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Militarizing US Schools and Society Only Creates More Gun Violence and Police Brutality

July 4, 2018

TRNN’s Ben Norton continues his discussion with Boston teacher Nino Brown, of the ANSWER Coalition, on the links between US militarism, gun violence, and police brutality. Nino Brown argues militarizing schools and more heavily arming cops will only make the problem worse

​Altruism and Sadism in Public Policy

June 26, 2018

By David Swanson Remarks at Peace Resource Center of San Diego, June 23, 2018. There are three things that are almost always underestimated: the U.S. military budget, altruism, and sadism. First, the military budget. The U.S. military budget, including all things military in various departments, is roughly 60% of federal discretionary spending, meaning the spending…

Peace Activists Call for Shadow Bank BlackRock to Divest from Military-Industrial Complex

Peace Activists Call for Shadow Bank BlackRock to Divest from Military-Industrial Complex

May 25, 2018

Peace activists are pressuring BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, to divest from war. CODEPINK’s Ariel Gold and Sarah Eckel-Dalrymple discuss the new campaign, after protesting the NYC shareholders’ meeting of BlackRock, which manages tens of billions of dollars invested in weapons corporations

Yemeni Journalist: I Was Afraid US-Saudi Coalition Would Bomb My Wedding Party too

Yemeni Journalist: I Was Afraid US-Saudi Coalition Would Bomb My Wedding Party too

May 1, 2018

After the US-backed Saudi coalition massacred dozens of civilians at a wedding party, journalist Ahmad Algohbary says he and other Yemenis cannot live a normal life without fear

Congressman Ro Khanna challenges US interventionism and wars in Yemen, Syria, Libya

January 23, 2018

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: In his year in Congress, Khanna has established himself as a forceful opponent of the interventionist consensus that supports war in the Middle East

Yemen’s Crisis is Far Worse Than We’re Told

January 18, 2018

UNICEF says the war in Yemen is killing or wounding five children every single day. But Shireen Al-Adeimi says the figure drastically under-counts the real toll of the Saudi-led, U.S.-backed bombing and blockade

Worldwide Warfare Will End When We Divest From the Arms Industry

November 12, 2017

Andrew Feinstein, author of the book Shadow Wars, outlines the importance of divesting from the US war machine at the Code Pink Summit

Vijay Prashad: ‘The Only Way to Confront a War Economy is to Confront a Culture of War’

November 8, 2017

The culture of war is a celebration of death, which is what President Trump is promoting and which we must confront, argues Vijay Prashad at the Code Pink Summit

United Kingdom

September 24, 2017
Chris Cole of Drone Wars UK talks about the current state of the technology, the march to lethal autonomous warfare, and the absolute secrecy and lack of democratic scrutiny around the developing drone program