Protests Sweep Japan To As Right-Wing Government Pushes For Further Militarization

By Elliott Gabriel, -

TOKYO — Massive protests took place across Japan on Thursday to mark 71st Constitution Memorial Day as tens of thousands of people rallied against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s continued attempts [...]

Border Militarism: An Old Failed Policy, Tried Again

By Todd Miller, -

At first, I thought I had inadvertently entered an active war zone. I was on a lonely two-lane road in southern New Mexico heading for El Paso, Texas. Off to the side of the road, hardly [...]

The Long, Brutal History Of Militarization At The US-Mexico Border

By Rachel Ida Buff, -

The recent announcement of intent to deploy US National Guard troops to the US-Mexico border is part of an ongoing theater of cruelty which summons xenophobic ideas of national security and [...]

Podcast: Israeli Military Resister On Her 115 Days Jailed

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Tamar Ze’evi, who at the age of nineteen refused to serve in the Israeli military. “I guess my story begins from growing up in Israel and specifically in Jerusalem, which is living, growing up in [...]

Mass Shootings Are A Byproduct Of A Militarized Society

By Elliot Swain, -

An article by Lucian K. Truscott IV, published in Salon last week, addresses the recent Florida mass killing with a novel suggestion. It implores trigger-happy “gun nuts” to forego the civilian [...]

Corporate Red Carpet & Largest Security Op For Super Bowl LII

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Protests are planned by community members, organizations, unions, and other activists spanning the week leading up to SB52 and on game day itself. A coalition of organizers and community members [...]

Military’s Goal Is School Ownership; Communities Push Back

By Pat Elder, -

Throughout the country military recruiters are increasingly allowed to casually share lunch in high school cafeterias and interact freely with high school youth in hallways and classrooms. [...]

Protests Against ADL’s Role In US-Israel Deadly Exchange Programs

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By Staff of JVP - JVP activists demonstrated at Anti-Defamation League offices from New York to Seattle, New Haven to Chicago, and 11 other cities across the country Wednesday as part of a [...]

Proposals To Arm Ukraine Against Russia In New Provocation

By Brandon Turbeville, -

By Brandon Turbeville for Activist Post - As the Syrian military moves farther east and clinches yet more territory from America’s terrorists, the United States establishment is now moving to [...]

The Hypocrisy Of The Bi-Partisan Congress On Militarism

By Ann Garrison, -

By Ann Garrison for Black Agenda Report - Supporters of the British Labour Party and its leader Jeremy Corbyn marched through London streets on Saturday, July 1st, from the BBC headquarters to [...]

US-Mexico Border Convergence Webinar Series

By Staff, -

By School of the Americas Watch. The SOA Watch movement began as a response to the call of solidarity to the people affected by the political, economic, and military US intervention in Central [...]

Is Canada Planning Extreme Military Escalation?

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By Staff of CUPW - Justin Trudeau certainly did not run on a military-strength platform. Nowhere on the campaign trail did Liberals talk about increasing military spending or using “hard power” [...]

Conference Signals Further US Militarization In Central America

By Jake Johnston for CEPR - In a high-level meeting Friday, the presidents of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador will discuss the region’s security with American and Mexican officials. Innocuous [...]

Killer Drones And The Militarization Of U.S. Foreign Policy

By Ann Wright, -

By Ann Wright for AFSA - The militarization of U.S. foreign policy certainly didn’t start with President Donald J. Trump; in fact, it goes back several decades. However, if Trump’s first 100 days [...]

Protests Oppose ‘Anti-Conspiracy’ Bill, As Japan Moves To Remilitarize

By Lisa Torio, -

By Lisa Torio for Waging Nonviolence - Since Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s “anti-conspiracy” bill entered the upper house of parliament in early April, thousands of people across the [...]