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The Obsolescence of War

By Nadia Mejjati / Waging Nonviolence The proponents of war say that violence is necessary for “defense.” But is that true? Humanity has learned how to wipe itself out in a matter of minutes with just a fraction of its nuclear weapons capability. Our atrocious culture of violence shows thousands of children killed in cold blood […]

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We Can Safeguard Democracy Without Giving in to Fear and More Policing


A member of DC Peace Team during a Black Lives Matter protest in 2020. (Facebook/DC Peace Team) By Claire Guinta and Kalaya’an Mendoza / Waging Nonviolence Elections are flashpoints for political violence. Across the country, voter intimidation and related threats have spiked in recent cycles. In one particularly extreme case — in the battleground state of Arizona — […]

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Ralph Nader: Bomber Biden Doesn’t Wage Peace, Save Civilians or Listen to American Antiwar Crimes Advocates

Palestinians children burn tires in protest against the rising prices of food and supplies due to shortages, in the Rafah refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip, on February 28, 2024 (Shutterstock) By Ralph Nader / Nader.org Joe Biden has long had a problem with PEACE – as in “ceasefires,” “serious peace negotiations,” and conditioning the transfer […]