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Laurie Ross representing Nuclear Free Peacemakers NZ and World BEYOND War

Peaceworkers Unite for a World BEYOND War

October 31, 2018 ‘The major threat facing humanity in the 21st century is the proliferation of violence, weapons and warfare,‘ says Laurie Ross, a veteran NZ Nuclear Free Peacemaker of Auckland. She has just returned from the World BEYOND War […]

King-Crane Report on the Near East

Armistice Day Ended The War To End Wars. The Treaty Of Versailles Gave Us War Without End

By Mike Ferner October 29, 2018 Historians debate to what extent the Treaty of Versailles was responsible for Hitler’s march to World War II, but there can be little doubt that the treaty ending the “War to End All Wars” […]

Talk Nation Radio with Nicolas Davies

Talk Nation Radio: Nicolas Davies on War Profiteers

October 23, 2018 by David Swanson Nicolas J. S. Davies writes about U.S. foreign policy, war and militarism for Consortium News and other outlets. He has been working as a researcher with CODEPINK, and co-authored its report on “War Profiteers: […]

How The Tentacles Of The US Military Are Strangling The Planet

By Vijay Prashad, October 3, 2018, Asia Times. In June this year in Itoman, a city in Okinawa prefecture, Japan, a 14-year-old girl named Rinko Sagara read out of a poem based on her great-grandmother’s experience of World War II. […]

Alice Slater for RT International

Time Out for Nukes!

By Alice Slater With 122 nations having voted last summer to adopt a treaty for the complete prohibition of nuclear weapons, just as the world has banned chemical and biological weapons, it seems that the world is locked in a […]

New Film Takes Stand Against Militarism

Source: Quakers in Britain, Independent Catholic News, Global Campaign for Peace Education War School, a provocative film launched this week, is set to challenge the British government’s attempt to entice children into support for war. Timed to coincide with the […]

How Germany Breaks its Own Laws to Arm Saudi Arabia

While the United States, the U.K., and others claim not to sell weapons to governments that “violate human rights” (meaning kill people with other weapons, such as bone saws), Germany’s law forbids it to sell weapons to countries that are […]

Military-Friendly: Zooming Into the State-Level War Machine

By Eleanor, ArtKillingApathy It’s a pretty boring drive. My friends in Sweden always engage their rose-colored paradigms when I talk about driving in the US. They think it’s like Thelma and Louise or that Johnny Depp commercial where he’s driving […]

Antiwar Movement Spreads among Tech Workers

By John Horgan, Scientific American. Resistance to U.S. militarism is growing in an unlikely place, the tech industry. The New York Times reported last week that at “Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Salesforce, as well as at tech start-ups, engineers and technologists are […]