The hand-picked witnesses, all former military, all said there was some chance that if Trump ordered a nuking, somebody might refuse to carry out the order.Talk Nation Radio: War Stories The late Eduardo Galeano's forthcoming book, Hunter of Stories, has five or ten sentences on each page -- each page a tiny story, their combination engaging and powerful. Mass Shooters Are Disproportionately Veterans Are veterans of the U. military disproportionately likely to be mass killers in the United States?What We're Supposed to Think We're supposed to think that the United States is threatened for no reason by irrational subhuman monsters arising out of the less important bits of the earth found beyond U. Ever since the United States impeached and removed Donald Trump for accidentally live-streaming himself sexually assaulting a tourist (or was it really for refusing to bomb Moscow? FAILED: Foreign Policy as We Know It The Stop the War Coalition has just published a short summary of what's wrong with foreign policy, going through a partial list of current wars one by one.
The Even More Dangerous Case of Donald Trump Twenty-Seven psychiatrists and mental health experts have produced a book called The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump, which I think, despite stating that the fate of the world is in the hands of an evil madman, understates the danger.Western Refugee Policies Are One Endless Evian Conference Evian is not just a bottled water company.Galeano includes the story of a war resister who chose to die rather than kill, and that of an Iraqi who foretold and pre-grieved the 2003 looting of the National Museum,... Asking such a question is difficult, first because of concerns of profiling, discrimination, etc., and second, because it's hard to answer.Troopaganda Eats Its Own Tail Once war is understood as having no actual justification, but rather as having as many different justifications as participants, what if it occurs to someone to suggest that perhaps war isn't justifiable at all?Charlottesville Finally Gets A Peace Monument Well, we tried a petition, and I tried a TED talk (in fact two of em), and the Daily Progress daily newspaper, and Channel 19 four times: one, two, three, four, and Channel 29 too.
No opposition whatsoever has been voiced to the idea of putting up a peace monument in Charlottesville, a town famously full of war monuments, including several for a war that has fallen out of favor. It has a lovely name that sounds like murder and blood because Japanese airplanes engaged in large-scale murder there in 1941: Pearl Harbor.
New York Times and Reaction to It Help Us See Where Nazis Come From "Imagine being so bad at drumming that you become a Nazi," someone tweeted in response to the recent and scandalous New York Times' article about an Ohio Nazi. Against Thanksgiving What the hell do I mean I'm against Thanksgiving? How about famine, cholera, war, slavery, rape, murder, torture, environmental collapse, refugee crises, evil heartless lying scheming governments, oil spills, slick propaganda, mass incarceration, entrenched apathy, bigotry, greed, or sadism?
Top 10 Ways to Stop Trump Nuking Anybody On Tuesday the Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on whether Trump can just up and nuke people or not.
David Swanson is the author of "When the World Outlawed War," "War Is A Lie" and "Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union." He blogs at works for the online activist organization It Could Finally Be Possible to Prosecute War as a Crime War is a crime.
The International Criminal Court has just announced that it will finally treat it as a crime, sort-of, kind-of.
David Swanson TED Talk TEDx Charlottesville on Why End War After winning an open mic with a 4-minute talk, they had to let me in but only gave me 5 minutes. A Peace Treaty with North Korea -- and you can sign it! UVA's Miller Center Plans Three Days of Russophobia Even as some Democrats are at long last growing frustrated with the lack of actual evidence for the past several months of stories about Russia stealing a U. election, Russiagate has penetrated so deeply that Trump's ambassador to the United Nations has declared Russia's alleged crimes to be acts of war.