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“Clearly what is needed is diplomacy and negotiations on contested matters, and real cooperation on such crucial issues as global warming, arms control, future pandemics — all very severe crises that know no borders.”
World BEYOND War’s fourth annual global conference on the abolition of war will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 5th and 6th, in Limerick, Ireland, and include a rally on the 6th at Shannon Airport, where U.S. military forces routinely pass through in violation of Irish neutrality and of laws against war.
One can not build sustainability and equity at home and while destroying the rest of the planet. Period.
WE MUST UNITE FOR PEACE!
Senate War Powers resolution on ending unauthorized US support for the war in Yemen – A bipartisan Senate resolution on Yemen will be introduced in mid-January and has a good chance of passing.
The Trump Presidency: Or How to Further Enrich “The Masters of the Universe”
Ray McGovern, David Swanson, and Daniel Ellsberg discuss Stone’s “Johnson, Nixon & Vietnam: Reversal of Fortune”
Includes references to the current Novick/Burns series on Vietnam.
…even today known establishment and CIA operatives such as Anderson Cooper (CNN-CBS) and Robert Baer (CNN) regularly “report the facts” to millions of Americans…
This trillion dollars easily breaks the budget on already prohibitively high military spending, and it’s just one of many schemes likely to be adopted.
Violation of the UN Charter and the Nuremberg Principles The Greanville Post —Vol. VIII- 2014 May 26, 2014 The US continues to beef up the NATO air force and other branches. By John Scales Avery > Countercurrents.org In recent years, participation in NATO has made European countries accomplices in US efforts to achieve global hegemony by […]
So it may be controversial for far-right parties to join governments in the West, but it is permissible in the East if they are mainly opposing Russia. The next time you’re influenced by a facebook meme or a heart-wrenching youtube video about human rights violations by an “enemy” of the West, think about the atrocities […]
Translator brought to tears by family’s plea as Congress hears from civilian victims of alleged US drone strike for the first time Karen McVeigh in New York Tuesday 29 October 2013 15.24 EDT theguardian.com Nabila Rehman, 9, holds up a picture she drew depicting the US drone strike on her Pakistan village which killed her grandmother. Photograph: […]
Even among staunchly antiwar politicians and pundits, few bother to mention the cost of the war to civilians. BY ROBERT DREYFUSS AND NICK TURSE SEPTEMBER 19, 2013 THE NATION See this story at its source » Afghans in Narang district mourn the death of civilians killed in Eastern Kunar, December 27, 2009. RAWA/WIMIMEDIA COMMONS When an American soldier dies in Afghanistan, […]
US/Israel: Iran NOT Building Nukes Exclusive: Recent comments by U.S and Israeli military leaders indicate that the intelligence services of the two countries agree that Iran has not decided to build a nuclear bomb, a crack in the Western narrative that the U.S. press corps won’t accept, as ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern explains. By Ray McGovern January 24, 2012 […]