In many ways, it’s hard to absorb (if I can even use that word) the increasing extremity of our weather world. Just when you’ve taken in the latest newsflashes, something even more extreme appears on the radar screen and that news becomes history. It’s already ancient news that the
By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, February 5, 2023
David Swanson is the author of the new book The Monroe Doctrine at 200 and What to Replace It With.
The Monroe Doctrine was first discussed under that name as justification for the U.S. war on Mexico that moved the western U.S. border south, swallowing up the present-day states of California, Nevada, and Utah, most of New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado, and parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Wyoming. By no means was that as far south as some
By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, February 4, 2023
In a children’s book by Chris Colfer called The Land of Stories: A Grimm Warning, a Napoleonic French army of soldiers, guns, swords, and cannons arrives in the fairy tale land where Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty, and all sorts of similar people and fairies dwell.
The girl in charge of the place immediately begins organizing armies to fight the invaders. What choice does she have? Well, there are a number of reasons, somewhat unique to the
By Donbass Devushka, February 4, 2023
Donbass Devushka and JM sit down with David Swanson, author, activist, journalist and radio host, to talk about U.S. misconceptions of WWII, manufacturing consent, the war in Ukraine, and the peace movement. Check out David’s book “Leaving WWII Behind” here: https://davidswanson.org/lwwiib
Elections? What are those?
Our previous president was almost unimaginably deep into voter suppression. After all, a Georgia grand jury has, among other things, been investigating his direct involvement in
Hard Lens Media interviews David Swanson about plans for the Rage Against the War Machine rally in Washington DC on February 19. See https://rageagainstwar.com
Just in case you think that, since January 6, 2021, the trials and tribulations of the American democratic system have been unique or even (to use an all-American word) exceptional, think again. In a recent