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The Smaller Deaths

The Smaller Deaths – a Newmanov Transmission from Newmanov Transmission on Vimeo.

The U.S. Public Smarter (But Lazier) Than It Looks

A BBC audio podcast from the show “Four Thought” (go here and click on the date “13 8 14”) includes a talk by Italian journalist Mara Oliva. She grew up in the same Italy infatuated with the U.S. that I […]

When Catholics Become a Peace Church

When Catholics Become a Peace Church

In October, Pax Christi will buy a full-page ad in the National Catholic Reporter prior to the annual meeting of the U.S. bishops. The ad will advocate abandoning the idea of a “just war,” something the Catholic church, including in […]

So, I Asked the Russian Ambassador What He Thinks of NATO

The Russian Ambassador to the United States, Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak, spoke at the University of Virginia on Tuesday evening, in an event organized by the Center for Politics, which no doubt has video of the proceedings. Kislyak was once ambassador […]

Peacenvironmentalism

Losing Losers and the Pentagon That Hires Them

At the 200th anniversary of the jackasses of 1812 getting the U.S. capital burned by the British in 1814, I found myself watching a new film by Rory Kennedy called Last Days in Vietnam. This film covers the moment of […]

A Teacher in Kabul

A Teacher in Kabul

By Kathy Kelly Here in Kabul, one of my finest friends is Zekerullah, who has gone back to school in the 8th grade although he is an18-year old young man who has already had to learn far too many of […]

World Beyond War Grows in Germany

World Beyond War Grows in Germany

War in the Hundred Acre Woods

War in the Hundred Acre Woods

In the 1920s and 1930s, anybody who was anybody tried to figure out how to rid the world of war. Collectively, I’d say they got three-quarters of the way to an answer. But from 1945 to 2014, they’ve been ignored […]

Campaign Launches to End War Everywhere

by Blair Sandler, Positive News A global movement is growing to stop war—that is, all war on Earth. And now a crowdfunding project at Indiegogo.com offers individuals and organizations the opportunity to contribute to an advertising campaign aimed at making […]