The U.S. House of Representatives has not just left town, but prior to leaving passed a rule preventing any member from using the War Powers Resolution to force Congress to return and vote on war. Here’s a video of Congressman […]
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Between 1900-2006, campaigns of nonviolent civil resistance were twice as successful as violent campaigns. Erica will talk about her research on the impressive historical record of civil resistance in the 20th century and discuss the promise of unarmed struggle in […]Read more...
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War and other violence cost the world $9.46 trillion in 2012. Direct Expenses: War has a huge direct financial cost, the vast majority of which is in funds spent on the preparation for war — or what’s thought of as […]
W ars do not benefit the people where they are waged, and do not benefit nations that send their militaries abroad to wage wars. Nor do wars help to uphold the rule of law — quite the reverse. Good outcomes […]
We tend to think of war as resulting from an excess of aggression or disorderliness or rebellion. Western academics hunt in the genes of foreigners and study chimpanzees to find the root of the nastiness. But one would be hard […]
A paper from the International Peace Bureau: PDF.
Iraq Veterans Against the War was founded by 6 members of the US military who felt that they could not remain silent about what they had witnessed during the war in Iraq. Since then, our membership has expanded into the […]
By Robert C. Koehler Barack Obama’s central dilemma last week, when he tried to sell a new war to the American public on the eve of the thirteenth anniversary of 9/11, was to speak convincingly about the wisdom and effectiveness […]
By Winslow Myers I wrote my Senator, Angus King, to register my judgment that further military American intervention in the Middle East was a catastrophic mistake. His response was measured and thoughtful. Principles which will guide his future votes on […]
War Resisters’ Stories Newsletter of War Resisters’ International September 2014 Take action for military free-education and research Militaries across the world gain access to young people through education systems. It gives them an extraordinary chance to shape every generation’s perception […]
ISIS has created a movie preview for the coming war, a war it eagerly wants Washington to take part in. The White House and Congress would like to oblige, as long as the movie can be a short one, on […]