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51 years after Israeli Military Killed 34 and Wounded 174 on attack on USS Liberty,  Survivor Joe Meadors Witnesses Israeli Violence Against Gaza Freedom Flotilla

51 years after Israeli Military Killed 34 and Wounded 174 on attack on USS Liberty, Survivor Joe Meadors Witnesses Israeli Violence Against Gaza Freedom Flotilla

By Ann Wright, August 4, 2018. On June 8, 1967, U.S. Navy Signalman Joe Meadors was standing watch on the USS Liberty off the coast of Gaza.  In an aerial and sea attack on the USS Liberty that lasted 90 […]

Russia Is Our Friend

Russia Is Our Friend

By David Swanson, August 5, 2018. Last May I was in Russia when fascists held a rally in my hometown of Charlottesville, not to be confused with their larger rally which followed in August. At the May rally, people shouted […]

Marching for Peace, from Helmand to Hiroshima

Marching for Peace, from Helmand to Hiroshima

by Maya Evans,  August 4, 2018, Voices for Creative Non-violence I have just arrived in Hiroshima with a group of Japanese “Okinawa to Hiroshima peace walkers” who had spent nearly two months walking Japanese roads protesting U.S. militarism. At the […]

Exposing our government

By Harriet Heywood, May 18, 2018, Citrus County Chronicle, republished August 6, 2018. Numerous international polls name the United States as the biggest threat to global peace. The United States maintains 800 military bases in 80 countries around the world, […]

Dear people in Vieques, and Puerto Rico

Abe Kosuzu, Professor, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, August 6, 2018. First of all, I would like to send my heartfelt sympathy to the people in Vieques and Puerto Rico who are still fighting a good fight for the restoration […]

Israelis and Africa’s First World War

Israelis and Africa’s First World War

by Terry Crawford-Browne, August 4, 2018. We South Africans are still reeling in shock six years after the cold-blooded murder of 34 miners by the Police at the Marikana platinum mine in 2012 – just one massacre, not dozens as […]

Support Palestinian Children

Support Palestinian Children

By Robert Fantina, August 3, 2018 World BEYOND War endorses U.S. bill H.R 4391, introduced by Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN), with nine (9) co-sponsors. The bill is called the ‘Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children […]

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Best Of TomDispatch: Chalmers Johnson, Dismantling The Empire

By Chalmers Johnson, Tomdispatch.com, and PopularResistance.org, August 1, 2018. It’s been almost eight years since Chalmers Johnson died.  He was the author of, among other works, Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire and Dismantling the Empire. He was also a TomDispatch stalwart and a friend […]

Swamp Infrastructure Construction Kinetics

Swamp Infrastructure Construction Kinetics

By David Swanson, director of World BEYOND War Now being planned and built in Washington, D.C., which is already just about coated in monuments to wars and particular warriors, are monuments to: World War I, the Gulf War, Native American […]

"The cost of America’s post-9/11 wars is approaching $6 trillion," writes Bannerman, "and the price tag will continue to climb right along with sea levels, temperatures, atmospheric CO2, and methane, a particularly potent greenhouse gas." (Photo: Debra Sweet/flickr/cc)

Is Climate The Worst Casualty of War?

By Stacy Bannerman, July 31, 2018 From Common Dreams How do you clear a room of climate activists? Start talking about war. It’s not just environmentalists that leave; it’s pretty much everyone. Mission accomplished by the Bush Administration, which sent […]

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