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Myth: War Is Beneficial (resources)

Myth: War Is Beneficial (resources)

Video and Audio: Nobel Lecture by Harold Pinter Jean Bricmont on Talk Nation Radio Rafia Zakaria on Talk Nation Radio Talk Nation Radio: The Congo and the U.S.-Backed Deadliest Conflict Since WWII Articles: War Should Be Ended: Part II of […]

Myth: War Is Necessary (detail)

Myth: War Is Necessary (detail)

It has become uncommon for war makers to advertise their wars as desirable, and standard policy to claim that every war is entered into as a last resort. This is progress to be very pleased with and to build on. […]

Myth: War Is Necessary (resources)

Myth: War Is Necessary (resources)

Video and Audio: Stephen Kinzer on Talk Nation Radio Mairead Maguire on Talk Nation Radio Miko Peled on Talk Nation Radio Paul Chappell on Talk Nation Radio Articles: War Should Be Ended: Part II of “War No More: The Case […]

Tax Dollars at War

Based on a “Flashpoints” interview with Dennis Bernstein & Dave Lindorff.

Myth: War Is Inevitable (resources)

Myth: War Is Inevitable (resources)

Video and Audio: This video addresses the myth that humans are naturally violent: Book Discussion with Paul Chappell on The Art of Waging Peace. This 1939 antiwar cartoon from MGM gives some indication of how mainstream opposition to war was at the time. […]

Myth: War Is Inevitable (detail)

Myth: War Is Inevitable (detail)

If war were inevitable, there would be little point in trying to end it. If war were inevitable, a moral case might be made for trying to lessen its damage while it continued. And numerous parochial cases could be made […]

World Beyond War

World Beyond War

World Beyond War is a global nonviolent movement to fully end the institution of war and establish a just and sustainable peace.

Security Without War

Security Without War

Militarism has made us less safe, and continues to do so.  It is not a useful tool for protection. Other tools are. Studies over the past century have found that nonviolent tools are more effective in resisting tyranny and oppression and resolving conflicts […]

The Success of Nonviolent Civil Resistance: Erica Chenoweth

The Success of Nonviolent Civil Resistance: Erica Chenoweth

Between 1900-2006, campaigns of nonviolent civil resistance were twice as successful as violent campaigns. Erica will talk about her research on the impressive historical record of civil resistance in the 20th century and discuss the promise of unarmed struggle in […]

Gene Sharp: How to Start a Revolution

Gene Sharp: How to Start a Revolution

How to Start a Revolution is a BAFTA award winning British documentary film about Nobel Peace Prize nominee and political theorist Gene Sharp, described as the world’s foremost scholar on nonviolent revolution. The film describes Sharp’s ideas, and their influence […]

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