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World Beyond War

World Beyond War

World Beyond War is a global nonviolent movement to fully end the institution of war and establish a just and sustainable peace.

Security Without War

Security Without War

Militarism has made us less safe, and continues to do so.  It is not a useful tool for protection. Other tools are. Studies over the past century have found that nonviolent tools are more effective in resisting tyranny and oppression and resolving conflicts […]

The Success of Nonviolent Civil Resistance: Erica Chenoweth

The Success of Nonviolent Civil Resistance: Erica Chenoweth

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 […]

Gene Sharp: How to Start a Revolution

Gene Sharp: How to Start a Revolution

How to Start a Revolution is a BAFTA award winning British documentary film about Nobel Peace Prize nominee and political theorist Gene Sharp, described as the world’s foremost scholar on nonviolent revolution. The film describes Sharp’s ideas, and their influence […]

The Resource Center

The Resource Center

  Check out upcoming events and resources for events. Send this email to all your friends. The basic information on this website in a PDF. Graphics. Flyers, sign-up cards, sign-up sheets. Calendar of important peace holidays. Quotes. Pass this local […]

Abolish War Campaign

Abolish War Campaign

We are developing a strategy to end all war and all preparedness for war and all armaments. Contact us with your ideas, projects, and campaigns. Please do this: Find someone who believes that war cannot or should not be entirely ended. Ask […]

Myth: War Is Beneficial (summary)

Myth: War Is Beneficial (summary)

W ars do not benefit the people where they are waged, and do not benefit nations that send their militaries abroad to wage wars. Nor do wars help to uphold the rule of law — quite the reverse. Good outcomes […]

Myth: War Is Necessary (summary)

Myth: War Is Necessary (summary)

  War Is Not “Defense” The U.S. War Department was renamed the Defense Department in 1947, and it is common in many countries to speak of the war departments of one’s own and all other nations as “defense.” But if […]

Myth: War Is Inevitable (summary)

Myth: War Is Inevitable (summary)

War is not in our genes: War has only been around for the most recent fraction of the existence of our species. We did not evolve with it. During this most recent 10,000 years, war has been sporadic. Some societies […]

Military-Industrial Complex – the Rise of the War Economy

Military-Industrial Complex – the Rise of the War Economy

This conjunction of an immense military establishment and a large arms industry is new in the American experience. The total influence — economic, political, even spiritual — is felt in every city, every Statehouse, every office of the Federal government. […]

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