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Vienna Conference Could ‘Change the Calculus’ of US Nuclear Policy

By Joseph Cirincione, Defense One VIENNA, Austria — While Iran negotiations get screaming headlines, recent conferences on the consequences of the use of nuclear weapons have not gotten much attention. Maybe they should. They are generating a growing movement that […]

More Than 120 Former Leaders Offer Agenda & Support for Humanitarian Impact Conference

Dec. 5, 2014, NTI His Excellency Sebastian Kurz Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs Minoritenplatz 8 1010 Vienna Austria Dear Minister Kurz: We are writing to commend publicly the Austrian government for convening the Vienna Conference on the […]

Elizabeth Warren Could Use Some Elizabeth Peacen

Elizabeth Warren Could Use Some Elizabeth Peacen

Why people want to become fans of a senator rather than pushing senators to serve the public is beyond me. Why people want to distract and drain away two years of activism, with the planet in such peril, fantasizing about […]

Plutocrats for Peace: the Nobel-Carnegie Model

Plutocrats for Peace: the Nobel-Carnegie Model

By David Swanson, Dec 10, 2014 “Dear Fredrik, Last Friday I went to an event organized by the Carnegie Corporation on the anniversary of the end of WWI. I was struck by how similar Andrew Carnegie’s ideas, as well as […]

UNAC Conference Planned for May

UNAC Conference Planned for May

UNAC has a history of bringing hundreds of activists together at large national conferences to learn about the issues of the day, to discuss the way forward and to vote on an Action Program for the coming period. The UNAC […]

Germany Does Something the U.S. Hasn’t for Peace

Imagine a letter co-signed by former presidents, former representatives from both sides of the aisle, House speakers, former governors, attorneys general, cabinet members,  ambassadors, CEOs, movie stars and directors, writers, astronauts, religious leaders, mayors, academics, mainstream media correspondents, and more […]

Talk Nation Radio: Lia Tarachansky on How Israel Was Really Created in 1948

Talk Nation Radio: Lia Tarachansky on How Israel Was Really Created in 1948

https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-lia-tarachansky-on-how-israel-was-really-created-in-1948 Lia Tarachansky discusses her new film On the Side of the Road which looks at the creation of Israel and the erasure of what was there before. Learn more at: http://naretivproductions.com Total run time: 29:00 Host: David Swanson.Producer: David […]

Is Congress’ Call for ISIS War Debate a Sham?

Why No One Remembers the Peacemakers

Celebrating War Over and Over and Peace Once  By Adam Hochschild, TomDispatch Go to war and every politician will thank you, and they’ll continue to do so — with monuments and statues, war museums and military cemeteries — long after you’re […]

Waiting for Fahd: One Family’s Hope for Life Beyond Guantánamo