A Demonstrator’s Guide To Understanding Riot Munitions

By Crime Thinc. -

This article offers an overview of less-lethal projectiles—both chemical weapons and impact munitions. The police themselves don’t bother distinguishing the two. We’ll cover chemical weapons like [...]

18 Years Ago The US War On Iraq Began

By Ann Wright, Popular Resistance. -

Friday, March 19, 2021 was the 18th anniversary of the U.S. government political decision to invade and occupy oil-rich, Arab/Muslim Iraq, a country of 32 million persons.  U.S. elected officials [...]

Defensive Moves Or Preparation For War With Iran?

By Elijah J. Magnier. -

The US has decided to deploy the Israeli Iron Dome Missile Interceptor Systems, purchased in 2019, in Eastern European countries and also in the Gulf countries where the US Central Command [...]

Black Alliance For Peace Demands Biden Administration Abolish 1033 Program

By Black Alliance for Peace, Popular Resistance. -

The Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) calls U.S. President Joe Biden’s executive order to alter the Department of Defense’s 1033 program because of his supposed commitment to racial justice an [...]

Protesters Call On Hopkins To Drop Nuclear Weapons Research

By Chris H. Park and Min-Seo Kim, The Johns Hopkins News Letter. -

Members of Prevent Nuclear War Maryland, a Baltimore-based anti-war, anti-nuclear weapons organization, protested the University’s involvement in nuclear weapons research with the U.S. government [...]

Occupation Of UK Factory Involved In Israeli Drone Manufacture

By Joe Gill, Middle East Eye. -

Direct action protests against Israel’s largest weapons company have escalated in the UK, with an occupation of a factory building engines for drones used by Israel’s army entering its third day [...]

Doctors Decry ‘Less Lethal’ Police Munitions

By Alexandra Kelley, The Hill. -

A group of doctors from the Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, Austin penned a letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine to warn of the dangers of police’s [...]

US Launches Missile Test Less Than 48 Hours Before Hiroshima Anniversary

By Sandy Jones, Waging Peace. -

Santa Barbara, CA – The U.S. Air Force launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile Tuesday morning, August 4, at 12:21 a.m. PDT from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The [...]

New Study: US Empire Is Falling But Will Not Fall Quietly

By the Rand Corporation. -

Where will the next war occur? Who will fight in it? Why will it occur? How will it be fought? This brief summarizes a series of reports that sought to answer these questions—looking out from now [...]

UK Government Urged To Suspend Export Of Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets And Riot Shields To US

By Jon Stone, Independent.co.uk. -

The government is being urged to suspend the sales of British tear gas, rubber bullets and riot shields to the United States amid fears they are being used against civil rights protesters. The [...]

Is the THAAD Missile Crisis in South Korea Escalating?  

By K. J. Noh, Popular Resistance. -

On May 28th, 2020,  "The Ministry of National Defense and the USFK (United States Forces in Korea) engaged in a transportation operation in the middle of the night to bring equipment to the [...]

Groups Fight To Keep Desert National Wildlife Refuge Intact

By Roz Brown, Public News Service. -

Las Vegas - Conservation groups say Nevada eventually could lose its Desert National Wildlife Refuge north of Las Vegas if Congress approves a request from the U.S. Air Force to expand its [...]

The Self-Defeating US Military: Wars Without Victories, Weapons Without End

By William Astore, Tomdispatch.com -

The expression “self-licking ice cream cone” was first used in 1992 to describe a hidebound bureaucracy at NASA. Yet, as an image, it’s even more apt for America’s military-industrial complex, an [...]

Activists Shut Down UK-Based Israeli Arms Factories ‘In Solidarity With Palestinian People’

By Fréa Lockley, Thecanary.co -

Elbit is directly involved in the murder of Palestinians by the occupying Israeli forces. They work closely with the Israeli military to develop increasingly lethal weapons, which are then tested [...]

Charlottesville Divests From Weapons And Fossil Fuels

By David Swanson, World Beyond War. -

On the evening of June 3, 2019, the City Council of Charlottesville, Va., voted to divest the funds in its operating budget from weapons dealers and fossil fuel producers. Here’s the resolution [...]