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Taking Responsibility for Drone Killings- President Obama and the Fog of War

By Brian Terrell When President Barack Obama apologized on April 23 to the families of Warren Weinstein and Giovanni Lo Porto, an American and an Italian, both hostages killed in a drone attack in Pakistan in January, he blamed their […]

A Nuclear Weapons Ban Emerging

By Robert F. Dodge Every moment of every day, all of humanity is held hostage by the nuclear nine.  The nine nuclear nations are made up of the P5 permanent members of the United Nations Security Council and their illegitimate […]

Yemenis sue Germany for Ramstein role in US drone warfare

Vigil: Stop US Drone Warfare via Ramstein, Solidarity with the Victims

Wednesday, May 27th 2015, 11 ARE, German Bundestag (Meadow) All lethal US drone strikes are guided via the Satellite Relay Station located on the US Air Force Base Ramstein.  More than 10,000 people worldwide have been killed through these drone […]

Talk Nation Radio: Tim Wright: 107 Nations Now Want to Ban Nukes

Talk Nation Radio: Tim Wright: 107 Nations Now Want to Ban Nukes

https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-tim-wright-107-nations-now-want-to-ban-nukes/ Tim Wright is the Australian Director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. There are now 107 nations committed to legally banning the possession, production, or use of nuclear weapons. Wright discusses the strategy of this abolition movement. […]

China Lobby Pre-WWII, Israel Lobby Pre-WWIII

China Lobby Pre-WWII, Israel Lobby Pre-WWIII

By David Swanson The history of catastrophically murderous and stupid warfare that the United States can memorialize on Memorial Day dates back to Day 1 and earlier, begins with the genocide of the native inhabitants of the land, the invasions […]

The 16 Core Progressive Policies, Really?

Salvatore Babones’ proposals in Sixteen for ’16: A Progressive Agenda for a Better America are not bad, assuming a progressive agenda can limit itself to one nation. But these sorts of proposals tend to be — and this one is […]

On the U.S. Killing of Two Children in Syria

The U.S. military admitted on Thursday to killing two girls in Syria. If a target of U.S. aggression can be alleged to have killed children, especially with the wrong kind of weapon, that is used as grounds for war. War […]

If U.S. Military Spending Returned to 2001 Level

By David Swanson The House of Representatives has headed out of town to memorialize wars without managing to achieve agreement with the Senate on reauthorizing some of the most abusive “temporary” measures of the PATRIOT Act. Three cheers for Congressional […]

Russ Faure-Brac Will Be Dearly Missed

Our friend and participant in World Beyond War, Russ Faure-Brac, has died. He lived well. We will miss him. Book and Article  Summaries by Russ Faure-Brac: From Dictatorship to Democracy Money and Banking for Transition Web of Debt by Ellen […]

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