Reader Comments: Palestine, Israel; George Floyd Changed the World; Society Without Landlords; Military Spending; Chile; Asian & Asian American Books for Children & Teenagers; Solidarity with Palestine Resources; Memorial Day; Music Therapy; more...
The fear you felt that day was an authentic reflection of what millions of people have endured because of the votes you and past colleagues cast as they authorized trillions upon trillions of dollars to feed and unleash the largest war machine ever.
A reviewer's respectful, if somewhat critical, look at a new book on the Italian Renaissance that seeks to contextualize that movement within the broader sweep of history and within the social conflicts of its time.
Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies
Independent Media Institute
We hope 2020 is when the American public finally looks at the fateful choice between war and peace with 20/20 vision, and we will start severely punishing Trump and every other U.S. politician who opts for threats over diplomacy, war over peace.
Will the United States and other nations survive these escalating preparations for nuclear war? In fact, the U.S. government and others are increasing the role that nuclear weapons play in their "national security" policies.
Reader Comments: 2020 Candidates on War and Peace; Joe Biden; Chicago elections; Algeria in Revolt; Socialism in America (Milwaukee); Flint; Long Beach; Resources - Reconstruction, Racism, Immigration; Delegation to Venezuela; more Announcements;...
Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies
Local Peace Economy, a project of the Independent Media Institute
What hope is there that one of the Democrats seeking the presidency in 2020 could be a real peace candidate? Could one of them bring an end to these wars and prevent new ones? Walk back the brewing Cold War and arms race with Russia and China?