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Berlin solidarity for Venezuela

Solidarity Event For Venezuela In Berlin

June 5, 2019 750 guests attended a Solidarity Event for Venezuela in Berlin on May 28, 2019. Here are some pictures, articles and a video from the event. World BEYOND War was one of the sponsors of the event. CO-OP […]

New Zealand soldier

New Zealand’s Wellbeing Budget: Shocking Rise in Military Spending

From Peace Movement Aotearoa, May 31, 2019 While there is much to commend about the shift in government thinking reflected in the Wellbeing Budget’s five priorities [1], the shocking increase in military spending shows the same old thinking about “security” remains […]

US Army tweet that got unexpected responses

US Army: 0 – Internet: 1

By David Swanson, May 25, 2019 The U.S. Army tweeted a harmless rah-rah tweet and got hit with a burst of reality never encountered on corporate-controlled media. Score one for the internet. The Army asked: “How has serving impacted you?” Here’s […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

Art and Activism: World BEYOND War Podcast Featuring Kim Fraczek and Vy Vu

By Marc Eliot Stein and Greta Zarro, May 24, 2019 How can we use art to amplify antiwar activism? How can peaceworkers, community organizers and concerned human beings use the creative process to elevate our message, to grow the movement, […]

World BEYOND War Receives Award for its work Educating for the Abolition of War

World BEYOND War, May 16, 2019 On May 15, World BEYOND War Education Director Tony Jenkins received the Educators’ Challenge Award from the Global Challenges Foundation in partnership with the London School of Economics (LES) Institute of Global Affairs. An […]

Marc Eliot Stein on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Marc Eliot Stein on Technology and Peace Activism

Marc Eliot Stein is a member of World BEYOND War’s Board of Directors. Marc has been a web developer since the 1990s, and over the years has built sites for Bob Dylan, Pearl Jam, the international literary site Words Without […]

A hospital in Yemen

The Last Death in a War is 90% Backwash

By David Swanson, May 13, 2019 They say the last sip of a drink is mostly backwash. The last understanding of a war should be that every speck of it is backwash in the sense used by Ellen N. La […]

World BEYOND War’s Website Translates into 125 Languages

World BEYOND War is developing chapters, affiliates, volunteers, and leaders all over the world — in 175 countries and growing. Using a tool called GTranslate our website is now available in 125 languages. When you open an article like this […]

Militarism Mapped 2019

By David Swanson, Executive Director, World BEYOND War, May 6, 2019 World BEYOND War has just released an updated 2019 mapping of militarism in the world. Open the mapping system, check out, and customize the maps here. Here are some […]

Rusted old tank in Vieques, Puerto Rico

Breaking the Grip of Militarism: The Story of Vieques

By Lawrence Wittner, April 29, 2019 From War Is A Crime Vieques is a small Puerto Rican island with some 9,000 inhabitants.  Fringed by palm trees and lovely beaches, with the world’s brightest bioluminescent bay and wild horses roaming everywhere, it attracts substantial […]