A Slice of the Anti-war/Syria position in NYC

It shouldn’t be easy for a group of Antiwar.com writers and supporters to just walk in and dish about foreign policy at the Left Forum, which claims to be the biggest annual convocation of Leftwing activists in the country. But it was — easy, that is. In fact, some of us probably made it harder […]

An Appeal to PEN: Exec. Director Suzanne Nossel Must Go

U.S. Cooption of the Human Rights Movement Continues. "When political people have finished with repression and violence PEN can indeed be forgotten. Until then, with all its flounderings and failings and mistaken acts, it is still, I think, a fellowship moved by the hope that one day the work it tries and often manages to […]

New Documentary: War, Peace, and Politics in the Streets

THE ACTIVISTS: War, Peace, and Politics in the Streets from Melofilms on Vimeo. Created by Melody Weinstein, Michael T. Heaney, and Marco Roldán, The Activists: War, Peace, and Politics in the Streets describes, “…activism in the anti-war movement in the United States after 9/11. Through the lens of several well-known activists and dynamic organizations, it […]

VERIFIED: Where Wars Do — and Don’t Come From

Where wars DO come from: “It is not civilizations that promote clashes. They occur when old-fashioned leaders look for old-fashioned ways to solve problems by rousing their people to armed confrontation.” –Kenichi Ohmae, The End Of The Nation State, (New York: The Free Press 1995), p. 11. Why of course the people don’t want war. […]

Iraq Veterans Against the War: The Documentary

Per IVAW: Voice of Art, the new documentary series on Pharrell Williams’ I Am Other YouTube channel, is releasing Part 1 of its new episode entitled “Iraq Veterans Against the War” on Friday, June 29 2012. The episode features the historic march and returning of Global War on Terrorism service medals by members of Iraq […]

No War, No Sanctions, No Intervention, No Assassinations

Clear, simple, to the point. A nice, simple set of values that all kinds of people should be able to get behind. It’s the platform, manifesto, talking points, everything of No War on Iran: National Day of Action, February 4th. A lot of anti-war activities get bogged down in lengthy laundry lists of talking points […]