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Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Established in 1960, Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) is a non-partisan Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) comprised of a network of diverse women with consultative status at the United Nations ECOSOC. For over 50 years, V...
Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
COAT is a national network of individuals and organizations in Canada that began in late 1988 to organize opposition to ARMX '89, which was the country's largest weapons bazaar. COAT has continued to expose and oppose Canada's rol...
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
Project Ploughshares
Canadian ecumenical agency of The Canadian Council of Churches that carries out research, analysis, dialogue and public discussion of peace and security issues in Canada and internationally. Issues include: defence policy, militar...

News Releases

Sources welcomes Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
2012-09-28
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Sources welcomes a new member: Canadian Voice of Women for Peace, a non-partisan Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) comprised of a network of diverse women with consultative status at the United Nati...
Sources welcomes Michael Riordon
2010-04-14
Michael Riordon
Sources welcomes a new member: Michael Riordon. Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio a...
U.S. Cold War Nuclear Target Lists Declassified for First Time
2015-12-23
U.S. Cold War Nuclear Target Lists Declassified for First Time. According to 1956 Plan, H-Bombs were to be Used Against Priority 'Air Power' Targets in the Soviet Union, China, and Eastern Europe. Maj...

Sources Select Resources

Connexions Library: Imperialism and Colonialism Focus Page
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Connexions Library: International Affairs & Development Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on international issues.
Connexions Library: Peace Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on peace and conflict resolution.
Drone
Schei, Tonje Hessen
Film/Video
2014
This documentary covers diverse and integral ground from the recruitment of young pilots at gaming conventions and the re-definition of "going to war", to the moral stance of engineers behind the tech...
Israel/Palestine: Resources for peace, justice, and human rights
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Website
2006
Connexions Information Sharing Services
A selection of resources for those looking for a solution to the situation in Isreal/Palestine based on peace, justice, and human rights.
It's Nato that's empire-building, not Putin
Hitchens, Peter
Article
2015
The Spectator
Two sides are required for a New Cold War — and there is no obvious need for an adversarial system in post-Soviet Europe.
NATO Expands to Border of Russia, Then Blames Russia for Being On NATO's Doorstep
Article
2014
Mathaba
Russia at the gates? US State Dept, Pentagon grilled over NATO expansion. Watch the video or read the transcript: with clowns like these, it is no wonder that the USA has lost wars in Viet Nam, Afgani...
NATO Prepares for War: Confrontation and Insanity
Cloughley, Brian
Article
2016
Counterpunch
The US-NATO military alliance is gearing up for war, and its meeting 8-9 July, 2016 is yet another step to nuclear confrontation and a gigantic leap backwards in world sanity. The gathering in Warsaw...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - October 15, 2016
Lurching to War
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
The risk of nuclear war is as great now as it was at the height of the Cold War. From the time the Warsaw Pact dissolved itself and the Soviet Union collapsed, the United States has single-mindedly pu...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 30, 2016
Conflict of interest
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
This issue of Other Voices shines a light on the murky world of conflict of interest, the hidden reality that often underlies appearances of neutrality, objectivity, and due process. Conflicts of inte...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - July 23, 2016
Workers and Climate Change
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
Working people – and most of us are workers -- are affected by climate change in every aspect of our lives. As climate change worsens, our lives will worsen. If we are successful in bringing about the...
Our Lives are Militarised
Walton, Sam
Article
2014
Red Pepper
Sam Walton examines the PR strategy of placing soldiers at civil society events.
Overlooking the Obvious With Naomi Klein
Climate, Capitialism and the Left
Collins, Craig
Article
2014
CounterPunch.org
The lesson that Naomi Klein overlooks seems clear. Climate chaos is just one DEVASTATING symptom of our dysfunctional society. To survive catabolic capitalism and germinate an alternative, movement ac...
The Slippery Slope: Rolling Downward, No Brakes, Nuclear War
Pollack, Norman
Article
2016
CounterPunch
Policy is not a discrete entity; indeed, instead, it is a cumulative force, broadening in scope and direction, as it -- in this case -- plunges toward self- and global-annihilation. Destruction is in ...
Tainted politics of a nuclear umbrella
Monbiot, George
Article
2008
Guardian Weekly
A review of the US Pentagon's Missile Defence program since its incepton in 1946.
Truth Is The First Casualty Of War: Nagorno-Karabakh And Media Misinformation
Tutunjian, Jirair
Article
2016
Countercurrents.org
The Crimean War, in mid-19th century, introduced the world to the cardigan, the raglan jersey, and the balaclava headdress. It also introduced a new profession: the foreign correspondent. And almost i...
Turning Blood into Money
Profiting from Killing
Vlazna, Vacy
Article
2013
Dissident Voice
Yotam Feldman’s documentary The Lab, released in August, is one of the most important exposés of the obscene rationale and execution of Israel’s hugely lucrative arms and security industries through...
U.S. Cold War Nuclear Target Lists Declassified for First Time
Sources News Release
Article
2015
U.S. Cold War Nuclear Target Lists Declassified for First Time. According to 1956 Plan, H-Bombs were to be Used Against Priority 'Air Power' Targets in the Soviet Union, China, and Eastern Europe. Maj...
Videos Challenge Israeli Police Account of Shootings
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
It has been called the "smartphone intifada". After a sharp escalation in violence between Palestinians and Israelis in recent weeks, shocking scenes captured on video have spread across social media.
The Virtues of Mutiny and Desertion
Two Christmas Anniversaries
Sigal, Clancy
Article
2013
CounterPunch
Christmas Eve also marks the famous 1914 “Christmas truce” when British and German soldiers crossed No Man’s Land to shake hands, play soccer, exchange souvenirs and sing carols to each other. The Hi...
Washington Threatens The World
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2014
Countercurrents.org
The consequence of Washington’s reckless and irresponsible political and military interventions in Iraq, Libya, and Syria has been to unleash evil. The various sects that lived in peace under the rule...
What If ObamaCare was a Fighter Jet?
Prospering Through Failure
Sottile, JP
Article
2013
CounterPunch
Like the comically bad roll-out of the Affordable Care Act’s website, the long-delayed and often-rejiggered F-35 program is a costly disaster rife with technological snafus, software problems and repe...
A World War has Begun: Break the Silence
Pilger, John
Article
2016
CounterPunch
How many people are aware that a world war has begun? At present, it is a war of propaganda, of lies and distraction, but this can change instantaneously with the first mistaken order, the first missi...
A World War is Beckoning
Break the Silence
Pilger, John
Article
2014
Counterpunch
Why do we tolerate the threat of another world war in our name? Why do we allow lies that justify this risk? The scale of our indoctrination, wrote Harold Pinter, is a “brilliant, even witty, highly s...
The Zero-Sum Game of Perpetual War
Why the Deep State Always Wins
Blunden, Bill
Article
2014
CounterPunch
Readers with a morbid sense of curiosity can visit a web site called NukeMap that allows visitors to witness the devastation caused by nuclear weapons of varying yields on a city of their choosing.

Sources Bookshelf

George Orwell: A Life
Crick, Bernard
Book
1980
A biography of George Orwell.
Hitler's Propaganda Machine
Rutherford, Ward
Book
1978
Manufacturing Consent
The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Herman, Edward S.; Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Contrary to the usual image of the press and cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitious in its search for truth, Herman and Chomsky depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets...
Our Way to Fight
Peace-work under siege in Israel-Palestine
Riordon, Michael
Book
2011
Documents the lives and work of grassroots peace activists, Israelis and Palestinians fighting for justice and human rights on both sides of the wall. The book also explore events that stirred people ...
Polemics and Prophecies 1967-1970
Stone, I.F.
Book
1972
An anthology of I.F. Stone's articles from 1967 - 1970.
Press for Conversion #45
July 2001
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2001
This issue looks at the origins of corporate globalization and contains many informative articles that explore the important links between war, militarism, big business and the increasing power that c...
Press for Conversion #48
July 2002
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2002
This issue contains a wealth of original COAT research about militarised war shows.

Media

New Homes
Three editions: Greater Toronto, Southwestern Ontario, Eastern Ontario. Additional publication titled The Condo Guide GTA. Listings of new homes and condos. Some editorial content.
Press for Conversion
To oppose Canadian military exports and promote conversion of military industries and bases. Projects: anti-war toys, nuclear weapons research, links with Third World NGOs, opposing weapons bazaars.


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