Last week, Jonathan Williams was interviewed by Antiwar.com Radio’s Angela Keaton. They discussed SPAN’s counter-recruitment work, the military’s recruitment efforts, and the use of video games in recruiting. Check it out at AntiWar.com here!
On Wednesday, historian and PA advisory board member Howard Zinn passed away. In his memory, we urge you to check out this great tribute to Zinn from the Nation. “Zinn’s brand of history put common citizens at the center of the story and inspired generations of young activists […]
Senior Fellow Raed Jarrar talks to RT about recent conflicts occurring in Iraq around the upcoming elections.
There’s been a glut of bad news of in politics of late, but one congressional leader is showing spine uncharacteristic for many congressional Democrats — Nancy Pelosi. I’m talking about her criticism of Obama’s plan to freeze spending for everything but Defense, Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs. She’s […]
Think Outside the Bomb (TOTB) is a grassroots youth organization that aims to eliminate nuclear weapons. This year, TOTB is focused on recruiting young people from across the country to participate in two major events it has planned for this year: actions at the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review […]
Two related issues were in the news today, the President’s call for a spending freeze on federal programs, except for the national security state of course, and senior UN envoy in Afghanistan Kai Eide’s call for negotiations with the Taliban. On the former, Jo Comerford of the National […]
In the midst of a struggle to provide health care for millions of Americans and create more jobs, President Obama has just announced that he will freeze non-security domestic spending at $447 billion per year. That’s for everything except Defense, Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs. Guess what won’t […]
Back in November, reports leaked that US Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry had sent secret cables to the State Department expressing his concerns about sending additional troops to Afghanistan and the overall emphasis on counterinsurgency in the approach to the conflict there. Today, the New York Times has […]
Check out this recent article by Peace Action historian Larry Wittner at the History News Network. The outpouring of humanitarian aid from numerous nations for the suffering people of Haiti is truly extraordinary — particularly when set against the shabby record of the past… After all, in previous […]
The Obama administration planned to submit its Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) to Congress February 1, but has delayed the review’s release until March 1. In a speech to the United Nations General Assembly in September, President Obama stated: “We will complete a Nuclear Posture Review that opens the […]