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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?”     World Beyond War is pleased to provide the 2016 edition of the book that everyone has been asking for: A Global Security System: An Alternative to War. […]

Videos Remembering Past Wars, at the San Francisco Public Library

Remembering Past Wars, at the San Francisco Public Library

Adam Hochschild Daniel Ellsberg Jackie Cabasso David Hartsough A century since World War I and a half-century since Vietnam, a group of authors  discuss new lessons learned and new activism underway. Speakers include: Jackie Cabasso, executive director of the Western […]

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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Remembering Past Wars, at the San Francisco Public Library

Remembering Past Wars, at the San Francisco Public Library

Adam Hochschild Daniel Ellsberg Jackie Cabasso David Hartsough A century since World War I and a half-century since Vietnam, a group of authors  discuss new lessons learned and new activism underway. Speakers include: Jackie Cabasso, executive director of the Western […]

Commentary: Take torture off agenda

Commentary: Take torture off agenda

Consider ending violence in a nonviolent way By Kristin Y. Christman, Commentary According to President Donald Trump, people who are tortured deserve it. Trump’s initial draft executive order in January revealed his passion for reopening U.S. black site prisons, loading […]

Thousands March Saying “NO to NATO” and “Make Peace Great Again”

Thousands March Saying “NO to NATO” and “Make Peace Great Again”

By Ann Wright. Around 15,000 activists from around Europe and North America marched through the streets of Brussels on May 24, 2017 in opposition to the meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the presence of U.S. President […]

Canada is uncomfortably allied with the torturers of the new Iraq

Canada is uncomfortably allied with the torturers of the new Iraq

Warning: This column contains graphic descriptions of violence that some readers might find disturbing By Neil Macdonald, CBC News .   Under Saddam Hussein, the minority Sunni elite terrorized the Shia majority, using just the sort of casual torture practiced by […]

The only real way to stop atrocities like the Manchester attack is to end the wars which allow extremism to grow

The only real way to stop atrocities like the Manchester attack is to end the wars which allow extremism to grow

To end these wars, there needs to be political compromise between main players like Iran and Saudi Arabia, and Donald Trump’s belligerent rhetoric this week makes this almost impossible to achieve. Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud welcoming […]

U.S. Increases Nuclear Energy Spending as It Fights Global Weapons Ban

U.S. Increases Nuclear Energy Spending as It Fights Global Weapons Ban

David Swanson of World Beyond War says the Trump administration is increasing nuclear energy spending while seeking to thwart a landmark global campaign for a UN treaty banning the possession and use of nuclear weapons Visit http://therealnews.com for more stories.

We’re Dealing With a New Type of War Lie

We’re Dealing With a New Type of War Lie

By David Swanson, Let’s Try Democracy. When the U.S. public was told that Spain had blown up the Maine, or Vietnam had returned fire, or Iraq had stockpiled weapons, or Libya was planning a massacre, the claims were straightforward and […]

#foreverhumanbeings Rolling Fast

#foreverhumanbeings Rolling Fast

WAT has initiated a rolling fast during Ramadan and beyond to lift up the stories of the 41 men detained at Guantanamo Bay Prison.  Starting Friday May 26, several people each day will fast, make phone calls to people in […]

A Call to Mobilize the Nation over the Next 18 Months

A Call to Mobilize the Nation over the Next 18 Months

By Rev. John Dear, Campaign Nonviolence. While the media and the nation sit transfixed over the Trump scandals and attacks on democracy, those of us who work for justice and peace know that we have to keep working, resisting, and […]

The Basques In Spain: Positive Peace?

The Basques In Spain: Positive Peace?

By Johan Galtung, www.transcend.org. Spain is in a process that will take some time, from “España: Una, Grande, Libre” to “España: Una Comunidad de naciones“—“Spain: One, Great, Free” to “Spain: A community of nations.”  Could also be great and free, […]

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