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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.

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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

Two interpreters for Bravo troop dump their trash in the base’s burn pit in the Zhari District of Kandahar Province, April 2012. Photo: Sebastian Meyer/Corbis via Getty Images

War On The World: Industrialized Militaries Are a Bigger Part of the Climate Emergency Than You Know

By Murtaza Hussain, September 15, 2019 From The Intercept Over a century before we reached the brink of ecological catastrophe, Rabindranath Tagore had a glimpse of where we might be headed. Tagore, an Indian author and cultural reformer who lived […]

Smedley Butler letter fragment

Smedley Butler’s Speech Against War in Charlottesville in 1937

By David Swanson, September 13, 2019 I didn’t know until recently that Smedley Butler had ever been to my town. Then I heard that he’d spoken at the University of Virginia here in Charlottesville in 1937. The University of Virginia […]

Maria Emelyanova and Ann Wright

“Our Planet Is So Small That We Must Live In Peace”: Traveling to Yakutsk in Far East Russia

By Ann Wright, September 13, 2019 “Our planet is so small that we must live in peace” said the head of the organization for mothers of military veterans in Yakutsk, Siberia, Far East Russia and called for “mothers to unite […]

Ken Mayers and Tarek Kauff

Putting Boots On The Ground For Peace

By Charlie McBride, September 12, 2019 From The Galway Advertiser On St Patrick’s Day this year, two US army veterans, Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff, aged 82 and 77 respectively, were arrested at Shannon Airport for protesting its continued use […]

Tarek Kauff and Ken Mayers on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff on Protesting War in Ireland

Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff are out on bail and forbidden to leave Ireland. They attempted to inspect a U.S. plane for weapons in supposedly neutral Ireland. They will be taking part in #NoWar2019. Ken Mayers was born in New […]

Antiwar Billboards Are Up in Ireland

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, September 10, 2019 Limerick, Ireland, now has billboards up at Clare Street, John Street, John Street in Waterford, and Dublin Road in Singland. The billboards are part of the promotion of an upcoming global […]

Limerick at Peace

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, September 9, 2019   Green Ireland has a peaceful blue sky. Shannon Airport’s full of war planes; Here’s why. When Emperor Trump Tells Ireland to Jump Ireland bows down and asks him “How high?” […]

WBW News & Action: Zombie

What’s in your head? Zombie Zombie Zombie Join September 10th Webinar: Chapter Organizing 101 Join World BEYOND War’s Organizing Director Greta Zarro for an online chat about how to start a World BEYOND War chapter in your town! We’ll hear […]

Zombie Zombie Zombie

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, September 9, 2019 CNN is outraged that Trump was too friendly with Russians, supposedly endangering an honorable spy snooping into the Russian government. The New York Times doesn’t want any peace settlements in Afghanistan […]

Punishments Reduced for Blackwater Murderers