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  • by davidswanson | April 18, 2014, 2:34pm
    Ian Morris has stuck his dog's ear in his mouth, snapped a selfie, and proclaimed "Man Bites Dog." His new book War: What Is It Good For? Conflict and Progress of Civilization from Primates to Robots is intended to prove that war is good for …more
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  • by davidswanson | April 15, 2014, 3:00pm
      If an alien invader with a face were attacking the earth, the difficulties that governments have getting populations to support wars on other humans would be multiplied a thousand fold.  The most common response to officials calling …more
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  • by davidswanson | April 15, 2014, 12:34pm
    https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-winslow-myers-on-living-beyond-war Winslow Myers is an artist and activist who lives in mid-Coast Maine. For ten years he coordinated events and activities for Beyond War in central …more
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  • by davidswanson | April 13, 2014, 11:10pm
    As Rebecca Gordon notes in her new book, Mainstreaming Torture, polls find greater support in the United States for torture now than when Bush was president.  And it's not hard to see why that would be the case. Fifteen years ago, it was …more
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  • by davidswanson | April 11, 2014, 10:30am
    When Donald Rumsfeld used to hold press conferences about the Iraq war, the press corps would giggle at the clever ways in which he refused to actually say anything or answer any questions.  In a new film about Rumsfeld called The Unknown …more
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