The new book This Is An Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt Is Shaping the Twenty-First Century by Mark Engler and Paul Engler is a terrific survey of direct action strategies, bringing out many of the strengths and weaknesses of activist efforts […]
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” […]
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 […]
Pass the popcorn! Wait till I tweet this! Did you see the look on his face? Ain’t elections exciting? We just can’t get enough of them, which could be why we’ve stretched them out to a couple of years each, […]
By Joy First On February 9, 2016 Judge Paul Curran found me guilty of trespass for walking onto the Air National Guard Base at Volk Field in Wisconsin on August 26, 2015. I joined eight others who wanted to deliver […]
by Bryan Doerries A Book Review by Hugh O’Neill “The Play’s the thing in which to catch the conscience of the king”- Hamlet, Act II, scene ii. Theatre has long engaged our innermost concerns and is a way of exploring […]
U.S. military recruiters are teaching in public school classrooms, making presentations at school career days, coordinating with JROTC units in high schools and middle schools, volunteering as sports coaches and tutors and lunch buddies in high, middle, and elementary schools, […]
https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-elliott-adams-on-third-party-non-violent-intervention-in-the-west-bank Elliott Adams is a former Army paratrooper in Vietnam, Japan, Korea, and Alaska; and former National President of Veterans For Peace. He has conducted nonviolence and social movement trainings for organizations such as Fellowship Of Reconciliation, School Of […]
By Gar Smith Some people (OK, some older, white Republican men) have been complaining that Beyonce “injected politics into a sports event.” (Actually the message seemed to be less about politics and more about social repression, government indifference and in-your-face […]
By David Swanson, teleSUR Super Bowl 50 will be the first National Football League championship to happen since it was reported that much of the pro-military hoopla at football games, the honoring of troops and glorifying of wars that most […]
By Frank Goetz Dear Enemy, Are you surprised by my salutation? Please let me explain. I know that you and I are at war with each other. As such we shouldn’t really be talking lest someone accuses us of aiding […]
By Elizabeth Shanklin According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, morality refers to “a set of customs and habits that shape how we think about how we should live or about what is a good human life.”[i] Social and biological scientists […]