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We Have To End War

We Have To End War: Part IV Of “War No More: The Case For Abolition” By David Swanson IV. WE HAVE TO END WAR If we want war to end, we are going to have to work to end it. […]

ENDING ALL WAR

ENDING ALL WAR: An Idea Whose Time Has Come — For Our Children And All Future Generations By David Swanson and David Hartsough with input from George Lakey, Jan Passion, Mike Ferner, Colleen Kelly, Ruth Benn, Leah Bolger, Nathan Schneider, […]

Our Global Nation

By Michael Kessler In the middle of the 1970s, I taught high school in Louisville, Kentucky. The social studies department decided to offer a course based on Alvin Toffler’s book, Future Shock. Since I was the only one of two […]

War Is Over If You Want It

War Is Over If You Want It: Chapter 14 Of “War Is A Lie” By David Swanson WAR IS OVER IF YOU WANT IT When President Barack Obama joined the ranks of Henry Kissinger and the other gentle souls who […]

War Is Not Going To End On Its Own

War Is Not Going To End On Its Own: Part III Of “War No More: The Case For Abolition” By David Swanson III. WAR IS NOT GOING TO END ON ITS OWN If war were ending on its own, it […]

FOREWORD by Kathy Kelly to War No More: The Case for Abolition by David Swanson

I lived in Iraq during the 2003 Shock and Awe bombing. On April 1st, about two weeks into the aerial bombardment, a medical doctor who was one of my fellow peace team members urged me to go with her to […]

War Is Over, If You Want It

By Nathan Schneider, http://wagingnonviolence.org/2013/12/war-want/ Even in his proposal for “perpetual peace,” Enlightenment philosopher Immanuel Kant lamented that war “seems inborn in human nature.” Yet he believed it possible to overcome and outlined a strategy for doing so. Just as ambitious today is veteran […]

Let’s Begin Ending War Again

Let’s Begin Ending War Again By David Swanson Recently I noticed a post on a social media site honoring Rosa Parks for her refusal to move out of her seat on a segregated bus.  Someone commented underneath, that in fact […]

When Will They Ever Learn?

When Will They Ever Learn? The American People And Support For War By Lawrence Wittner When it comes to war, the American public is remarkably fickle. The responses of Americans to the Iraq and Afghanistan wars provide telling examples.  In 2003, […]

Economic Implosion

Economic Implosion: Excerpt From “War Is A Lie” By David Swanson In the late 1980s, the Soviet Union discovered that it had destroyed its economy by spending too much money on the military. During a 1987 visit to the United […]