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Bats With Napalm Vests And Other Great American Innovations

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, July 16, 2020 Nicholson Baker’s new book, Baseless: My Search for Secrets in the Ruins of the Freedom of Information Act, is staggeringly good. If I point out any minor complaints with it, while […]

Jake Johnston on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Jake Johnston on the Coup in Bolivia and U.S. Media

Jake Johnston is a Senior Research Associate at the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. His research has focused predominantly on economic policy in Latin America, the International Monetary Fund, and U.S. foreign policy. Jake Johnston co-authored […]

Reparations of an Economic Hit Man

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, May 22, 2020 John Perkins, author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man and this TED Talk, has a new book called Touching the Jaguar. You can pre-order it here and get an online […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

World BEYOND War Podcast Episode 14: A Global Look At The Pandemic With Jeannie Toschi Marazzani Visconti and Gabriel Aguirre

By Marc Eliot Stein, May 8, 2020 From Milan to Caracas to Tehran to New York and everywhere else, peace activists around the world are experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic in vastly different ways. In the latest episode of the World […]

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Pandemics, Social Conflict And Armed Conflict: How Does COVID-19 Affect Vulnerable Populations?

By Amada Benavides de Pérez, April 11, 2020 From Global Campaign for Peace Education For peace, welcome For children, freedom For their mothers, life To live in tranquility This is the poem Juan[1] wrote on World Peace Day, last September […]

20 Dictators The US Currently Supports

April 14, 2020 Does the US oppose dictators all over the world? Then why does it support so many of them? John Iadarola of “The Damage Report” on the Young Turks Network interviews David Swanson of World BEYOND War about […]

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“Maximum Pressure March”: US Hybrid War on Venezuela Heats UP

By Leonardo Flores, March 16, 2020 The first quarter of 2020 has seen the Trump administration escalate its rhetoric against Venezuela. At the State of the Union, President Trump promised to “smash” and destroy the Venezuelan government. This was followed […]

Juan Guaido, Venezuela’s opposition leader, outside the National Assembly building in Caracas (Adriana Loureiro Fernandez/The New York Times)

Guaidó’s Failed Foreign Tour Ends With A Flop

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, February 2, 2020 From Popular Resistance Juan Guaidó proclaimed himself the president of Venezuela a year ago but despite multiple coup attempts, he never took power and his support there rapidly disappeared. Now, with his foreign […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

Crisis in Bolivia: World BEYOND War Podcast Featuring Medea Benjamin, Iván Velasquez and David Swanson

By Marc Eliot Stein, December 17, 2019 In early November of this year, Bolivia’s longtime President Evo Morales suddenly resigned his office following protests, allegations of election fraud and pressure from the military. Weeks of uncertainty have followed, and alarming […]

Protests in Bolivia 2019

How the Global North’s Left Media Helped Pave the Way for Bolivia’s Right-Wing Coup

By Lucas Koerner, December 10, 2019 From Fair.org In our brave new age of hybrid warfare, corporate media play the role of ideological heavy artillery within the arsenal of Western imperialist powers. Day in and day out, “reputable” establishment outlets bombard […]