Category Military Madness

A Must Read! The Hidden Structure of Violence: Who Benefits from Global Violence and War, by Polly Mann

The result is a stunning indictment of our violent world and a powerful critique of the ways through which violence is reproduced on a daily basis, whether at the highest levels of the state or in the deepest recesses of the mind.

Space Force: Stealing the Heavens for War, by Karl Grossman

The Outer Space Treaty, of which Russia and China and the U.S. are parties, designates space as a global commons to be used for peaceful purposes. Indeed, the U.S., along with the UK and the Soviet Union, worked together assembling the treaty. Space Battle by Villenummisalo. Deviantart.net By Karl Grossman  Women Against Military Madness Newsletter  […]

How to Organize a Ban Nuclear Weapons Campaign, State by State, by Marie Braun

The next step toward attaining a world free of nuclear weapons must involve the nuclear armed states.  Disarming nuclear weapons should not be a difficult process since we have the technical expertise and verification procedures in place.

The Empire Strikes! Regime Changes and Coups d’état

U.S. coups d’é·tat. US interventions

U.S. Congresswoman Betty McCollum says No New Nuclear Weapons and other good news

Women Walk for Peace in Korea

Gazans Were “Grass to Be Mowed” Again, But Their Roots Remain Strong

In tragedy, Palestinians’ will to live is not defeated: Instead, the roots of Palestinian identity grow stronger.

Humanity at a Crossroads: Omnicide or Citizens Decide? by Polly Mann

…more than 11,000 Minnesotans have now signed [the Ban Nuclear Weapons petition] in more than 300 cities and towns

Torture: It’s Not Who We Are – Or Is It? by Todd Pierce

…the case was dismissed on the grounds that the defendants charged with the barbaric acts listed above had done them within the “scope of their employment” as U.S. officials – something which will stand as a permanent moral stain on all Americans.

It’s time to transform the “War Economy” into a “Peace Economy” that values all humanity!

We must dare to speak out in support of those American war resisters, the real military heros…

Gaza: World Condemns Killing and Maiming of Peaceful, Unarmed Palestinian Protesters. Calls to Investigate Israeli Use of Force

There have been a series of impassioned calls at the UN for restraint and independent investigations of Israel’s use of live fire against unarmed Palestinians

Stop Militarizing Police, End Police Killing of Youth of Color and “You Have to Be Taught Before It’s Too Late”

“You’ve Got to Be Carefully Taught” ***
The people should not be regarded as enemies and do not need the overkill of military tactics applied.

Recipe for Perpetual War by Coleen Rowley and Robert Wing

Our out of control national destructiveness and its unspeakable costs constitute the “spiritual death” that Martin Luther King warned us about at the height of the Vietnam War, yet they remain mostly unaddressed in public discourse.

Ahed Tamimi and a Slap That Was Heard Around the World

the slap she gave the IDF soldier has resounded around the world.

Minnesota Caucus Resolution: Ban Nuclear Weapons

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the United States take a leadership role in bringing together the nine nuclear nations to work toward the total elimination of nuclear weapons and the signing and ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

No foreign bases: Challenging the footprint of US Empire

“95% of all foreign military bases in the world are US bases. In addition, [there are] 19 Naval air carriers (and 15 more planned), each as part of a Carrier Strike Group, composed of roughly 7,500 personnel, and a carrier air wing of 65 to 70 aircraft — each of which can be considered a floating military base.”

Polly Mann | The Rich Bombing and Starving Poor Yemen

Bombs have directly killed and injured far too many innocent people in Yemen, but starvation follows.

ACTION: Ban Nuclear Weapons!

Taking action is extremely important, especially in light of talk to withdrawal from the Iran deal and provocations of the U.S. toward North Korea.

We Want Peace, Not War, with North Korea! —South Korean and Japanese Activists  

Both South Koreans and Japanese have a goal of seeing nuclear weapons eliminated in Asia and the world.  And they ask for solidarity with people of peace everywhere. By Staff  WAMM Newsletter  Volume 35, Number 6  December 2017 Prior to Trump’s Asian tour, activists made plans through 2018 and beyond. Ji-Yeon Yuh, a resident of […]

‘Great Hunger’ by Kathy Kelly

We still could acquire a great hunger: a transforming hunger to share justice with our planetary neighbors.

Polly Mann | Nuclear Notes and A THAAD Story

The Pentagon has proposed a reclassification of nuclear safety records in order “to avoid disclosing too much information about U.S. nuclear capabilities to the public.”