Foreign Policy In Focus, Common Dreams, Antiwar.com, ZNet In Oslo last week, President Barack Obama ironically used his acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize to deliver a lengthy defense of the "just war" theory and dismiss the idea that nonviolence is capable of addressing the world's most pressing problems. After quoting Martin Luther King … Continue reading A Lesson on Nonviolence for the President
KALW 91.7 FM Today, I was on "Your Call," an hour-long call-in program on KALW 91.7 FM, the local Public Radio station in San Francisco, to talk about the impact of drones and robotics on war. To listen to show, click here. Hope you enjoy!
The Indypendent, WIN Magazine, Huffington Post, Common Dreams, ZNet. Also published as an op-ed in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Australian Financial Review. Syndicated by Featurewell.com. With little public scrutiny, robotics is quickly revolutionizing not only how war is fought, but who fights in war. While the U.S. military first began to experiment with remote-controlled weapons … Continue reading The Dawn of Robot Wars
September 19, 2007 Huffington Post In the United States, where the vast majority of the population (82 percent according to a recent Newsweek poll) identify themselves as Christians, one of the most important steps we can all take to ending not only the war in Iraq, but all war, is to remind people of faith … Continue reading Living by the Sword
by Eric Stoner and Bryan Farrell August 20, 2007 Huffington Post, Yahoo! News Manhattan's cosmopolitan atmosphere has a way of making people forget what life is like for the rest of America. Coffee shops, book stores and night life are all tailored to meet the needs of even the most niche-oriented individual. But back on … Continue reading Fear and Loathing on the Jersey Shore
April 5, 2007 TomPaine.com, and a shorter op-ed version was published in: Topeka Capital Journal, KS; Hereford Brand, TX; Northwest Arkansas Times, AK; Asheville Citizen-Times, NC; Portland Observer, OR; Newberg Graphic, OR; Morris Sun Tribune, MN; Daily Globe, MN. Distributed by Minuteman Media. Forty years ago this week, on April 4, 1967, and a year … Continue reading King’s Prophetic Call for Peace
September 10, 2006 Peoria Journal Star, IL; Topeka Capital Journal, KS; Northwest Arkansas Times, AK, Daily Globe, MN, Progressive Populist, IA. Common Dreams. Distributed by Minuteman Media. While most Americans associate September 11th with violence, in one of history's great coincidences, that date also marks the centennial of one of the most significant steps in … Continue reading The First 9/11 Starred Gandhi
May 12, 2004 Topeka Capital-Journal, KS; Garden City Telegram, KS; Chanute Tribune, KS. Distributed by Minuteman Media. At the 9/11 Commission there was a great deal of finger pointing over who is at fault for the worst acts of terrorism on American soil in history. Richard Clarke, former White House counter-terrorism chief, took center stage … Continue reading Terrorism Begins At Home