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Piril Torgut, Cypriot artist

World BEYOND War Podcast Episode 13: Visual Voices With Piril Torgut

By Marc Eliot Stein, March 27, 2020 Piril Torgut is a young Cypriot artist who paints and sculpts visceral images of a marine world. Visual Voices is a global organization and World BEYOND War affiliate that finds artists who can […]

Empty Washington DC

Amidst Coronavirus, It’s Time to Heal the U.S.’s Domestic and International Reputation

By Greta Zarro, March 26, 2020 It is in times of crisis, like the growing coronavirus pandemic, that deep structural inequities and the U.S. government’s mismanagement of funds are starkly revealed. Half of all Americans live paycheck to paycheck. Half […]

Doctors performing surgery

Do You Support the Health Workers?

By David Swanson, March 20, 2020 U.S. politics has for three-quarters of a century been shaped by the question “Do you support the troops?” The understood meaning of the question has been “Do you want members of the military to […]

CODEPINK protests outside the Treasury Department. Credit: Medea Benjamin

To Help Stem Coronavirus, Lift Sanctions on Iran

By Ariel Gold and Medea Benjamin The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is far from the first proof of how intertwined we are as a global community. The climate crisis and the refugee crisis have long been glaring examples that the wars […]

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 […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

Intersections in Ottawa: World BEYOND War Podcast Featuring Katie Perfitt and Colin Stuart

By Marc Eliot Stein and Greta Zarro, February 28, 2020 The upcoming #NoWar2020 antiwar conference in Ottawa, Canada will be a convergence of indigenous rights movements, urgency for climate change awareness, protest against military profiteering at the CANSEC weapons bazaar, […]

artwork by Stijn Swinnen

Lies Used To Justify War And How To Dismantle Them

By Taylor O’Connor, February 27, 2019 From Medium “Beautiful ideals were painted for our boys who were sent out to die. This was the ‘war to end wars.’ This was the ‘war to make the world safe for democracy.’ No […]

How Are We Going to Pay for Saving Trillions of Dollars?

By David Swanson, Executive Director of World BEYOND War, February 21, 2020 Enhanced Medicare for All — that wild scheme that Michael Bloomberg calls “untried” because it’s only been tested for decades in virtually every wealthy nation on earth — […]

Bullet Points and Punch Lines by Lee Camp

You Have To Laugh

By David Swanson, February 20, 2020 It’s often hard to report on U.S. politics and government with a straight face. It’s even harder to report on the usual reporting on U.S. politics and government with a straight face. So much […]

2020 List of Valid Nobel Peace Prize Nominations

From The Nobel Peace Prize Watch, February 2020 Letter submitted to the committee here Media release here See our NPPW guidelines for screening The address for the full list is: http://www.nobelwill.org/index.html?tab=10 A. NEW nominations,  (known /endorsed by NPPW for the first time in 2020): […]