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Pro-government supporters attend a rally against U.S. President Donald Trump in Caracas, Venezuela in 2018. (Photo: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters)

Venezuela: The U.S.’s 68th Regime Change Disaster

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies, February 4, 2019 From Common Dreams In his masterpiece, Killing Hope: U.S. Military and C.I.A. Interventions Since World War II, William Blum, who died in December 2018, wrote chapter-length accounts of 55 U.S. […]

Sanctions Kill

Memories of Iraq Sanctions are Still Raw

By Hero Anwar Bzrw and Gayle Morrow, January 31, 2019 From Counterpunch In August of 1990, Saddam Hussein sent Iraqi troops into Kuwait, Iraq’s oil-rich neighbor, mistakenly assuming that other Arab countries in the region and the United States would […]

Ask Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Include the Military in the Green New Deal

Congresswoman-Elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has drafted a Green New Deal that fails to acknowledge the existence of the U.S. military as an environmentally destructive force, and the U.S. military budget (over 60% of discretionary spending) as a potential source of revenue. […]

Congress Finds its War Powers and Weaknesses

By David Swanson, January 31, 2019 It’s possible that the U.S. Congress will for the first time use the War Powers Resolution of 1973 to end a war — the one on Yemen. This would be wonderful. There are some caveats. […]

Poisonous foam fills the hangar at Ramstein Air Base, Germany during a biennial fire suppression system test, Feb. 19, 2015

The U.S. Military is Poisoning Germany

By Pat Elder, February 1, 2019 Germany is experiencing a public health crisis with millions of people potentially  exposed to drinking water contaminated with Per and Poly Fluoroalkyl Substances, or PFAS. A major source of this chemical contamination comes from […]

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World Beyond War: A New Podcast

Five Years of World BEYOND War: A Conversation with David Hartsough, David Swanson and Leah Bolger

By Marc Eliot Stein, January 29, 2019 Five years ago, in January 2014, a few peace activists put into action an idea they’d been talking about: a new antiwar organization devoted to opposing all wars, without exception, and aiming for […]

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. […]

WBW News: This Video Entertains and Informs

NATO must be loving phony “resistance.” This week, NATO’s Secretary-General credited Trump with strengthening NATO and getting its members to spend a lot more on weapons, and the U.S. House of Representatives, including every Democrat who voted, voted to prevent […]

Lee Camp on the Truth About NATO

  No to NATO — Yes to Peace FESTIVAL.