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How U.S. Presidential Candidates Answer 20 Basic Questions

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 3:18 pm | David Swanson

By David Swanson http://davidswanson.org/how-u-s-presidential-candidates-answer-20-basic-questions/ More >>

Testimony for the National Commission

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 9:50 am | David Swanson

I was more surprised that your commission contacted me with a kind-of, sort-of invitation to speak than that you ultimately decided not to include me. I thank you for inviting me to submit testimony. More >>

10 Reasons Assange Should Walk Free

Friday, 12 April 2019, 2:15 pm | David Swanson

Governments’ (monstrous and criminal) behavior should not be secret. People should know what their government is doing, and what a powerful foreign government is doing to their own countries. The actual results of the work of WikiLeaks have been hugely ... More >>

Progressive Democrats Refuse to Fund Global Destruction

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 3:07 pm | David Swanson

This is an actual headline at Common Dreams: “ Progressive Democrats Threaten to Tank $733 Billion in ‘Crazy’ Pentagon Spending If Social Programs Not Also Boosted. ” More >>

NATO Interrupted

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 10:57 am | David Swanson

Wednesday morning an event was held in a building overlooking Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C., at an organization called the Center for European Policy Analysis, which is funded by : FireEye, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Bell Helicopters, BAE systems, the ... More >>

Trump & Congress Love NATO, We Love Peace

Friday, 29 March 2019, 10:41 am | David Swanson

The head of NATO is visiting the White House and Congress next week to be publicly praised by the U.S. President and both big political parties. For more on how they love NATO, keep reading. More >>

The Roots of Russiagate in Aaron Burr’s “Treason”

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 3:56 pm | David Swanson

The progressive liberal Democratic-Republican hero was supposed to be handed the presidency in 1800, and instead there was a tie. More >>

When the Irish Ambassador Talks About Independence

Monday, 25 March 2019, 10:39 am | David Swanson

Here’s the description of an event planned for April 2nd at the University of Virginia: More >>

Five Benefits of Life Without NATO

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 9:29 am | David Swanson

This week, war industry employee Hans Binnendijk claimed in the weapons-advertisement conveyance Defense News that we all get five big benefits from NATO: More >>

Corporate Coup D’État

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 9:47 am | David Swanson

Above is a preview of a forthcoming film that I’ve seen and highly recommend. More >>

West Point Tries to Defend the Idea of a Just War

Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 10:43 am | David Swanson

Villanova University is hosting a West Point Military Academy- supported event about “Just War” theory. More >>

The Million Parts per Trillion Tour

Friday, 8 March 2019, 3:08 pm | David Swanson

By Pat Elder, March 7, 2019 https://worldbeyondwar.org/the-million-parts-per-trillion-tour/ More >>

Has NATO Met Its Match?

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 4:47 pm | David Swanson

Despite claims by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to have defeated its own troops using Facebook (and, really, what plot to take over a high school hasn’t done that ?), the biggest challenge NATO will face this year will probably ... More >>

Let’s Try to Elect Bernie Sanders

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 9:49 am | David Swanson

About four months ago, I organized over 100 scholars, intellectuals, and activists to publish an open letter to Senator Bernie Sanders, which was then signed by over 10,000 more people, several of whom volunteered to deliver it to Senator Sanders. ... More >>

We’re Asking Charlottesville to Divest

Friday, 1 March 2019, 10:03 am | David Swanson

http://davidswanson.org/were-asking-charlottesville-to-divest-from-weapons-and-fossil-fuels/ Charlottesville, Virginia, has yet to take down its racist statues (the ones all the fuss has been about or any of the other ones). Charlottesville has yet to ban ... More >>

Draft Registration Will Be Either Ended or Imposed on Women

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 4:26 pm | David Swanson

A choice must now be made. It is officially unconstitutional to discriminate against 18-year-old women by not forcing them to sign up to be forced against their will to kill and die for Venezuela’s oil or some other noble cause. More >>

War Isn’t in Your Genes or Your Jeans

Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 11:06 am | David Swanson

I’ve written before about the pseudo-science of genetics, which is almost as crazy as the popular understanding of it. Our culture has long proposed that Oliver Twist could grow up middle-class More >>

U.S. Exports More and More Bullets

Monday, 25 February 2019, 9:56 am | David Swanson

When I was a kid there was a local basketball team called the Washington Bullets. The team changed its name when “bullets” became offensive due to the high rate of gun murders in Washington, D.C. This is the same city that to this day has a football ... More >>

U.S. Sale of War Planes to NZ Faces Popular Resistance

Monday, 25 February 2019, 9:55 am | David Swanson

The U.S. State Department uses public funds and public employees to market private products designed for mass killing to foreign governments. Few corporations have benefitted more from this socialism for the oligarchs than Boeing. In one recent ... More >>

Will the U.S. Senate Let the People of Yemen Live?

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 4:15 pm | David Swanson

By David Swanson, Director, World BEYOND War https://worldbeyondwar.org/will-the-u-s-senate-let-the-people-of-yemen-live/ More >>

 

 

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