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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

Quick Links: Books · Webinars · Online Courses ⋅ Study Guide · Fact Sheets · Podcast ·   World BEYOND War believes that education is a critical component of a global security system and an essential tool for getting us […]

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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

In his meeting with Defense Minister Taro Kono (right) on July 15, Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki (center) demanded the central government take steps toward the revision of the SOFA to make U.S. military personnel subject to Japanese quarantine laws.

Okinawa Virus Outbreaks Ignite Scrutiny Of U.S. SOFA Privileges

By Tomohiro Osaki, August 3, 2020 From Japan Times Recent outbreaks of the novel coronavirus at U.S. military bases in Okinawa have cast renewed light on what many consider to be extraterritorial rights enjoyed by American servicemen under the decadeslong […]

Hibakusha Setsuko Thurlow at the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Awards Ceremony, giving her acceptance speech on behalf of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Nuclear Hell: 75 Years Since Hiroshima & Nagasaki A-Bombs: Alice Slater, Hibakusha Setsuko Thurlow

Nuclear Hell: Listen to the podcast. Nuclear Hell began 75 years ago with the dropping of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.  It continues to this day, with the ongoing threat of nuclear detonation.  This week, we honor the […]

Iranian Nuclear Complex Damaged By Fire in 2020

Why Do We Still Have The Bomb?

By William J. Perry and Tom Z. Collina, August 4, 2020 From CNN William J. Perry served as undersecretary of defense for research and engineering in the Carter administration and as secretary of defense in the Clinton administration. He currently […]

Talk Nation Radio: Ray McGovern on Lies, Damn Lies, and U.S. Discussions of China, Russia, and Iraq

Ray McGovern was an infantry/intelligence officer in the early Sixties, and became a CIA analyst.  His duties eventually included chairing National Intelligence Estimates and preparing The President’s Daily Brief. He conducted the one-on-one morning briefings of President Reagan’s five most […]

Canadians launch campaign to cancel fighter jet procurement with National Day of Action for #ClimatePeace

By Tamara Lorincz, August 4, 2020 Canadian peace activists have begun to mobilize to stop the Liberal government under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau from spending $19 billion for 88 new fighter jets. On Friday, July 24, we held a National […]

Ann Wright on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Ann Wright on Antiwar Activism

This week on Talk Nation Radio we’re talking antiwar activism with Ann Wright who was in the U.S. Army/Army Reserves for 29 years and retired as a Colonel but who, by my count, has been a fulltime model antiwar activist […]

Canadian fighter jets

Decision On New Canadian Warplanes To Be Made In “Several Months”: CBC News

By Brent Patterson, July 31, 2020 From Peacebuilders International Canada Today, July 31, is the deadline set by the Canadian government for three transnational corporations to submit their bids to manufacture 88 new warplanes for use by the Royal Canadian […]

My Painful Poetry

By Mbizo CHIRASHA, World BEYOND War, July 31, 2020 MY PAINFUL POETRY Its rhymes are of the poverty stripped widows in Liberia. Its symbols are of the slain cops freezing on the mortuary slabs of Gambia Its imagery is of […]

How To Demilitarize Police

July 30 2020 webinar with World BEYOND War’s David Swanson and Greta Zarro on how to start and win a campaign to ban militarized policing in your locality, anywhere on earth. We recently did this in Charlottesville, Va., U.S., and […]

It’s Time for a Fundamental Reassessment of Canadian Foreign Policy

By World BEYOND War & The Canadian Foreign Policy Institute, July 29, 2020 In the Summer of 2020, many prominent Canadian politicians, artists, academics and activists launched a call for a fundamental reassessment of Canadian foreign policy following Canada’s second […]