Civil Liberties

Israeli military arrest Palestinian children. Mintpress.com

The Settler-Colonial Strategy: Militarization of Diplomacy, Domestic Law Enforcement, Jails, Prisons and the Border

By Ann Wright, November 15, 2019 The settler-colonial history of the United States is not discussed by those in the U.S. government. However, in the lexicon of American studies, settler-colonialism is a major topic, and particularly for historians in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Dulles Brothers

Exceptionally Insulated

By Kristin Christman, July 21, 2019 Originally Published in the Albany Times Union If you were Iranian and learned that U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton wanted to attack your country, wouldn’t you feel terrified? But we’re taught to dismiss […]

War on Iran Stupidest Idea Yet Recorded in a Human Brain

By David Swanson, Executive Director of World BEYOND War, June 17, 2019 Scientists not employed by ExxonMobil or named Neil DeGrasse Tyson have reached a universal consensus. Wanting the United States to attack Iran is the single stupidest idea yet […]

Whistleblower: A person who makes public disclosure of corruption or wrongdoing

I’m Julian

By John Jones, Oslo, Norway, May 15, 2019 In an English prison at the time of this writing, a sick Julian Assange is sitting and waiting to be extradited to the United States under a draconian law for war spies from 1917. Forgotten by the press […]

Mairead Maguire Requests Permission to Visit Assange

By Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate, Co-Founder, Peace People Northern Ireland, Member of World BEYOND War Advisory Board Mairead Maguire has requested UK Home Office for permission to visit her friend Julian Assange whom this year she has nominated for […]

10 Reasons Assange Should Walk Free

By David Swanson, Director, World BEYOND War Governments’ (monstrous and criminal) behavior should not be secret. People should know what their government is doing, and what a powerful foreign government is doing to their own countries. The actual results of […]

New York City women protesting for peace during World War One

War Erodes Liberties

By Kirk Johnson, March 19, 2019 Do nations that wage more war provide those within their borders with more freedoms? It’s often stated that correlation does not equal causation when presenting scientific data. Attempting to correlate the idea that countries […]

David Krieger of Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

Interview With David Krieger, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

By John Scales Avery, December 14, 2018 A series of interviews of outstanding people in the peace movement has been commissioned by the Internet journal Countercurrents. Besides being published in Countercurrents, the series will also be published as a book. […]