Campaigns Join in any of these projects!

Join in any of these projects!

Contact us if you’d like to help with any of these campaigns: Educational Events. Close Bases. Support Global Justice and the Rule of Law. Divest from Weapons Dealers. Put up Billboards. Pass Resolutions. Opt Out of Military Recruitment (a U.S. […]

Online Actions Online Actions

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 — 2017 Edition Now Available

A Global Security System: An Alternative to War — 2017 Edition Now Available

To use the new online study and action guide, click here: Study War No More!   “You say you’re against war, but what’s the alternative?”   “A Global Security System: An Alternative to War” – 2017 Edition Now Available Be […]

Chapters and Affiliates Find or Create a Chapter or Affiliate

Find or Create a Chapter or Affiliate

World Beyond War allows volunteers to create (and assists in the creation) of new local organizations that we call World Beyond War chapters. If you can’t find one near you below, you can create one. It’s easy! We also let […]

Recent Posts

Manal Sidawi of the Muslim American Public Affairs Council reads a prayer during a rally in support of Demilitarize Durham2Palestine’s proposed resolution banning police exchanges between Durham Police and Israel outside Durham City Hall on April 16. The resolution later passed 6-0, making Durham the first city in the country to ban the practice. (Photo: Sammy Hanf)

How Durham, NC became the first U.S. city to ban police exchanges with Israel

UNAC Editor, May 23, 2018. by Zaina Alsous and Sammy Hanf, originally published by Scalawag Magazine, May 10, 2018. Durham, North Carolina became the first city in the country to ban local police exchanges with Israel on April 16, when […]

Swords to Plowshares: The Belltower

Swords to Plowshares: The Belltower

This touring Belltower, dedicated by Veterans For Peace on Memorial Day 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina, is covered with windblown plaques with personal inscriptions in many languages about the effects of war. Everywhere it travels people share their stories of […]

First-person Shooter Games, the US Military, and Serial Killers

First-person Shooter Games, the US Military, and Serial Killers

By Pat Elder, May 23, 2018. Both Nik Cruz, the Parkland shooter, and Dimitri Dimitrios Pagourtzis, the Santa Fe shooter, were emotionally distraught because of girls who rejected their advances. They were both outcasts in their respective high schools. They […]

Talk Nation Radio: Gail Davidson on Lawlessness of U.S. Sanctioning of Torture

Talk Nation Radio: Gail Davidson on Lawlessness of U.S. Sanctioning of Torture

by David Swanson, May 22, 2018. Gail Davidson is a legal activist working for a better world through advocacy and education to enhance understanding of and compliance with, international human rights and humanitarian law. She is the founder and Executive […]

Divest From BlackRock! May 23 In New York City

Divest From BlackRock! May 23 In New York City

By Marc Eliot Stein, May 22, 2018 On Wednesday morning, May 23 2018 in New York City, the annual shareholder’s meeting of BlackRock, the shadowy but gigantic “too big to fail” financial conglomerate that profited from the Wall Street crash […]

An Open Letter To Those Who Meet With Mohamed Bin Salman

An Open Letter To Those Who Meet With Mohamed Bin Salman

May 22, 2018 An Open Letter to Business Leaders and Actors, Directors, and Producers Who Met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman, including Adam Aron (CEO, American Multi-Cinema), Ari Emanuel (CEO, William Morris Endeavor), Willow Bay (Dean, USC School […]

New War Opponents

New War Opponents

By David Swanson, May 20, 2018. For those of us who fully expected most U.S. peace activists to vanish once Barack Obama became president but expected them to come back once Donald Trump ascended the throne, the failure of our […]

Tim Kaine’s War Scam Hits a Speed Bump

Tim Kaine’s War Scam Hits a Speed Bump

By David Swanson, May 18, 2018 Virginia ought to be in the running for worst U.S. senators in the country, a couple of walking catastrophes empowered in part by their status as Democrats and, in one case, the status of […]

War Is Love

War Is Love

By David Swanson, May 17, 2018 Photo by Truthdig. On Monday I was arrested along with many other people in the street in front of the U.S. Capitol, participating in the new Poor People’s Campaign, the first multi-issue coalition we’ve […]

Then-Secretary of Defense Robert Gates during a 2008 visit to Kosovo with U.S. Army troops on foot patrol in the town of Gnjilane. (The U.S. Army / CC BY 2.0)

The Pentagon Can’t Account for $21 Trillion (That’s Not a Typo)

By Lee Camp, May 14, 2018, TruthDig. Twenty-one trillion dollars. The Pentagon’s own numbers show that it can’t account for $21 trillion. Yes, I mean trillion with a “T.” And this could change everything. But I’ll get back to that […]

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