No Justice, No Peace! Time To Confront The US Rogue State

By the Black Alliance for Peace. -

For the people of the world, it is quite clear the United States is the primary threat to global peace. It is also clear to us it doesn’t matter who physically sits in the white people’s house [...]

A Universal Appeal For Humanity To End Militarism And Stop War

By Abdallah El Harif and Vijay Prashad, Peoples Dispatch. -

On March 15, 1950, the World Peace Council sent out the Stockholm Appeal, a short text that called for a ban on nuclear weapons and that would eventually be signed by almost 2 million people. The [...]

COVID-19 And A New, Better World

By Karl Grossman, Counterpunch. -

Indian writer Arundhati Roy writes that the COVID-19 pandemic is a “portal”—a “gateway”—to a new world. “Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world [...]

Mother’s Day Is For Ending War

By Leah Bolger, World Beyond War. -

I remember when I was a kid, my mom and I rolling our eyes at Mother’s Day ads from stores trying to sell vacuums or blenders as the perfect gift to honor mothers…ads written by men, no doubt!  [...]

US Blocks Vote On UN’s Bid For Global Ceasefire

International diplomats were stunned and frustrated Friday after the United States again blocked a United Nations resolution to call for a global ceasefire during the COVID-19 pandemic, only [...]

Trump Must Choose Between A Global Ceasefire And US’s Long Lost Wars

By Medea Benjamin, CODEPINK. -

As President Trump has complained, the U.S. does not win wars anymore. In fact, since 1945, the only 4 wars it has won were over the small neocolonial outposts of Grenada, Panama, Kuwait and [...]

Letter From Berlin: The Moment Has Come For A Global Ceasefire

By Berlin Against War. -

Against the backdrop of the widening corona pandemic, we support the efforts of the United Nations Secretary-General to reach a global ceasefire. An idea that is now supported by at least 70 [...]

What Does U.N. Secretary General’s Call For Ceasefire Mean For Countries In Conflict?

By Samira Sadeque, Inter Press Service. -

United Nations (March 25, 2020) - Conflict experts are concerned the global ceasefire called for by the United Nations amid the coronavirus outbreak may not work and could lead to a rise in [...]

The Economic Benefits Of A Global Ceasefire

There doesn’t seem to be any dispute with the findings of various studies, that investing public dollars in most other things (education, green energy, infrastructure, healthcare, etc.), or not [...]

UN Ceasefire Defines War As A Non-Essential Activity

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies, Pressenza.com. -

At least 70 countries have signed on to the March 23 call by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres for a worldwide ceasefire during the Covid-19 pandemic. Like non-essential business and [...]