Stopping Wars Is Essential For Stopping Climate Change

By Elaine Graham-Leigh, Counterfire. -

War is not often mentioned in mainstream discussions about the causes of climate change. The 1992 Kyoto Protocol indeed explicitly excluded greenhouse gas emissions from military action from its [...]

Countdown To “Full Spectrum Dominance”

By T.J. Coles, Counterpunch. -

The US is formally committed to dominating the world by the year 2020. With President Trump’s new Space Directive-4, the production of laser-armed fighter jets as possible precursors to space [...]

Two U.S. Veterans For Peace Refused Bail In Ireland

By Ellen Davidson, Stop These Wars. -

Ireland - Two US veterans were arrested at Shannon Airport on 17 March for entering the airfield to inspect and investigate an OMNI Air International plane on contract to the U.S. military.  The [...]

#HandsOffVenezuela March In Washington: No To Economic And Military Warfare

By Julia Conley, Commondreams. -

Washington, DC - Denouncing the "strangling" of the Venezuelan economy via sanctions and demanding the Trump administration allow the South American country to determine its own fate, [...]

What A U.S. Peace Delegation Learned In Venezuela

By the Black Alliance for Peace. -

We mentioned last week that to gather the full range of evidence on U.S. efforts to sabotage Venezuela, a delegation of 13 leaders from peace, civil rights and women’s organizations were heading [...]

The US Must Grow Up And Respect Iranian Independence

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

One of the lessons from our recent visit to Iran as a Peace Delegation is that Iran is a mature country. It is 2,500 years old, ten times as old as the United States and one of the world’s oldest [...]

20 Companies Profiting the Most From War

By Samuel Stebbins and Evan Comen, 24/7 Wall Street -

24/7 Wall St. reviewed data provided by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute to identify the companies profiting most from war. Companies were ranked based on arms sale revenue. [...]

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif Speaks To US Peace Delegation

Audio from Chris Weaver and transcript by Sean Reynolds and Yayoi Wakabayashi, Popular Resistance. -

Tehran, Iran -  A group of twenty eight US citizens traveled to Iran for a peace delegation from February 23 to March 3 to speak with Iranians and learn about the impacts of US sanctions and [...]

Demonizing Iran: An Inside Look Into What The US Is Trying To Hide

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The United States has a long history of interfering in Iranian politics. Perhaps the most famous is the coup of the democratically-elected prime minister Mohammad Mossadegh in 1953 followed by [...]

United States Peace Delegation Heads To Iran

By CODEPINK, Popular Resistance. -

A CODEPINK delegation of 30 United States citizens will be traveling in Iran from February 25 to March 6 to express their deep concern to the Iranian people about the effect of the Trump [...]

How Militarization Impedes The Green New Deal

By Cameron Orr, People's World. -

Fighting for a Green New Deal in the United States will require uniting all popular forces against the main barriers to social and ecological progress. The Sunrise Movement, which has brought [...]

What It Really Takes To Secure Peace In Afghanistan

By Kathy Kelly, Voices for Creative Nonviolence. -

Kabul - Hossein, a member of the Afghan Peace Volunteers, (APV), which hosted my recent visit to Afghanistan, rolled up his sleeve to show me a still-healing three-inch wound. Thieves had broken [...]

Organizing Tool Kit For Feb. 23 Hands-Off Venezuela Actions

By No War On Venezuela -

International actions set for the weekend of February 23 come at a critical moment. Powerful mobilizations are needed globally to express solidarity with the people of Venezuela and to roundly [...]

Venezuela February 23: Global Day of Action

By Staff, No War On Venezuela -

The weekend of Saturday, February 23 – the 1 month anniversary of the U.S.-backed coup attempt in Venezuela – has been set as a day of internationally coordinated actions in solidarity with the [...]