Nonviolent Activism

A Military Psy-Ops Campaign in the Heart of Washington is Directed at U.S. Citizens

By Pat Elder, World BEYOND War, May 6, 2019 A fortified door inside the Venezuelan Embassy. I’ve been studying the Pentagon’s use of psychological tactics in the way it recruits youth into the armed forces for 20 years, so I […]

Militarism Mapped 2019

By David Swanson, Executive Director, World BEYOND War, May 6, 2019 World BEYOND War has just released an updated 2019 mapping of militarism in the world. Open the mapping system, check out, and customize the maps here. Here are some […]

Holding the Fort: reporting from the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington

By Pat Elder, World BEYOND War, May 5, 2019 The signs hanging from the Venezuelan Embassy summarize our opposition to US foreign policy in Venezuela. We call for peace. We say, “Hands off Venezuela. No war for oil. Stop the […]

Picture from the window of Venezuela embassy

Activists Continue to Hold Venezuelan Embassy in Washington

By Pat Elder, May 2, 2019 It is Thursday evening and I am reporting from a meeting of the Embassy Protection Collective in the ambassador’s conference room in the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington. Determined activists are currently discussing the logistics […]

Rusted old tank in Vieques, Puerto Rico

Breaking the Grip of Militarism: The Story of Vieques

By Lawrence Wittner, April 29, 2019 From War Is A Crime Vieques is a small Puerto Rican island with some 9,000 inhabitants.  Fringed by palm trees and lovely beaches, with the world’s brightest bioluminescent bay and wild horses roaming everywhere, it attracts substantial […]

Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC, April 2019

Inside the Venezuelan Embassy in DC: An Interview With Margaret Flowers and Pat Elder

By Marc Eliot Stein, April 29, 2019 A remarkable resistance movement is taking shape inside the Venezuelan embassy in Washington DC. The Georgetown building is currently being held by a determined group of activists from CODE PINK, Popular Resistance, the […]

Greta Zarro at NoToNato protest

Resistance & Reconstruction: A Call to Action

By Greta Zarro, April 2019 From Magasinet Motvind We live in an era of information, where news from every corner of the globe is accessible at our fingertips. The problems of the world are laid bare in front of us, […]

Disarmament protest in Berlin

Thousands Join Peace Marches On Easter Weekend Across Germany And Berlin Under The Motto ‘Disarmament Instead Of Armament.’

From Co-op News, April 22, 2019 Several thousand people participated in the traditional Easter marches for peace in Berlin and other cities throughout Germany. Around 2000 peace activists took part in the march in Berlin on Saturday, demonstrating in favour […]

Leila Sundin, a student at South High, reading a section from MLK's famous “I have a dream" speech

Minnesotans honor Martin Luther King and Say Yes to Peace, No to NATO

By Meredith Aby-Keirstead, April 5, 2019 From Fight Back! News St. Paul, MN – On April 4, 80 people gathered at the Minnesota State Capitol building to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to use his […]

Kings Bay Plowshares

Plowshares Activists Call for Renewal of Movement

April 7, 2019 On Anniversary of Anti-Nuclear Weapons Protest, Plowshares Activists Petition Calls for Renewal of Movement, Dismissal of Charges On April 4, the first anniversary of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 (KBP7) anti-nuclear protest, supporters are launching a global petition calling for […]