Culture of Peace

CrossTalk on Political Correctness: Destructive Speech

July 10, 2019 Why is it when one hears the word ‘diversity’, it is at the expense of unity? Then there is inclusion, but only inclusion when you agree with a certain political thought and worldview. And of course we […]

Official Secrets: Best Movie So Far This Year

By David Swanson, July 8, 2019 The true story of British whistleblower Katharine Gun is public. The new movie dramatizing that story, with Keira Knightley in the starring role is called a thriller. And that it is. How can a known event […]

Patriotism Is Too Small For My Family

By David Swanson, Executive Director, World BEYOND War, July 3, 2019 Ending bigotry has gone mainstream among the enlightened people of the developed world. Did you spot the acceptable bigotry in that sentence? We’re against racism, sexism, and more kinds […]

Desmond Tutu Urges Us to Sign the Peace Pledge

“I’m delighted to support World BEYOND War’s new initiative to build a new movement for the total abolition of war. I join people who have associated themselves with this statement: I understand that wars and militarism make us less safe […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

On the World BEYOND War Podcast: Taking Stock of the Antiwar Movement

By Marc Eliot Stein, June 29, 2019 We devoted the latest episode of the World BEYOND War podcast to a fundamental question: how is the antiwar movement doing right now? Peace and social justice activists are scrambling to keep up […]

Protest against weapons marketing in Chiba City, Japan

Protestors Say “Yes” to Peace in Japan: Opposing the New Weapons Market Days in Chiba City

By Joseph Essertier, June 21, 2019 Some people are actually happy about the “consistently increasing defence budgets” of recent years. One finds those words in the Exhibitor Prospectus for the weapons market in Japan called the “Maritime Air Systems & […]

Soldiers Without Guns

By David Swanson, Executive Director of World BEYOND War, June 21, 2019 A new film by Will Watson, called Soldiers Without Guns, ought to shock a great many people — not because it utilizes a yet more gruesome form of […]

Statue celebrating genocide that should be removed from Charlottesville Virginia

What Survives Genocide?

By David Swanson, June 18, 2019 Jeffrey Ostler’s Surviving Genocide: Native Nations and the United States from the American Revolution to Bleeding Kansas, tells a complex, honest, and nuanced story of what overall and in many particular parts fits the […]

Peace activist Sally-Alice Thompson

Sally-Alice Thompson: A Life Dedicated To Peace And Justice For All

By Joline Gutierrez Krueger, June 19, 2019 From Albuquerque Journal Sally-Alice Thompson has led a life so full of incredible accomplishments and adventures that it’s hard to know where to start. We could begin with the time she traveled 450 […]

Stephen Roblin on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Stephen Roblin on What Moves People Against War

Stephen Roblin is a scholar of U.S. public opinion towards U.S. war and conflict. He is committed to using his research to support activists, NGOs and policymakers working to mitigate and prevent the human costs of war. His research examines […]