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Winnie Mandela Blew Whistle on Corrupt Arms Deal

Winnie Mandela Blew Whistle on Corrupt Arms Deal

By Terry Crawford-Browne, World BEYOND War The death of Winnie Madikezela-Mandela, the charging of former president Jacob Zuma and French arms company Thomson CSF/Thint/Thales with corruption, and the 25th anniversary of the assassination of Chris Hani have combined to bring […]

Looking Ahead To The Wars Of May

Looking Ahead To The Wars Of May

By Kent D. Shifferd, April 9, 2018. There is a good chance that the U.S. will attack either Iran or North Korea or both in May or June.  The Administration has been increasing its war rhetoric. The appointments of the […]

Anti-War Billboards Go Up in New York State

Anti-War Billboards Go Up in New York State

World BEYOND War’s billboards project is expanding. A number of local groups in various locations, including in New York State, are partnering with us to jointly create new billboards. For example, this one is going up in Albany, NY, from […]

“Why, This Isn’t Cuba”

“Why, This Isn’t Cuba”

Back in the 1890s those who believed conquering a continent was killing enough (without taking over Hawaii, the Philippines, Cuba, Puerto Rico, etc.) included Speaker of the House Thomas Reed. He clipped an article out of a newspaper about a […]

No Pompeo

No Pompeo

April 9, 2018 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader United States Senate U.S. Capitol Building, S 230 Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Chuck Schumer Minority Leader United States Senate U.S. Capitol Building, S 221 Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Majority Leader […]

Seven Catholic plowshares activists were detained early Thursday morning at the Kings Bay Naval Base St. Mary’s Georgia

Seven Catholic plowshares activists were detained early Thursday morning at the Kings Bay Naval Base St. Mary’s Georgia

They entered on Wednesday night April 4.  Calling themselves Kings Bay Plowshares, they went to make real the prophet Isaiah’s command: “beat swords into plowshares”. The seven chose to act on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. […]

Veteran’s View: Real security would come from less Pentagon spending

Veteran’s View: Real security would come from less Pentagon spending

By Philip Anderson, Apr 8, 2018, Duluth News Tribune. Have you ever noticed that the news stories about our military change with the seasons? On patriotic holidays we have the greatest military in world. Our ships and planes are cutting-edge. […]

Come Out For #SpringAgainstWar, April 14-15, Everywhere

Come Out For #SpringAgainstWar, April 14-15, Everywhere

By Marc Eliot Stein, April 8, 2018 A coalition of peace and social justice groups is calling for a set of major protest actions on the weekend of April 14 and 15, everywhere from large cities like New York, Oakland, […]

Why the Google Protest of War Work Is Wonderful

Why the Google Protest of War Work Is Wonderful

By David Swanson, April 6, 2018 The fact that 3,100 Google employees signed a letteropposing Google doing work for the U.S. military is wonderful for what it reveals. It does not reveal that a major company exists that has not long been a […]

“The reality is that Jacob Zuma should find himself in jail” – Andrew Feinstein

“The reality is that Jacob Zuma should find himself in jail” – Andrew Feinstein

From Agence France Presse, April 5, 2018 Former ANC MP and arms deal activist Andrew Feinstein has said ahead of the start of former president Jacob Zuma’s corruption trial that there is “overwhelming evidence” of his guilt. “The reality is […]

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