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Close Bases The No Bases Campaign

The No Bases Campaign

The closing of U.S. bases and the removal of U.S. military personnel are critical to the elimination of war.

Divest from Weapons Divest from the War Machine

Divest from the War Machine

World BEYOND War organizes to remove public and private assets from weapons manufacturers, military contractors, and war profiteers.

Peace Education Peace Education

Peace Education

World BEYOND War believes that education is a critical component of a global security system and an essential tool for getting us there.

Chapters & Affiliates Find or Create a Chapter or Affiliate

Find or Create a Chapter or Affiliate

World BEYOND War has chapters around the world. Join a local World BEYOND War chapter or start your own!

Recent Posts

20 Dictators Currently Supported By The US by David Swanson

Book Review: 20 Dictators Currently Supported by the U.S.

By Phil Armstrong and Catherine Armstrong, July 9, 2020 From Counterfire What nations say they stand for and what the evidence suggests they stand for can be – and frequently are – two entirely different things. This highly thought-provoking book […]

Setsuko Thurlow, ICAN campaigner and Hiroshima survivor, speaks at City Hall, in Oslo

An Open Letter By Setsuko Thurlow

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 June 22, 2020 Dear Prime Minister Trudeau: As a Hiroshima survivor, I was honoured to jointly accept the Nobel […]

Setsuko Thurlow

The Vow From Hiroshima Should Be From Everywhere

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, July 10, 2020 The new film, The Vow From Hiroshima, tells the story of Setsuko Thurlow who was a school girl in Hiroshima when the United States dropped the first nuclear bomb. She was […]

Mindanao people's peace march

On An Alternative Global Security System: A View From the Margins

By Merci Llarinas-Angeles, July 10, 2020 The tasks ahead to build an alternative global security system (AGSS) are a gigantic challenge to all of us who believe that a peaceful world is possible, but there are stories of hope all […]

DIMPLES OF FREEDOM

By Mbizo CHIRASHA, World BEYOND War, July 9, 2020 DIMPLES OF FREEDOM Dimples of mighty river donga, river Sokoto flowing honey of liberation, dripping sweetness of decades Of freedom harvest Taraba and ekuku flowing with seasons coming after one another […]

20 Congress Members Who Understand What’s Needed

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, July 9, 2020 The U.S. Congress has 100 Senators and 435 House Members. Out of the full 535, there are 20 thus far who have made themselves sponsor or cosponsor of a resolution to […]

Terry Crawford=Browne, peace activist in South Africa

South Africa Arms Industry Is Dodging Rules To Sell Weapons To Turkey

By Linda van Tilburg, July 7, 2020 From BizNews When Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu became the chair of South Africa’s arms trade regulator, the National Conventional Arms Control Committee (NCACC) adopted a much stricter approach to the export […]

Mommy, Where Do Peace Activists Come From?

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, July 8, 2020 The Kateri Peace Conference, which has been held in upstate New York for 22 years, will be held online this year, allowing anyone in the world who can get online to […]

Northern Mariana Islands

Open Letter: US Navy Base In Northern Marianas Will Harm People And Environment

July 4, 2020 Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper Department of Defense Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer Department of the Navy Nora Macariola-See Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific 258 Makalapa Drive, Suite 100 Pearl Harbor, Hawaii 96860-3134 Re: […]

David Swanson at the International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases, Dublin 2018

Video: David Swanson on Drop the MIC Live! With Sen. Nina Turner

By World BEYOND War, July 7, 2020 Watch the video here.