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2015 WOMEN’S MARCH FOR PEACE IN KOREA

On May 24, 2015, 30 international women peacemakers from around the world will walk with Korean women, north and south, to call for an end to the Korean War and for a new beginning for a reunified Korea. We will […]

Beyond Deterrence, Compassion: In memory of peace activist Cynthia Fisk, 1925—2015

By Winslow Myers Ronald Reagan’s assertion back in 1984 that “a nuclear war cannot be won and should never be fought” seems to have become accepted across the political spectrum in the U.S. and abroad. The level of destruction that […]

Could the CIA have given Iraq info on making a nuclear bomb?

Born at War

By David Swanson Foreword to America’s Oldest Professions: Warring and Spying (available in Kindle version free this week.) One of the ways in which we commonly handicap our own struggles to reform the bad practices of the U.S. government is […]

Talk Nation Radio: Raed Jarrar: Obama’s budget spends 58% of discretionary spending on military

Talk Nation Radio: Raed Jarrar: Obama’s budget spends 58% of discretionary spending on military

https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-raed-jarrar-obamas-budget-spends-58-of-discretionary-spending-on-military Raed Jarrar is Policy Impact Coordinator at the American Friends Service Committee. He discusses President Obama’s proposed budget. See http://www.afsc.org/media-kit/bios/raed-jarrar Total run time: 29:00 Host: David Swanson.Producer: David Swanson.Music by Duke Ellington. Download from Archive or LetsTryDemocracy. Pacifica stations can […]

Talk Nation Radio: Joseph Hickman on Deadly Human Experimentation at Guantanamo Bay

Talk Nation Radio: Joseph Hickman on Deadly Human Experimentation at Guantanamo Bay

https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-joseph-hickman-on-deadly-human-experimentation-at-guantanamo-bay Joseph Hickman is the author of Murder at Camp Delta: A Staff Sergeant’s Pursuit of the Truth About Guantanamo Bay. He details the evidence that Guantanamo has been used for deadly human experimentation. Total run time: 29:00 Host: David […]

When Veterans Try to End Wars

When Veterans Try to End Wars

Nan Levinson’s new book is called War Is Not a Game: The New Antiwar Soldiers and the Movement They Built, but it left me wishing there were a “Where Are They Now” chapter, because it ends around 2008. The book […]

Exporting Sherman’s March

Exporting Sherman’s March

Sherman statue anchors one southern corner of Central Park (with Columbus on a stick anchoring the other): Matthew Carr’s new book, Sherman’s Ghosts: Soldiers, Civilians, and the American Way of War, is presented as “an antimilitarist military history” — that […]

Call for Your Support for Petition Collection, A-bomb Exhibition and Peace March

Call for Your Support for Petition Collection, A-bomb Exhibition and Peace March

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. We are determined to build up public support and actions to make this year a milestone to achieve a world without nuclear weapons. First, our focus is […]

IMMINENT CRACKDOWN IN GANGJEONG VILLAGE, JEJU ISLAND!

From Javier Garate at WRI:  (https://www.facebook.com/groups/GJpeoples/permalink/1066190600074580/) The Korean Ministry of National Defense has declared that they will perform an “Administrative Execution” on Saturday, January 31st, 2015 to demolish the protest camp set up to resist the building of unwanted voted […]