New Film About Armistice Day Wins Award

Armistice 100 Santa Cruz, a new film below was accepted by the Santa Cruz Film Festival, had a good turnout for the showing, and won an award for best “Spirit in Action!” The film features David Swanson of World BEYOND War discussing Armistice Day.

ARMISTICE100 SANTA CRUZ, documents the efforts of Santa Cruz Veterans For Peace Chapter 11, Armistice100 SC, and VFW Post 5888, to honor the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day on November 11, 2018. It’s a musically infused, inspiring, read more

The Nobel Committee Is Doing Better

The committee that awards the Nobel Peace Prize was right not to give the prize to Greta Thunberg, who deserves the highest prizes available, but not one created to fund the work of abolishing war and militaries. That cause ought to be central to the work of protecting the climate, but it is not. The question of why no young person working to abolish war is given access to television networks ought to be raised.

The vision that Bertha von Suttner and Alfred Nobel had for the peace prize — read more

Trump’s Opponents Have Him Beat . . . When It Comes to Incompetence

If Trump were to finally shoot someone on Fifth Avenue, Nancy Pelosi and Jerrold Nadler and company would not declare it acceptable, absolutely not. But what they would do would be to open a months-long investigation into the history of the victim, what Trump had said earlier in the day, who had manufactured the gun, and — above all — what foreign government they could blame it on.

In fact, I’d be willing to wager that if Trump were to vomit on Nancy Pelosi’s head, she would read more