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When Shock and Awe Turns 12

When Shock and Awe Turns 12

By David Swanson Shock and Awe is having a troubled adolescence. The U.S. government is killing children with flying robot death planes, keeping troops in 175 countries, actively using “special” forces in 150 countries, asking us to ignore what it’s […]

Congo Uprising: What is at Stake

Congo Uprising: What is at Stake

By Francine Mukwaya, UK Representative, Friends of the Congo On Monday, January 19th, Congolese citizens rose up to contest the latest maneuver by the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to prolong President Joseph Kabila’s stay in power. […]

In Munich: NO PEACE WITH NATO

In Munich: NO PEACE WITH NATO

Call for protests against the NATO Securityconference 2015 Call for protests against the so-called International Security Conference on 7 February 2015 in Munich. Download: Call as PDF (56k, 3.12.2014) – Support with online Entry (german) NO PEACE WITH NATO Stop […]

In Maryland: Demystifying  Syria – The Real Story Behind ISIS: A Forum with World Renowned Experts

In Maryland: Demystifying Syria – The Real Story Behind ISIS: A Forum with World Renowned Experts

Come  learn more about the bitter and largely misunderstood situation on the ground in Iraq and Syria as we hear from some of the most well-informed analysts in the U.S.  You will have an opportunity to ask questions following their […]

In London: Four Years of Repression in Bahrain

In London: Four Years of Repression in Bahrain

Bahrain Watch, MENA Solidarity, Egypt Solidarity Initiative would like to invite you to a film screening and one day conference marking the 4th anniversary of the Bahraini and the Arab Uprisings Date: Friday 13 February – 6-9pm Saturday 14 February […]

The European Union May Be on the Verge of Regime Collapse

The European Union May Be on the Verge of Regime Collapse

By John Feffer, TomDispatch Europe won the Cold War. Not long after the Berlin Wall fell a quarter of a century ago, the Soviet Union collapsed, the United States squandered its peace dividend in an attempt to maintain global dominance, and […]

Talk Nation Radio: Brian Salvatore on Army’s Plan for Biggest Open-Air Burn of Explosives Ever

Talk Nation Radio: Brian Salvatore on Army’s Plan for Biggest Open-Air Burn of Explosives Ever

https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-brian-salvatore-on-armys-plan-for-biggest-open-air-burn-of-explosives-ever Dr. Brian A. Salvatore is a Professor of Chemistry at Louisiana State University Shreveport, where he has been on the faculty since 2003. Dr. Salvatore has twice served as Chairman of the Northwest Louisiana Section of the American Chemical […]

Gaza in Arizona: How Israeli High-Tech Firms Will Up-Armor the U.S.-Mexican Border

Gaza in Arizona: How Israeli High-Tech Firms Will Up-Armor the U.S.-Mexican Border

By Todd Miller and Gabriel M. Schivone, TomDispatch.com It was October 2012. Roei Elkabetz, a brigadier general for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), was explaining his country’s border policing strategies. In his PowerPoint presentation, a photo of the enclosure wall […]

Come March From the EPA to the Pentagon on April 22, Earth Day

THE NATIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR NONVIOLENT RESISTANCE ISSUES A CALL TO ACTION In times of great injustice and despair, we are called to act from a place of conscience and courage.  For all of you who are sick of heart over […]

“We murdered some folks” in Guantanamo

By David Swanson Murder at Camp Delta is a new book by Joseph Hickman, a former guard at Guantanamo. It’s neither fiction nor speculation. When President Obama says “We tortured some folks,” Hickman provides at least three cases — in […]

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