Education

War and Nuclear Weapons – Film and Discussion Series

By Vermont International Film Festival, July 6, 2020 Join us for this series of discussions of films!  We recommend that you view each film ahead of time, and each title below has information about how to view it online – […]

New Video: War and the Environment — Course Begins July 6

Video of Building the Peace Movement Teach-In

By World BEYOND War, May 20, 2020

Phill Gittins, director of education for World BEYOND War

How To Build, Sustain And Grow A Career In Peace Education With Phil Gittins

By Catalina Rojas, May 15, 2020 From school dropout to PhD holder.  Meet one of the world’s tops experts in Peace Education: Phill Gittings. Phill has received multiple awards for his contributions to peace and social change, including the Rotary Peace Fellowship. […]

Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass

Civil Society as a Force for Peace

By David Rintoul, World BEYOND War Online Course Participant May 18, 2020 Frederick Douglass once said, “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and […]

(Photo: Fundación Escuelas de Paz)

Pandemics, Social Conflict And Armed Conflict: How Does COVID-19 Affect Vulnerable Populations?

By Amada Benavides de Pérez, April 11, 2020 From Global Campaign for Peace Education For peace, welcome For children, freedom For their mothers, life To live in tranquility This is the poem Juan[1] wrote on World Peace Day, last September […]

Police, firefighters and emergency personnel line Garland Avenue in Burnside as the body of RCMP Const. Heidi Stevenson is transported on Sunday evening. - Eric Wynne

We Must Embrace Nonviolence

By Kathrin Winkler, April 21, 2020 From The ChronicleHerald Waking up in Halifax today is waking up to another new reality. I was blissfully watching trending Cape Bretoner Mary Janet baking butterscotch pie while a massacre was taking place just […]

US/Mexico Border

Demilitarizing The Response To Climate Change

April 17, 2020 From Peace Science Digest Photo credit: Tony Webster This analysis summarizes and reflects on the following research: Boyce, G. A., Launius, S., Williams, J. & Miller, T. (2020). Alter-geopolitics and the feminist challenge to the securitization of […]

The Tragedy of American Science by Clifford Conner

What’s the Matter With Science?

By David Swanson, April 15, 2020 What’s the matter with science? By that, do I mean, why don’t we turn away from corrupt politics and religion and follow the way of science? Or do I mean, why have we allowed […]

20 Dictators The US Currently Supports

April 14, 2020 Does the US oppose dictators all over the world? Then why does it support so many of them? John Iadarola of “The Damage Report” on the Young Turks Network interviews David Swanson of World BEYOND War about […]