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The Necessity of a Trump-Putin Summit

The Necessity of a Trump-Putin Summit

By Stephen F. Cohen, June 6, 2018 From The Nation Stephen F. Cohen, professor emeritus of Russian studies and politics at NYU and Princeton, and John Batchelor continue their (usually) weekly discussions of the new US-Russian Cold War. (You can […]

What is Israel doing in Alaska?!

What is Israel doing in Alaska?!

From the Peace Report, June 5, 2018 Israel will be testing their Arrow 3 weapons system, among other things, on Kodiak Island, Alaska in the summer of 2018. The Arrow 3 weapons system was funded and developed by both Israel […]

Statement of Unity by Korean Americans and Allies on the Historic Inter-Korean Summit and the Upcoming U.S.-North Korea Summit

Statement of Unity by Korean Americans and Allies on the Historic Inter-Korean Summit and the Upcoming U.S.-North Korea Summit

Since the historic April 27 summit between the leaders of North and South Korea at Panmunjom, longstanding tensions and war threats on the Korean peninsula have given way to the promise of peace and reconciliation. Soon, another historic summit, between […]

“Google Should Not Be In The Business Of War”: Understanding the Weaponization of Artificial Intelligence

“Google Should Not Be In The Business Of War”: Understanding the Weaponization of Artificial Intelligence

By Marc Eliot Stein, June 8, 2018 In early April, more than 3100 Google employees signed a letter that begins with the words “Google should not be in the business of war”. The letter is a response to the company’s […]

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspects the construction site of the Wonsan-Kalma coastal tourist area. Photograph: KCNA/Reuters

North Korea Has Taken Big Steps. Now It’s Trump’s Turn To Show Goodwill.

By Medea Benjamin and Ann Wright, June 5, 2018 From The Guardian Respect and reciprocity are key elements in Korean culture. During our recent trip to South Korea as part of an international women’s peace delegation, South Korean women complained that […]

Trumperial Presidency

Trumperial Presidency

By David Swanson, June 3, 2018. A January 29th letter from the U.S. president’s lawyer Marc Kasowitz claims that the president cannot possibly obstruct justice, can refuse a subpoena to testify, and cannot be indicted while president. The letter also […]

Toronto calls on the Canadian government to join the Nuclear Ban Treaty

Toronto calls on the Canadian government to join the Nuclear Ban Treaty

May 11, 2018 From ICAN (International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons) When a country’s position on nuclear weapons does not match that of its citizens, cities too, can ramp up the pressure on the government to join the nuclear ban […]

Talk Nation Radio: Greg Shupak: Media Tells Wrong Story About Palestine

Talk Nation Radio: Greg Shupak: Media Tells Wrong Story About Palestine

By David Swanson, May 30, 2018 Greg Shupak is the author of The Wrong Story: Palestine, Israel, and the Media, which can be purchased on the website of OR Books. He has a PhD in Literary Studies and teaches Media Studies […]

Demonstrators Protest War Economy on Boston Common on Memorial Day

Demonstrators Protest War Economy on Boston Common on Memorial Day

By Alison King, May 28, 2018 From NBC Boston The Poor People’s campaign began with Martin Luther King in 1968 as a way of bringing economic justice to poor people living in the US.  On Monday, the campaign joined forces […]

Memorial Day THIS

Memorial Day THIS

By David Swanson, May 28, 2018. “Memorial Day is a time to remember, appreciate, and honor the selfless patriots who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to freedom. At a time when our country seems so divided, we must not […]

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