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Defender and Spearheads

Victor Grossman Berlin Bulletin 172
“If you want peace you must prepare for war," - despite its history, support for a growing and aggressive military finds many such rationalizations in today's Germany. Meanwhile, the peace movement continues to demand base closures.

The 2020 Elections and the Anti-War Cause

Howard Machtinger Portside
nuclear bomb blast To make passionate arguments against the war machine can be a key part of the fight as well as contributing to building a long-term anti-war movement. The critique of militarism, both at home and abroad, is a crucial part of the resistance to Trump.

United States Foreign Policy: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Harry Targ MR Online
The contradictory character of Trump foreign policy has left the peace movement befuddled. Perhaps the task is to include in the project of building a progressive majority ideas about challenging the US as an imperial power.

Vietnam Moratorium: A Day To Remember

Carolyn Eisenberg Antiwar.com
The organizers had a simple idea; on this one day, people opposed to the war would halt “business as usual” and take some action – large or small - to signify their desire for peace.

Tidbits - Oct. 10, 2019 - Reader Comments: Impeachment; Turkey, Kurds; Climate Change and Militarism; Red Meat; Abolish Columbus Day; Vietnam War; Knights of Labor resource; Announcements - Chicago, Berkeley, New York, Washington, DC; more....

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Reader Comments: Impeachment; Turkey, Kurds, Rojava; Climate Change and Militarism; Red Meat Safe - readers take issue; Abolish Columbus Day; Vietnam War; Knights of Labor resource; Announcements - Chicago, Berkeley, New York, Washington, DC; more...

A GI Rebellion: When Soldiers Said No to War

Steve Early Beyond Chron
In an era of “forever wars,” it may be hard to imagine organizing among active duty military personnel or newly-minted veterans. Let’s hope that the many examples of grassroots activism described in Waging Peace prove inspirational and instructiv

The Dark Side of the Moon Mission

James Jeffrey The Progressive
“For that kind of money,” Vonnegut cracked on the CBS Evening News, “the least [NASA] can do is discover God.” Nostalgia lends itself to glossing over the protest and unrest of the time. Here, we remember.

Trumpism’s Global Strategy

Calvin Cheung-Miaw and Max Elbaum Organizing Upgrade
Trump is wedded to a racist and non-reality-based view of the United States' relationship to the rest of the world. But we also need to pay attention to the geopolitical calculations of the U.S. elite overall to craft an anti-war strategy.
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