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How We End War

Here are numerous ways to get involved in the project of ending all war. What part do you want to play?

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Online Actions

Send this message to your local, state or provincial, and national government officials: The world has had enough of war, and that includes me. Government officials everywhere are being asked to join with the people of the world in signing […]

Alternatives
A Global Security System: An Alternative to War

A Global Security System: An Alternative to War (2018-19 Edition)

“You say you’re against war, but what’s the alternative?”     The 2018-19 edition of A Global Security System: An Alternative to War (AGSS) is now available!  AGSS is World BEYOND War’s blueprint for an alternative security system – one in […]

Chapters & Affiliates

Find or Create a Chapter or Affiliate

World BEYOND War works with volunteers to organize World BEYOND War chapters around the world. If there isn’t an existing chapter in your area, click here to learn more about starting a chapter near you! We also invite existing organizations […]

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What weapon kills the most in wars?

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How U.S. Presidential Candidates Answer 20 Basic Questions

1. What would you like the U.S. discretionary budget to look like? With 60% now going to militarism, what percentage would you like that to be? Mike Gravel: Cut military spending by 50%. Howie Hawkins: Cut military spending by 50%. Bernie Sanders: […]

You're welcome for the "service"

Testimony for the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service

By David Swanson, April 16, 2019 I was more surprised that your commission contacted me with a kind-of, sort-of invitation to speak than that you ultimately decided not to include me. I thank you for inviting me to submit testimony. You […]

Pentagon in Washington DC

A $350 Billion Defense Department Would Keep Us Safer Than a $700 Billion War Machine

By Nicolas J S Davies, April 15, 2019 The U.S. Congress has begun debate on the FY2020 military budget. The FY2019 budget for the U.S. Department of Defense is $695 billion dollars. President Trump’s budget request for FY 2020 would […]

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Trump’s Broken-Clock Foreign Policy

By Bill Lueders, April 13, 2019 Donald Trump loves tyrants. He trusts them absolutely. He believes Russia’s Vladimir Putin over his own national security team. He’s touted his “great relationship” with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, a known proponent of extrajudicial mass […]

Fatou Bensouda

Why Fatou Bensouda’s Visa Was Revoked

By Robert C. Koehler, April 14, 2019 How dare she question the sanctity of American militarism? As national security adviser John Bolton declared last fall, the International Criminal Court constitutes “an assault on the constitutional rights of the American people and the […]

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Divesting Temple from the War Machine

By Hal Conte, April 2, 2019 From Freely Magazine A consortium of 90 anti-war, peace and environmental groups are seeking to divest Temple University and other colleges as well as municipalities citywide and nationwide from weapons manufacturers and military contractors, […]

Mairead Maguire Requests Permission to Visit Assange

By Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate, Co-Founder, Peace People Northern Ireland, Member of World BEYOND War Advisory Board Mairead Maguire has requested UK Home Office for permission to visit her friend Julian Assange whom this year she has nominated for […]

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Fewer Americans Want To Serve In The Military. Cue Pentagon Panic.

By William M. Arkin, April 10, 2019 From The Guardian Donald Trump’s three-quarters-of-a-trillion-dollar defense budget request submitted to Congress last month contains a dirty secret, one that should make us all think twice about perpetual war and public support for it. […]

10 Reasons Assange Should Walk Free

By David Swanson, Director, World BEYOND War Governments’ (monstrous and criminal) behavior should not be secret. People should know what their government is doing, and what a powerful foreign government is doing to their own countries. The actual results of […]