Demilitarization

Mark Isaacs on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Mark Isaacs on Peace Activism in Afghanistan

Mark Isaacs is the author, among other books, of the new book, The Kabul Peace House, which we discuss, and which describes a community of peace activists in Afghanistan. Mark is president of Sydney PEN, an affiliate of PEN International, a […]

On Bragging About Murdering People You Turned into Terrorists

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, October 29, 2019 You cannot promote the rule of law by loudly bragging about committing murder. You cannot end terrorism by committing terrorism. Here is a U.S. president openly proclaiming that he has committed […]

The Kabul Peace House by Mark Isaacs

Peace in Afghanistan

By David Swanson, October 27, 2019 There were whispers in the village, high up in the mountains of Afghanistan. There was a Stranger here. He had made a friend and been invited to live in a home despite not being […]

The World Must Compel the U.S. to Allow Korea to Have Peace

KOREAN BELOW THE ENGLISH By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, October 26, 2019 I’ve never heard of or even seen fantasized a society or a government that wasn’t deeply flawed. I know neither North nor South Korea is an exception. […]

US public opinion on military spending

What Does the U.S. Public Think of Its Government Arming and Bombing the World?

By David Swanson, October 22, 2019 Data for Progress for quite a while appeared to be yet another U.S. PEP group (Progressive Except for Peace). They were producing useful polling reports on all sorts of topics as if 96% of […]

Prutehi Litekyan - Save Ritidian

An Open Letter to Denny Tamaki, Governor of Okinawa

From Prutehi Litekyan: Save Riditian October 8, 2019 Dear Honorable Governor Tamaki, Håfa Adai from Guam. We, the Guam-based group Prutehi Litekyan: Save Ritidian, are a direct-action group dedicated to the protection of natural and cultural resources in sites identified […]

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Anti-War Conference in Limerick Followed by Peace March in Shannon

By Mike Finnarty, October 2, 2019 From The Limerick Leader An anti-war conference called ‘NoWar2019 Pathways to Peace’ will be held this weekend at the South Court Hotel. The conference, organised by World Beyond War, will take place on Saturday, […]

Oil fields are battlefields

10 Ways That The Climate Crisis And Militarism Are Intertwined

By Medea Benjamin, September 26, 2019 The environmental justice movement that is surging globally is intentionally intersectional, showing how global warming is connected to issues such as race, poverty, migration and public health. One area intimately linked to the climate […]

Afghanistan

How the U.S. Institute of Peace Avoids Peace in Afghanistan

By David Swanson, September 19, 2019 Four years ago, I wrote this after a meeting at the U.S. Institute of Peace: The president of USIP Nancy Lindborg had an odd response when I suggested that inviting Senator Tom Cotton to come speak […]

Peace activists in South Sudan

Lessons On War And Peace In South Sudan

By John Reuwer, September 20, 2019 This past winter and spring I had the privilege to serve as an “International Protection Officer” in South Sudan for 4 months with the Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP), one of the largest organizations in the […]