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Women, Peace and Security Video Panel: Observation of 2020 as a Landmark Year

By Global Campaign for Peace Education, July 26, 2020 Featuring Betty Reardon, Kozue Akibayashi, Asha Hans, and Mavic Cabrera Balleza. Hosted and moderated by Tony Jenkins. Recorded: June 25, 2020 The Occasion for the Panel The year 2020 is one […]

Aldergrove resident Marilyn Konstapel is co-organizing a Langley protest against the federal government’s planned procurement of 88 new fighter jets for around $19 million. (Marilyn Konstapel/Special to the Star)

‘Medicine Not Missiles’: Langley Protestors Call On Federal Government To Cancel $19B Fighter Jet Procurement

By Sarah Growchowski, July 23, 2020 From Aldergrove Star Concerned residents of Langley, British Columbia, Canada plan to protest in front of Langley-Aldergrove MP Tako van Popta’s constituency office on Friday – demanding that the federal government cancel its costly […]

Italian neocolonialism in Africa

“Cohesive” Italian Parliament On Neocolonial Missions

By Manlio Dinucci, July 21, 2020 Italian Defense Minister Lorenzo Guerini (Democratic Party) expressed great satisfaction with the “cohesive” vote of the Parliament on international missions. The majority and the opposition approved 40 Italian military missions in Europe, Africa, the […]

Speaking of Things That Should Be Torn Down

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, July 24, 2020 I lean more toward moving offensive monuments out of central squares and providing context and explanation in less prominent locations, as well as favoring the creation of numerous non-offensive public artworks. […]

Video: Obstacles to Nuclear Abolition — a discussion with David Swanson, Alice Slater, and Bruce Gagnon

David Swanson, Alice Slater, and Bruce Gagnon discuss obstacles to nuclear abolition and the U.S.-Russia relationship.

Identity Apples

By Mbizo CHIRASHA, World BEYOND War, July 23, 2020 IDENTITY APPLES I am a fat skeleton, resurrecting from the sad memories of dada and dark mysteries of animism I am Buganda I bleed hope I drip the honey of fortune […]

The Man Behind The Petition To De-Militarize Charlottesville Police

July 23, 2020 NewsRadio WINA · The Man Behind the Petition to De-Militarize Charlottesville Police Les Sinclair talks with David Swanson, executive director of and campaign coordinator for and the man whose petition was turned into a resolution […]

Helen Peacock

Collingwood Peace Group Wants National Fighter Jet Contract Cancelled

by Erika Engel, July 22, 2020 From Collingwood Today Local pacifists are adding their voices to a petition calling for the cancellation of a $19 billion competition for new Canadian fighter jets. Helen Peacock, the founding member of Pivot2Peace, is hoping a […]

US Congress Rep. Mark Pocan

The American People Agree: Cut The Pentagon’s Budget

From Data For Progress, July 20, 2020 $740 billion. That’s how much Congress is on track to approve for the defense budget in 2021. In the middle of a pandemic, as millions of Americans face unemployment, evictions, and a broken […]

David Swanson on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: All Questions Answered

July 21, 2020 davidcnswanson · Talk Nation Radio: All Questions Answered This week on Talk Nation Radio: Where’s our money? Why so many wars? A bill to put the Pentagon on the flag? Is everything we’ve been told a lie? […]