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” […]
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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 […]
Tonight, Monday, August 3, 2015, 6-7pm CT Listen to David Swanson on Chicago’s WCEV, 1450 AM, or http://tunein.com/radio/WCEV-1450-s23599/ And phone in with questions and comments 312-263-4752 Topic: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20150803/discuss/150809848/ Event coming up in Chicago on 27th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1451800825124185/
By David Swanson, Guest columnist, The Daily Herald In its 1929 Man of the Year article, Time magazine acknowledged that many readers would believe Secretary of State Frank Kellogg the right choice, as probably the top news story of 1928 […]
By CJ Hinke Excerpted from Free Radicals: War Resisters in Prison by CJ Hinke, forthcoming from Trine-Day in 2016. Acting Costa Rican President José “Don Pepe”Figueres Ferrer takes a sledgehammer to the Cuartel Bellavista military barracks, 1948 The 22 countries […]
By David Swanson Nukes get all the attention, but the fact is that intense inspections of Iranian facilities will also prevent Iran from developing a ray gun that causes your clothes to vanish and your brain to convert to Islam. […]
By David Swanson Jimmy Carter called a war waged in Vietnam by the United States — a war that killed 60,000 Americans and 4,000,000 Vietnamese, without burning down a single U.S. town or forest — “mutual” damage. Ronald Reagan called […]
By Kathy Kelly and Buddy Bell A second round of peace talks between Afghan government officials and Taliban representatives, expected to begin before the end of July, 2015, suggests that some parties to the fighting want to declare a cease […]