David Swanson

Anything War Can Do, Peace Can Do Better

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William James’ idea of the need to create a moral equivalent of war first struck me, decades ago, when I read about it, as about as sensible an idea as inventing a new way to punch yourself in the face.

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Video of a Workshop on Abolishing War

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Video of a Workshop I Just Did in Santa Cruz on Abolishing War:

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Is War Alcohol?

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War is a self-perpetuating habit that harms its users and can provide a certain momentary high. At a peace conference in Canada recently I heard a number of people refer to themselves as “recovering Americans.” The degree to which many people imagine wars are launched and continued for rational reasons is a major misunderstanding; war cannot be explained without irrationality.

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Tell Israel to Allow Thinking in Its Schools

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World BEYOND War
https://worldbeyondwar.org/tell-israel-to-allow-thinking-in-its-schools/

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A Poor People’s Campaign Against War

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A Poor People’s Campaign Against War

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Florida Shooter’s JROTC Took NRA Money

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Florida Shooter’s JROTC Took NRA Money, Excelled at Marksmanship
By David Swanson

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