Counter-Recruitment

Do Not Meet With Mike Pence, Go to Jail, or Join the Military

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, May 11, 2020 We don’t know what the long-term damage is of coronavirus in those who recover. We don’t know who will die among those who catch it. We do know that we each […]

Rivera Sun

Four Reasons To Ditch The Draft

By Rivera Sun, April 26, 2020 There’s a bill before congress to expand the military draft to women. It’s a terrible idea. Here are four reasons why: It’s not about “equality.” Some say drafting women is only fair; after all, […]

A war veteran sleeps on the sidewalk as his wife sits wrapped in blankets in Washington D.C. on July 29, 1932. Photo | AP

Chewed Up and Spit Out: What Happens to Veterans When They Retire?

By Alan Macleod, March 30, 2020 From Mint Press News The phrase “military-industrial complex” is thrown around a lot. But the fact remains that the United States spends almost as much on war as the rest of the world combined. American troops […]

Manisha Rios and Camilo Mejia in World Beyond War webinar

What is Hybrid Warfare? A World BEYOND War Discussion

March 26, 2020 War is more than bombs and bullets. On March 25, 2020, World BEYOND War and About Face: Veterans Against the War hosted a discussion of “hybrid warfare” – a mix of disinformation, sanctions, and unconventional tactics. During […]

Rivera Sun

On International Women’s Day, Say No To Drafting Women – Or Anyone!

By Rivera Sun, March 7, 2020 March 8th is International Women’s Day. It’s a day to work for women’s equality in all sectors of our world. Yet there’s one peculiar effort toward fake equality that must be vehemently opposed by […]

Matthew Hoh on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Matt Hoh on Afghanistan and U.S. Foreign Policy

Matthew Hoh is a member of the advisory boards of Expose Facts, Veterans For Peace, and World BEYOND War. In 2009 he resigned his position with the State Department in Afghanistan in protest of the escalation of the Afghan War […]

Richard Sanders on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Richard Sanders on Shutting Down Weapons Shows

Richard Sanders is a researcher/writer/activist who has engaged full-time in the peace movement since 1984 when he escaped academia with an MA in cultural anthropology. His efforts to debunk Canada’s peace mythology began when coordinating Ottawa’s Peace Resource Centre, producing a […]

Two U.S. Air Force drone operators fly an MQ-9 Reaper drone from a ground control station on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. Michael Shoemaker | USAF

A New US Air Force Video Game Lets You Drone Bomb Iraqis and Afghans

By Alan Macleod, January 31, 2020 From Mint Press News The United States Air Force has a new recruitment tool: a realistic drone operator video game you can play on its website. Called the Airman Challenge, it features 16 missions to […]

unexploded bombs found in Dortmund, Germany

Twelve Thousand Residents Must Immediately Leave Their Homes!

By Victor Grossman, January 28, 2020 ”ALARM! Twelve thousand residents must immediately leave their homes! All hospital clinics must be evacuated! No exceptions! Hasten! “ Not in burning Australia nor a besieged town in Syria or Afghanistan, but on January […]

no more wars protest signs

Teaching War So That It Matters

By Brian Gibbs, January 20, 2020 From Common Dreams “I don’t know…I mean I want to be one of those people…you know who do things, who create change I guess…this was inspiring…it made me want to create change…but I guess […]