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Ad-Blocking Software Is No. 1 Paid Mobile App in U.S.

Less than a day after the launch of Apple’s new operating system, software that allows mobile users to block advertisements shot to the top of apps charts worldwide.

Posted on Sep 17, 2015 READ MORE

Lame Duck

Posted on Jul 18, 2015 READ MORE

VIDEO: Former Rep. Ron Dellums on ‘Democracy Now!’: Peace Challenges All Forms of Injustice

This Memorial Day, “Democracy Now!” broadcasts a pro-peace speech by former Rep. Ron Dellums. “Peace is the superior idea,” he says, “because to come together under the banner of peace forces us to challenge all forms of injustice.”

Posted on May 25, 2015 READ MORE

Memorial Day

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A Century of Women Working for Peace

One hundred years ago, more than 1,000 women gathered here in The Hague during World War I, demanding peace.

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Iran Deal

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Uncle Pentagon: Growing Up in the Shadow of the American War State

The Pentagon loomed so large in my childhood that it could have been another member of my family. Maybe a menacing uncle who doled out put-downs and whacks to teach us lessons or a rich, dismissive great-aunt intent on propriety and good manners.

Posted on Mar 12, 2015 READ MORE

Peace On Earth

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Holiday Wish

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The Abolition of Abolition

A long-dreaded transformation from hope to doom is taking place as President Obama ushers the world onto the no-turning-back road of nuclear perdition.

Posted on Dec 12, 2014 READ MORE

Why No One Remembers the Peacemakers

Go to war and every politician will thank you, and they’ll continue to do so—with monuments and statues, war museums and military cemeteries—long after you’re dead. But who thanks those who refused to fight, even in wars that most people later realized were tragic mistakes?

Posted on Dec 11, 2014 READ MORE

No Peace On Earth

Posted on Dec 7, 2014 READ MORE

Bird Flu

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Chris Hedges Honors Humanists Combating the ‘Culture of War’

Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges channeled his solemn, sermonic style at Stony Point, N.Y., on Saturday at a dinner inaugurating the Anne Barstow and Tom Driver Award for Excellence in Nonviolent Direct Action in Retirement.

Posted on Oct 19, 2014 READ MORE

Nobel Peace Prize

Posted on Oct 14, 2014 READ MORE

Truthdigger of the Week: Jacob George

Tragic news of the young veteran received enormous attention over the past week. Friends and fellow veterans remember his warmth, wisdom and commitment to bringing the horrors of war to an end.

Posted on Sep 28, 2014 READ MORE


Posted on Sep 27, 2014 READ MORE

Peace Prescription

Posted on Aug 1, 2014 READ MORE

A Venerable Jewish Voice for Peace

The Israeli assault on the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip has entered its fourth week. This military attack, waged by land, sea and air, has been going on longer than the devastating assault in 2008/2009, which killed more than 1,400 Palestinians.

Posted on Jul 30, 2014 READ MORE

Truthdigger of the Week: Yuval Diskin

Dissent is at its most potent when it comes from within the ranks of the target party—as the former Israeli security leader demonstrated in an interview this week.

Posted on Jul 27, 2014 READ MORE

Middle East

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Israel Halts Peace Talks After Palestinian Unity Deal

Israel said Thursday that it was halting peace talks with the Palestinians after their unity deal with the Hamas rulers of Gaza, as the faltering U.S.-backed process approached its deadline.

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 READ MORE

Is Syrian ‘Peace’ Conference Laying the Foundation for War?

The Geneva II “peace” conference has all the indicia of a sham. Those opposed to war in Syria better get ready to prevent war again.

Posted on Jan 31, 2014 READ MORE


Syrian Regime Should Face Trial on Allegations of ‘Systematic’ Mass Killings, Experts Say

As the diplomatic summit on the Syria crisis got underway in Switzerland on Wednesday, reports of the suspected “systematic killings” of 11,000 prisoners heightened the urgency of the proceedings.

Posted on Jan 22, 2014 READ MORE

Nuke Egg

Posted on Nov 26, 2013 READ MORE

Presidential Pardon

Posted on Nov 25, 2013 READ MORE

Timothy Krause (CC-BY)

Chelsea Manning Is Not a Pacifist

The imprisoned whistle-blower formerly known as Bradley says her actions were taken as a transparency activist, not a peace activist.

Posted on Oct 10, 2013 READ MORE

Putin Peace

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Peace Dove

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With This Ring ...

Posted on Sep 3, 2013 READ MORE    

Memorial Day Gratitude

Posted on May 27, 2013 READ MORE

Memorial Day 2013

Posted on May 27, 2013 READ MORE

Make Love

Posted on May 23, 2013 READ MORE

Copyright Eugene Richards, from War Is Personal

Truthdigger of the Week: Tomas Young

When he dies this spring, Iraq War veteran Tomas Young will have spent his final years struggling to expose the guilt of those who make a holiday of the deaths and suffering of the powerless.

Posted on Mar 23, 2013 READ MORE

Netanyahu Wins

Posted on Jan 24, 2013 READ MORE

Chuck Hagel and Republicans

Posted on Jan 14, 2013 READ MORE

War and Peace

Posted on Jan 9, 2013 READ MORE

The Answer Is Blowing in the Wind

Posted on Dec 13, 2012 READ MORE    

Paper Pulp Fiction

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Prey for Peace

Posted on Sep 9, 2012 READ MORE    

AP/Jason Redmond

Speaking Truth on the Fifth of July

“Why it is so hard to tell the truth today?” I asked Vietnam veteran and anti-war hero Ron Kovic one summer night over drinks in midtown Manhattan.

Posted on Aug 19, 2012 READ MORE


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Wish for Peace

Posted on Jul 1, 2012 READ MORE    

Wish for Peace

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Like Rabbits

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Twoeth by (c)

Posted on Nov 15, 2011 READ MORE    

Obama’s Contradictory U.N. Speeches

On Wednesday, President Obama gave a speech to the United Nations General Assembly. His message—that Palestinians should return to the peace negotiations of 1979—seemingly contradicted his speech from a year ago.

Posted on Sep 21, 2011 READ MORE

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