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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?

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

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 […]

Recent Posts

Rashid reprograms himself for nonviolent peace

Love Letter from Smoky Kabul: Nonviolent Versus Violent Peace in Afghanistan and the World

Dear Friends, “Salam (peace)!” is how Afghans greet one another, some of them simultaneously placing a hand over their hearts. But, while everyone including Afghans wants peace, the Afghan Peace Volunteers and I have observed that the human species appears […]

New York City women protesting for peace during World War One

War Erodes Liberties

By Kirk Johnson, March 19, 2019 Do nations that wage more war provide those within their borders with more freedoms? It’s often stated that correlation does not equal causation when presenting scientific data. Attempting to correlate the idea that countries […]

Two U.S. Veterans For Peace Refused Bail, Charged with Trespassing at Shannon Airport

Two U.S. Veterans For Peace Refused Bail at Ennis District Court Charged with Trespass and Causing Criminal Damage at Shannon Airport Monday 18 March A group of seven US Veterans for Peace took part in a protest against the U.S. […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

New Podcast Episode: Talking About #NoToNATO With Friends From USA, London, New Zealand

By Marc Eliot Stein, March 15, 2019 We had just uploaded the exciting new second episode of World BEYOND War’s new podcast when the news came in that cast our roundtable in a terrible light. This episode features myself and […]

10 cancer deaths in one family at Peterson AFB where PFAS was found at concentrations of 88,400 ppt in water sources.

The PFAS Contamination Crisis: US Military Poisons Hundreds of Communities

By Pat Elder, March 15, 2019 Military Times recently reported that 16 relatives from one family living close to Peterson Air Force Base near Colorado Springs have been diagnosed with cancer and 10 have died. Local water sources are contaminated with […]

The Backwash of War by Ellen N. La Motte

Lost Generations: Past, Present and Future

By Alan Knight, March 15, 2019 From 1899 to 1902, Ellen La Motte trained as a nurse at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. From 1914 to 1916, she cared for wounded and dying French soldiers, first in a hospital in Paris […]

Microsoft is developing advanced "artificial intelligence" visual headsets for the US military

Artificial Morality

By Robert C. Koehler, March 14, 2019 Artificial Intelligence is one thing. Artificial morality is another. It may sound something like this: “First, we believe in the strong defense of the United States and we want the people who defend […]

New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street

Wealth Concentration Drives a New Global Imperialism

By Peter Phillips, March 14, 2019 Regime changes in Iraq and Libya, Syria’s war, Venezuela’s crisis, sanctions on Cuba, Iran, Russia, and North Korea are reflections of a new global imperialism imposed by a core of capitalist nations in support […]

How Not to Go to War

By David Swanson, Director, World BEYOND War If you saw a book in Barnes and Noble called “How Not to Go to War,” wouldn’t you assume it was a guide to the proper equipment every good warrior should have when […]

David Swanson Addresses the 2019 Recipients of the Student Peace Awards of Fairfax County

Every year, every high school in Virginia’s Fairfax County is invited to select a student who has worked to promote peace for the Student Peace Awards of Fairfax County. David Swanson of World BEYOND War delivered a stirring speech at […]