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Two Billboards Outside Albany, New York

Two Billboards Outside Albany, New York

Just like the movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri challenged public officials to solve a murder, two new billboards outside Albany are challenging Washington to change the way it uses our valuable tax dollars. By Maud Easter, May 2, 2018, […]

“Cut your ties”: Student disrupts graduation ceremony to expose weapons links

“Cut your ties”: Student disrupts graduation ceremony to expose weapons links

University of Sydney, May 1, 2018. A University Medal recipient has disrupted their graduation ceremony today by dropping a banner calling on the University of Sydney to cut their connections with weapons manufacturing companies. “I’m ashamed to be graduating from […]

Top 100 Reasons Not to Bomb Iran

Top 100 Reasons Not to Bomb Iran

By David Swanson, May 2, 2018. There are over 80 million men, women, and children in Iran. Bombing them would be mass-murder. If the U.S. government and its allies bomb Libya and Iran when their governments choose not to have […]

JASTA has opened sovereign nations to lawsuits for their involvement in 'terrorist' attacks [Andrew Kelly/Reuters]

US judge: Iran must pay $6bn to victims of 9/11 attacks

Lawsuit alleges Iran trained September 11 hijackers but official investigation found no evidence of Iranian involvement. Aljazeera News, May 1, 2018. A judge in the US has issued a default judgement requiring Iran to pay more than $6bn to victims […]

David Swanson Discusses Curing American Exceptionalism

David Swanson Discusses Curing American Exceptionalism

Opednews.com Progressive News and Opinion”: David Swanson is the director of worldbeyondwar and campaign coordinator of RootsAction.org He blogs at davidSwanson.com and warIsACrime.com. His books include War is a Lie, War is Never Just, When the World Outlawed War. And […]

Daniel Berrigan’s Ethic of Resurrection and the Kings Bay Plowshares

Daniel Berrigan’s Ethic of Resurrection and the Kings Bay Plowshares

by Art Laffin, April 30, 2018, Pax Christi USA. “The No to state uttered by the unarmed Christ is vindicated in His resurrection.  Of this, the world can never be a witness…This is our glory. From Peter and Paul to […]

Peace Comes to Korea: Let’s Understand Why

Peace Comes to Korea: Let’s Understand Why

By David Swanson, April 30, 2018. When peace shows its face, and weapons companies’ stocks plummet, we have to do more than just cheer. We have to avoid misunderstanding where peace comes from. We have to recognize the forces that […]

How Suzy Hansen Lost Her U.S. Exceptionalism

How Suzy Hansen Lost Her U.S. Exceptionalism

By David Swanson, April 29, 2018. Suzy Hansen’s book Notes on a Foreign Country is the diary of someone going through the process of gaining the world by losing their religion, the religion of U.S. Exceptionalism. She begins as an […]

Nevada City Council Passes Peace Budget Resolution

Nevada City Council Passes Peace Budget Resolution

By Paula Orloff The Nevada City City Council unanimously approved a Local Peace Budget Resolution (see below) on April 25, 2018 after about 20 people spoke in favor of it and after much preparation as you can see from the […]

Incredible Agreement Between Leaders of North Korea and South Korea

Incredible Agreement Between Leaders of North Korea and South Korea

By Ann Wright, April 27, 2018 Holy Smoke! Who could have written a better agreement for the first meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-In and North Korean Chairman Kim Jung Un and the first time a leader from North […]

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