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Anything War Can Do, Peace Can Do Better

By David Swanson, January 8, 2019 William James’ idea of the need to create a moral equivalent of war first struck me, decades ago, when I read about it, as about as sensible an idea as inventing a new way […]

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James Crossland on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: James Crossland on War Reformers and War Abolishers

James Crossland is Senior Lecturer in International History at Liverpool John Moores University, and a founder member of the Humanitarian Working Histories Group. He is the author of Britain and the International Committee of the Red Cross, 1939-1945, and most recently, War, […]

HG Wells and the War to End War, from Inkstick

H. G. Wells and the War To End War

By Tad Daley, November 16, 2018 From Inkstick Possibly you’ve noticed that the war to end war didn’t. It has become almost a cliché to observe that the Great War, which ended a century ago this week, served as the […]

Greatest Crime on Earth

By David Swanson, Director, World BEYOND War Remarks at No Bases Conference in Dublin, Ireland, November 18, 2018 I’m willing to bet that if I asked everyone in Ireland whether the Irish government should take orders from Donald Trump, most […]

Book Launch Event in Washington, D.C., November 29, 2018

Alternative Approaches to Global Security: A book launch and symposium on rethinking global security and alternatives to war Thursday, November 29, 2018, 6:30 – 8:00 pm Georgetown University Leavey Center, Leavey Program Room 3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, D.C. 20007 […]

World BEYOND War is a finalist for the Educators’ Challenge Competition

World BEYOND War is a finalist for the Educators’ Challenge competition created by the Global Challenges Foundation. The Educators’ Challenge seeks “innovative approaches to engage students and broader audiences in discussions on the importance and principles of global governance, its […]

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Classical Conditioning for Peace

By David Swanson, October 22, 2108. According to the analysis of police-murder-instigator Dave Grossman, the reason that only a minority of soldiers attempted to kill in World War II and earlier wars was a general aversion to committing murder. And […]

Nobel Peace Prize 2018: A Teachable Moment

Abolishing war as a prerequisite to reducing violence against women Global Campaign for PEACEducation, October 11, 2018 The Global Campaign for Peace Education congratulates 2018 Nobel Peace Prize recipients Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad, who are recognized for their courageous […]

We Regret to Inform You

By William Thomas, USNR (Resigned) for Permanent War Department October 11, 2018. CAUTION! THIS LETTER MAY CONTAIN INFORMATION OR LANGUAGE READERS (WITH A CONSCIENCE) SHOULD FIND OBJECTIONABLE Hi!    [print recipient’s full name clearly here] Yes, you guessed correctly. If you […]