Nonviolent Activism

Burning draft cards during the US/Vietnam War era

It’s Time. End the Draft, Once and for All

By Rivera Sun, November 21, 2019 From Antiwar.Blog We may be months away from ending the US military draft, once and for all. After a court ruled that the male-only draft was unconstitutional, a Congress-appointed Commission has been studying whether […]

Protestors at Camp Schwab in Okinawa

Henoko-Oura Bay Coastal Waters: Japan’s First Hope Spot

By Hideki Yoshikawa, Director of Okinawa Environmental Justice Project, November 22, 2019 Amidst the Japanese government’s relentless push to build a new U.S. military base at Henoko-Oura Bay in Okinawa Island, Japan, Mission Blue’s designation of the Henoko Oura Bay Coastal Waters […]

It’s Time to End U.S. Draft Registration Once and For ALL!

A statement by the organizations listed below, November 18, 2019 The Commission on Military, National, and Public Service is at work right now to determine the fate of Selective Service (Draft) Registration, and they need to hear from you! Congress established […]

Conferenza Internazionale: Pathways to Peace with Mairead Maguire

Estratti delle interviste del CNGNN con Mairead Maguire premio Nobel per la pace e altri relatori della conferenza Internazionale Pathways to Peace. Speakers: Mairead Maguire, John Maguire, David Swanson and Ken Mayers.

Anti-Nuclear-Weapon activists in Kansas City

Guilty: 15 Activists in Kansas City Seeking a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World

By Mary Hladky, November 13, 2019 On Nov. 1, in the Kansas City, Mo., Municipal Court, 15 peace activists, in an act of nonviolent civil resistance, were found guilty of trespassing at the National Security Campus in Kansas City, Mo. […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

Peace Activists in Ireland: New World BEYOND War Podcast Featuring Barry Sweeney, Mairead Maguire, John Maguire

By Marc Eliot Stein, October 30, 2019 If our podcast episodes were 20 hours long, we could have covered and excerpted all the great speakers and activists who gathered with us in Limerick, Ireland earlier this month for #NoWar2019, our […]

Mark Isaacs on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Mark Isaacs on Peace Activism in Afghanistan

Mark Isaacs is the author, among other books, of the new book, The Kabul Peace House, which we discuss, and which describes a community of peace activists in Afghanistan. Mark is president of Sydney PEN, an affiliate of PEN International, a […]

The Kabul Peace House by Mark Isaacs

Peace in Afghanistan

By David Swanson, October 27, 2019 There were whispers in the village, high up in the mountains of Afghanistan. There was a Stranger here. He had made a friend and been invited to live in a home despite not being […]

Young Voices from War Zones to #NOWAR2019

By John Reuwer, World BEYOND War, October 24, 2019 Two of the many treats experienced during our time with World Beyond War members from all over the world in Limerick a few weeks ago, were video messages from young people […]

Detailed Account from Within the Trial of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7

By Ralph Hutchison, World BEYOND War, October 2019 DAY 1 Jury selection began at 9:00am with nearly eighty prospective jurors filling the courtroom; others were seated on metal folding chairs in a small overflow room watching on a 32 inch […]