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David Swanson: US Wars Are Not Waged Out of Generosity or for Democracy

Eliminating war does not involve eliminating anger or conflict; it involves disassembling a complex industrial institution that goes to great lengths to create wars and far greater lengths to arm others so that when they become involved in conflicts much more damage is done.

Voices Anti-Drones Walk to Be Featured in New Documentary Film

Walking the Walk: a March against Drone Warfare    a film by James Knight, Caneyhead Pictures  vcnv.org  Voices for Creative Nonviolence In June of 2013, a group of peace activists set out for a walk across Iowa to protest the Predator drone control center planned for the Iowa National Guard Air Base in Des Moines. […]

David Swanson> Military Commander Gets Court Order to Protect Himself from Peace Activists

Military Commander Gets Court Order to Protect Himself from Peace Activists If you’re among the tens of millions who have assiduously avoided becoming aware of major news stories, what my friends are protesting will come as a shock: President Obama has developed a program of murder, with drones as the primary weapon, that is unprecedented in size, extent, […]

Belgium> 500 activists close NATO

Belgium> 500 activists close NATO   [Editor’s Note: Below are articles from DeWereldMorgen and Le Monde and links to other articles. Note the translation is literal via Google Translate, and therefore a bit rough.] by Keltoum Belorf    1 april 2012    http://w ww.dewereldmorgen.be/ Today, about 500 peace activists from more than ten European countries  are taking part […]

FBI moves into new Minnesota headquarters, protest outside condemns repression

FBI moves into new Minnesota headquarters, protest outside condemns repression By Mick Kelly | February 18, 2012      Fight Back News Protest against repression of anti war activists at new MN/Dakotas FBI Field Office (Fight Back! News/Kim DeFranco) Brooklyn Center, MN – Protesters gathered outside the new headquarters of the FBI here, Feb. 17, […]