Demilitarization

Yes to Peace, No to NATO

Five Benefits of Life Without NATO

By David Swanson, March 20, 2019 This week, war industry employee Hans Binnendijk claimed in the weapons-advertisement conveyance Defense News that we all get five big benefits from NATO: Russia refrains from seizing Eastern Europe. The United States gets to have bases in Europe […]

Women Call For a Korean Peace Treaty

Korea Peace Now! Cooperation Continuing Despite Stalled Dialogue With US

By Ann Wright, March 21, 2019 While U.S.-North Korean contact is stalled, relations between North Korea and South Korea continue to increase.  Encouraging worldwide support for a peace agreement for the Korean peninsula, a consortium of four international women’s groups […]

Microsoft is developing advanced "artificial intelligence" visual headsets for the US military

Artificial Morality

By Robert C. Koehler, March 14, 2019 Artificial Intelligence is one thing. Artificial morality is another. It may sound something like this: “First, we believe in the strong defense of the United States and we want the people who defend […]

Draft Registration Will Be Either Ended or Imposed on Women

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War A choice must now be made. It is officially unconstitutional to discriminate against 18-year-old women by not forcing them to sign up to be forced against their will to kill and die for Venezuela’s […]

The Conflict of Our Time: U.S. Imperialism vs the Rule of Law

By Nicolas J S Davies, World BEYOND War The world faces many overlapping crises: regional political crises from Kashmir to Venezuela; brutal wars that rage on in Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen, and Somalia; and the existential dangers of nuclear weapons, climate […]

What’s NATO Ever Done? Nuclear-Armed Terrorist Organization creates enemies

By John LaForge In April 2019, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will celebrate its 70th anniversary in Washington, D.C. In view of the alliance’s war zone atrocities, attacks on civilians, civilian objects, and abuse of prisoners, anti-war demonstrations will […]

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War Isn’t in Your Genes or Your Jeans

By David Swanson, February 25, 2019 I’ve written before about the pseudo-science of genetics, which is almost as crazy as the popular understanding of it. Our culture has long proposed that Oliver Twist could grow up middle-class in the slums because of […]

U.S. Exports More and More Bullets

By David Swanson, Director of World BEYOND War When I was a kid there was a local basketball team called the Washington Bullets. The team changed its name when “bullets” became offensive due to the high rate of gun murders […]

U.S. Sale of War Planes to New Zealand Faces Popular Resistance in U.S. and New Zealand

By David Swanson, Director of World BEYOND War The U.S. State Department uses public funds and public employees to market private products designed for mass killing to foreign governments. Few corporations have benefitted more from this socialism for the oligarchs […]

Ana Maria Gower on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Ana Maria Gower on Art Against Militarism

February 12, 2019 Ana Maria Gower is a Serbian-British mixed media artist focusing on the themes of memories, life path, and experiences of war. The origin of her artistic interests goes back to her own experience of surviving the NATO […]