World Congress on Military and Social Spending 30 Sept – 03 Oct 2016 Technische Universität Berlin, Germany The International Peace Bureau has worked for over 10 years to develop a program on Disarmament for Sustainable Development, with a primary topic […]
World Beyond War is a global nonviolent movement to fully end the institution of war and establish a just and sustainable peace.Read more...
Between 1900-2006, campaigns of nonviolent civil resistance were twice as successful as violent campaigns. Erica will talk about her research on the impressive historical record of civil resistance in the 20th century and discuss the promise of unarmed struggle in […]Read more...
“You say you’re against war, but what’s the alternative?” World Beyond War is pleased to provide the book that everyone has been asking for: A Global Security System: An Alternative to War. It describes the “hardware” […]
Find and use dozens of great images and short statements from supporters of WorldBeyondWar and famous past opponents of war. Spread these on social media! You can submit a photo of yourself with 1 sentence on why you want to […]
By David Swanson Once again this year, the clear winner, in not just women’s soccer and incarceration, but also in militarism, is the United States of America, sweeping nearly every category of military insanity with seemingly effortless ease. Find all […]
From REPRIEVE A Yemeni family whose relatives were killed in a US drone strike have appealed to a German court to ensure that a US base in the country is not used for further attacks, which might endanger their lives. […]
https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-eve-spangler-on-israelpalestine Eve Spangler is a sociologist and a human and civil rights activist. For the last decade, her work has focused on the Israel/Palestine conflict. We discuss her new book, Understanding Israel/Palestine: Race, Nation, and Human Rights in the Conflict. […]
The U.S. Institute of Peace has a great name, our tax dollars, and a terrible record. Let’s move it in a better direction. If you’ve never heard of the U.S. Institute of Peace, please keep reading. It works everyday with […]
By Alice Slater, The Nation A group of jubilant Iranians cheer and spray artificial snow during street celebrations following the announcement of a landmark nuclear deal. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi) A major sticking point for universal support for the Iran deal […]
In 1915, a mother’s protest against funneling children into war became the theme of a new American song, “I Didn’t Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier.” Although the ballad attained great popularity, not everyone liked it. Theodore Roosevelt, a […]
This headline in the Guardian is completely accurate: West Point professor calls on US military to target legal critics of war on terror. But it hardly covers to content of the 95-page paper being reported on: see the PDF. The […]
Ruth Sivard, an economist who for more than three decades drew attention to the disparity between social and military spending around the globe, even after the Pentagon objected to her making that comparison for a federal agency, died on Aug. […]
When: Monday, September 14, 2015, from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. What: A Nonviolent Vigil and Prayer Service for Peace during the AFA $310 per plate banquet (please bring a candle) Where: Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront St., National […]
By Tom H. Hastings In the field in which I teach, Peace and Conflict Studies, we examine alternatives to violence or the threat of violence in the management of conflict. We are a transdisciplinary field, that is, we don’t only […]