No to NATO, Yes to Peace Campaigns

NATO 75th Summit will convene at the Andrew Mellon Auditorium part of the Ronald Reagan International Trade Building Quad

Washington, DC— July 7, 2024 World Beyond War has initiated a “No to NATO, Yes to Peace!” campaign with week-long events to coincide with the 75th NATO Summit 2024 gathered in Washington, D.C. this week. While officially the NATO Summit does not begin until July 9th, many officials and dignatories are arriving early. At Federal Triangle, near the Woodrow Wilson […]

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Iran wrapped in mourning due to President Raisi tragedy

Dam on Aras (Araks/Arax) River border between Iran and Azerbaijan

Over the past week, the country of Iran is embroiled in statewide mourning and ceremonial expressions of grief. The sadness is due to the loss of President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, East Azerbaijan Governor (Iran) Malek Rahmati, Representative of the Iranian supreme leader in East Azerbaijan Mohammed Ali Ale-Hashem, Head of presidential guard Mehdi Mousavi, along with other […]

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Pro-Palestine Students Protests Face Police Brutality

GWU Gaza Solidarity Encampment emptied May 8th

A record number of student protests have taken place over the past two months. The students’ courage and persistence have helped spread copy-cat protests around the globe. Despite enduring police brutality and other penalties, these social justice warriors truly deserve commendation for showing moral fiber and support for the Palestinians trapped in Gaza. However most of mainstream media coverage about […]

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Key Bridge Disaster Cripples Baltimore Harbor

"Bridgegate" StateoftheNation crosspost from Jeff Childers blog

Around 1:30am on Tuesday March 26, 2023, a cargo ship crashed into the Francis Scott Key Bridge (I-695) in Baltimore, MD, causing the bridge to collapse. A lot of questions are surfacing as to how this could have happened, and while some of the facts and questions are described, an in-depth investigation remains and may take years to conclude. However […]

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Gaza Strip’s Universities Destroyed in Cultural Genocide

Blood for Oil, Gaza Gas Deal, Palestine Chronicle

Latest–Israel deprives the Palestinians of water The Zionists of Israel have not only been stealing from the Palestinians of the West Bank, but poisoning their water wells as Al Jazeera has reported. The latest method for taking over the West Bank includes sending in concrete trucks to pour concrete down Palestinian-owned water wells in order to cut off their water […]

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Global Day for Gaza: Protest at Israeli Embassy in DC

Thousands of people gathered at the Embassy of Israel in support of Palestine, and the late-Aaron Bushnell, U.S. Airman

Washington, DC — On Saturday afternoon beginning at 12 noon of March 2nd, protesters filled the street in front of the Embassy of Israel located at Van Ness Street NW and International Drive NW. The number of demonstrators easily numbered in the thousands including passersby. Police blocked the entrance to Van Ness from Connecticut Ave NW, and marchers filed from […]

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Will US become embroiled in Houthis genocidal war?

Yemen is triangulated by the Houthis, South Yemen, and STC

As the Israel-Gaza conflict enters the fourth month, the war is spreading to the Red Sea. Even as the bombings continue in Gaza in the aftermath of the ICJ ruling, due to the adamance of the Netanyahu government, limited aid passes through the border crossings. They have organized resistance to cross-border aid through a combination of air strikes, Israeli sit-ins, […]

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RFK Jr Independent Platform Needed for Youth Vote

Robert F Kennedy Jr 2024 Presidential candidate declares Independence

Dark Times Ahead Yesterday while watching Jonathan’s ChoeShow footage of skirmishes between the Israeli defenders vs Palestinian activists in Kirkland, WA, there was a watershed moment at the end of one of the videos. This reporter could almost swear she saw one of her nephews at the event, standing on the third “observer” corner designated by police. It brought tears […]

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Too many fires, why oh why?

Fire_as in wildfires, sudden fires

According to the news, the first sign of the tragedy that unfolded in Lahaina, Maui in Hawaii two weeks ago, on August 8, 2023, was an early morning brush fire in uninhabited lands off the coastal highway roughly northeast of town. The fire crew had put the fire out according to various reports by about 10am in the morning, and […]

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Russia-Africa Summit Dialogic Themes – Developing New Ties

Russia-Africa Summit, July 27-29

In the Age of Autocracy, third world countries face stark choices after the postponement of the Black Sea Grain Initiative. While China has alleviated its poverty or has devised innovative ways upon which to expand its agriculture, the grain dependent nations of Africa are queuing up to offer deals with Russia in exchange for grain shipments, promises of security, and […]

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Gangland USA

shen mo shi, what's going on

As an ABC who grew up in Fresno, CA., we lived under the myth that our city was just a sleepy farm-town. The worst crime might be a car-theft (that usually was returned after a fun night out). MS-13 (or F-13) was a gang that the Fresno County Sheriffs had a stranglehold on, and anyway, they didn’t do hard drugs. […]

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Consequences are simple

What you harbor is what it can become

“All thoughts that have huge consequences are always simple. My idea is that since vicious people unite with one another and become strong, then honest people must but do the same. It’s that simple.” Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace Easter always brings on unique challenges just like Christmas. At Christmas, the challenge generally is on the competition between consumerism vs […]

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