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Deadly for the Environment and Climate: United States Military and War Policy

By Reiner Braun, October 15, 2019 Why do weapon systems threaten people and the environment at the same time? A 2012 report from the US Congress found that the US Military is the largest single consumer of petroleum products in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Anti-War Conference in Limerick Followed by Peace March in Shannon

By Mike Finnarty, October 2, 2019 From The Limerick Leader An anti-war conference called ‘NoWar2019 Pathways to Peace’ will be held this weekend at the South Court Hotel. The conference, organised by World Beyond War, will take place on Saturday, […]

Fire fighters at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County practice dousing a petroleum fire using carcinogenic foam.

California Takes on PFAS Contamination While the Military is a Primary Source of the Pollution

By Pat Elder, September 18, 2019 There was an earthquake in California on August 23, 2019, although the ground didn’t move, and few noticed. That was the day California ordered the state’s water systems to establish the nation’s lowest Notification Levels for dangerous […]

Toxic US military burn pits in Iraq

New Study Documents Depleted Uranium Impacts on Children in Iraq

By David Swanson, September 20, 2019 In the years following 2003, the U.S. military dotted Iraq with over 500 military bases, many of them close to Iraqi cities. These cities suffered the impacts of bombs, bullets, chemical and other weapons, […]

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 […]

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?” […]