Culture of Peace

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10 Ways We Pretend War Is Not a Crime and How to Change Them

By David Swanson, August 27, 2019, Chicago An audio recording of this keynote speech can be heard here. Happy Kellogg-Briand Pact Day! As you all know, but most people do not, the Peace Pact was signed 91 years ago today. And, […]

Citizens of Aichi, Japan Demand the Reinstatement of the Aichi Triennale 2019 “Lack-of-Freedom-of-Expression Exhibit: Part II”

By Joseph Essertier, World BEYOND War, August 25, 2019 On Saturday, August 24th the Aichi Prefecture Citizens Committee To Demand the Reinstatement of the “Lack-of-Freedom-of-Expression Exhibit: Part II” (“Hyōgen no fujiyūten: sono go” no Saikai wo Motomeru Aichi Kenmin no […]

Truck hitting #NeverAgain protestors in Rhode Island

Participatory Evolution

By Robert C. Koehler, August 21, 2019 From Common Wonders The big black pickup truck plunged into the protesters blocking the parking lot and I cringed, viscerally, as though I could feel it myself — this merciless crush of steel […]

Rivera Sun

Tapping Into People Power

By Rivera Sun, August 23, 2019 In times like this, many of us feel powerless to do anything about the political, social, and environmental injustices we face. But, power is everywhere. Like sunlight and solar panels, it’s a question of […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

War and Environment: New World BEYOND War Podcast Featuring Alex Beauchamp and Ashik Siddique

The new episode of the World BEYOND War podcast takes on a vexing question: how can antiwar activists and environmental activists do a better job of supporting each other’s efforts? These two causes are united by urgent concern for our […]

David Swanson: Nukes – What Are They Good For?

August 13, 2019 David Swanson gave this keynote address to a gathering of peace activists at the annual Ground Zero Hiroshima/Nagasaki Weekend marking the 74th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bombing. The Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action in […]

Long After Hiroshima

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, August 8, 2019 Remarks August 6, 2019, at Hiroshima to Hope in Seattle, Washington How do we honor victims? We can remember them and appreciate who they were. But there were too many of […]

Dead Canaries

By Robert C. Koehler, World BEYOND War, August 8, 2019 “Many people think that the fight for America is already lost. They couldn’t be more wrong. This is just the beginning of the fight for America and Europe. I am […]

“Culture of Violence”? You Betcha, Mr. Trump, But It’s Not the Video Games

By Mike Ferner, World BEYOND War, August 8, 2019 On the day after America’s weekend shooting rampage that killed 31 people and wounded dozens more in El Paso and Dayton, president Trump told the nation in a 10-minute address, what […]

Ed Horgan on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Ed Horgan on Ireland and Peace

Edward Horgan retired from the Irish Defence Forces with the rank of Commandant after 22 years service that included peacekeeping missions with the United Nations in Cyprus and the Middle East. He has worked on over 20 election monitoring missions […]