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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 […]

West Point Professor Builds a Case Against the U.S. Army

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, December 7, 2019 West Point Professor Tim Bakken’s new book The Cost of Loyalty: Dishonesty, Hubris, and Failure in the U.S. Military traces a path of corruption, barbarism, violence, and unaccountability that makes its […]

What Past Students of War Abolition 101 Have to Say About the Course

We’re planning a new and improved War Abolition 101 Online Course. Learn more and register here. Here’s what past students tell us: “The course filled me with hope that we can abolish war. I was amazed that we have historical […]

Protestors at Camp Schwab in Okinawa

Henoko-Oura Bay Coastal Waters: Japan’s First Hope Spot

By Hideki Yoshikawa, Director of Okinawa Environmental Justice Project, November 22, 2019 Amidst the Japanese government’s relentless push to build a new U.S. military base at Henoko-Oura Bay in Okinawa Island, Japan, Mission Blue’s designation of the Henoko Oura Bay Coastal Waters […]

Courage, People! Show Some Misneach!

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, November 15, 2019 Misneach (mish-nyuhkh) is an Irish word meaning something like bravery, courage, spirit. The Irish could use more misneach, as we all could. Ireland is failing to stand up to the U.S. […]

Letter to the President of Mexico from People Who Care About Peace

(English below the Spanish) De: World BEYOND War 14 de noviembre, 2019. A: Presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Deseamos agradecerle a nombre de nuestros miembros de todo el mundo por sus comentarios realizados el día 5 de noviembre de 2019, […]

Anti-Nuclear-Weapon activists in Kansas City

Guilty: 15 Activists in Kansas City Seeking a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World

By Mary Hladky, November 13, 2019 On Nov. 1, in the Kansas City, Mo., Municipal Court, 15 peace activists, in an act of nonviolent civil resistance, were found guilty of trespassing at the National Security Campus in Kansas City, Mo. […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

Peace Activists in Ireland: New World BEYOND War Podcast Featuring Barry Sweeney, Mairead Maguire, John Maguire

By Marc Eliot Stein, October 30, 2019 If our podcast episodes were 20 hours long, we could have covered and excerpted all the great speakers and activists who gathered with us in Limerick, Ireland earlier this month for #NoWar2019, our […]