FP at the DNC: what did you think of Obama's speech?

Democrats are typically known for running scared from foreign policy, especially in a hotly contested election. In 2012, however, it was Mitt Romney who held back on global affairs in his [...]

Your question for the candidates

When we asked our supporters which peace issue you most want the presidential candidates to address at the upcoming GOP and Democratic national conventions, close to 50 percent chose military [...]

Peace has its rewards

Politicians drive me crazy sometimes. And most Americans are probably right there with me. But we don’t hear enough about the people in Congress who are actually doing the right thing, and are [...]

Occupy Oakland, not Afghanistan

As I marched jubilantly with tens of thousands of my closest friends, one refrain on our lips was the classic, “show me what democracy looks like, THIS is what democracy looks like!” Indeed. [...]

Antiwar momentum builds in Congress

Today the House voted on a slew of amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act, a bill authorizing hundreds of billions of dollars for the Pentagon and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan [...]

Global Day of Action on Military Spending

Today people around the world are participating in a global day of action to speak out against excessive military spending. This comes on the heels of a new report showing that global military [...]