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Kellogg Briand Pact

Lodestar of Peace

Robert Koehler | Posted 06.02.2015 | Chicago
Robert Koehler

I kneel in a sort of gasping awe as I read the words of the Kellogg-Briand Pact, a treaty signed in 1928 - by the United States, France, Germany, Great Britain, Japan and ultimately by every country that then existed. The treaty... outlaws war.

Your Government on War

Robert Koehler | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Kennedy dared to suggest that peace was complex, that it was not a mere matter of military strength and the power to dominate, and that "our enemy" was not subhuman. The American public was ready to hear this half a century ago. What happened?

When the World Outlawed War: David Swanson's New Book

Bruce E. Levine | Posted 03.13.2012 | Books
Bruce E. Levine

If any one piece of American history can re-energize the American people to again push their politicians, David Swanson's meticulously documented When the World Outlawed War can do it.