Nonviolent Activism

Independent Peaceful Australian Network

Independent and Peaceful Australian Network Conference, August 2019

By Liz Remmerswaal, October 14, 2019 The fifth conference of the Independent and Peaceful Australian (IPAN) Network was recently held in Darwin on 2-4 August. I attended, feeling it was important to contribute and represent New Zealand, with the support […]

MEP Clare Daly

Anti-War Conference in Limerick Followed by Peace March in Shannon

By Mike Finnarty, October 2, 2019 From The Limerick Leader An anti-war conference called ‘NoWar2019 Pathways to Peace’ will be held this weekend at the South Court Hotel. The conference, organised by World Beyond War, will take place on Saturday, […]

Protestors in New Zealand

Defence Forum Abandons Military Expo as ‘Aggressive Protestors’ Claim Success

By Thomas Manch, September 30, 2019 From Stuff A controversial military expo has been scrapped by organisers and protesters are claiming success in shutting down down the war industry. The New Zealand Defence Industry Association (NZDIA) has decided not to hold […]

Lisa Fithian on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Lisa Fithian on Nonviolent Direct Action

Lisa Fithian has just published a terrific guide to direct action and strategic civil disobedience as the most radical and rapid means to social change, called Shut It Down: Stories from a Fierce Loving Resistance. Fithian has been described by […]

Kathy Kelly on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Kathy Kelly on Peace, Afghanistan, Yemen, Ireland, and the United States

By David Swanson, September 22, 2019 Kathy Kelly has traveled to war zones and lived alongside ordinary people in Afghanistan, Iraq, Gaza, and Lebanon. She and her companions in Voices for Creative Nonviolence believe the U.S. should end all U.S. […]

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 […]