Demilitarization

The Virus of Nuclear Proliferation

By Alice Slater, In Depth News, March 8, 2020 The writer serves on the Board of World BEYOND War, and represents the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation at the United Nations. NEW YORK (IDN) — In an avalanche of reporting we […]

Business is booming as Canada’s largest arms fair comes to Ottawa

By Brent Patterson, Rabble.ca, March 8, 2020 The business of war is coming to Ottawa on May 27-28. CANSEC, North America’s largest arms fair, will bring together arms manufacturers, cabinet ministers, government officials, soldiers and delegates from 55 countries. The 300 exhibitors include transnational corporations […]

Yet Another Mass Shooter Was a Military Veteran

By David Swanson, Executive Director, World BEYOND War, February 27, 2020 Thursday yet another mass shooting was committed by a military veteran, this one in Milwaukee. Virtually all military veterans are not mass shooters. Many peace activists are veterans. Many […]

99.9 Per Cent of U.S. Citizens Unaware of Largest U.S. War Game in Europe in 25 Years

By Ann Wright, February 27, 2020 99.9 per cent of citizens of the United States have no clue that the new “Cold War” against Russia is manifesting in the largest U.S. military war practice in Europe than in more than […]

Bernie Finally Puts a Number on Cutting Military Spending

By David Swanson, Executive Director, World BEYOND War, February 25, 2020 Bernie Sanders’ campaign has published a fact sheet on how everything he proposes can be paid for. On that fact sheet we find this line in a list of […]

Feed People, Not War!

VIDEO: Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI, 4th CD) joins Milwaukee County Supervisor Steven Shea and peace activists from Milwaukee’s End the Wars Coalition in supporting the campaign to use 3% of U.S. military spending to end starvation on earth. #worldBEYONDwar Video […]

How Are We Going to Pay for Saving Trillions of Dollars?

By David Swanson, Executive Director of World BEYOND War, February 21, 2020 Enhanced Medicare for All — that wild scheme that Michael Bloomberg calls “untried” because it’s only been tested for decades in virtually every wealthy nation on earth — […]

War casualties in Afghanistan

Afghan Troops Say Taliban Are Brothers And War Is “Not Really Our Fight.”

By Nicolas J S Davies, February 18, 2020 The world is waiting anxiously to see whether the U.S. and Afghan governments and the Taliban will agree to a one-week truce that could set the stage for a “permanent and comprehensive” ceasefire and […]

Defense Secretary Mark Esper, a former top executive at Raytheon, one of the nation’s largest defense contractors, was recognized as a top corporate lobbyist by the Hill newspaper two years in a row.

Endless War Is A Disastrous (But Profitable) Enterprise

By Lawrence Wilkerson, February 11, 2020 From Responsible Statecraft “The collapse of the Libyan state has had region-wide repercussions, with flows of people and weapons destabilizing other countries throughout North Africa.” This statement came from the Soufan Group’s recent Intelbrief, […]

US spending chart shows massive military spending

Don’t Mention the US Military Carbon Footprint!

By Caroline Davies, February 4, 2020 Extinction Rebellion (XR) US has four Demands for our governments, local and national, the first of which is “Tell the Truth”. One truth that is not being told or spoken about openly, is the […]