Category Military Madness
“The positive response [at Camp Ripley] is indicative of the war-weariness a majority of Americans, including a majority of Iraq and Afghan War veterans, feel.”
“The women cited violence in Israel and aggression towards Palestinians as the targets of the protest.”
By WAMM Newsletter Staff WAMM Newsletter Vol. 37 Num. 5 Fall 2019 The bombing of suspected ISIS continued even after the first announcement that the Islamic caliphate had been defeated with the 2017 obliteration of Mosul in Iraq, and Raqqa in Syria. War on the Middle East is not over even when it’s been announced that […]
The Forgotten Trauma of a Forgotten War As the World Looks Away, Death Stalks the Democratic Republic of Congo, by Nick Turse
With at least $24 trillion in gold, diamonds, tin, coltan, copper, cobalt, and other natural resources beneath the ground, it’s often assumed that Congo’s violence is intimately connected with the desire to control its mineral wealth. By Nick Turse Tom Dispatch October 10, 2019 GOMA, North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo — The boy was sitting next to […]
…a peace economy – what might it look like?
Announcing “Dear Descendent,” Poetry of wonder and wit for our time, provocative, challenging, wry, wise and tender…
There are prison cells and fields of flowers—even her straightforward descriptions of the moon demonstrate that something new and evocative can still be found in its age-old countenance.
Pertinent articles from the Popular Resistance Daily Digest
The most powerful and important organs in the invisible government are the nation’s bloated and unaccountable intelligence agencies.
Waging Peace Counters the Indoctrination of Youth: Vigil Outside the Gates of Camp Ripley, by Doug Olson
Camp Ripley: Home to a $4 million drone-training facility
U.S. missiles in Europe and worldwide: costs, nuclear weapons race, what the withdrawal from the INF Treaty means
The new planes under development are capable of carrying an H bomb three times the size of the bomb the U.S. dropped on Hiroshima during WWII
Nuclear weapons are more than just a terrifying threat to every living thing on earth. They’re also a terrific way to make money.
August 29, 2014: “WOMEN IN CREPE, OF ALL NATIONS, JOIN PEACE PARADE” … “Russians, Italians, Chinese, Americans, French, and Others in Line”.[
A Report on the First International Conference Against U.S./NATO Foreign Military Bases by Sue Ann Martinson, Sarah Martin, and Carol Walker
The conference stressed that in going forward, there is the need for unity in what is global strife and an international struggle; the need for networking, both at the conference and beyond; and education about U.S. military bases and militarism. The slide show, prepared by Sue Ann Martinson, is an overview of the conference. For […]
A resolution to Pull Back from the Brink and Prevent Nuclear War (2019) has been introduced in the Minnesota State Legislature. By Polly Mann WAMM Newsletter Winter 2019 (Volume 37 Number 1) Here’s how it all began: I had learned that Northampton, Massachusetts, had passed a resolution calling for the United States to prevent nuclear […]
As a woman against military madness, I’m especially glad to see the issue of curbing militarism addressed.
It is a major transit route for oil tankers. A large share of China’s industrial exports to Western Europe transits through this strategic waterway. Maritime trade from East and Southern Africa to Western Europe also transits within proximity of Socotra (Suqutra), through the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea. WAMM Newsletter, Volume 36, Number […]
Journalists I spoke with in Istanbul cited President Trump’s comments on the U.S. press as one of the causes of the impunity of authoritarian governments to jail critical journalists.