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Stop the Wars, Stop the Warming!

Stop the Wars, Stop the Warming!

Stop the Wars, Stop the Warming! http://peoplesclimate.org/peace/appeal We are at a crossroads, faced with a climate crisis that threatens to end our world as we know it. The signs of climate change are all around us.  They include—increasingly severe weather […]

The “War on the Environment” Turns Out to Actually Be War

The “War on the Environment” Turns Out to Actually Be War

War and preparations for war are — although you’ll never hear it from well-funded environmental groups — huge causes of environmental destruction (not to mention wasters of resources that could be used for environmental protection beyond our wildest dreams).  That […]

When Irving Berlin Called Warmakers Worse Than the Devil, and Everybody Sang

When Irving Berlin Called Warmakers Worse Than the Devil, and Everybody Sang

From this wonderful song book: By Irving Berlin in 1914 (100 years ago): Stay Down Here Where You Belong Down below Down below Sat the Devil talking to his son Who wanted to go Up above Up above He cried, […]

Jon Stewart: U.S. Is the Oprah of Weaponry

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Jobless Kabul and the Works of War

Jobless Kabul and the Works of War

By Kathy Kelly Kabul—Last week, here in Kabul, the Afghan Peace Volunteers welcomed activist Carmen Trotta, from New York, who has lived in close community with impoverished people in his city for the past 25 years, serving meals, sharing housing, […]

John Oliver: Nuclear Weapons

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If We Dislike War Like We Dislike Cancer

If We Dislike War Like We Dislike Cancer

War and cancer are among our leading causes of human death around the world.  They can’t be strictly separated and compared since war is a major cause of cancer, as is war preparation.  (And a small fraction of the U.S. […]

War in Our Collective Imagination

War in Our Collective Imagination

I started seeing graphics pop up on social media sites this past week that said about Gaza: “It’s not war. It’s murder.”  So I started asking people what exactly they think war is if it’s distinct from murder.  Well, war, […]

U.S. House Says No to A New War on Iraq by President

Washington DC – Today, the House of Representatives overwhelming passed the bipartisan McGovern-Jones-Lee resolution which requires the President to seek Congressional authorization before deploying armed services engaged in combat operations in Iraq. “This resolution reclaims Congressional responsibility in matters of […]

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