraq War”. Besides the aircraft carrier and other […]

Charlottesville to Vote 6/3 to Divest from Weapons, Fossil Fuels

By David Swanson, Executive Director, World BEYOND War, May 19, 2019 A coalition organized as DivestCville.org is asking the City of Charlottesville, Va., to divest all public money from weapons companies, major war profiteers, and fossil fuel companies. At its […]

Where Lyme Disease Came From and Why It Eludes Treatment

By David Swanson, Executive Director, World BEYOND War, May 19, 2019 A new book called Bitten: The Secret History of Lyme Disease and Biological Weapons by Kris Newby adds significantly to our understanding of Lyme disease, while oddly seeming to […]

DECLARACIÓN FINAL Sexto Seminario Internacional de Paz y por la abolición de las bases militares extranjeras

World BEYOND War, May 19, 2019 Por un mundo de paz sin bases, instalaciones y enclaves militares extranjeros Un mundo de paz es posible Guantánamo, 4, 5 y 6 de mayo de 2019 El Sexto Seminario Internacional de Paz y […]