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Should We Feed Hungry Children, Or The War Machine?

By Medea Benjamin, September 4, 2019 From OpenDemocracy On August 21, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen, Lise Grande, put out a heartbreaking call for nations to make good on their pledges to send humanitarian aid to feed destitute families in war-torn […]

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Munitions Factories Are A Hazard To Communities

By Terry Crawford-Browne, September 4, 2019 From IOL Section 24 of South Africa’s Constitution declares: “Everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being.” The reality, tragically, is that provision of the Bill […]

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Nonviolence Denial Is As Dangerous As Climate Denial

By David Swanson, September 3, 2019 Persistent willful ignorance of necessary knowledge can be deadly. This is true of denial of climate collapse. It is also true of denial of the tools and power of nonviolent action. As evidence and […]

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The Best Movie Ever Made About the Truth Behind the Iraq War Is “Official Secrets”

By Jon Schwarz, August 31, 2019 From The Intercept “Official Secrets,” which opened Friday in New York and Los Angeles, is the best movie ever made about how the Iraq War happened. It’s startlingly accurate, and because of that, it’s […]

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Talk Nation Radio: Clare Daly on Ireland, Peace, and War

Clare Daly is an Irish politician who has been a Member of the European Parliament from Ireland since July. She is a member of Independents 4 Change, part of the European United Left–Nordic Green Left. She served as a Teachta […]

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Face 2 Face With Alice Slater

From Pressenza, September 1, 2019 On this show we speak with Alice Slater about the historical process of nuclear weapon treaties and the relationship between the US and Russia. Alice is the UN NGO Representative of the Nuclear Age Peace […]

Songs of Love from the Front

Excerpted from the book by Anne Williams with permission of the author. September 2, 2019    

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Black Alliance for Peace Call to Make War and Militarism Central Topics of 2020 Elections

From Black Alliance for Peace, September 1, 2019 The specific positions we are calling on all elected officials to take at every level of government are that they: Support efforts to cut the military budget by 50% as a first step […]

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Letter Urging Report on Overseas Bases

The Overseas Base Realignment and Closure Coalition has sent a letter urging the Senate and House Armed Services Committees to include a reporting requirement on overseas bases in the FY2020 NDAA to increase transparency, save taxpayers’ dollars, and improve national […]

Video: Italy is one big U.S./NATO military base

Video by CNGNN Italy Article 11 of the Italian Constitution: Italy rejects war as an instrument of aggression against the freedom of other peoples and as a means for the settlement of international disputes. Italy agrees, on conditions of equality […]