Nonviolent Activism

#NoWarWithIran protest in New York City

10 Ways Trump’s Actions Against Iran Hurt Americans and the Region

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies, January 10, 2020 The U.S. assassination of General Qassem Soleimani has not yet plunged us into a full-scale war with Iran thanks to the Iranian government’s measured response, which demonstrated its capabilities […]

Lisa McCrea talks about military base pollution

Talk Nation Radio: Lisa McCrea on How Military Bases Are Poisoning Us

Lisa McCrea is an environmental and human rights activist, and the mother of five. She lived on the former George Air Force Base in California from 1987 to 1991. She found out 30 years after first stepping foot on the […]

Iraqi protestors

Get in the Streets This Saturday to End War

World BEYOND War, January 2, 2019 This is happening in the United States but can be joined in elsewhere. On Saturday, January 4 the ANSWER Coalition, CODEPINK, World BEYOND War, Popular Resistance, UNAC, Voices for Creative Nonviolence, and many others […]

Talk Nation Radio with Beyond Nuclear International

Talk Nation Radio: The Need to Ban Nuclear Weapons and Energy

This Week on Talk Nation Radio, we speak with two of the key people behind Beyond Nuclear International, which you can find at beyondnuclearinternational.org. Linda Pentz Gunter founded Beyond Nuclear in 2007 and serves as its international specialist as well […]

The Naval Research Lab - Chesapeake Beach Detachment (NRL-CBD) sits atop a 100’ high bluff overlooking the Chesapeake Bay.

The Survey Monkey and the Dog and Pony Show

By Pat Elder, World BEYOND War, December 18, 2019 Last week I disrupted the initial Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting for citizens of Chesapeake Beach who live close to the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory – Chesapeake Bay Detachment, or  NRL-CBD […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

Crisis in Bolivia: World BEYOND War Podcast Featuring Medea Benjamin, Iván Velasquez and David Swanson

By Marc Eliot Stein, December 17, 2019 In early November of this year, Bolivia’s longtime President Evo Morales suddenly resigned his office following protests, allegations of election fraud and pressure from the military. Weeks of uncertainty have followed, and alarming […]

Iraqi protestors

What Do Iraqi Protesters Want?

By Raed Jarrar, November 22, 2019 From Just World During the last 6 weeks, over 300 Iraqis have been killed and over 15,000 injured in a bloody uprising that has been absent from US headlines. Inspired by the uprising in […]

Chagossian military base protestors

Experts’ Letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson and President Donald J. Trump Supporting the Exiled Chagossian People

November 22, 2019 Dear Prime Minister Boris Johnson and President Donald J. Trump,  We are a group of scholars, military and international relations analysts, and other experts who are writing in support of the exiled Chagossian people. As you know, […]

Burning draft cards during the US/Vietnam War era

It’s Time. End the Draft, Once and for All

By Rivera Sun, November 21, 2019 From Antiwar.Blog We may be months away from ending the US military draft, once and for all. After a court ruled that the male-only draft was unconstitutional, a Congress-appointed Commission has been studying whether […]

Protestors at Camp Schwab in Okinawa

Henoko-Oura Bay Coastal Waters: Japan’s First Hope Spot

By Hideki Yoshikawa, Director of Okinawa Environmental Justice Project, November 22, 2019 Amidst the Japanese government’s relentless push to build a new U.S. military base at Henoko-Oura Bay in Okinawa Island, Japan, Mission Blue’s designation of the Henoko Oura Bay Coastal Waters […]