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 Peace Poles suggested to replace local war memorials

Peace Poles suggested to replace local war memorials

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) — For the past year, there has been a lot of talk of what to do with the Robert e. Lee statue and other monuments around town. After what happened last weekend, a local resident is hoping […]

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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Donald Trump Is Dropping Bombs at Unprecedented Levels

The candidate who once warned America about Hillary Clinton’s hawkishness is turning into a war machine. By Jennifer Wilson, Micah Zenko, August 9, 2017, Foreign Policy. Throughout the 2016 campaign, many people opposed to Donald Trump’s candidacy were nonetheless reluctant […]

How “Both Sides” Forge U.S. Supremacy: The Nationalistic Hypocrisies of “Violence” and “Free Speech”

How “Both Sides” Forge U.S. Supremacy: The Nationalistic Hypocrisies of “Violence” and “Free Speech”

By Sam Husseini, August 18, 2017. Many have focused on President Donald Trump’s statements on Charlottesville condemning the “violence” from “both sides”. Which is understandable, since the killing of Heather Heyer and overwhelming violence came from white supremacists. But virtually […]

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How Movies Like ‘Toy Story 3’ and ‘The Incredibles’ Are Turning Our Children into Violent, Militarized Monsters

“Ten percent of any population is cruel, no matter what, and ten percent is merciful, no matter what, and the remaining 80 percent can be moved in either direction.” Susan Sontag. By Heidi Tilney Kramer / OpenDemocracy, August 17, 2017, Alternet. […]

Peace Poles suggested to replace local war memorials

Peace Poles suggested to replace local war memorials

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) — For the past year, there has been a lot of talk of what to do with the Robert e. Lee statue and other monuments around town. After what happened last weekend, a local resident is hoping […]

Creative Anti-Nazism

Creative Anti-Nazism

By David Swanson, August 17, 2017, Let’s Try Democracy. The people of Durham , N.C., have the right idea. Not only have they taken down a Confederate war statue themselves, but they’ve lined up en masse to turn themselves in […]

Vicenza – Appello per un’azione globale contro le basi militari

Vicenza – Appello per un’azione globale contro le basi militari

17 / 8 / 2017, Informativa. Attivisti determinati in tutto il mondo hanno resistito per decenni ad occupazione, militarismo e basi militari straniere nelle loro terre. Queste lotte sono state coraggiose e persistenti. Uniamo la nostra resistenza in un’azione globale per […]

The Story of Charlottesville was Written in Blood in the Ukraine

The Story of Charlottesville was Written in Blood in the Ukraine

By Ajamu Baraka, August 16, 2017, Black Agenda Report. What is the character of racist right-wing politics today? Is it the crazed white supremacist who plows into an anti-fascist demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia, or can it also be the assurance […]

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Don’t be blindsided: the threat of nuclear war is real

By Lindsey German, August 16, 2017, Counterfire. It may be that we will look back on August 2017 as a month when the hot war rhetoric got a bit out of hand. Or it may be that we will look […]

Address on Nuclear War to Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action

Address on Nuclear War to Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action

Published on Aug 15, 2017 David Swanson speaking by video to the Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action http://www.gzcenter.org

‘I catch a fearful resemblance to the faces of the young from my generation in the summer of 1939.’ Shop mannequins blown onto the pavement after a bombing raid on London. Photograph: Planet News Archive/SSPL via Getty Images

In 1939, I didn’t hear war coming. Now its thundering approach can’t be ignored

As a teenager I would just laugh at newsreels of Hitler and other fascists. I hope what happened next is not witnessed again by my grandchildren’s generation By Harry Leslie Smith, 94, a second world war RAF veteran, August 15, […]

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