Culture of Peace

Blase Bonpane

Blase Bonpane Will Be Badly Missed

Blase Bonpane has died. He was a member of World BEYOND War’s Speakers Bureau. Bonpane was the director of the Office of the Americas. He served on the faculties of UCLA and California State University Northridge. His articles have been […]

Leila Sundin, a student at South High, reading a section from MLK's famous “I have a dream" speech

Minnesotans honor Martin Luther King and Say Yes to Peace, No to NATO

By Meredith Aby-Keirstead, April 5, 2019 From Fight Back! News St. Paul, MN – On April 4, 80 people gathered at the Minnesota State Capitol building to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to use his […]

Kings Bay Plowshares

Plowshares Activists Call for Renewal of Movement

April 7, 2019 On Anniversary of Anti-Nuclear Weapons Protest, Plowshares Activists Petition Calls for Renewal of Movement, Dismissal of Charges On April 4, the first anniversary of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 (KBP7) anti-nuclear protest, supporters are launching a global petition calling for […]

Rashid reprograms himself for nonviolent peace

Love Letter from Smoky Kabul: Nonviolent Versus Violent Peace in Afghanistan and the World

Dear Friends, “Salam (peace)!” is how Afghans greet one another, some of them simultaneously placing a hand over their hearts. But, while everyone including Afghans wants peace, the Afghan Peace Volunteers and I have observed that the human species appears […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

New Podcast Episode: Talking About #NoToNATO With Friends From USA, London, New Zealand

By Marc Eliot Stein, March 15, 2019 We had just uploaded the exciting new second episode of World BEYOND War’s new podcast when the news came in that cast our roundtable in a terrible light. This episode features myself and […]

The Backwash of War by Ellen N. La Motte

Lost Generations: Past, Present and Future

By Alan Knight, March 15, 2019 From 1899 to 1902, Ellen La Motte trained as a nurse at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. From 1914 to 1916, she cared for wounded and dying French soldiers, first in a hospital in Paris […]

New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street

Wealth Concentration Drives a New Global Imperialism

By Peter Phillips, March 14, 2019 Regime changes in Iraq and Libya, Syria’s war, Venezuela’s crisis, sanctions on Cuba, Iran, Russia, and North Korea are reflections of a new global imperialism imposed by a core of capitalist nations in support […]

How Not to Go to War

By David Swanson, Director, World BEYOND War If you saw a book in Barnes and Noble called “How Not to Go to War,” wouldn’t you assume it was a guide to the proper equipment every good warrior should have when […]

Talk Nation Radio: Omali Yeshitela on No to NATO — Yes to Peace

Omali Yeshitela is Chairman of the Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace, and Reparations. The website is at blackisbackcoalition.org He has agreed to speak on April 4th in Washington DC at the No to NATO — Yes to […]

High School Students and Peace Making

Remarks at Student Peace Awards of Fairfax County, Va., March 10, 2019 By David Swanson, Director, World BEYOND War Thank you for inviting me here. I’m honored. And I’m reminded of lots of happy memories of Herndon High School, class […]