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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
World Beyond War: A New Podcast

Educating For Peace: New Podcast Episode Featuring Tony Jenkins, Patrick Hiller, Kozue Akibayashi

By Marc Eliot Stein, September 18, 2019 What do peace educators do? On this month’s episode of the World BEYOND War podcast, we talk to three professional peace educators from various backgrounds: Tony Jenkins, managing director of the International Institute […]

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

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

Educating For Peace: New Podcast Episode Featuring Tony Jenkins, Patrick Hiller, Kozue Akibayashi

By Marc Eliot Stein, September 18, 2019 What do peace educators do? On this month’s episode of the World BEYOND War podcast, we talk to three professional peace educators from various backgrounds: Tony Jenkins, managing director of the International Institute […]

Shannon Airport Sprays Carcinogenic Chemicals

A public statement with signers listed below. September 19, 2019 The #NoWar2019 conference and rally are planned for Limerick and Shannon on October 5 and 6. On August 15, 2019, a U.S. military plane caught fire at Shannon Airport. The […]

Burning oil field

Will Americans Let Trump Start World War III for Saudi Arabia and Israel?

by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies On Saturday, September 14th, two oil refineries and other oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia were hit and set ablaze by 18 drones and 7 cruise missiles, dramatically slashing Saudi Arabia’s oil production […]

Emanuel Pastreich and David Swanson on StrikeDC, Climate, War and Nonviolence

For more info about this protest event, see Strike DC or join World BEYOND War’s affinity group.

Peace Flotilla in Washington DC

Every Peace Group and Activist Should Join Strike DC for the Earth’s Climate

By David Swanson, September 15, 2019 Peace activists and organizations have worked for years to bring environmental and peace activism together. When an environmental campaign includes the peace movement, it’s time to join in and show up and take part. Listen to how Russell […]

Russell Gray on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Russell Gray on Plans to Shut Down Streets for Climate

Russell Gray grew up in Kansas City, graduated from college in 2017 and took a banking regulation job with the U.S. government. He left that job in November 2018 to help start the climate group Extinction Rebellion in the United States. […]

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 […]