Why End War

Norton Air Force Base (1942–1994) was located 2 miles east of downtown San Bernardino, California, in San Bernardino County.

Once an Air Force Base …

By Pat Elder, October 21, 2019 Lethal contamination at Norton Air Force Base in San Bernardino, California threatens human health 35 years after the base closed. Norton Air Force Base was a logistics depot and heavy-lift transport facility, something like […]

Speaking Truth To Empire

Speaking Truth To Empire: Dan Yaseen Interviews David Swanson

On the Speaking Truth To Empire podcast, Dan Yaseen interviews World BEYOND War executive director David Swanson to talk about #NoWar2019 in Limerick, Ireland and the organization’s mission to end all war.

Peace Flotilla in San Francisco

2nd Annual Peace Flotilla in San Francisco

By Kathe Burick, Susan Witka and Toby Blomé Do the Blue Angels depress the hell out of you? Does what’s in the air cause you despair? 300,000 lbs. of CO2* are released into the air during each air show, and […]

Spangdahlem air force base

Deadly for the Environment and Climate: United States Military and War Policy

By Reiner Braun, October 15, 2019 Why do weapon systems threaten people and the environment at the same time? A 2012 report from the US Congress found that the US Military is the largest single consumer of petroleum products in […]

Prutehi Litekyan - Save Ritidian

An Open Letter to Denny Tamaki, Governor of Okinawa

From Prutehi Litekyan: Save Riditian October 8, 2019 Dear Honorable Governor Tamaki, Håfa Adai from Guam. We, the Guam-based group Prutehi Litekyan: Save Ritidian, are a direct-action group dedicated to the protection of natural and cultural resources in sites identified […]

A soldier in a cloud of war

Report on NoWar2019 Pathways to Peace Conference, Limerick, Ireland

By Caroline Hurley From Village, October 7, 2019 An anti-war conference called ‘NoWar2019 Pathways to Peace’ took place last weekend at Limerick’s South Court Hotel, organised by WorldBeyondWar. Irish and international concerned parties met to consider the extent of militarism in […]

Activists protest in front of Israeli forces who were escorting bulldozers while conducting infrastructure work next to the Palestinian community of Khan al-Amar, which was being threatened with a forcible displacement order, on October 15, 2018. (Activestills/Ahmad Al-Bazz)

How Palestinian Women Successfully Defended Their Village From Demolition

By Sarah Flatto Mansarah, October 8, 2019 From Waging Nonviolence Just over one year ago, photos and videos of Israeli border police violently arresting a young Palestinian woman went viral. She appeared to be screaming as they ripped her hijab off and […]

Pat Elder speaking at #NoWar2019 in Limerick, Ireland

An Open Letter to Irish Officials and Media on PFAS Contamination

By Pat Elder, October 8, 2019 I am an American environmental researcher and I’ve had the honor and pleasure to visit your beautiful country over the last week. I participated in a conference in Limerick organized by World BEYOND War […]

A statue symbolizing "comfort women" at the Aichi Triennale art festival in Nagoya is seen on Aug. 3. After a two-month shutdown, the exhibit reopened Tuesday.

Controversial Art Exhibition Featuring ‘Comfort Woman’ Statue Reopens in Nagoya

From The Japan Times, October 8, 2019 An art exhibition that sparked controversy for featuring a statue symbolizing “comfort women” reopened Tuesday in Nagoya, with organizers placing tighter security and limiting the number of visitors after it was abruptly closed […]

Is Peace Possible?

 October 3, 2019 David Swanson presents at a special meeting of Veterans for Peace, Evansville (Chapter 104) on the subject of the elimination of war as a tool of governments around the globe. He talks about the myths and […]