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Something We Can Agree On: Close Some Overseas Bases

By Miriam Pemberton, November 28, 2018 From Defense One This moment, after the midterm elections and before the partisan wars get fully back into gear, is the right time to take note of efforts to reach across America’s political divide. […]

Okinana Governor Denny Takami speaks out about military bases

Listen to the Governor of Okinawa

By Alexis Dudden, November 12, 2018 From LobeLog The East China Sea seems to have disappeared. Not literally of course, yet only a few years ago around the centennial commemorations of the beginning of World War I, talking heads named […]

The Dramatic Struggle for Our Planet and for Humanity in Henoko, Okinawa

Photos by Kawaguchi Mayumi Text by Joseph Essertier The political scientist and activist Douglas Lummis has written, “The reasons for abandoning construction of the new US Marine Corps Air Facility at Henoko in northern Okinawa are many.” Indeed. It is […]

Barry Sweeney on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Barry Sweeney on Ireland, Peace, and Neutrality

Barry Sweeney is a member of the coordinating committee of World BEYOND War, of which I’m the director. Barry is based in Ireland, but is often in Vietnam and Italy. His background is in education and environmentalism. He taught as […]

David Swanson at the International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases, Dublin 2018

David Swanson at the International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases, Dublin 2018

David Swanson, director of World BEYOND War, lays out the many reasons why war can and must be abolished at the International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases, Dublin 2018. “People’s movements are on our side.”

Pat Elder at #No2NATODublin in 2018

Pat Elder at the International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases, Dublin 2018

Pat Elder, 2018 Green Party Congressional Candidate from Maryland and World Beyond War coordinating committee member, delivered hard truths about the US military’s disdain for environmental safety and sanity at the International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases in Dublin, Ireland […]

Greatest Crime on Earth

By David Swanson, Director, World BEYOND War Remarks at No Bases Conference in Dublin, Ireland, November 18, 2018 I’m willing to bet that if I asked everyone in Ireland whether the Irish government should take orders from Donald Trump, most […]

Talk Nation Radio: Greta Zarro on Organizing a World BEYOND War

Greta Zarro is Organizing Director at World BEYOND War. She has a background in issue-based community organizing. Her experience includes volunteer recruitment and engagement, event organizing, coalition building, legislative and media outreach, and public speaking. Greta graduated as valedictorian from […]

Oct 30 2018 protesting drone warfare at Beale Air Force Base

Four Arrested While Blocking Military Drone Base: Traffic Blocked Beale Air Force Base for Nearly an Hour

By Shirley Osgood, October 30, 2018 BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, near Wheatland – Four demonstrators were arrested early Tuesday, Oct. 30, as they opposed the ongoing 17-year U.S. bombing campaign in Afghanistan and U.S. occupation of one of the poorest countries […]

How The Tentacles Of The US Military Are Strangling The Planet

By Vijay Prashad, October 3, 2018, Asia Times. In June this year in Itoman, a city in Okinawa prefecture, Japan, a 14-year-old girl named Rinko Sagara read out of a poem based on her great-grandmother’s experience of World War II. […]