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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...
CorpWatch provides news, analysis, research tools and action resources to respond to corporate activity around the globe, and also talks with people who are directly affected by corporate abuses as well as with others fighting for...
Imperial War Museum
The Imperial War Museum is unique in its coverage of conflicts, especially those involving Britain and the Commonwealth, from the First World War to the present day. It seeks to provide for, and to encourage, the study and underst...
International Crisis Group
The International Crisis Group is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict. The International Crisis Group is now generally recognized as the world's leading i...
National Archives of the United States
As the nation's record keeper, it is our vision that all Americans will understand the vital role records play in a democracy, and their own personal stake in the National Archives. Our holdings and diverse programs will be availa...
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...
The War Amps
Registered charity. Since 1918, The War Amps has met the needs of war amputees. Today, the Association continues to serve them, and all Canadian amputees, including children. The Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program provides financial as...
WikiLeaks is a multi-national media organization and associated library. It was founded by its publisher Julian Assange in 2006. WikiLeaks specializes in the analysis and publication of large datasets of censored or otherwise r...

News Releases

International Witnesses Speak Out from Gaza
Human Rights Defenders from Lebanon, the UK, Poland, Canada, Spain, Italy and Australia are present in Gaza and are witnessing and documenting the current Israeli attacks on Gaza.
Jewish group rejects call for military response to Iran
Independent Jewish Voices
Confrontation with Iran should be defused via negotiations, not military confrontation.
Letter to Palestinian and Lebanese filmmakers from Israeli filmmakers
Connexions Information Sharing Services
We unequivocally oppose the brutality and cruelty of Israeli policy.
Massacre In Gaza Black Saturday
UHWC asks you, to issue a strong Last Appeal Statement condemning Israelâ##s human rights violations against the Palestinian people and to demand a cessation of this military offensive.
Sources welcomes Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
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 Canadians for Genocide Education
Canadians for Genocide Education
CGE is a multi-cultural coalition of associations committed to equity and inclusivity in education on and commemoration of Genocide. Our focus areas are school curriculum and government funded project...

Sources Select Resources

Connexions Library: Imperialism and Colonialism Focus Page
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Connexions Library: Peace Focus
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on peace and conflict resolution.
The Fun of Empire: Fighting on All Sides of a War in Syria
Greenwald, Glenn
The Intercept
Now the Obama administration and American political class is celebrating the one-year anniversary of the failed “Bomb Assad!” campaign by starting a new campaign to bomb those fighting against Assad –...
Germany and Britain: Memory and Myopia
Malik, Kenan
Ernst Barlach was one of Germany's great expressionist artists of the early twentieth century. A virulent nationalist in the run-up to the First World War, Barlach found that his experience of the Wes...
Hilary Clinton: Candidate of War
Lazare, Daniel
Consortium News
The U.S. political/media establishment only permits the propaganda version of the Syrian conflict -- and Hillary Clinton fully embraced it in her belligerent comments in the second presidential debate...
Iraq 1990-1991
Desert Holocaust
Blum, William
Common Courage Press
An account of the American invasion of Iraq (Desert Shield) in 1990-91.
The Iraq Crisis in Context
Diemer, Ulli
Connexions Information Sharing Services / Ulli Diemer
A rogue state, heavily armed with weapons of mass destruction, openly contempuous of international law and the United Nations, plunges the world into crisis.
The Iraq War Was an Act of Military Aggression Launched on a False Pretext: Remarks on the Chilcot Inquiry Report
Corbyn, Jeremy
Counter unch
The following is a transcript of Jeremy Corbyn's remarks in the House of Commons.
ISIS Thrives on the Disunity of Its Enemies
Cockburn, Patrick
Counter Punch
The aftermath of terrorist attacks such as the massacre in Paris are a bad time to produce new policies, but they provide ideal political conditions for a government to take radical, if ill-thought-ou...
The Killings Fields of Gaza
Asymmetric Warfare
Green, Colin
Revelations from Israeli sources such as ‘Breaking the Silence’ and ‘Physicians for Human Rights-Israel’ that the Israeli assaults on Gaza in 2008/9 (Cast Lead) and 2012 (Pillars of Defence) were plan...
A Marxist History of the World part 39: The Thirty Years War
Faulkner, Neil
Between 1618 and 1648 Germany was wrecked by insecurity, depopulation, disruption to trade, the destruction of property, and military plundering. Neil Faulkner looks at The Thirty Years War.
A Marxist History of the World Part 4: The origins of War and Religion
Faulkner, Neil
This week Neil Faulkner looks at the origins of War and Religion in the Early Neolithic world.
A Marxist History of the World part 68: 1914: descent into barbarism
Faulkner, Neil
In the summer of 1914 capitalism tipped humanity into an abyss of barbarism that would leave millions dead. Neil Faulkner looks at the First World War.
A Marxist History of the World part 90: The Second World War: resistance
Faulkner, Neil
Large parts of Occupied Europe were liberated by local resistance movements. But the potential for a revolutionary transformation was smothered at birth.
Media Lies And The War Drive Against Iran
Pilger, John
Iran's crime is its independence. Having thrown out the US's favourite tyrant, Shah Reza Pahlavi, Iran remains the only resource-rich Muslim state beyond US control. As only Israel has a 'right to exi...
Military War Peace Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to the military and war and peace in the Sources directory for the media.
The Most Moral Army?
Avnery, Uri
War is the realm of killing and destroying. How is it possible to talk about a law of war when war itself breaks all laws? An army that trains its soldiers to kill, how can it demand from them to show...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - October 15, 2016
Lurching to War
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
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...
Rosa Luxemburg's Shock Doctrine
The "Hideous Nakedness" of Imperial Wars
Jacobs, Ron
Luxemburg's discussion regarding capitalism and democracy speaks to the world we live in today. Imperial war, she wrote, shows capitalism in 'all its hideous nakedness.' This bloody nakedness is not o...
SAC Nuclear Planning for 1959
U.S. Cold War Nuclear Target Lists Declassified for First Time
Burr, William
The National Security Archive - George Washington University
The SAC [Strategic Air Command] Atomic Weapons Requirements Study for 1959, produced in June 1956, published December 22, 2015. According to the Plan, H-Bombs were to be used against priority "Air Pow...
Study Reveals Corporate Media's Refusal to Acknowledge Civilian Victims of US Wars
Lazare, Sarah
Common Dreams
Mainstream media outlets are systematically disregarding the hazardous health impacts of widespread U.S. military burn pits on civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan, thereby playing a direct role in "legi...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1738
UN Security Council
Resolution 1738, adopted by the UN Security Council, protects journalists operating in conflict areas.
War Photography at the Tate Modern
Receding into Memory
Kampmark, Binoy
If photography is a record of suspended death, a suggestion that the subject is both frozen in time and rendered lifeless in the broader sense of things, then the nature of war is, in many ways, a per...
War, Propaganda and the Media
Shah, Anup
Global Issues
Probably every conflict is fought on at least two grounds: the battlefield and the minds of the people via propaganda. The #good guys# and the #bad guys# can often both be guilty of misleading their p...
Why Patrick Moore calls GMWatch "a bunch of murdering bastards"
According to Patrick Moore, GMWatch are "low-life" "murdering creeps", "profiteering on ignorance". Not to mention, "a bunch of murdering bastards" with an "anti-human, murderous agenda." How come?
Why Pro-War Pundits Are Always Wrong
Always Erasing the Victims
Davis, Charles
There is no shortage of men and women – but mostly men, typically white – willing to write 800- to 1,000-word editorials on the need for Decisive Action or Continued Resolve in Whereverthehellistan. S...
The Wikileaks Afghan War Diary
Reason for Celebration, Cause for Concern
Forte, Maximillian
The release of Wikileaks acquired records from U.S. forces in Afghanistan is an event of major significance which in some ways deserves to be celebrated by those opposed to the war in Afghanistan, but...
The Zero-Sum Game of Perpetual War
Why the Deep State Always Wins
Blunden, Bill
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

The City in History
Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
Mumford, Lewis
Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.
Crimes of War
What the Public Should Know (Crimes of War project)
Dworkin, Anthony; Gutman, Roy; Rieff, David; Mendez, Sheryl
An A-Z guide to the laws governing armed conflict and their application in practice. The chapters include discussions of the crimes prohibited by international humanitarian law, key terms relating to ...
Frames of War
When Is Life Grievable?
Butler, Judith
Butler explores the media's portrayal of war and its effect on audiences' understandings of human life. Such portrayals, Butler argues lead to the rationalization of modern warfare and state violence....
George Orwell: A Life
Crick, Bernard
A biography of George Orwell.
The History of Democracy
A Marxist Interpretation
Roper, Brian S.
Roper traces the history of democracy from ancient Athens to the emergence of liberal representative and socialist participatory democracy. He argues that democracy cannot be understood separately fro...
Media Think
Winter, James
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
The Oxford History of Modern War
Townshend, Charles
The book is a military history, principally from the defeat of the Ottoman besiegers of Vienna in 1683.
Press for Conversion #50
January 2003
Serial Publication (Periodical)
This issue contains original research revealing that U.S. war planners have repeatedly used elaborate webs of deceit to con the public into rallying behind major wars whose real purposes involved buil...
Terrorism, War and the Press
Palmer, Nancy
War, Peace and the Media
Zwicker, Barrie
Zwicker argues that press coverage of the USSR is "profoundly uninformative, a journalistic yawn that is helping us sleepwalk toward the biggest slumber of all time: nuclear war."
Weapons of Mass Persuasion
Marketing the War Against Iraq
Rutherford, Paul
Rutherford, an academic and media critic at the University of Toronto, tries to show how the marketing campaign for the war against Iraq was constructed and carried out with the aid of a compliant med...


Legion Magazine
Specializing in Canadian history. For the ex-service community and the 50+ market.
Modern Drama
For professionals whose main interest lies in the field of modern drama. Publishes refereed original articles analyzing texts and contexts as well as book reviews and special issues featuring outstand...
Newfoundland and Labrador Studies
Society, arts, culture and science of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canada Aviation and Space Museum
The museum's collection policy is to illustrate the development of the flying machine in both peace and war from the pioneer period to the present time.

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