Nonviolent Activism

Emanuel Pastreich and David Swanson on StrikeDC, Climate, War and Nonviolence

For more info about this protest event, see Strike DC or join World BEYOND War’s affinity group.

Peace Flotilla in Washington DC

Every Peace Group and Activist Should Join Strike DC for the Earth’s Climate

By David Swanson, September 15, 2019 Peace activists and organizations have worked for years to bring environmental and peace activism together. When an environmental campaign includes the peace movement, it’s time to join in and show up and take part. Listen to how Russell […]

Russell Gray on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Russell Gray on Plans to Shut Down Streets for Climate

Russell Gray grew up in Kansas City, graduated from college in 2017 and took a banking regulation job with the U.S. government. He left that job in November 2018 to help start the climate group Extinction Rebellion in the United States. […]

Ken Mayers and Tarek Kauff

Putting Boots On The Ground For Peace

By Charlie McBride, September 12, 2019 From The Galway Advertiser On St Patrick’s Day this year, two US army veterans, Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff, aged 82 and 77 respectively, were arrested at Shannon Airport for protesting its continued use […]

Tarek Kauff and Ken Mayers on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff on Protesting War in Ireland

Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff are out on bail and forbidden to leave Ireland. They attempted to inspect a U.S. plane for weapons in supposedly neutral Ireland. They will be taking part in #NoWar2019. Ken Mayers was born in New […]

#StrikeDC

Nonviolence Denial Is As Dangerous As Climate Denial

By David Swanson, September 3, 2019 Persistent willful ignorance of necessary knowledge can be deadly. This is true of denial of climate collapse. It is also true of denial of the tools and power of nonviolent action. As evidence and […]

Kiera Knightely in Official Secrets

The Best Movie Ever Made About the Truth Behind the Iraq War Is “Official Secrets”

By Jon Schwarz, August 31, 2019 From The Intercept “Official Secrets,” which opened Friday in New York and Los Angeles, is the best movie ever made about how the Iraq War happened. It’s startlingly accurate, and because of that, it’s […]

Alice Slater on Face 2 Face

Face 2 Face With Alice Slater

From Pressenza, September 1, 2019 On this show we speak with Alice Slater about the historical process of nuclear weapon treaties and the relationship between the US and Russia. Alice is the UN NGO Representative of the Nuclear Age Peace […]

Members of Black Alliance for Peace

Black Alliance for Peace Call to Make War and Militarism Central Topics of 2020 Elections

From Black Alliance for Peace, September 1, 2019 The specific positions we are calling on all elected officials to take at every level of government are that they: Support efforts to cut the military budget by 50% as a first step […]

Ken Mayers, Edward Horgan, Tarak Kauff/photo by Ellen Davidson

US Military Veterans Walk Through Ireland To Promote Peace

August 28, 2019 Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff, both U.S. military veterans, were arrested at Shannon Airport on St. Patrick’s Day for attempting to inspect an Omni International aircraft they believed were carrying U.S. troops and weapons in direct violation of […]