Wanted: A President in Pursuit of Peace

While Democratic and Republican presidential candidates talk about protecting our nation through strengthening the military, Frances Fuller argues that we will never have peace if we only train for war. In addition to a Department of Defense, Frances advocates for a Department of Peace.

Stop the Killing

As war rages on in Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere, and the United States, even after mistakenly bombing Syrian soldiers, continues to justify its militarism in the name of peace, Robert Koehler echoes the simple but profound advice of President Jimmy Carter: "Stop the killing."
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Reaching Beyond the Candidates

Robert Koehler recognizes that presidential politics are entrenched in a culture of endless war, and elections alone cannot bring the fundamental change we need. "As I see it, the only solution is to reach beyond the candidates. Vote for whomever, but realize that the job of building the future — a future founded on compassion, not violence and domination — is everyone’s job."