This page is under heavy construction. Not all lists or links are currently
active. Feedback is needed to update this resource
Peace and Security Community E-Mail Resources
The Federation of American Scientists has a number of similar product lines, though the technical implementation is not quite as sweet....
- AT-doc [arms transfer documentation] is an information service of the Federation of American
Scientists Arms Sales Monitoring Project. It consists of a single daily emission of primary
documentation and source material on arms sales and related topics.
- BMD-List covers the full spectrum of special weapons [nuclear, chemical and biological weapons
and missile delivery systems] issues. Its primary focus is, as the name implies, the ballistic missile
defense response to these threats, but coverage also includes ABMT, MTCR, CTR, START as
well [if these acronyms confuse you, read no further, because this list is not for you].
- CYBER A public list maintained by the FAS CyberStrategy Project addressing CyberStrategy issues of general interest to the non-profit policy advocacy community.
- MSWG A public list maintained by the FAS Military Analysis Network, in support of the Military Spending Working Group, covering issues related to military spending.
- NATO-L A public list maintained by the FAS Military Analysis Network, covering issues related to NATO expansion.
- FAS also provides URL Minder update notifications of additions to various "What's New" pages for a number of projects, including:
Abolition-Caucus list server of Abolition 2000: A Global Network to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons is 'open' meaning that anyone can subscribe themselves. To subscribe mail to Majordomo@igc.apc.org - with "subscribe abolition-caucus " in body of message. To unsubscribe...do above but replace "subscribe" with "unsubscribe".
NP-TECH Listserv on Nonproliferation Technical efforts. - To subscribe mail to email@example.com - with "subscribe nptech" in body of message. To unsubscribe...do above but replace "subscribe" with "unsubscribe".
NAPSNet Daily Report is distributed to e-mail participants of the
North Asia Pacific Seccurity [NAPS] Network. Please send news items, or contributions to
the discussion section, to: Editor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Conventions for readers and a list of acronyms and
abbreviations are available to all recipients. The NAPSNet Daily Report aims to serve as a forum for dialogue and exchange among peace and security specialists.
CAN-EC (Campus Activists' Network, Economic Conversion) is a new mailing list for campus activists opposed to Military Spending and militarism in general. The CAN-EC list focuses on activism to reduce the military budget and replace military programs with civilian ones. We are especially interested in discussions of campus action to prevent increases in the
military budget that have, incredibly, been proposed as part of the
GOP's plan to "balance the budget." The list is maintained by Andy
Wells of the University Conversion Project email@example.com. As of August 1995 there were about 125 subscribers. To Subscribe, send email to: firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject of canet whose body just says: sub can-ec Firstname Lastname. To send a message to the list, you must be subscribed. E-mail it to: email@example.com. For more information please contact UCP/ Center for Campus Organizing, Box 748, Cambridge, MA 02142
617-354-9363 11am-7pm email:firstname.lastname@example.org [please specify that your are interested in the project, Campus Peace Activism After the Cold War]
DFAX The purpose of the DFAX list is to distribute to interested
subscribers the full text of the newsletters of the Dfax project
of the Farndon House Information Trust in Bradford, England. Dfax currently publishes three newsletters [Please note: Subscribers to the DFAX list will receive copies of all
three newsletters. It is not possible to receive only one or two of
the three newsletters.]:
The DFAX list is hosted by Communications for a Sustainable Future (CSF)
at the University of Colorado at Boulder (CU), and Philip McNab, Dfax, Farndon House Information Trust, 53 Campus Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1HR, England
Telephone: +44 - 1274 - 738 388, Fax: +44 - 1274 - 738 230. To subscribe to DFAX send the four-word e-mail message: sub dfax Yourfirstname Yourlastname to: email@example.com ,To unsubscribe from DFAX, send the two-word message UNSUB DFAX. The full texts of all three newsletters can be found in the PEACE archive at CSF. The CSF gopher address is: csf.colorado.edu
Then select: Peace and Conflict; then: Electronic publications; then: News digests. The archives are also accessible by ftp and via gopher.
- NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION NEWS, a fortnightly guide to the proliferation
of nuclear weapons and to nuclear arms control, including detailed
coverage of the NPT extension process and negotiations for a
comprehensive test ban treaty;
- MILITARY AND ARMS TRANSFERS NEWS, a fortnightly digest of news of the
proliferation and development of weapons and military technology and
doctrine, including diplomatic and political developments and initiatives;
- INTERNATIONAL PEACEKEEPING NEWS, a monthly update on global
peacekeeping deployments and initiatives, with documentation summaries,
news abstracts and analysis of policy debates and issues.
Other LISTSERV Resources
- There are a variety of general guides to LISTSERV resources
- ACTIV-L Activists Mailing List has 670 subscribers.
- This list, which is also referenced at ACTIV-L includes discussion of peace, empowerment, justice and environmental issues.
- This list is also mirrored to the misc.activism.progressive usenet newsgroup, which has somewhere between 18,000 and 29,000 readers, according to various surveys.
- ACTIV-L gopher archive maintained by EcoWeb archives older messages that have expired from the news spool from the Progressive Alliance ClearingHouse (PACH) the misc.activism.progressive newsgroup. Messages in this newsgroup are also sent to the ACTIV-L LISTSERV mailing list.
- And the misc.activism.progressive homepage is an interesting implementation of a hyperspace linkage between webspace and usenet.
- ACTNOW-L College Activism/Information List: 402 subscribers.
- ACUNS-IO Listserv The Academic Council on the UN System (ACUNS) and the International Organization Section of
the International Studies Association (IO-ISA) are co-sponsoring this email listserv for their members
and others interested in the discussion of issues related to international organization studies and the
United Nations system.
- ARMS-L Rob Gross (owner) is for various and sundry comments and questions on policy issues related to peace, war, national security, weapons, the arms race, and the like.
- DEFSEC Defense and security network (NATO) Listserv@CC1.KULEUVEN.AC.BE
- DISARM-D Disarmament Discussion Monthly Digest 192 subscribers.
- DISARM-L Disarmament Discussion List: 107 subscribers, and is mirrored via bitnet to the bit.listserv.disarm-l usenet newsgroup.
- ISAFP International Studies Association / foreign policy Listserv@CSF.COLORADO.EDU
- MILHST-L Military History: 682 subscribers.
- NATODATA North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) public data service: 1,811 subscribers.
- NATOSCI Information on the NATO Science and Environment Programmes: 1,249 subscribers.
- OMRI-L Open Media Research Institute Daily Digest (State University of New York at Buffalo): 11,378 subscribers.
- PEACE Peace studies Listserv@CSF.COLORADO.EDU
- PFP Partnership for Peace countries public information
- POLICY Russian foreign policy POLICY-request@SOVSET.ORG
- QUAKER-P Quaker peace and social justice issues: 409 subscribers
- Vietnam Veterans Against
the War, Inc. VVAW-NET is an informal communications network of folks involved
and interested in the activities of Vietnam Veterans Against the
War, Inc. To participate in the network, VVAW requires that an
individual supply a snail mail address and a very brief statement
of his or her interest in or connection to the organization. Communications are distributed by "core" members through blind-copy electronic mail. Postings to the net are addressed to one of
the core members. The current distributors are Joe Miller from the National Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Ben Chitty from the New York chapter (email@example.com). The network serves mainly to broadcast news about VVAW and about issues in which the organization has taken an interest. Responses to postings are encouraged, but have not been common. Either distributor can redistribute information (or answer questions)
submitted by any participant in the network. Names and addresses (electronic or otherwise) of network participants are not public information.
Other Email Lists
Publicly Accessible Mailing Lists
- The Anarchives
- Benton Communications Policy Mailing List will keep you informed of key policy developments in the emerging National Information
Infrastructure, and how these affect noncommercial users.
- Chiapas-l [Electronic Mailing-List] to subscribe address: Majordomo@profmexis.dgsca.unam.mx text: subscribe chiapas-l (Warning: Volume is very high.)
- c4i-pro Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) Professionals mailing list (and associated digest) is for use by anyone interested or involved in the area of C4I. Entry to C4I-Pro lists is not controlled and you may post messages directly to the list (there is no active moderator who screens messages before they are posted). All messages posted to the list are converted into html text format and are available through a World-Wide Web (WWW) Archive. The messages are indexed by date, subject and author the archive is current as of 0300 PST each morning.
- To subscribe to Congressional Reform Briefings send the message subscribe cong-reform your name to firstname.lastname@example.org Congressional Accountability Project.
- Conspiracy Nation
- cwd-l is the one-way, CyberWire Dispatch List where Brock Meeks
jacks in with late-breaking News from the CyberFront. Since November, 1993, Brock Meeks has been hammering out the copy and uploading his CyberWire Dispatches to The WELL's WiReD conference. Quick, off-the-cuff, interactive journalism, covering the political
machinations of telecommunications on the Beltway and beyond. To subscribe to this mailing list, send the command subscribe in email to
email@example.com. Back issues of CyberWire Dispatch are available on the Liberty Hill Cyberwerks Web server.
- Dem-Net-Digest people and issues of the U.S. Democratic Party.
- FASTnet [Federation of Activists on Science and Technology Network] is a network of progressive-minded, action-oriented people and organizations concerned with promoting a democratic politics of science and technology in the United States. Supported by the Loka Institute, FASTnet is for
action-oriented progressives and it is U.S.-focused. To subscribe to FASTnet send an e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org -- leave the subject line blank -- the text of the message should be subscribe FASTnet.
- HotFlash is the weekly newsletter of HotWired and WIRED magazine events and information. To subscribe to the HotFlash mailing list, send a message to email@example.com with the message subscribe hotflash in the body of the message.
- Loka-L (which posts Loka Alerts) represents an occasional
one-way news-and-opinion distribution service concerned with cultivating
a more democratic politics of science and technology in the United
States. Pol-sci-tech and FASTnet have been created partly in
response to requests from subscribers to Loka-L, who wanted to be able to communicate with one another. To receive Loka Alerts, send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org (Loka-L list subscription is not currently automated). All three lists are projects of the broader Public Interest Technology Policy Project, a collaborative effort of the Loka Institute and the Institute for Policy Studies
- Netsurfer Digest Home Page hosts a variety of information products -- the Netsurfer Digest email version is available from the Subscribe WWW form or subscribe by E-mail: email@example.com by including one of the following commands in the BODY of the message: HTML Format version: subscribe nsdigest-html or Plain ASCII version: subscribe nsdigest-text
- PNEWS CONFERENCES justice, humanitarian positions, protests, boycott alerts, activism information, etc.
- Political Participation Project is a non-partisan, non-profit
research effort at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Our
purpose is to understand how computer networks are affecting
political participation in the United States, both traditional
(campaigning and voting) and electronic (e-mail letters and online
petitions). To add your name to this mailing list send the command subscribe ppp-list in email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Pol-sci-tech is an open list for discussing democratic politics of science and technology. If you want to discuss ideas or forge transnational political collaborations and alliances, join and post to pol-sci-tech, which is supported by the
Loka Institute. To subscribe to pol-sci-tech, send an e-mail message to email@example.com -- leave the subject line blank. The text of the message should be subscribe pol-sci-tech
- RRE Red Rock Eater is a mailing list organized by its editor Phil Agre, consisting of roughly five messages a week on average concerning the social and political aspects of computing and networking. The RRE News Service is also the distribution list for The Network Observer (TNO) -- you cannot subscribe to TNO without getting all the other good stuff on RRE.
- Skunkworks Digest send email with message subscribe skunk-works-digest
- The Network Observer (TNO) free on-line newsletter about networks and democracy edited by Phil Agre of the Department of Communication at the University of California, San Diego
- YSN Young Scientists' Network
Maintained by John Pike
Updated Friday, February 21, 1997