Nonviolent Activism

Cancel RIMPAC 2020 Aotearoa

July 16, 2020 A month out from the start of RIMPAC, the US Navy led military wargames, peace groups are calling on Minister of Defence Ron Mark to pull the plug on NZ’s involvement this year with a special video […]

Be Kind to Those Offended By It

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, July 16, 2020 “Good Morning! Would you mind staying a safe distance away?” “Hi! Nice mask! Could you please wear it on your face instead of your chin?” Helping people reduce the risk of […]

Heinrich Fink (1935-2020)

Breakups and Leaks

By Victor Grossman, July 12, 2020 From Berlin Bulletin No. 178 Despite the continuing coronavirus danger, and despite anger, loathing or fear about “that man”, some people may still have an eye or an ear for international relations. If so, […]

Mindanao people's peace march

On An Alternative Global Security System: A View From the Margins

By Merci Llarinas-Angeles, July 10, 2020 The tasks ahead to build an alternative global security system (AGSS) are a gigantic challenge to all of us who believe that a peaceful world is possible, but there are stories of hope all […]

Free Webinar: Virtual Chapter Open House

July 2, 2020 On June 27, 2020, World BEYOND War hosted a “virtual chapter open house” with our chapter coordinators and members from around the world! World BEYOND War’s Executive Director David Swanson and Organizing Director Greta Zarro talked about […]

UN police

Presence of UN Police Associated With Nonviolent Protests in Post-Civil War Countries

From Peace Science Digest, June 28, 2020 Photo credit: United Nations Photo This analysis summarizes and reflects on the following research: Belgioioso, M., Di Salvatore, J., & Pinckney, J. (2020). Tangled up in blue: The effect of UN peacekeeping on […]

Rent Strike graffiti

Seize The Time Or Face Fascism

By Riva Enteen, June 24, 2020 From Black Agenda Report Either we seize the time and bring power to the people, or we must be prepared to face overt fascism. “We are living in a perfect storm.” As a red […]

Seattle's Capitol Hill Occupation Protest zone

Seattle’s Cauldron of Possibility

By Robert C. Koehler, June 24, 2020 From Common Wonders Maybe Seattle’s CHOP (Capitol Hill Occupation Protest) won’t last, but something is changing. Our national groupthink, as maintained with such stalwart certainty over the last half century by centrist politics […]

Miles Megaciph

World BEYOND War Podcast Episode 15: Miles Megaciph, Hiphop Artist and Peace Activist

By Marc Eliot Stein, June 20, 2020 “That’s when I saw this whole thing as a charade. I knew it was wrong.” I’ve been wanting to interview Miles Megaciph for the World BEYOND War podcast since hearing him perform at […]

RIMPAC war games by Australian armed forces

Peace Network Says “RIMPAC” War Games Exploit Pacific Peoples

June 19, 2020 A new coalition of Pacific Peace groups says the “RIMPAC’ military exercises event exploits Pacific peoples and causes environmental damage and should be cancelled. The ‘war games’, which will be  attended by up to 26 countries in […]