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War, what is it good for?–Peace Paradigm Radio

On this episode of  Peace Paradigm Radio, Michael Nagler shares exciting stories of nonviolence in the news. We talk to our Director of Education, Stephanie Knox Cubbon about the Metta Certificate in Nonviolence Studies. The endless opportunities to apply nonviolence […]

A Nuke Free Future

A Liberal Lawyer Gives Up on Preventing Murder

Rosa Brooks’ article in Foreign Policy is called “There is no such thing as peacetime.” Brooks is a law professor who has testified before Congress to the effect that if a drone war is labeled a proper war then blowing […]

Opposing War With a Smile

By David Swanson Remarks at teach-in at Spring Rising event March 20, 2015, UDC Law School. Note: Rally at White House is noon, March 21. More times than I can count, after I’ve given a speech about war and peace […]

Colorado Drone Site Battle Continues

By Felton Davis David Swanson calls it “the Pentagon’s 51st state.”  Ten percent of the land area of Colorado, to be seized and set aside for robotics and drone warfare testing. On Friday, the US Army posted the final Environmental […]

50,000th War in a Row Violates the Laws of War

By David Swanson I think we must be due some kind of prize. This is the 50,000th war in a row to have violated the “laws of war.” The documentation comes from Human Rights Watch which reports that last August […]

Talk Nation Radio: Michael Heaney on What Partisanship Does to a Peace Movement

Talk Nation Radio: Michael Heaney on What Partisanship Does to a Peace Movement

https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-michael-heaney-on-what-partisanship-does-to-a-peace-movement/ Michael T. Heaney is co-author with Fabio Rojas of Party in the Street: The Antiwar Movement and the Democratic Party after 9/11. We discuss how partisanship built up and then tore down a peace movement, and what to do […]

On Climate, Defense Could Preserve and Protect, Rather Than Kill and Destroy

On Climate, Defense Could Preserve and Protect, Rather Than Kill and Destroy

By Emanuel Pastreich, Truthout | Op-Ed (Photo: guilherme jofili / Flickr) Holding the line against the Kubuchi Desert One hundred groggy Korean college students stumble off the train in Baotou, Inner Mongolia, blinking in the bright sunlight. A 14-hour train […]

Gallup: U.S. Population Highly Militaristic

In early 2014 there were unusual news stories about Gallup’s end-of-2013 polling because after polling in 65 countries with the question “Which country do you think is the greatest threat to peace in the world today?” the overwhelming winner had […]

Churchill and Hitler–Two Europeans

Churchill and Hitler–Two Europeans

By Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service Who wrote this? “The Aryan stock is bound to triumph”. “The Dictator of the Red Citadel (Petrograd)–all Jews” “The same evil prominence was obtained by Jews–in Hungary” “The same phenomenon has been presented […]