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Nonviolence Denial Is As Dangerous As Climate Denial

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 8:38 am | David Swanson

Persistent willful ignorance of necessary knowledge can be deadly. This is true of denial of climate collapse. It is also true of denial of the tools and power of nonviolent action. As evidence and knowledge pile up in each case, denial of the facts looks ... More >>

10 Ways We Pretend War Is Not a Crime

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 9:32 am | David Swanson

Happy Kellogg-Briand Pact Day! As you all know, but most people do not, the Peace Pact was signed 91 years ago today. And, as you all probably know, but most people do not, the inspiration and vision and endless labor behind it came from a mass movement ... More >>

Love It or Leave It

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 8:22 am | David Swanson

Imagine a dystopian future in which every person in the United States is given free and total and preventative heath care from whatever doctors and nurses they want, but CNN talking heads pine sorrowfully for their beloved insurance companies. More >>

Long After Hiroshima

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 5:43 pm | David Swanson

How do we honor victims? We can remember them and appreciate who they were. But there were too many of them, and too many unknown to us. So, we can remember a sample of them, examples of them. And we can honor the living survivors, get to know and appreciate ... More >>

Propaganda That Keeps Nuclear Weapons in Existence

Monday, 5 August 2019, 10:32 am | David Swanson

http://davidswanson.org/the-myths-the-silence-and-the-propaganda-that-keep-nuclear-weapons-in-existence/ Remarks in Poulsbo, Washington, August 4, 2019 More >>

Poor Wittle CNN

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 9:57 am | David Swanson

“So, Senator Sanders, do you think that someone who’s profited from the current so-called healthcare system, like John Delaney, is qualified to tell you not to change it?” More >>

Abolish Terrorist Agencies

Monday, 29 July 2019, 9:10 am | David Swanson

Every government on earth, beginning with the United States, should shut down and be done with secret agencies, spy agencies, agencies used for murder, torture, bribery, election-manipulation, and coups. More >>

Is Tulsi Gabbard Qualified?

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 8:34 am | David Swanson

I want Tulsi Gabbard in the Democratic Presidential debates because she speaks out against wars. She raises the topic unasked. She wants various wars ended or not launched. She wants impeachment made automatic for presidents who launch wars. What’s not ... More >>

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 >>



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