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Tim Kaine’s War Scam Hits a Speed Bump

Tim Kaine’s War Scam Hits a Speed Bump

By David Swanson, May 18, 2018 Virginia ought to be in the running for worst U.S. senators in the country, a couple of walking catastrophes empowered in part by their status as Democrats and, in one case, the status of […]

War Is Love

War Is Love

By David Swanson, May 17, 2018 Photo by Truthdig. On Monday I was arrested along with many other people in the street in front of the U.S. Capitol, participating in the new Poor People’s Campaign, the first multi-issue coalition we’ve […]

Then-Secretary of Defense Robert Gates during a 2008 visit to Kosovo with U.S. Army troops on foot patrol in the town of Gnjilane. (The U.S. Army / CC BY 2.0)

The Pentagon Can’t Account for $21 Trillion (That’s Not a Typo)

By Lee Camp, May 14, 2018, TruthDig. Twenty-one trillion dollars. The Pentagon’s own numbers show that it can’t account for $21 trillion. Yes, I mean trillion with a “T.” And this could change everything. But I’ll get back to that […]

(Photo: U.S. Army)

Children Are Being Exposed to Lead Through Military Shooting Programs

by Pat Elder for BUZZFLASH at Truthout. New York Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal has introduced Assembly Bill A10428 to prohibit marksmanship programs in New York state public schools. Rosenthal frames the legislation by writing, “To create a true gun-free school zone […]

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

World Gets a Two-Minute Warning on the Risk of Nuclear War

by Roger Kimmel Smith, May 14, 2018, The Progressive. Leaders of the international peace movement met in New York City over the weekend to grapple with an increasing threat of nuclear war. Taking a cue from the Bulletin of the […]

Talk Nation Radio: The Movement Music of Tom Neilson

Talk Nation Radio: The Movement Music of Tom Neilson

By David Swanson, May 15, 2018 This week on Talk Nation Radio we will be speaking with and listening to the music of Tom Neilson. He has received over two dozen awards, including two song of the year awards from […]

Susan Beaver Thompson traveling the Blue Ridge Parkway with #TripForPeace, a peace journalism adventure showcasing peacebuilders in action across America.(Photo: Moonlighting)

Mobile freelancing: Reporter goes rocking and rolling for peace

By Jenny Knizner, Moonlighting, May 15, 2018, USA TODAY. “By creating an ideal in your mind, you can identify yourself with it until you become one and the same with the ideal, thereby transforming yourself into it.” — Wayne W. […]

Militarism Mapped

Militarism Mapped

By David Swanson World BEYOND War has just released an updated 2018 mapping of militarism in the world. The map system can be explored and adjusted to display what you’re looking for, as well as display precise data and its […]

Enough is Enough. The Time Has Come to BDS the US.

Enough is Enough. The Time Has Come to BDS the US.

People, organizations, and governments around the world, and people and organizations in the United States, need to stand up at long last and nonviolently resist the lawless behavior of the rogue U.S. government. The recent U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear […]

How ‘American Exceptionalism’ Is Exploited to Justify War and Exploitation

How ‘American Exceptionalism’ Is Exploited to Justify War and Exploitation

Curing Exceptionalism. BEN NORTON: It’s The Real News. I’m Ben Norton. This is part two of my interview with the activist and journalist David Swanson. We’re discussing his new book “Curing Exceptionalism,” which is about the disease, if you will, of […]

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