By Robert C. Koehler “When somebody asks, ‘Why do you do it to a gook, why do you do this to people?’ your answer is, ‘So what, they’re just gooks, they’re not people. It doesn’t make any difference what you […]
World Beyond War is a global nonviolent movement to fully end the institution of war and establish a just and sustainable peace.Read more...
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 […]
Let us know about any event you’re planning. Resources with which to create an event. Calendar of important peace holidays. Events list: 2014 October 25-31, International Week of Action for Military-Free Education and Research info. November 6, International Day for […]
https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-gandhis-grandson-warns-of-world-war-iii Arun Gandhi discusses his new children’s book about his grandfather, applies its lessons to the world, and warns that we are currently on a path toward a third world war. Total run time: 29:00 Host: David Swanson.Producer: David Swanson.Music […]
Thirteen years ago Denmark joined in U.S. aggressive war making. Immediately and ever since Danes have protested in front of Parliament. More info and photos here.
Lifetime Activist, David Hartsough, Shares Wisdom and Vision for a Just World by Clearingthefog on Mixcloud
By Winslow Myers There were giants on the earth in those days . . . (Genesis 6:4) The fear that we citizens of the United States have been seduced into since 9/11 spreads across our benighted nation like a fog, […]
By Dr. Hakim Imal, a 7 year old Afghan student in the 2nd grade, came to visit us in Kabul. As Imal grew up, he kept asking his mother where his father was. His mother finally told Imal that his […]
By CRAIG COLLINS, CounterPunch First off, I want to congratulate Naomi Klein on her inspiring book. This Changes Everything has helped her readers better understand the germination of a broad based, multi-dimensional climate movement from the ground up and its […]
By Kathy Kelly On August 9, 1983, three people dressed as U.S. soldiers saluted their way onto a U.S. military base and climbed a pine tree. The base contained a school training elite Salvadoran and other foreign troops to serve […]