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Why It Matters That Peace Is Gone from Ocasio-Cortez Website

Why It Matters That Peace Is Gone from Ocasio-Cortez Website

UPDATE HERE. By David Swanson, World BEYOND War Newly popular Democratic politician hero and nominee for a seat in the U.S. Congress Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez used to have these words on her website: “A Peace Economy “Since the invasion of Iraq […]

Girls and mothers, waiting for their duvets, in Kabul. Photo by Dr. Hakim

On Purpose, In Kabul

By Kathy Kelly, June 26, 2018 Writing this week for the Chicago Tribune, Steve Chapman called a U.S. Government report on the war in Afghanistan “a chronicle of futility.” “The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction” report says the U.S. spent large sums […]

Stephanie Rugoff, Marc Eliot Stein, Richie Marini, Nick Mottern and Janet Yip pose after leafleting Google employees at its New York City office, June 27, 2018.

Prodding Google to Go All-In For Peace

From KnowDrones, June 28, 2018 On Wednesday, June 27, 2018, I was one of five anti-war workers who went to Google’s mammoth office in New York City to hand out flyers (see below) to Google employees as they went to […]

Let’s Design a World Beyond War

Let’s Design a World Beyond War

By Joanne Lucas Cvar, June 25, 2018 Last night I had the strangest dream/ I never dreamed before/ I dreamed the world had all agreed/ to put an end to war. —Pete Seeger version Is a world beyond the barbaric […]

Altruism and Sadism in Public Policy

Altruism and Sadism in Public Policy

By David Swanson Remarks at Peace Resource Center of San Diego, June 23, 2018. There are three things that are almost always underestimated: the U.S. military budget, altruism, and sadism. First, the military budget. The U.S. military budget, including all […]

The Persistent Myth of US Precision Bombing

The Persistent Myth of US Precision Bombing

by Nicolas J. S. Davies, June 22, 2018, AntiWar.com. In my recent report on the death toll in America’s post-9/11 wars, I estimated that about 2.4 million Iraqis have been killed as a result of the U.S. invasion and hostile […]

Webinar: Growing the Movement for a World BEYOND War

Webinar: Growing the Movement for a World BEYOND War

On June 18, 2018, World BEYOND War kicked off its new webinar series with a well-attended event. A full recording of this webinar can be viewed by clicking on the video above. The webinar introduced how World BEYOND War is […]

Why Are the Poor Patriotic?

Why Are the Poor Patriotic?

By David Swanson, June 15, 2018. We should be very grateful to Francesco Duina for his new book, Broke and Patriotic: Why Poor Americans Love Their Country. He begins with the following dilemma. The poor in the United States are […]

Murder Incorporated

Murder Incorporated

By David Swanson, June 18, 2018. Murder Incorporated is a three-book series by Mumia Abu Jamal and Stephen Vittoria, which I can highly recommend based on the first book. The other two are not out yet. Book One, “Dreaming of […]

Sveriges militära vanvett

Sveriges militära vanvett

Source. Broschyren ”Om krisen eller kriget kommer” har inte bara väckt uppmärksamhet i Sverige. Faktiskt publicerade jag nyligen här en artikel av Jan-Erik Gustavsson. ”Om kriget kommer”. Ska Ryssland ge upp? Farlig svensk politik. Jag är glad att kunna publicera […]

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