Tag Archive for David Swanson

No U.S. Warplanes over Syria – It’s Illegal, Immoral, Unwinnable & Risks War with Russia

On August 8, 2017 a coalition of six organizations held a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. to call on the U.S. to remove all military aircraft from Syrian airspace. This presentation is not to be missed for those interested in preventing a wider war in the Middle East and a…

David Swanson: A Report from Russia on the New Cold War

All of David Swanson’s reports from his recent trip to Russia are worth reading. You can find them all via links found in Why You Should Visit Russia. The list of differences in arms control between Russia and the USA given Swanson during a meeting with Vladimir Kozonov I found to be of particular interest,…

Obama Wants Trump & Pentagon Abundantly Funded, Requests $11.6 Billion in Extra War Funding on the Way Out

  Read David Swanson’s take on the war supplemental: Another $11.6 Billion for Obama/Trump Wars? Hell No! November 16, 2016. President Obama waited until after the election last week to propose an unpopular idea. He asked Congress for $11.6 billion extra — outside the huge existing military budget — for wars. Here’s his letter including all…

Help the Army Find $6.5 Trillion

Join us and sign author and activist David Swanson’s petition to the U.S. Army: Please allow us to visit your facilities and to conduct unimpeded inspections until we determine exactly where the unaccounted for $6.5 trillion ended up — the $6.5 trillion that you said in the report linked below you just can’t locate. We…

Pope Tells World’s Top Arms Dealers to End Arms Trade – David Swanson

From journalist, author and activist David Swanson: Pope Tells World’s Top Arms Dealers to End Arms Trade By davidswanson – Posted on 24 September 2015 I lack patience. I admit it. There’s my confession. I couldn’t sit through the Pope’s slow and plodding and polite speech to Congress, waiting for him to say something against…