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David Swanson at Resource Center for Nonviolence, Santa Cruz

David Swanson at Resource Center for Nonviolence, Santa Cruz

David Swanson spoke at the Resource Center for Nonviolence in Santa Cruz, California on October 12, 2018, one month before Armistice Day and the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Swanson read his article “We Need […]

Talk Nation Radio: Mark Dworkin on Navy Jet Noise Over Washington State

Talk Nation Radio: Mark Dworkin on Navy Jet Noise Over Washington State

From Talk Nation Radio, October 16, 2018 Mark Dworkin is, together with Melissa Young, an award-winning documentary film director, and the director of an important new film called Plane Truths. You can find Mark and Melissa at movingimages.org and this movie […]

Count the Nuclear Money! A New York City Event (and Concert)

Count the Nuclear Money! A New York City Event (and Concert)

By Marc Eliot Stein, October 14, 2018 How can activists call attention to a terrible problem everybody already knows about, a crisis so familiar we are nearly numb to it? Nuclear proliferation is this kind of problem, and this is […]

Humanitarian Bombs

Humanitarian Bombs

By David Swanson, October 14, 2018 One should not sell bombs to a government that abuses human rights, which means murders a man without using one of the bombs. If Saudi Arabia had murdered a man using a bomb, it […]

We Need a New Armistice Day

We Need a New Armistice Day

By David Swanson, October 13, 2018. Remarks at the Resource Center for Nonviolence in Santa Cruz, Calif., on October 12, 2018. Exactly at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, in 1918, 100 years ago this […]

Peace Movement Is On The March

Peace Movement Is On The March

By Penney Kome, October 12, 2018 From Rabble.ca Last month, September 2018, Toronto was the site of an international peace conference, #NoWar2018, coordinated by the New York-based World Beyond War, sponsored or endorsed by dozens of other peace organizations including Canadian […]

Fear, Hate and Violence: The Human Cost of US Sanctions on Iran

Fear, Hate and Violence: The Human Cost of US Sanctions on Iran

By Alan Knight with with Shahrzad Khayatian, October 13, 2018 On August 23, 2018 the street price of 1 US$ in Iran was 110,000 Rial. Three months earlier the street price was 30,000 Rial.  In other words, the oranges you paid […]

The US has been in Afghanistan for so long that someone born after the attacks is now old enough to go fight there. Photograph: Getty Images

Weaponised AI Is Coming. Are Algorithmic Forever Wars Our Future?

By Ben Tarnoff, October 11. 2018, The Guardian. The US military is creating a more automated form of warfare – one that will greatly increase its capacity to wage war everywhere forever. Last month marked the 17th anniversary of 9/11. […]

Nobel Peace Prize 2018: A Teachable Moment

Nobel Peace Prize 2018: A Teachable Moment

Abolishing war as a prerequisite to reducing violence against women Global Campaign for PEACEducation, October 11, 2018 The Global Campaign for Peace Education congratulates 2018 Nobel Peace Prize recipients Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad, who are recognized for their courageous […]

"Another Dead Hero" (Original Caption)

We Regret to Inform You

By William Thomas, USNR (Resigned) for Permanent War Department October 11, 2018. CAUTION! THIS LETTER MAY CONTAIN INFORMATION OR LANGUAGE READERS (WITH A CONSCIENCE) SHOULD FIND OBJECTIONABLE Hi!    [print recipient’s full name clearly here] Yes, you guessed correctly. If you […]

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