Revisiting Nick Turse’s singular contribution to world knowledge about what the United States did in and to Vietnam and its people.
Mumia Abu-Jamal Tests the Limits of What the State Can Do to Any of Us
Dr. Johanna Fernandez discusses the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal and the barbarism of the U.S. criminal justice system.
Why We Must Speak Up to Prevent More Genocides
Genocides will continue to occur unless actions are taken to prevent or stop genocide, and perpetrators are exposed and held to account.
Rhodessa Jones: ‘If You Don’t See Color, You Don’t See Me’
Exclusive interview with Rhodessa Jones by Denny Riley for Peace & Planet News hodessa...
Letter from the Amazon
A Waorani woman to world leaders: “The earth does not expect you to save her, she expects you to respect her.”
Shrimp Boat Captain Starts Hunger Strike to Protect Gulf
Diane Wilson, shrimper, mother and veteran Texas activist opposes port dredging to build export terminal for fracked crude oil.
Congress: Hold On To That Fear
Veterans For Peace activist urges congressmembers to use Jan. 6 to learn to empathize with victims of U.S. military attacks around the globe.
Michelle Alexander on King’s ‘Beyond Vietnam’ Speech
The author of The New Jim Crow looks at Martin Luther King’s groundbreaking April 4, 1967, speech condemning U.S. militarism.
Marine Corps Legend Who Tried to Stop the Vietnam War
A career Marine Corps commandant who spoke the truth about the Vietnam War only to be accused of giving aid and comfort to the enemy.
One Night in Miami
History was made in more ways than one on the night Mohammed Ali became the World Heavyweight Boxing Champion.
An Interview with Korean Anti-base Activist Choi Sung-hee
A Korean activist talks about one village’s struggle to stop the encroachment of U.S. military bases and save their land.
Rocky the Owl
The story of Rocky, the owl found in the Rockefeller Christmas tree, and her journey back to the wild, told by the wildlife rehabilitator.
Cuba Libre to Be COVID-Libre: Five Vaccines and Counting …
Cuba puts the lie to the idea that only free-market capitalism could have led to the development of COVID vaccines.
Through the Years, GI and Veteran Resistance
The Vietnam GI antiwar movement can be traced back to 1945, when US Merchant Marines were used to transport French troops to Vietnam.
Villagers & Pillagers: Who Will Survive the Collapse?
Will democratic eco-settlements rise from the ruins, gain a foothold, and begin healing the planet? Or will tribal warlords rule the rubble?
Anti-Asian Violence in America Is Rooted in U.S. Empire
If we are to stop anti-Asian hatred in the United States, we must recognize how U.S. foreign policy perpetuates it.
We Need an International Treaty to Ban Weaponized Drones
A young Lebanese mother mourning the death of her daughter helped me understand how monitoring by drones terrified her and her neighbors.
Blood for Oil
Amid the ongoing horror, it’s important to find ways to atone for war crimes—including reparations.
Lawrence Ferlinghetti: A Veteran For Peace
World-renowned poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, a true Renaissance man and the original Veteran For Peace, dies at age 101.
Monsanto, Bayer and Two Wars
Recent exposés of Monsanto products causing cancer have caused stocks to plunge, and new owner Bayer no longer wants to use the brand name.
He Had a Hammer: Henry Aaron Presente
As an icon passes away at 86, let’s remember more than his home runs. He wore scars borne of racism with defiance and pride.
The Rubble of Empire
How can you tell when your empire is crumbling? Some signs are actually visible from my own front window here in San Francisco.
Where the Antelope Bird Is Found
We bought Charlie almost 15 years ago. We hadn’t intended to buy a bird. It was supposed to be a zoo visit.