Nonviolent Activism

Microsoft is developing advanced "artificial intelligence" visual headsets for the US military

Artificial Morality

By Robert C. Koehler, March 14, 2019 Artificial Intelligence is one thing. Artificial morality is another. It may sound something like this: “First, we believe in the strong defense of the United States and we want the people who defend […]

How Not to Go to War

By David Swanson, Director, World BEYOND War If you saw a book in Barnes and Noble called “How Not to Go to War,” wouldn’t you assume it was a guide to the proper equipment every good warrior should have when […]

Talk Nation Radio: Omali Yeshitela on No to NATO — Yes to Peace

Omali Yeshitela is Chairman of the Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace, and Reparations. The website is at blackisbackcoalition.org He has agreed to speak on April 4th in Washington DC at the No to NATO — Yes to […]

Finding the Moral Courage to Say No to War: The Story of Harry Bury

Book Review: Maverick Priest: A Story of Life on the Edge by Father Harry J. Bury, Ph.D. Robert D. Reed Publishers, Bandon, OR, 2018. By Alan Knight for World BEYOND War Mark Twain once wrote that “it is curious that […]

Iran Peace Museum, peace delegation organized by CODE PINK, March 2019

Iran Wants Peace. Will The US Allow Peace With Iran?

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, March 7, 2019 We just returned from nine days in Iran with a 28-person peace delegation organized by CODE PINK. It is clear that people in Iran want two things: To be respected as […]

No To NATO - Yes To Peace - April 2019, Washington DC

Has NATO Met Its Match?

By David Swanson, March 6, 2019 Despite claims by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to have defeated its own troops using Facebook (and, really, what plot to take over a high school hasn’t done that?), the biggest challenge NATO will face this […]

Announcing NoWar2019 in Limerick, Ireland, October 5-6

We’re excited to announce our fourth annual conference, combined with a rally. Learn more and register here: https://worldbeyondwar.org/nowar2019

Jan Rose Kasmir antiwar protest

Are We Anti-Empire or Anti-War?

By David Swanson, March 1, 2019 Obviously many of us are both. I have zero use for either empire or war. But I’m using those tags as shorthand for two groups that sometimes unite and sometimes do not in their […]

Asking Charlottesville VA to divest from war

We’re Asking Charlottesville to Divest from Weapons and Fossil Fuels

By David Swanson, February 28, 2019 Charlottesville, Virginia, has yet to take down its racist statues (the ones all the fuss has been about or any of the other ones). Charlottesville has yet to ban guns from public events. It […]

Kathy Beckwith: “It’s Time To Abandon War”

Is using war as a means of resolving conflict an outdated premise? Is it time for us to move on from the battlefield? And if so, are there alternatives that actually work? Mediator Kathy Beckwith shares her big idea – […]