Nonviolent Activism

Wanfried Peace Factory

Building the Wanfried Peace Factory (In The Middle Of Germany)

By Wolfgang Lieberknecht, February 19, 2020 Because networking for peace needs places for personal encounters, we are building the Wanfried Peace Factory in the middle of Germany. Not only from Eschwege, Eisenach, Assbach and Kassel, but also from Düren, Goch […]

World BEYOND War Decries NATO’s “Defender 20” War Games

02.17.20 Deployments are now underway for NATO’s “Defender 20” war games, scheduled for April and May. Defender 20 will involve 20,000 U.S. troops, the largest deployment to Europe in over a quarter of a century. World BEYOND War Organizing Director […]

PFAS pollution from military bases is a rising concern in Okinawa

Okinawans Educating People about PFAS Contamination around U.S. Bases

By Joseph Essertier, February 16, 2020 On Friday, the 6th of March, activists in Okinawa will hold a lecture about U.S. bases poisoning the water of Okinawa with PFAS. Okinawa is a region in the south of the archipelago of Japan, […]

UK protest against iraq war February 15, 2003. Credit: Stop the War Coalition

Can the World’s Second Superpower Rise From the Ashes of Twenty Years of War?

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, February 15, 2020 February 15 marks the day, 17 years ago, when global demonstrations against the pending Iraq invasion were so massive that the New York Times called world public opinion “the […]

Shut Down Canada Until it Solves its War, Oil, and Genocide Problem

By David Swanson, Executive Director of World BEYOND War Indigenous people in Canada are giving the world a demonstration of the power of nonviolent action. The justness of their cause — defending the land from those who would destroy it […]

Heading For Extinction meeting in New York City January 30 2020

Climate Change, Tech Workers, Antiwar Activists Working Together

By Marc Eliot Stein, February 10, 2020 I was recently invited to speak at an Extinction Rebellion gathering in New York City on behalf of World BEYOND War. The event was designed to bring together three action groups: climate change […]

Annette Brownlie on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Annette Brownlie: Australia Better Without U.S. Troops

Annette Brownlie is a mother and a life-long peace organiser and activist, arising out of the experiences of her father in WW2 and her own experiences as a teenager opposing the Vietnam war. Annette has had leadership roles in anti-nuclear, […]

Juan Guaido, Venezuela’s opposition leader, outside the National Assembly building in Caracas (Adriana Loureiro Fernandez/The New York Times)

Guaidó’s Failed Foreign Tour Ends With A Flop

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, February 2, 2020 From Popular Resistance Juan Guaidó proclaimed himself the president of Venezuela a year ago but despite multiple coup attempts, he never took power and his support there rapidly disappeared. Now, with his foreign […]

Fouling Our Own Nest & Draining Our Wallets: It’s Time to Divest from Endless Wars

By Greta Zarro, January 29, 2020 Just one month into a new decade, we face an ever-increasing risk of nuclear apocalypse. The U.S. government’s assassination of Iranian General Soleimani on January 3 intensified the very real threat of another all-out […]

unexploded bombs found in Dortmund, Germany

Twelve Thousand Residents Must Immediately Leave Their Homes!

By Victor Grossman, January 28, 2020 ”ALARM! Twelve thousand residents must immediately leave their homes! All hospital clinics must be evacuated! No exceptions! Hasten! “ Not in burning Australia nor a besieged town in Syria or Afghanistan, but on January […]