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Watch Schooling the World, Stop Schooling the World

It’s becoming slightly more common in the Western industrialized world to propose radical cultural change away from consumerism and environmental destruction. It’s not hard to find people making the case that in fact nothing else can save us. But we […]

ISIS, Ebola, Ferguson (nukes?)

By Patrick T. Hiller Did you notice? Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel just announced plans to massively “upgrade” the US nuclear arsenal. It might have been swallowed by other breaking and ongoing news: ISIS and another beheading, Ebola, Ferguson, or […]

Nukes, Drones and Robots

Helen Caldicott: Neisen Laukon: Bruce Gagnon:

David Hartsough on Ending War

Okinawa Elects All Anti-U.S.-Bases Candidates

Some news of more resistance in Okinawa from Hiroshi Taka: “I am writing this email to all the friends who have sent warm messages of solidarity to the people of Okinawa, who fought for a military base-free, peaceful Okinawa in […]

Do Wars Really Defend America’s Freedom?

By Lawrence Wittner U.S. politicians and pundits are fond of saying that America’s wars have defended America’s freedom.  But the historical record doesn’t bear out this contention.  In fact, over the past century, U.S. wars have triggered major encroachments upon […]

Redefining “Imminent”

Redefining “Imminent”

By Brian Terrell How the U.S. Department of Justice Makes Murder Respectable, Kills the Innocent and Jails their Defenders Political language can be used, George Orwell said in 1946, “to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give […]

Time to Learn the Lessons of Failed U.S. Wars

By Gerry Condon, Vice President, Veterans For Peace As a Vietnam era veteran, I paid close attention to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s Veterans Day speech, delivered at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.  Secretary Hagel, a Vietnam combat veteran, declared that […]

The Bases of War in the Middle East

The Bases of War in the Middle East

From Carter to the Islamic State, 35 Years of Building Bases and Sowing Disaster By David Vine, TomDispatch With the launch of a new U.S.-led war in Iraq and Syria against the Islamic State (IS), the United States has engaged in […]

East Coast WAGING PEACE Public Events for David Hartsough Nov 18 – Dec 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. AREA November 18 Tuesday 11-12:30pm Montgomery County Community College in Rockville,MD, Science Center 152. Contact: Alonzo Smith 240-994-0115   7-8:30pm University of Maryland in College Park, MD. Beyond the Classroom seminar at 1102 South Campus Commons, Bldg One. […]