All Articles on War & Peace

The seemingly unbreakable bonds between employment and health care mean that COVID-19 might have already cost 16.2 million newly unemployed American "warriors"—and their families—access to medical services and treatment. (Photo: © Greg Nash) Views
Can the COVID War Become a Fight for Health Care Democracy?
Americans must make it known that we can’t fight a war and then simply go on to live flourishing lives without a basic guarantee to quality medical care.
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 Asylum seekers protest inside the Mantra Hotel in Preston, Melbourne, Australia. May 16, 2020. (Picture by Micheal Dodge/AAP/PA Images. All rights reserved) Views
COVID-19 Reveals the Inherent Vindictiveness of Migration Detention
The COVID-19 pandemic is exposing the glaring injustices of the immigration detention system.
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U.S. Apache attack helicopters are one of the main weapons headed to the Philippines if the sale is not stopped. (Photo: DoD/Public domain) News
Citing Dual Threat of Covid-19 and Duterte, Coalition Calls on Congress to Block US Arms Sale to Philippines
"The U.S. should not be selling advanced military systems to an abusive, unaccountable Philippine military under cover of a global pandemic."
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Murder, Again
Derek Chauvin, murderer. Screenshot. Eric Garner et al, ad nauseum. After Minneapolis police responded to "a forgery in progress," Derek Chauvin pinned George Floyd to the ground for seven minutes as bystander Darnella Frazier filmed the encounter. During that time, Floyd moaned, sobbed, "Oh Mama,...
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 The spread of Covid-19 has offered a rare opportunity to raise questions, challenge frameworks, and critically consider what “ending” war might even mean for this country.(Photo:  Erich Ferdinand/flickr/cc) Views
The Coming of a Social-Distancing Version of War
The future of forever war, American-style.
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"With respect to nuclear hazards, especially from the weaponry and their possible use, there is a growing disconnect between risk and behavior," writes Falk, "a combination of nuclearism prevailing among the political elites of the nuclear weapons states and public disregard. There is a greater appreciation of the dangers associated with nuclear energy." (Photo: Wikimedia / Creative Commons) Views
Arms Control & Disarmament: A Failed Marriage
As with the climate crisis, the linkages between contagious disease and nuclear weapons are too evident to ignore.
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A U.S. soldier fires an anti-tank rocket during a live-fire exercise in Zabul province, Afghanistan, in July 2010. (Photo: U.S. Army/flickr/cc) Views
US Public Remain the Tacit Accomplice in America's Dead End Wars
Honor the fallen, but not every war they were sent to fight
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President Trump plays golf in Sterling, Va., on May 23. (Photo: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) News
'It Was Me Who Shattered 100% of the ISIS Caliphate,' Says Trump to Defend Golfing Amid Covid-19 Pandemic
"A poignant Memorial Day tribute by President Trump."
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Members of National Nurses United stand in protest among empty shoes representing nurses who have died from Covid-19 in Lafayette Park across from the White House May 07, 2020. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Views
Let's Honor Fallen Workers on Memorial Day, Too
Covid-19 has shown us how many different kinds of workers are needed to keep us safe, housed, and fed. Many of them face danger every day, just as soldiers do.
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An Iranian oil tanker. News
Iran Warns US Not to Interfere with Venezuelan Oil Flotilla
“We hope the Americans will not make a mistake.”
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