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Germans Demand All US Military Leave, Claiming US War With Russia Is Inevitable

From War Is Boring, October 29, 2019 A democratic socialist faction of the German parliament is demanding the United States withdraw all 35,000 American troops from their nation, claiming that a war with Russia is inevitable and that America’s mere […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

Peace Activists in Ireland: New World BEYOND War Podcast Featuring Barry Sweeney, Mairead Maguire, John Maguire

By Marc Eliot Stein, October 30, 2019 If our podcast episodes were 20 hours long, we could have covered and excerpted all the great speakers and activists who gathered with us in Limerick, Ireland earlier this month for #NoWar2019, our […]

On Bragging About Murdering People You Turned into Terrorists

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, October 29, 2019 You cannot promote the rule of law by loudly bragging about committing murder. You cannot end terrorism by committing terrorism. Here is a U.S. president openly proclaiming that he has committed […]

Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota tests out its aqueous film-forming foam sprinkler system in an airport hangar.

USA Department of Defense Inspector General to Investigate PFAS Use in Military

By Pat Elder, World BEYOND War, October 28, 2019 The Office of Inspector General of the US Department of Defense announced last week it will review the Pentagon’s history of Per- and Poly Fluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) that have leached into […]

KIngs Bay Plowshares

Talk Nation Radio: Kings Bay Plowshares 7

October 21, 2019 The Kings Bay Plowshares 7 are facing 25 years in prison for their action at a nuclear submarine base. We speak with six of them: Elizabeth McAlister, Martha Hennessy, Mark Colville, Clare Grady, Patrick O’Neill, and Carmen […]

Norton Air Force Base (1942–1994) was located 2 miles east of downtown San Bernardino, California, in San Bernardino County.

Once an Air Force Base …

By Pat Elder, October 21, 2019 Lethal contamination at Norton Air Force Base in San Bernardino, California threatens human health 35 years after the base closed. Norton Air Force Base was a logistics depot and heavy-lift transport facility, something like […]

Spangdahlem air force base

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 […]