Nonviolent Activism

Official Secrets: Best Movie So Far This Year

By David Swanson, July 8, 2019 The true story of British whistleblower Katharine Gun is public. The new movie dramatizing that story, with Keira Knightley in the starring role is called a thriller. And that it is. How can a known event […]

Tanks Roll into Washington D.C. to Celebrate Independence Day

  July 4, 2019 Washington DC may feel like an authoritarian military parade this July 4, drawing millions from Parks Department and military budgets. Meanwhile, demonstrators plan to float the “Baby Trump” balloon. David Swanson talks to the Real News […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

On the World BEYOND War Podcast: Taking Stock of the Antiwar Movement

By Marc Eliot Stein, June 29, 2019 We devoted the latest episode of the World BEYOND War podcast to a fundamental question: how is the antiwar movement doing right now? Peace and social justice activists are scrambling to keep up […]

Democratic candidates facing rising tide at debate

This Is Really Not A Drill

By David Swanson, June 27, 2019 On Wednesday, the first 10 of the 20 Democrats whom the corporate media is permitting into what they call debates were asked what the greatest threat to the United States is. A worthy and […]

Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility

Oregon Becomes Second State in Nation to Support Nuclear Ban Treaty

By Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, June 25, 2019 Today, Oregon’s House of Representatives voted to approve Senate Joint Memorial 5 (SJM 5), which urges congress to lead a global effort to reduce the threat of nuclear war, making it […]

Protest against weapons marketing in Chiba City, Japan

Protestors Say “Yes” to Peace in Japan: Opposing the New Weapons Market Days in Chiba City

By Joseph Essertier, June 21, 2019 Some people are actually happy about the “consistently increasing defence budgets” of recent years. One finds those words in the Exhibitor Prospectus for the weapons market in Japan called the “Maritime Air Systems & […]

Soldiers Without Guns

By David Swanson, Executive Director of World BEYOND War, June 21, 2019 A new film by Will Watson, called Soldiers Without Guns, ought to shock a great many people — not because it utilizes a yet more gruesome form of […]

Peace activist Sally-Alice Thompson

Sally-Alice Thompson: A Life Dedicated To Peace And Justice For All

By Joline Gutierrez Krueger, June 19, 2019 From Albuquerque Journal Sally-Alice Thompson has led a life so full of incredible accomplishments and adventures that it’s hard to know where to start. We could begin with the time she traveled 450 […]

Injured by drone strike at wedding in Yemen

Two Iraqi Peace Activists Confront a Trumpian World

From TomDispatch, June 13, 2019 It’s been almost 18 years of “infinite” war, carnage, the mass displacement of peoples, the destruction of cities… you know the story. We all do… kinda… but most of the time it’s a story without them. You seldom hear their voices. They are rarely attended […]

Stephen Roblin on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Stephen Roblin on What Moves People Against War

Stephen Roblin is a scholar of U.S. public opinion towards U.S. war and conflict. He is committed to using his research to support activists, NGOs and policymakers working to mitigate and prevent the human costs of war. His research examines […]