At a Scranton courthouse rally for Palestine shortly after the massive Israeli government attack on Gaza in October 2023, it was suggested by a Veterans For Peace (VFP) speaker that the better place to protest was several blocks away at the Army Ammunition Plant, where its operator General Dynamics had been stepping up...
Six Principles for an Increasingly Authoritarian Age Since the Vietnam War, the U.S. antiwar movement has experienced some high points—notably the massive protests that took place on the eve of the 2003 Iraq War—but has largely been ineffective in challenging the U.S. warfare state. The main reason is because the U.S....
Demonstrators in 50 cities invoke King’s legacy in denouncing U.S. war machine It has been a year of nearly unprecedented war hysteria—remarkable in a country that has been gripped in continuous war hysteria for generations. The memories of mainstream media publishing major exposures of U.S. war crimes—like the 1969 My...
Several thousand people gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, February 19, to protest U.S. support for the war in Ukraine around the time of its one-year anniversary. The protest was organized by the People’s Party and Libertarian Party. It brought together groups on the left and...
On March 18, thousands of people from across the country and the world gathered in Lafayette Park, just outside the White House, demanding an end to the endless U.S. wars of the past 20 years and in particular the proxy conflict in Ukraine...
The United Nations reports that we now have the highest number of violent conflicts since World War II. Against that backdrop, we have little anti-war action world-wide. Professor Joan Roelofs’ eye-opening book The Trillion Dollar Silencer makes clear the reasons why there is so little pushback from people in the United States, the leading...
Cluster Bombs Have Killed at Least 67,000 Vietnamese Since the Vietnam War Ended One of President Joe Biden's biographers, David Hagan, author of No Ordinary Joe, tells the story of a 10-year-old Joe Biden taking a $5 bet to climb a burning coal pile in his hometown of Scranton. Young Joe took...