Education

High School Students and Peace Making

Remarks at Student Peace Awards of Fairfax County, Va., March 10, 2019 By David Swanson, Director, World BEYOND War Thank you for inviting me here. I’m honored. And I’m reminded of lots of happy memories of Herndon High School, class […]

Kathy Beckwith: “It’s Time To Abandon War”

Is using war as a means of resolving conflict an outdated premise? Is it time for us to move on from the battlefield? And if so, are there alternatives that actually work? Mediator Kathy Beckwith shares her big idea – […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

Five Years of World BEYOND War: A Conversation with David Hartsough, David Swanson and Leah Bolger

By Marc Eliot Stein, January 29, 2019 Five years ago, in January 2014, a few peace activists put into action an idea they’d been talking about: a new antiwar organization devoted to opposing all wars, without exception, and aiming for […]

Regarding the idea that peace is boring ...

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 […]

Alternative Approaches to Global Security

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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 […]