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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.

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

Video: Abiy Ahmed: 2019 Peace Laureate

Prutehi Litekyan - Save Ritidian

An Open Letter to Denny Tamaki, Governor of Okinawa

From Prutehi Litekyan: Save Riditian October 8, 2019 Dear Honorable Governor Tamaki, Håfa Adai from Guam. We, the Guam-based group Prutehi Litekyan: Save Ritidian, are a direct-action group dedicated to the protection of natural and cultural resources in sites identified […]

The Nobel Committee Is Doing Better

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, October 11, 2019 The committee that awards the Nobel Peace Prize was right not to give the prize to Greta Thunberg, who deserves the highest prizes available, but not one created to fund the […]

A soldier in a cloud of war

Report on NoWar2019 Pathways to Peace Conference, Limerick, Ireland

By Caroline Hurley From Village, October 7, 2019 An anti-war conference called ‘NoWar2019 Pathways to Peace’ took place last weekend at Limerick’s South Court Hotel, organised by WorldBeyondWar. Irish and international concerned parties met to consider the extent of militarism in […]

Activists protest in front of Israeli forces who were escorting bulldozers while conducting infrastructure work next to the Palestinian community of Khan al-Amar, which was being threatened with a forcible displacement order, on October 15, 2018. (Activestills/Ahmad Al-Bazz)

How Palestinian Women Successfully Defended Their Village From Demolition

By Sarah Flatto Mansarah, October 8, 2019 From Waging Nonviolence Just over one year ago, photos and videos of Israeli border police violently arresting a young Palestinian woman went viral. She appeared to be screaming as they ripped her hijab off and […]

Pat Elder speaking at #NoWar2019 in Limerick, Ireland

An Open Letter to Irish Officials and Media on PFAS Contamination

By Pat Elder, October 8, 2019 I am an American environmental researcher and I’ve had the honor and pleasure to visit your beautiful country over the last week. I participated in a conference in Limerick organized by World BEYOND War […]

A statue symbolizing "comfort women" at the Aichi Triennale art festival in Nagoya is seen on Aug. 3. After a two-month shutdown, the exhibit reopened Tuesday.

Controversial Art Exhibition Featuring ‘Comfort Woman’ Statue Reopens in Nagoya

From The Japan Times, October 8, 2019 An art exhibition that sparked controversy for featuring a statue symbolizing “comfort women” reopened Tuesday in Nagoya, with organizers placing tighter security and limiting the number of visitors after it was abruptly closed […]

U. S. Out of Italy

U. S. Out of Italy

By David Swanson, October 3, 2019 English below the Italian L’Italia dovrebbe fare amicizia con il pubblico degli Stati Uniti e del mondo cacciando le basi militari statunitensi. Alla fine degli anni ’80, quando ero un adolescente e uno studente […]

Is Peace Possible?

 October 3, 2019 David Swanson presents at a special meeting of Veterans for Peace, Evansville (Chapter 104) on the subject of the elimination of war as a tool of governments around the globe. He talks about the myths and […]

WBW News & Action: Videos from #NoWar2019

NoWar2019 was held this past weekend in Ireland We had a fantastic conference and rally in Ireland, and you can watch the whole think on videos. You can use the videos for events. Watch and discuss them. Youtube playlist of […]