War Is A Lie by David SwansonWar Is A Lie by David Swanson

War Is A Lie

byDavid Swanson

Paperback | April 1, 2016

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War Is A Lie is a thorough refutation of every major argument used to justify wars, drawing on evidence from numerous past wars, with a focus on those that have been most widely defended as just and good. This is a handbook of sorts, an engaging, always informative manual that can be used to debunk future lies before the wars they’re deployed to justify have any chance to begin. Veteran antiwar activist Daniel Ellsberg calls War Is A Lie "a terrific tool for recognizing and resisting war lies before it's too late." This updated and expanded edition outlines lessons from America’s most recent wars, what can be done to end warmaking, and an epilogue that analyzes new trends in war lying and in resistance to it. No one to whom you give this book can claim they haven't been warned!
David Swanson is an author, activist, journalist, public speaker, and radio host. His books include When the World Outlawed War, and War No More: The Case for Abolition. Swanson serves as director of World Beyond War, and host of Talk Nation Radio. He blogs at DavidSwanson.org and WarIsACrime.org. In the early 2000’s, he helped to expo...
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Title:War Is A LieFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.7 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.7 inPublished:April 1, 2016Publisher:Just World BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1682570002

ISBN - 13:9781682570005

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"David Swanson's War Is A Lie should be required reading. It… gives you the arguments, outrage and inspiration you need to take action. Read it."—Medea Benjamin, author, peace activist.