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?
Reader Comments: Senate Vote on Yemen; U.S. Priority: War; Teacher Strikes; Curbing Jeff Bezos; Trump Ending Curbs on Meatpcking and Coal Industries; Migrants and Immigration; Hotel Strike Lessons; Resources: People's History Lessons; and more...
Historians debate to what extent the Treaty of Versailles was responsible for Hitler’s march to World War II, but there can be little doubt that the treaty ending the “War to End All Wars” continues to be a major factor in our “War Without End."