Category Archives: Anti-war

Will the U.S. “Jeremy Corbyn” Please Stand Up?

Election 2016 is underway and it’s clear something is stirring. Political outsiders are making waves, while more polished pols are sinking. The top two candidates on the Republican side, Donald Trump and Ben Carson, have never held elected office. On … Continue reading

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How U.S. Media Helped Wash That Little Boy Ashore

A picture of a little boy’s body washed ashore has touched a nerve. It’s that of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi, according to news reports. His 5-year old brother, Galip, drowned on the same boat, along with their mother, Rehan. The father, … Continue reading

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Who Should Be Honored on Memorial Day?

Listen to IVAW’s Maggie Martin on Voice of Russia Radio [Audio clip: view full post to listen] “No amount of medals, ribbons or flags can cover the amount of human suffering caused by these wars.” With those words Maggie Martin, … Continue reading

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A Discussion on U.S. Presidential Elections, Foreign Policy and Media Coverage

Pete appeared on Deadline with host Carey Campbell in February. Fellow guests included Martin Sieff, chief analyst for The Globalist, and Green Party presidential candidate Rhett Smith. Among the issues discussed and debated were the presidential elections; U.S. foreign policy … Continue reading

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Nader Keynotes “Americans Who Tell the Truth” Symposium at AU

Listen to speech by Ralph Nader and introduction by Jamie Raskin [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Feb. 13, lawyer and consumer advocate Ralph Nader keynoted a symposium at American University’s Washington College of Law entitled “Americans Who Tell … Continue reading

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Roseanne Barr on Mother’s Day, running for president

Listen to Roseanne Barr: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Just three weeks into Roseanne Barr’s campaign for U.S. president, one national poll has her at 6 percent in a three-way race with President Obama and Mitt Romney. The actress … Continue reading

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Jason McGaughey on the Occupy Movement and the Fight for the Future

Listen to Jason McGaughey: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] “We have to fight for our futures,” Jason McGaughey told TheFightBack Saturday at Occupy DC shortly before tensions rose and things escalated, at times tipping over into scenes of … Continue reading

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Guantanamo Bay Turns Ten: Former Soldier Discusses the “Detention Camps”

Listen to Daniel Lakemacher here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Today marks the tenth anniversary of foreign nationals being held at Guantanamo Bay, the US military base in Cuba. Activists are gathering outside the White House in Lafayette … Continue reading

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David Rovics on Bradley Manning and the Occupy Movement

Listen to David Rovics Here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] “He’s one of the most heroic figures of our times,” activist and singer/songwriter David Rovics said of Private Bradley Manning, who’s charged with leaking hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading

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Happy Bill of Rights Day: Celebrate It While You Still Can

Listen to Sue Udry Here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] December 15, 1791, the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, known collectively as the Bill of Rights, were ratified. In 1941, 150 years later, December 15th was … Continue reading

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