Russia is increasingly becoming the Saudi Arabia of the north.
A personal recollection on the day that launched the Iraq War — and its lessons for us 18 years later.
We must end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the next time our leaders argue for the necessity of war, it’s up to us to resist.
The anti-war movement needs money, and the Koch brothers have it. But it comes with strings attached.
Peace activists must look beyond our own movement.
Trump’s wars are now all over the map. The peace movement can fight back by joining already thriving intersectional campaigns.
And he called them out fearlessly.
Phyllis Bennis and filmmaker Amir Amirani discuss the largest mobilization of people in human history — the 2003 protest against the invasion of Iraq — and its relevance to today.
Our movement changed history. While we did not prevent the Iraq war, the protests proved its clear illegality, demonstrated the isolation of the Bush administration policies, helped prevent war in Iran, and inspired a generation of activists.
Why does the media treat a dead mouse as more important than an anti-war protest?
The leaks just fill in details of what we already knew: that the Afghan War is too costly to continue.
At the U.S. Social Forum in Detroit, reports columnist Christine Ahn, a new and powerful antiwar movement came together.
As we prepare for the post-election and post-inauguration periods we know, whoever wins, four more years of protest, mobilization, and political pressure will be required.
When pundits talk about the U.S. elections and foreign policy, they focus on Iraq and Iran. But the third member of the infamous “axis of evil” may prove to be just as influential.
Like any coming-of-age event, the Olympics not only acknowledge transformation, they can be part of that transformation.