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Nicolas J.S. Davies

Nicolas J.S. Davies

Nicolas J. S. Davies is an independent journalist, a researcher with CODEPINK and the author of Blood On Our Hands: the American Invasion and Destruction of Iraq.

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The High Stakes of the U.S.-Russia Confrontation Over Ukraine

Americans should beware of romanticizing the "old" Cold War as a time of peace, simply because we somehow managed to dodge a world-ending nuclear holocaust.

Medea Benjamin ·


COP26: Can a Singing, Dancing Rebellion Save the World?

The appropriate public response to governments that are ready to squander the lives of millions of people, whether by war or by ecological mass suicide, is rebellion and revolution.

Medea Benjamin ·


Our Future vs. Neoliberalism

As we reject the inevitability of neoliberalism and Thatcher's lie that there is no alternative, we must also reject the lie that we are just passive, powerless consumers.

Medea Benjamin ·


Why Does Congress Fight Over Funding Childcare But Not F-35s?

Real fiscal insanity is what Congress does year after year, taking most of its discretionary spending off the table and handing it over to the Pentagon before even considering the country’s urgent domestic needs.

Medea Benjamin ·


U.S. Militarism's Toxic, Planet-Killing Impact on Climate Policy

Twenty years of Pentagon violence and waste should ring alarm bells inside the head of every American, warning us that we have allowed our government to spend trillions of dollars waging war while ignoring real existential dangers to our civilization and all of humanity.

Medea Benjamin ·


How Can America Wake Up From Its Post-9/11 Nightmare?

Our only hope for the future is to abandon the futile quest for hegemony and instead commit to peace, cooperative diplomacy, international law, and disarmament.

Medea Benjamin ·


Afghan Crisis Must End America’s Empire of War, Corruption and Poverty

The U.S. can either stumble on in its fruitless attempt to control the world through militarism and coercion, or it can use this opportunity to rethink its place in the world.

Medea Benjamin ·


Will Americans Who Were Right on Afghanistan Still Be Ignored?

Reining in America’s out-of-control militarism would be a wise and appropriate response to its epic defeat in Afghanistan, before the same corrupt interests drag us into even more dangerous wars against more formidable enemies than the Taliban.

Medea Benjamin ·

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