The Violence Problem as Seen from Charlottesville

Charlottesville, over six years ago, was in the news around the world because a bunch of Nazis came here. Some of them were from here, a place with more than its share of homegrown problems. But the Nazi problem, the widespread racism, the militarized society, the president instigating violence, Hollywood’s glorification of violence, CNN’s glorification of violence, the ownership of governments by the NRA and read more

Speaking Truth to Empire

On Speaking Truth to Empire on KFCF 88.1 FM independently owned and locally operated since 1975 in Fresno, Dan Yaseen interviews Jeff J. Brown; he is a geopolitical analyst, journalist, lecturer and the author of The China Trilogy, which consists of “44 Days Backpacking in China”, “China Rising – Capitalist Roads, Socialist Destinations” and “China Is Communist, Dammit! – Dawn of the Red Dynasty”. They discuss the genocidal Israeli bombing of Gaza read more

10 Embarrassment-Free Methods of Flipping to Peace on Ukraine

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, November 15, 2023

Are you a network television executive, a newspaper editorial board member, a good citizen who obeys the President of the United States, or perhaps you are the President? Do you want to support negotiated compromise in Ukraine after having spent many months denouncing compromise as the treasonous work of Putin-funded commies? You’ve come to the right place. These methods have been used with great success by your peers for over a century. They read more

There Is No Right Side in War

There Is No Right Side in War
By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, November 14, 2023

Many of us have called wars like those on Iraq and Afghanistan by the name “wars” or sometimes the name “occupation,” but the current war on Gaza by the name “genocide.” They’ve all been extremely one-sided slaughters of mostly civilians — thus far the latest violence in Gaza the least one-sided of those three. But two of them were U.S. wars read more

Tomgram: William Hartung, American Arms Makers, Cashing in on Conflict

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Oh, the madness of it all! And I do mean madness. Today, Pentagon expert and TomDispatch regular William Hartung considers just how strikingly the giant weapons-making corporations rule the roost both in Washington and in global war-making. One factor to be added to the nightmare scenario read more

Video of Debate on Ukraine in Madison Wisconsin on November 12

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, November 12, 2023



TV News Video.

News Report.


Nothing in my lifetime has done more to increase the risk of nuclear apocalypse than the war in Ukraine. Nothing is doing more to impede global cooperation on climate, poverty, or homelessness. Few things are doing as much direct damage in those areas, devastating the environment, disrupting grain read more