David Swanson: The More The US Spends On Weapons, The Less Safe We Are

War is terrorism with a bigger budget

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with David Swanson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Let’s Try Democracy, Jan. 23, 2018
January 29, 2018

RvTHEORY6 on Jan 22, 2018

David Swanson is an author, activist, journalist, and radio host. He is director of WorldBeyondWar.org and campaign coordinator for RootsAction.org. Swanson’s books include War Is A Lie and When the World Outlawed War. He blogs at DavidSwanson.org and WarIsACrime.org. He hosts Talk Nation Radio. He is a 2015, 2016, 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee.


David Swanson is an author, activist, journalist, and radio host. He is 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 2015, 2016, 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee. War Is A Lie: Second Edition, published by Just World Books on April 5, 2016. I’ll come anywhere in the world to speak about it. Invite me! Support David’s work.

from the archives:

Chris Hedges and David North: The Working Class Has the Most Fundamental Interest in Ending the Capitalist System

One Of The Key Reasons To End War Is That War Impoverishes Us by David Swanson + Rev. Dr. William Barber on Militarism

War = Capitalism, Capitalism = War by William Bowles

Smedley Butler: I Was A Racketeer, A Gangster For Capitalism

Resistance Against Military Recruiters at Schools by Pat Elder

Put Away The Flags by Howard Zinn

SPIN: The Art of Selling War (2004)

Don’t Enlist, But Don’t Just Take My Word For It by Lo (repost)

Don’t Enlist, But Don’t Just Take My Word For It by Lo

Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War by William Blum

15 thoughts on “David Swanson: The More The US Spends On Weapons, The Less Safe We Are

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  13. Let’s stop arguing, agreeing, and basically focusing on policy issues, and get to the core, which is interests and values. If we do that, we will find we need to get on with radical systemic and ATTITUDINAL changes.
    Check out the book, “Getting to Yes”.

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