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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 […]

Local Police and Much Else Will Be Militarized As Long As Federal Government Is

By David Swanson “Groups on the ground in St. Louis are calling for nationwide solidarity actions in support of Justice for Mike Brown and the end of police and extrajudicial killings everywhere.” As they should. And we should all join […]

Borderfree

Borderfree

By Kathy Kelly Here in Kabul, Sherri Maurin and I are guests of the Afghan Peace Volunteers’ recently formed live-in community for young women.  Hollyhocks in the garden reach as high as the second floor of our living space.  Rose […]

Audio: The Iraq Debate — David Swanson and Brad Friedman

Isn’t this a good war, Brad Friedman asks David Swanson. Listen to this clip: http://archive.kpfk.org/mp3/kpfk_140813_150002friedman.MP3 Starts around 7:30

Iraq and Endless War

By Robert C. Koehler Our kills are clean and secular; theirs are messy and religious. “In their effort to create a caliphate across parts of Iraq and Syria,” CNN tells us, “ISIS fighters have slaughtered civilians as they take over […]

Historians’ Letter to President Obama and Members of Congress

http://www.historiansagainstwar.org/gazapetition.html We deplore the ongoing attacks against civilians in Gaza and in Israel. We also recognize the disproportionate harm that the Israeli military, which the United States has armed and supported for decades, is inflicting on the population of Gaza. […]

Do (Fill in the Blank) Value Life Less than We Do?

By Robert J. Gould During the Vietnam War, my mother, an otherwise sweet and compassionate person, said “they” (Vietnamese) don’t value human life like we do, suggesting that I be more comfortable killing them.  I never was comfortable with the […]

We’re human fodder caught in the crossfire of armed groups and armed governments: “No to wars!”

We’re human fodder caught in the crossfire of armed groups and armed governments: “No to wars!”

By Dr Hakim “Her father was killed in Helmand amidst fighting between the Taliban and the Afghan/U.S.-NATO forces,” said a relative about Gul Jumma, who looked down, shy and full of angst, sensing a future that’s not promising. Gul Jumma, […]