Why End War

Earth Over the Brink

Glacier National Park is drip drip dripping into a puddle. People and companies and governments are cutting down trees to burn them to save the planet from global warming, mixing the sacrificial trees with oh-so-clean coal, and in Detroit with […]

Talk Nation Radio: Dave Lindorff on the Pentagon’s Fictional Budget

Dave Lindorff is an investigative reporter who writes for the Nation, London Review of Books, Salon and Tarbell.org. He is founder of the collectively run journalists’ news site thiscantbehappening.net. Lindorff has just published an articled called “Exclusive: The Pentagon’s Massive Accounting […]

Climate Crisis Demands Conversion of US War Machine

Climate Change Requires We Convert The US War Machine Now

By Bruce K. Gagnon, December 3, 2018 From Organizing Notes This is the message we will be carrying to Bath Iron Works (BIW) during the next Navy destroyer ‘christening’ protest.  (We don’t know the date of that event yet.) At […]

Yemen, Poisoned Water, and a Green New Deal

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, December 2, 2018 While U.N. figures suggest that it would take 1% of U.S. military spending to provide the world with clean drinking water, the United States could end the worst cholera epidemic in […]

An Empire of Bases Poisons Water, Threatening Its Own Collapse

The U.S. military’s fire-fighting foam is contaminating groundwater and sickening people in communities near U.S. military bases around the world Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and caldron bubble. Fillet of a fenny snake, In the caldron boil and […]

US military bases

Something We Can Agree On: Close Some Overseas Bases

By Miriam Pemberton, November 28, 2018 From Defense One This moment, after the midterm elections and before the partisan wars get fully back into gear, is the right time to take note of efforts to reach across America’s political divide. […]

I Never Expected To Become A Conscientious Objector

By Matt Malcom, World BEYOND War I never expected to become a conscientious objector. If you would have asked me two years ago to name the first things that came to mind when I heard this title, it would have […]

Known Terrorist Searched for Explosives at Dublin Airport or Peace Activist Endures Routine Harassment at Dublin Airport?

By Pat Elder        My boarding pass displayed the dreaded SSSS. I knew something wasn’t right when I tried to download my boarding pass onto my iPhone while I was in Dublin over the weekend. I kept getting an […]

David Swanson at the International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases, Dublin 2018

David Swanson at the International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases, Dublin 2018

David Swanson, director of World BEYOND War, lays out the many reasons why war can and must be abolished at the International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases, Dublin 2018. “People’s movements are on our side.”

Pat Elder at #No2NATODublin in 2018

Pat Elder at the International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases, Dublin 2018

Pat Elder, 2018 Green Party Congressional Candidate from Maryland and World Beyond War coordinating committee member, delivered hard truths about the US military’s disdain for environmental safety and sanity at the International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases in Dublin, Ireland […]

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