Alternatives “A Global Security System: An Alternative to War” – 2016 Edition Now Available

“A Global Security System: An Alternative to War” – 2016 Edition Now Available

    “You say you’re against war, but what’s the alternative?”   To get the new 2017 edition, sign up and attend #NoWar2017. To use the new online study and action guide, click here: Study War No More! World Beyond […]

Mapping Militarism Mapping the War Machine

Mapping the War Machine

When it comes to understanding wars, for some people, a picture of the dead or of the injured or of the traumatized or of those made refugees can be worth ten million words. And, for at least some of us, […]

Divestment Divest Public Pension Funds from Weapons Dealers

Divest Public Pension Funds from Weapons Dealers

Partners on this campaign include: World Beyond War, RootsAction.org. To join us in working on this campaign, scroll down and fill out the form. Get DIVEST mugs, magnets, shirts. While governments buy weapons, market weapons to other governments, donate weapons […]

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The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons opened for signature at United Nations headquarters in New York on 20 September 2017 and will remain open indefinitely. Once 50 nations have ratified or acceded to it, it will enter into force. Credit: ICAN

UN Treaty Signing a Significant Step Towards a World Free of Nuclear Weapons

By Shanta Roy UNITED NATIONS (IDN) — The international community took its first significant step towards a world free of nuclear weapons when over 50 countries signed a landmark treaty, which was adopted by UN member states on July 7. […]

Have we lost our way in war?

Have we lost our way in war?

By David Swanson, September 21, 2017, Let’s Try Democracy. Opening debate remarks at the University of Pennsylvania on September 21, 2017, on the following proposition: “Are America’s wars in Syria and Afghanistan just and necessary or have we lost our […]

Clean sediment  is free of mercury.

Clean sediment is free of mercury.

For more than 75 years, mercury contamination from Badger Army Ammunition Plant has poisoned fish and aquatic life in Lake Wisconsin, placing public health at risk.  Safe removal of contaminated sediments is desperately needed to protect human health from ongoing […]

The bully showed up at the wrong playground – Trump’s misguided address at the United Nations

The bully showed up at the wrong playground – Trump’s misguided address at the United Nations

By Patrick T. Hiller, September 21, 2017, PeaceVoice. “It was the wrong speech, at the wrong time, to the wrong audience,” Swedish foreign Minister Margot Wallström expressed about what global and U.S. audiences helplessly had to endure during President Donald […]

Most Soldiers are Non-Killers: The Impact of State Sanctioned Violence and Its Targets

Most Soldiers are Non-Killers: The Impact of State Sanctioned Violence and Its Targets

by Heather Gray, December 15, 2014, Justice Initiative reposted September 21, 2017.  There’s nothing glorious about war or in killing. The human cost of war reaches far beyond the battlefield – it has a lasting affect on spouses, children, brothers, […]

South Korean Self-Immolates, Demands U.S. THAAD Weapons Be Kept Out of Korea

South Korean Self-Immolates, Demands U.S. THAAD Weapons Be Kept Out of Korea

Cho Young-sam self-immolated himself yesterday, leaving behind a plea for NO THAAD in South Korea: Our country only has a future via the success of the Moon Jae-In Administration President Moon Jae-In, long ago, when I was in Germany, I […]

“The Vietnam War” – Documentary Or Epic Of Fiction?

“The Vietnam War” – Documentary Or Epic Of Fiction?

From Moon Over Alabama, September 20, 2017. Arte TV yesterday showed the first parts of The Vietnam War by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. It also runs on PBS. The first three parts of the ten part “documentary” are a […]

Kayactivists at the Pentagon

John F. Kennedy: A Peace Legacy Lost

John F. Kennedy: A Peace Legacy Lost

By Craig Etchison, Phd John F. Kennedy was murdered over fifty years ago. Not long after his death, Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution that sent the United States full force into the Vietnam War, the beginning of fifty […]

The Best Speech Ever Yet by Any U.S. President

The Best Speech Ever Yet by Any U.S. President

This was at American University. #NoWar2017 will be there September 22-24 http://worldbeyondwar.org/nowar2017

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