Culture of Peace

Snapshot: World BEYOND War Chapters Around the World

By Greta Zarro, Organizing Director, July 30, 2019 Ever wondered what World BEYOND War chapter coordinators actually do? Here’s a sneak peek of what they’re up to all over the world. New Zealand Chapter Coordinator Liz Remmerswaal staffs the World […]

Nuclear aftermath in Japan

No War Should Be Called “Good”

By David Swanson, July 27, 2019 From Kitsapsun The nuclear bombs that were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki 74 years ago this August 6th and 9th did not save lives. They took lives, possibly 200,000 of them. The United States […]

An Interview With Alice Slater

By Tony Robinson, July 28, 2019 From Pressenza On June 6th, we at Pressenza premiered our latest documentary film, “The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons”.  For this film, we interviewed 14 people, experts in their fields, who were able […]

Hands in a game of tug of war

A Fateful Tug of War

By Victor Grossman, Berlin Bulletin No. 161, July 23, 2019 Tug-of-war is an innocent sport and, if there’s no heat wave such as now in the USA and Europe, it can be fun for all the players. But in world […]

Bombs in Laos

Southeast Asia Was Hit By a Record-Breaking Disaster; It Was Called the United States

By David Swanson, July 23, 2019 In my town in the United States — as is not especially unusual — we have big memorials in prominent public places marking some of the most catastrophically immoral actions of the past. Unfortunately, […]

Fiction and Activism: New World BEYOND War Podcast Featuring Roxana Robinson and Dawn Tripp

Fiction and Activism: New World BEYOND War Podcast Featuring Roxana Robinson and Dawn Tripp

We hope you’re enjoying the new World BEYOND War podcast, which covers a different topic related to antiwar activism every month. Our latest episode is a wide-ranging conversation with two acclaimed fiction writers, Roxana Robinson (“Dawson’s Fall”, “Sparta”, “Cost”) and […]

The End of Humanitarian Intervention? A Debate at the Oxford Union With Historian David Gibbs and Michael Chertoff

By David N. Gibbs, July 20, 2019 From History News Network The issue of humanitarian intervention has proven a vexing one of the political left during the post-Cold War era. In light mass violence in Rwanda, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Darfur, Libya, […]

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 […]