Protestor Arrested During ISIL Hearing in Congress

Code Pink activist Tighe Barry was arrested and charged with disruption of Congress today during an Armed Service Committee hearing on the subject of The Administration’s Strategy and Military Campaign against Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). http://youtu.be/_X7Nsl-TG4g “This is the first hearing since Obama announced that there are going to be 1,500 [...]

The Campaign To End All War

http://youtu.be/6aC7Mck865w In this interview with David Swanson, we discuss a campaign, still in its planning stages, to eliminate “the institution of war as an acceptable enterprise for the human species.” Visiting the website WorldBeyongWar.org, one is prompted to sign a simple two sentence  pledge that reads: "I understand that wars and militarism make us less safe rather than [...]

Is The War On Terror Worth The Price?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8TPiN8el-0 As the sequester kicks in, automatic cuts will kick in across the board- including cuts to the defense budget. However, when one considers how completely out of whack our defense budget is in the post 9/11 age of perpetual war, the cuts will still leave us with a military budget that dwarfs all other [...]