David Swanson

David Swanson is an author, activist, journalist, and radio host. He is executive director of WorldBeyondWar.org and campaign coordinator for RootsAction.org. Swanson’s books include War Is A Lie. He blogs at DavidSwanson.org and WarIsACrime.org. He hosts Talk Nation Radio. He is a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, and was awarded the 2018 Peace Prize by the U.S. Peace Memorial Foundation. Longer bio and photos and videos here. Follow him on Twitter: @davidcnswanson and FaceBook, and sign up for:

Individual War Abolisher Award of 2023 Goes to Sultana Khaya

The U.S. Choice Not to End This War Is Fog Fact #1

What’s Worse Than Risking Nuclear Apocalypse?

Every Single Member of Congress Is Willing to Let Yemeni Children Die

UK Pushes Mountain Destruction on Montenegro as Green Policy

The People in Hiroshima Didn’t Expect it Either

If Democrats Didn’t Suck

NATO and Russia Both Aim to Fail

The Eight Stupidest Things About Nuclear Weapons

U.S. Military Spending Is Undebatable Because Indefensible

Turn Out for the Poor People’s Campaign, Regardless of Its Shortcomings

Position of World’s Governments on Ukraine Considered Insane Pacifism in U.S.

Peace Advocates Must Meet People Where They Are

Idiot Anti-Nukers Will Only Have Seconds to Say They Were Right

Learning the Wrong Lessons from Ukraine

Don’t Let a Mountain in Montenegro Be Lost to a War in Ukraine

When Backing War Is the Only Sane Position, Leave the Asylum

OMG, War Is Kind of Horrible

Is Psychiatry a Mental Illness?

40 Things We Can Do and Know for People in Ukraine and the World

But How Do You Stop Putin and the Taliban?

Pop-Morality Is Immoral

To Send Weapons and Troops to Ukraine You’d Have to Be a Stupid Son of a Biden

Read Glenn Ford

Treaties, Constitutions, and Laws Against War

Top 10 Things People Pretend They Don’t Know

The Pentagon and CIA Have Shaped Thousands of Hollywood Movies into Super Effective Propaganda

There Will Be Many Acts of Kindness on the Way Down

Reflecting on the Dawn of Everything

What Would Have Worked Better Than Building Back Anything

Harry Potter and the Secret of COP26

What Ending a War Could Look Like

Afghanistan: So What Do the Filthy Commie Peaceniks Say Now?

Hiroshima Is A Lie

The Way Between

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Malcolm Gladwell Claims Satan Won WWII But Jesus Does Drone Strikes

What The New Acceptability of the Lab Leak Origin Tells Us About Media Outlets

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For Okinawa, Rahm Would Be a Knee on the Neck

Biden’s Announcement That Trump Got Military Spending Just Right Is Dead Wrong

The Brutes Haven’t All Been Exterminated

Biden Finally Lifts Sanctions Against ICC As Demanded by World BEYOND War

The President Has Not Ended the War on Yemen; Congress Must Do So

At Least 36% of Mass Shooters Have Been Trained By the U.S. Military

Blinken, Biden, and the Blob

Brazil in the World

Universality or Fighting Over Scraps

10 Key Points on Ending Wars