Culture of Peace

Rashid reprograms himself for nonviolent peace

Love Letter from Smoky Kabul: Nonviolent Versus Violent Peace in Afghanistan and the World

Dear Friends, “Salam (peace)!” is how Afghans greet one another, some of them simultaneously placing a hand over their hearts. But, while everyone including Afghans wants peace, the Afghan Peace Volunteers and I have observed that the human species appears […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

New Podcast Episode: Talking About #NoToNATO With Friends From USA, London, New Zealand

By Marc Eliot Stein, March 15, 2019 We had just uploaded the exciting new second episode of World BEYOND War’s new podcast when the news came in that cast our roundtable in a terrible light. This episode features myself and […]

The Backwash of War by Ellen N. La Motte

Lost Generations: Past, Present and Future

By Alan Knight, March 15, 2019 From 1899 to 1902, Ellen La Motte trained as a nurse at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. From 1914 to 1916, she cared for wounded and dying French soldiers, first in a hospital in Paris […]

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Wealth Concentration Drives a New Global Imperialism

By Peter Phillips, March 14, 2019 Regime changes in Iraq and Libya, Syria’s war, Venezuela’s crisis, sanctions on Cuba, Iran, Russia, and North Korea are reflections of a new global imperialism imposed by a core of capitalist nations in support […]

How Not to Go to War

By David Swanson, Director, World BEYOND War If you saw a book in Barnes and Noble called “How Not to Go to War,” wouldn’t you assume it was a guide to the proper equipment every good warrior should have when […]

Talk Nation Radio: Omali Yeshitela on No to NATO — Yes to Peace

Omali Yeshitela is Chairman of the Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace, and Reparations. The website is at blackisbackcoalition.org He has agreed to speak on April 4th in Washington DC at the No to NATO — Yes to […]

High School Students and Peace Making

Remarks at Student Peace Awards of Fairfax County, Va., March 10, 2019 By David Swanson, Director, World BEYOND War Thank you for inviting me here. I’m honored. And I’m reminded of lots of happy memories of Herndon High School, class […]

David Hartsough

An American Casualty of US Economic Sanctions on Iran

By David Hartsough, March 8, 2019 I went to Iran with a peace delegation of 28 Americans organized by Code Pink, a women-led peace activist group. The first day in Iran we had a very fruitful hour-and-half conversation with Javad […]

Draft Registration Will Be Either Ended or Imposed on Women

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War A choice must now be made. It is officially unconstitutional to discriminate against 18-year-old women by not forcing them to sign up to be forced against their will to kill and die for Venezuela’s […]

Finding the Moral Courage to Say No to War: The Story of Harry Bury

Book Review: Maverick Priest: A Story of Life on the Edge by Father Harry J. Bury, Ph.D. Robert D. Reed Publishers, Bandon, OR, 2018. By Alan Knight for World BEYOND War Mark Twain once wrote that “it is curious that […]