Remember to Forget the Alamo

Mexico once had a problem with a local provincial government promoting illegal immigration from the United States into Mexico in order to engage in the illegal slavery of illegally trafficked people. The locality involved was called Texas. For years, Mexico let Texas get away with its lawlessness and immorality, including not paying taxes, and including killing Mexican soldiers. Then it sent an army to lay down the law. Texans warned each other that soldiers were coming “to give liberty read more

From Allies to Comrades — Moving Beyond Guilt & Grift, and to Solidarity

Biden, Boris commit to new “Atlantic Charter”; Israel strikes Gaza again despite ceasefire; Certain Trump-era asylum restrictions rescinded.

In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, host Sean Blackmon is joined by David Swanson, activist, journalist, radio host, Executive Director of World Beyond War and author of “Leaving World War II Behind,” to discuss his recent article, “Beware Atlantic Charters,” efforts by corporate media to perpetuate divisions between Russia read more

Goodbye to an AUMF

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, June 17, 2021

With the U.S. House voting and the U.S. Senate promising to vote on repealing an AUMF (Authorization for the Use of Military Force) from 2002 (essentially a sort of weasely pseudo-permission for President George W. Bush to decide on his own whether to attack and destroy Iraq in violation of the UN Charter and Kellogg-Briand Pact, among other laws), we could end up saying good-bye to a shameful piece of legislation. And without a replacement AUMF read more