Demilitarization

Cancel RIMPAC 2020 Aotearoa

July 16, 2020 A month out from the start of RIMPAC, the US Navy led military wargames, peace groups are calling on Minister of Defence Ron Mark to pull the plug on NZ’s involvement this year with a special video […]

US House Foreign Affairs Committee

Open Letter to the US House Foreign Affairs Committee

July 14, 2020 “For years, there has been a disconnect between House Foreign Affairs Committee and the rest of the House Democratic Caucus regarding the United States’ most consequential foreign policy issues, such as the Iraq War, President Obama’s diplomatic […]

Pentagon building

“Our Military Budget Is Out Of Control”: Open Letter to the US Senate

July 15, 2021 “Our militarism budget is out of control. In 2019, the United States spent more money on our military than the next nine countries combined”, with more than half going to expensive and non-competitive military contractors.? The Department […]

Militarized Police

10 Reasons Why Defunding Police Should Lead to Defunding War

By Medea Benjamin and Zoltán Grossman, July 14, 2020 Since George Floyd was murdered, we have seen an increasing convergence of the “war at home” against Black and brown people with the “wars abroad” that the U.S. has waged against […]

Tunde Osazua of Black Alliance for Peace

AFRICOM Enforces US Colonial Project

Margaret Kimberley · AFRICOM Enforces US Colonial Project By Margaret Kimberley, July 6, 2020 From Black Agenda Report “We see AFRICOM as the colonization of Africa by the US,” said Tunde Osazua, of the Black Alliance for Peace. “Instead of […]

20 Congress Members Who Understand What’s Needed

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, July 9, 2020 The U.S. Congress has 100 Senators and 435 House Members. Out of the full 535, there are 20 thus far who have made themselves sponsor or cosponsor of a resolution to […]

Northern Mariana Islands

Open Letter: US Navy Base In Northern Marianas Will Harm People And Environment

July 4, 2020 Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper Department of Defense Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer Department of the Navy Nora Macariola-See Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific 258 Makalapa Drive, Suite 100 Pearl Harbor, Hawaii 96860-3134 Re: […]

Talk Nation Radio: Greg Mitchell on the Origins of Myths About Hiroshima and Nagasaki

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, July 7, 2020 This week on Talk Nation Radio: Why is much of what many people believe about the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki not true? And how did Hollywood help get various […]

Corruption And The Arms Trade

July 4, 2020 “Corruption and the Arms Trade” is a 38-minute presentation by Terry Crawford- Browne, World BEYOND War’s coordinator for South Africa, delivered on July 1 via Zoom to the Probus (retired Rotarians) Club in Somerset West. A podcast […]

Killer Cop Got Start At Dictator-Training Military Base

From Moderate Rebels, June 29, 2020 The Minneapolis cop who murdered George Floyd, setting off a protest movement, Derek Chauvin, started his career as a military police officer at the notorious Fort Benning, a base named after a Confederate general […]