Category: Anti-war

David Swanson: Gradual Injustice

How did the U.S. government get from there to a “Homeland Security Department” that trains local police to consider protesters to be terrorists?

Brian Terrell: Making History and Building a Future in the Nevada Desert

Perhaps one day tourists to Nevada will leave the casinos for a time to visit Peace Camp as a place of celebration and hope

David Swanson: The Decline and Fall of the United States

The United States bombs nations in the name of democracy, yet has one of the least democratic and least functioning of the states calling themselves democracies

David Swanson: And the Slow Parade of Fears

We are held back primarily by our accepting and repeating of the propaganda that we have no power

Cora Currier: Secret Details of Drone Strike Revealed As Unprecedented Case Goes to German Court

It is the first time a victim of a U.S. drone strike will air his grievances in court

Milan Rai: Collins vs Russell: the scope and limits of mass civil disobedience

A look back at Britain in the early 1960s, when thousands of young people risked arrest in a determined effort to force British nuclear disarmament

Marwan Bishara: The summit we need

Hundreds of thousands have already perished over the past dozen years. How many more children must die before considering the rational alternative to war?

Glenn Greenwald: Political Smears in U.S. Never Change: the NYT’s 1967 Attack on MLK’s Anti-War Speech

The attack of the NYT editors on King for that speech is strikingly familiar, because it’s completely identical to how anti-war advocates in the U.S. are maligned today

Florian Zollmann: The Scourge of Militarism

The vast military machine needs to be dismantled. This can only be achieved by the concerted and peaceful efforts of an international grass roots movement

Kathy Kelly: The Front Page Rule

When Clarke invokes the “front page rule,” it seems to be his acknowledgement that peace protesters like members of Code Pink play a valuable role informing public opinion. Believing that the means you use determines the end you get, they hold out for alternatives to war and killing

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