German Peace Activist Under Criminal Investigation for Speaking Against War

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, December 14, 2022

Berlin antiwar activist Heinrich Buecker is facing a fine or up to three years in prison for making a public speech against Germany’s support for the war in Ukraine.

Here is a video on Youtube of the speech in German. A transcript translated to English and provided by Buecker is below.

Buecker has posted about this on his blog read more

Ukraine and the Anti-Communications System

Video here.

By David Swanson

Remarks on Massachusetts Peace Action Webinar

Much of the global so-called communications system suffers from similar faults; I’m going to focus on the United States. One can examine those faults through numerous topics; I’m going to focus on war and read more

Ending the War in Ukraine, Not Life on Earth

By David Swanson

Remarks on RootsAction Livestream

We have so many knowledgable speakers on this call, and I am so incapable of cramming into 10 minutes all the basic facts about the war that corporate media consumers have never heard and never will, and we’ve been over them so many, many, many times on so many calls during the past 9 months that we ought to have given birth by now and in any case I just couldn’t do it yet again even if I had time, with all the videos and read more

The Sacred Oil Leak in Pearl Harbor

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, November 30, 2022

Stephen Dedalus believed the cracked lookingglass of a servant made a good symbol of Ireland. If you had to name a symbol of the United States, what would it be? The Statue of Liberty? Men in underwear on crosses in front of McDonald’s? I think it would be this: the oil leaking from the battleship in Pearl Harbor. This ship, The Arizona, one of two still leaking oil in Pearl Harbor, is left read more