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Thank you for joining the movement

Thank you for joining the movement

Thank you for signing the declaration of peace! Local organizations that have signed can also become World Beyond War affiliates / chapters. Do that here. Anyone who would like to can (with our help) begin creating a new local organization […]

War Is Immoral (detail)

War Is Immoral (detail)

Murder is the one crime that we’re taught to excuse if it’s done on a large enough scale. Morality demands that we not so excuse it. War is nothing other than murder on a large scale. Over the centuries and […]

War Is Immoral (resources)

War Is Immoral (resources)

Images: We must ask people to look at the horrific images of war and be horrified. Here’s a collection of images. Video and Audio: Ann Jones on Talk Nation Radio Max Blumenthal on Talk Nation Radio Stephen Canty on Talk […]

Myth: War Is Beneficial (detail)

Myth: War Is Beneficial (detail)

Probably the most common defense of wars is that they are necessary evils.  That myth is debunked on its own page here. But wars are also defended as being in some way beneficial. The reality is that wars do not benefit […]

Myth: War Is Beneficial (resources)

Myth: War Is Beneficial (resources)

Video and Audio: Nobel Lecture by Harold Pinter Jean Bricmont on Talk Nation Radio Rafia Zakaria on Talk Nation Radio Talk Nation Radio: The Congo and the U.S.-Backed Deadliest Conflict Since WWII Articles: War Should Be Ended: Part II of […]

Myth: War Is Necessary (detail)

Myth: War Is Necessary (detail)

It has become uncommon for war makers to advertise their wars as desirable, and standard policy to claim that every war is entered into as a last resort. This is progress to be very pleased with and to build on. […]

Myth: War Is Necessary (resources)

Myth: War Is Necessary (resources)

Video and Audio: Stephen Kinzer on Talk Nation Radio Mairead Maguire on Talk Nation Radio Miko Peled on Talk Nation Radio Paul Chappell on Talk Nation Radio Articles: War Should Be Ended: Part II of “War No More: The Case […]

Tax Dollars at War

Based on a “Flashpoints” interview with Dennis Bernstein & Dave Lindorff.

Myth: War Is Inevitable (resources)

Myth: War Is Inevitable (resources)

Video and Audio: This video addresses the myth that humans are naturally violent: Book Discussion with Paul Chappell on The Art of Waging Peace. This 1939 antiwar cartoon from MGM gives some indication of how mainstream opposition to war was at the time. […]

Myth: War Is Inevitable (detail)

Myth: War Is Inevitable (detail)

If war were inevitable, there would be little point in trying to end it. If war were inevitable, a moral case might be made for trying to lessen its damage while it continued. And numerous parochial cases could be made […]

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