U.S. Path to War on North Korea Is Well Worn

The U.S. proposal for a U.N. resolution allowing “all necessary measures” to forcibly halt and inspect North Korean ships and to cut off oil to North Korea may send our species out the door with a culminating act that echoes and builds on numerous historical precedents.

We know, if we don’t deny the science, that climate change threatens us all, that a single nuclear bomb could push climate change well past the point of no return (if we aren’t there already), that several read more

You Can’t Have a Progressive Movement Without Peace

By David Swanson
Remarks at People’s Convergence Conference, Sept. 8, 2017

Here’s my five-minute case for why you can’t have an effective progressive movement in the United States that doesn’t include working for peace. War and militarism and bases and ships and missiles and sanctions and nuclear threats and hostility make up the filter through which much of the other 96% of humanity experiences this 4%. The U.S. Congress chooses how to spend a great deal of money each year, read more

I will debate the justness of wars at the University of Pennsylvania

The Penn Newman Center peacefully invites you to:

In Recognition of U.N. International Day of Peace – see InternationalDayofPeace.org
Thursday, September 21, 2017
6 pm until 830 pm

David Swanson, internationally recognized antiwar activist – see WorldBeyondWar.org
Ronald Granieri, internationally recognized US foreign policy expert – see FPRI.org

Moderator: Dcn. William Senft, Penn Newman Center

All in the Penn community are invited to read more

I’ll Be Speaking at George Mason University on Ending Racism and War

“What It Would Take to End Racism and War”

The School for Conflict Analysis & Resolution invites you to come for a discussion on Wednesday, September 13, at 1:30PM at the Georges Room in the Johnson Center. This event is open to the public.

David Swanson, author, activist, Charlottesville resident, director of World Beyond War, and former board member of the Charlottesville Center for Peace and Justice will speak on the state of the struggles against racism and militarism and how the two read more