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Military Bill Amended for the Better

Monday, 15 July 2019, 8:07 am | David Swanson

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, July 14, 2019 https://worldbeyondwar.org/military-bill-amended-for-the-better-this-pig-has-really-really-good-lipstick/ More >>

Requirement That There Be Some Basis for Any Foreign Bases

Friday, 12 July 2019, 2:51 pm | David Swanson

U.S. House of Representatives Creates Requirement That There Be Some Basis for Any Foreign Bases More >>

Join the CIA: Travel the World Giving Out Nuclear Blueprints

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 3:26 pm | David Swanson

By David Swanson http://davidswanson.org/join-the-cia-travel-the-world-passing-out-nuclear-blueprints/ More >>

The Obama Wars

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 9:36 am | David Swanson

By “the Obama wars” I don’t mean some overgrown infants on television screaming racist insults or pretending that opposing racism requires cheering for Obama. More >>

Patriotism Is Too Small For My Family

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 8:21 am | David Swanson

By David Swanson, Executive Director, World BEYOND War, July 3, 2019 https://worldbeyondwar.org/patriotism-is-too-small-for-my-family/ More >>

The Fourth of July is for Making Fun of Canada

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 8:29 am | David Swanson

By David Swanson http://davidswanson.org/the-fourth-of-july-is-for-making-fun-of-canada/ More >>

New Report: Worst Monument in Charlottesville Can Be Removed

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 8:20 am | David Swanson

By David Swanson http://davidswanson.org/new-report-worst-monument-in-charlottesville-can-be-removed/ More >>

This Is Really Not a Drill

Friday, 28 June 2019, 8:28 am | David Swanson

On Wednesday, the first 10 of the 20 Democrats whom the corporate media is permitting into what they call debates were asked what the greatest threat to the United States is. A worthy and funny answer would have been “MSNBC.” Another worthy and funny ... More >>

Protecting Children from Police

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 9:30 am | David Swanson

Donald E. McInnis’s book, She’s So Cold, is painful to read. McInnis was the defense attorney for one of three boys falsely accused of killing one of the boys’ sister. Much of the book is recreation of police interrogations that were videotaped, ... More >>

Soldiers Without Guns

Friday, 21 June 2019, 3:18 pm | David Swanson

A new film by Will Watson, called Soldiers Without Guns , ought to shock a great many people — not because it utilizes a yet more gruesome form of violence or bizarre form of sex (the usual shockers in movie reviews), but because it recounts and shows ... More >>

What Survives Genocide?

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 9:38 am | David Swanson

Jeffrey Ostler’s Surviving Genocide: Native Nations and the United States from the American Revolution to Bleeding Kansas , tells a complex, honest, and nuanced story of what overall and in many particular parts fits the UN definition of and ... More >>

War on Iran Stupidest Idea Yet Recorded in a Human Brain

Monday, 17 June 2019, 5:01 pm | David Swanson

By David Swanson http://davidswanson.org/war-on-iran-stupidest-idea-yet-recorded-in-a-human-brain/ More >>

Confronting Censorship in Ireland

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 8:25 am | David Swanson

By David Swanson, Executive Director of World BEYOND War, June 11, 2019 https://worldbeyondwar.org/confronting-censorship-in-ireland/ More >>

Updated Data: Mass Shooters Still Disproportionately Veteran

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 8:26 am | David Swanson

Mother Jones magazine has updated its database of U.S. mass shootings. I’ve downloaded it and made a few changes, before posting it here. More >>

Charlottesville Divests from Weapons and Fossil Fuels

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 3:02 pm | David Swanson

On the evening of June 3, 2019, the City Council of Charlottesville, Va., voted to divest the funds in its operating budget from weapons dealers and fossil fuel producers. Here’s the resolution as passed by the City Council: PDF . The city has also committed ... More >>

You Can Almost Count on Each New Shooter Being a Veteran

Monday, 3 June 2019, 9:33 am | David Swanson

By David Swanson http://davidswanson.org/you-can-almost-count-on-each-new-mass-shooter-being-a-veteran/ More >>

The Worst Statue in Charlottesville

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 9:06 am | David Swanson

A case can be made that just about any public statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, is the worst one. The much lamented statues of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson are not alone in their offensiveness. Determining a winner in a contest for the worst ... More >>

Fools’ Errands

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 10:17 am | David Swanson

Albion Winegar Tourgée may be best known now, though not in his lifetime, as the lead attorney in the Plessy v. Ferguson case, which was a set-up, a staged incident, with the cooperation even of the railroad company, to get a man arrested for sitting ... More >>

Don’t Iraq Iran

Friday, 17 May 2019, 10:51 am | David Swanson

http://davidswanson.org/dont-iraq-iran/ If Iran had spent the last few decades lying about and threatening the United States, and had attacked and built military bases in Canada and Mexico, and had imposed sanctions on the United States that were creating ... More >>

Why Are These Facts So Stubbornly Forbidden?

Friday, 10 May 2019, 3:34 pm | David Swanson

Like you, I’ve had countless experiences of pointing out a new fact to someone, and seeing them acknowledge it and incorporate it into their thinking and their talking from that point forward. I’ve even had this experience with public petitions pushed ... More >>



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