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Peacenvironmentalism

Remarks at North Carolina Peace Action Event in Raleigh, N.C., August 23, 2014. Thank you for inviting me, and thank you to North Carolina Peace Action, and to John Heuer whom I consider a tireless selfless and inspired peacemaker himself.  […]

Why Nonviolence Works Better

Why Civil Resistance Movements Succeed Steve Inskeep talks to Erica Chenoweth and Maria Stephan about why non-violent resistance campaigns work better than armed rebellion. Their article on the subject is in Foreign Affairs magazine. LISTEN HERE. Copyright © 2014 NPR. […]

Demand Swells for Straight Answers on Plane in Ukraine

Demand Swells for Straight Answers on Plane in Ukraine

A long list of prominent individuals has signed, a number of organizations will be promoting next week, and you can be one of the first to sign right now, a petition titled “Call For Independent Inquiry of the Airplane Crash […]

Video: David Swanson in Los Angeles on Ending Wars

Videos by Marlene Alvarado.

Gaza and Making a World Beyond War

Gaza and Making a World Beyond War by Jim Haber August 21, 2014   Anything positive that might emerge in the aftermath of Israel’s assaults on Gaza over the last several weeks could have been achieved more humanely and quickly […]

Causes of War Krugman Overlooked

While I’m working on a campaign to abolish war, it’s helpful and appreciated that a columnist for one of the most effective war promoting institutions in the world, the New York Times, on Sunday mused aloud about why in the […]

No to Nato protests: transport and accommodation

No to Nato protests: transport and accommodation

No to Nato protests: transport and accommodation In less than 3 weeks time the leaders of the key Western powers will gather in South Wales for the NATO summit. We need the biggest possible protests to force them to break […]

Videos: How Do We Get to Peace? With David Swanson, Jill Stein, Kristin Christman, and Steve Breyman

The 16th annual Kateri Peace Conference in Fonda, N.Y., was organized around these three quotations of Buckminster Fuller: “In order to change an existing paradigm you do not struggle to try and change the problematic model. You create a new […]

Bill Moyers: The Lies That Lead to War

This Is War

This Is War

By John Rachel Original here. 1992 © Kenneth Jarecke (Contact Press Images) Until recently, this photo was never seen in the U.S. It’s a soldier making a last desperate attempt at climbing out of a military vehicle after it had […]