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Nurturing honest conversations and different mindsets in Afghanistan

Nonviolent Afghans Bring a Breath of Fresh Air

By Dr Hakim, October 17, 2018 Grade 12th Afghan student Jamila Omary asked, “Do you have any plans to arm yourselves, because of the threats and dangers you have faced?” Iqbal Khyber answered, “No. Though it is easy to buy […]

Prince Harry’s Invictus Games, Brought To You By Arms Dealers, Figuratively And Literally

By Nick Deane, October 15, 2018, newmatilda.com. It’s one thing to celebrate the human spirit in the face of great adversity. It’s another thing altogether to let the weapons manufacturers who helped create the adversity sponsor the celebrations. Nick Deane […]

David Swanson at Resource Center for Nonviolence, October 12, 2018

David Swanson at Resource Center for Nonviolence, Santa Cruz

David Swanson spoke at the Resource Center for Nonviolence in Santa Cruz, California on October 12, 2018, one month before Armistice Day and the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Swanson read his article “We Need […]

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Talk Nation Radio: Mark Dworkin on Navy Jet Noise Over Washington State

From Talk Nation Radio, October 16, 2018 Mark Dworkin is, together with Melissa Young, an award-winning documentary film director, and the director of an important new film called Plane Truths. You can find Mark and Melissa at movingimages.org and this movie […]

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Count the Nuclear Money! A New York City Event (and Concert)

By Marc Eliot Stein, October 14, 2018 How can activists call attention to a terrible problem everybody already knows about, a crisis so familiar we are nearly numb to it? Nuclear proliferation is this kind of problem, and this is […]

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Peace Movement Is On The March

By Penney Kome, October 12, 2018 From Rabble.ca Last month, September 2018, Toronto was the site of an international peace conference, #NoWar2018, coordinated by the New York-based World Beyond War, sponsored or endorsed by dozens of other peace organizations including Canadian […]

Fear, Hate and Violence: The Human Cost of US Sanctions on Iran

Fear, Hate and Violence: The Human Cost of US Sanctions on Iran

By Alan Knight with with Shahrzad Khayatian, October 13, 2018 On August 23, 2018 the street price of 1 US$ in Iran was 110,000 Rial. Three months earlier the street price was 30,000 Rial.  In other words, the oranges you paid […]

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War and Peace in Korea and Vietnam – a Journey of Peace

By David Hartsough I have recently returned from three weeks in Korea and Vietnam, countries which have in the past suffered and are still suffering from the ravages of war. Korea — North and South are caught in the tragic […]