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Rashid reprograms himself for nonviolent peace

Love Letter from Smoky Kabul: Nonviolent Versus Violent Peace in Afghanistan and the World

Dear Friends, “Salam (peace)!” is how Afghans greet one another, some of them simultaneously placing a hand over their hearts. But, while everyone including Afghans wants peace, the Afghan Peace Volunteers and I have observed that the human species appears […]

Microsoft is developing advanced "artificial intelligence" visual headsets for the US military

Artificial Morality

By Robert C. Koehler, March 14, 2019 Artificial Intelligence is one thing. Artificial morality is another. It may sound something like this: “First, we believe in the strong defense of the United States and we want the people who defend […]

David Swanson Addresses the 2019 Recipients of the Student Peace Awards of Fairfax County

Every year, every high school in Virginia’s Fairfax County is invited to select a student who has worked to promote peace for the Student Peace Awards of Fairfax County. David Swanson of World BEYOND War delivered a stirring speech at […]

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War Isn’t in Your Genes or Your Jeans

By David Swanson, February 25, 2019 I’ve written before about the pseudo-science of genetics, which is almost as crazy as the popular understanding of it. Our culture has long proposed that Oliver Twist could grow up middle-class in the slums because of […]

Ana Maria Gower on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Ana Maria Gower on Art Against Militarism

February 12, 2019 Ana Maria Gower is a Serbian-British mixed media artist focusing on the themes of memories, life path, and experiences of war. The origin of her artistic interests goes back to her own experience of surviving the NATO […]

PHOTO: Ms Farci's daughter Maria Grazia was born with severe health complications. (Foreign Correspondent )

Italian Military Officials’ Trial Ignites Suspicions Of Links Between Weapon Testing And Birth Defects In Sardinia

By Emma Albirici, January 29, 2019 From ABC News Australia Maria Teresa Farci’s legs start to shake as she reads aloud from the diary she kept that describes, in heartbreaking detail, the last moments of her 25-year-old daughter’s tortured life. […]

Ian David Long, another military-trained mass shooter in USA

Another Amazing Coincidence: Man Trained to Mass Murder Commits Mass Murder

By David Swanson, November 8, 2018 The suspect in today’s mass shooting (well, the biggest one I’ve heard of thus far this morning; the day is young) is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Another mass shooter in Florida last week […]

Talk Nation Radio: Greta Zarro on Organizing a World BEYOND War

Greta Zarro is Organizing Director at World BEYOND War. She has a background in issue-based community organizing. Her experience includes volunteer recruitment and engagement, event organizing, coalition building, legislative and media outreach, and public speaking. Greta graduated as valedictorian from […]

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Why Aren’t More Young People Involved in the Anti-War Movement?

By Mary Miller, November 1, 2018 What comes to mind when you hear the words “anti-war protest”? Most Americans will picture the protests against the Vietnam war in the sixties and early seventies, an era famous for its youth and […]

Struggling With What He Has Done

By Tom Violett I will leave this facebook post anonymous for now, this young man is a member of the Green Party of New Jersey. I met him about a year ago. He is a very passionate young man, struggling […]