Culture of Peace

Wanfried Peace Factory

Building the Wanfried Peace Factory (In The Middle Of Germany)

By Wolfgang Lieberknecht, February 19, 2020 Because networking for peace needs places for personal encounters, we are building the Wanfried Peace Factory in the middle of Germany. Not only from Eschwege, Eisenach, Assbach and Kassel, but also from Düren, Goch […]

War casualties in Afghanistan

Afghan Troops Say Taliban Are Brothers And War Is “Not Really Our Fight.”

By Nicolas J S Davies, February 18, 2020 The world is waiting anxiously to see whether the U.S. and Afghan governments and the Taliban will agree to a one-week truce that could set the stage for a “permanent and comprehensive” ceasefire and […]

UK protest against iraq war February 15, 2003. Credit: Stop the War Coalition

Can the World’s Second Superpower Rise From the Ashes of Twenty Years of War?

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, February 15, 2020 February 15 marks the day, 17 years ago, when global demonstrations against the pending Iraq invasion were so massive that the New York Times called world public opinion “the […]

Annette Brownlie on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Annette Brownlie: Australia Better Without U.S. Troops

Annette Brownlie is a mother and a life-long peace organiser and activist, arising out of the experiences of her father in WW2 and her own experiences as a teenager opposing the Vietnam war. Annette has had leadership roles in anti-nuclear, […]

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 […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

Our Friends in Tehran: World BEYOND War Podcast Episode Featuring Shahrzad Khayatian and Foad Izadi

By Marc Eliot Stein, January 29, 2020 Three and a half weeks ago, the world reacted with horror to the news that the USA’s desperate President Trump had ordered the assassination of a senior official of Iran’s government, bringing the […]

2020 Peace Essay Contest

By West Suburban Faith-Based Peace Coalition, January 26, 2020. World BEYOND War’s affiliated organization outside of Chicago, the West Suburban Faith-Based Peace Coalition (WSFPC) has announced the 2020 Peace Essay Contest with $1,000 to be awarded for the best entry […]

Talk Nation Radio: The Christmas Truce

Talk Nation Radio: The Christmas Truce

This Week on Talk Nation Radio, we discuss the Christmas Truces of 1914. Learn more at https://worldbeyondwar.org/christmastruce Total run time: 29:00 Host: David Swanson. Producer: David Swanson. Music by Duke Ellington. Download from LetsTryDemocracy, or from Internet Archive. Pacifica stations can also download […]

Electron Rocket nose

New Zealand Government Updates Rules On What Can Be Sent Into Space

December 19, 2019 From New Zealand Herald Cabinet has agreed to updated rules around what can be launched into space from this country and banned payloads including those contributing to nuclear weapons programmes or any that support military operations ”contrary […]

Protests in Bolivia 2019

How the Global North’s Left Media Helped Pave the Way for Bolivia’s Right-Wing Coup

By Lucas Koerner, December 10, 2019 From Fair.org In our brave new age of hybrid warfare, corporate media play the role of ideological heavy artillery within the arsenal of Western imperialist powers. Day in and day out, “reputable” establishment outlets bombard […]