The U.S. president and his coterie of neo-conservatives have no interest in peace if it means conceding hegemonic power to a multi-polar world untethered from the all-mighty dollar, write Medea Benjamin, Marcy Winograd and Wei Yu.
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Winning & Losing the Economic War Over Ukraine
Not only has Russia withstood the economic assault, but the sanctions have boomeranged — hitting the very countries that imposed them, write Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies.
Chris Hedges: Building a Left-Right Coalition Against War
To those who suffer directly from U.S. and NATO aggression, the demands of the Feb. 19 Rage Against the War Machine rally in Washington are not theoretical issues. For them, it is a matter of life or death. They welcome…
US Can Turn Back Doomsday Clock
Instead of sending more weapons to Ukraine, the U.S. and its NATO allies could be taking these steps to lower the rising risk of nuclear conflict, write Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies.
WWI Christmas Truce Inspires Call for Ukraine Ceasefire
Invoking the legacy of the 1914 Christmas Truce during WWI, nearly 1,000 leaders of faith communities are calling for peace and negotiations to bring the war to an end, People’s Dispatch reports.
WATCH: A Path to Peace in Ukraine
Noam Chomsky, Jill Stein, Vijay Prashad, Medea Benjamin, Brian Becker, Eugen Puryear and Claudia de la Cruz spoke on the need for negotiation, not escalation at a People’s Forum/ANSWER Coalition event in New York.
Opening the Floodgates for Profiteers of War
If it passes, the Reed/Inhofe amendment invoking wartime emergency spending powers will give the merchants of death what they are looking for, write Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies.
30 Democratic Lawmakers to Biden: ‘Talk to Putin’
Ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, some members the president’s party urged him to pursue ceasefire talks as Medea Benjamin and Marcy Winograd write. But on Tuesday they withdrew the letter.
66 Nations at UN Say ‘End War in Ukraine’
“Too much blood has been spilled” — Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies highlight a few of the many under-reported appeals made at the General Assembly for peaceful negotiations.
A Push for Peace in Ukraine
After last week’s protests, Marcy Winograd is amplifying Mexican President Obrador’s call for dialog among Biden, Putin and Zelensky to end the proxy war.