Civil Liberties

1960s-era US anti military draft protest

Activists Fought US Military Draft For Decades – They May Soon Have To Again

By Robert Levering, May 19, 2020 From Waging Nonviolence As if there weren’t enough to worry about these days, women soon may be required to register for the military draft. You may not have heard about this development because of […]

Policemen stand in formation at a quarantine checkpoint on April 2, 2020 in Marikina, Metro Manila, Philippines. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday ordered law enforcement to "shoot" residents causing "trouble" during lockdown in the country.

Stop the $2 Billion Arms Sale to the Philippines

By Amee Chew, May 20, 2020 From Jacobin On April 30, the US State Department announced two pending arms sales to the Philippines totaling nearly $2 billion. Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Bell Textron, and General Electric are the main weapons manufacturers contracted to profit […]

Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass

Civil Society as a Force for Peace

By David Rintoul, World BEYOND War Online Course Participant May 18, 2020 Frederick Douglass once said, “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and […]

Video: War Is A Lie with David Swanson

World BEYOND War, May 7, 2020

Talk Nation Radio: Grant Smith on Israel Within the Virginia State Government

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, May 4, 2020 This week on Talk Nation Radio, our guest is Grant Smith whose latest and ninth book about the Israel Lobby is called The Israel Lobby Enters State Government: Rise Of The […]

Peace vigil in Broome County, New York

Love Peace? Electronically Organize Now!

By Jack Gilroy, April 29, 2020 Dr Martin Luther King said: “Those who love peace must learn to organize as effectively as those who love war.” As biomedical teams around the world organize to find a vaccine for Covid19, peace makers have […]

20 Dictators The US Currently Supports

April 14, 2020 Does the US oppose dictators all over the world? Then why does it support so many of them? John Iadarola of “The Damage Report” on the Young Turks Network interviews David Swanson of World BEYOND War about […]

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

Video of Webinar: David Swanson on Ending War

World BEYOND War, April 8, 2020

Julian Assange in Belmarsh Prison

Canadian Voice of Women For Peace Appeals for Assange’s Release

March 23, 2020 President Andrea Albutt, March 23, 2020 Prison Governors Association Room LG.27 Ministry of Justice 102 Petty France LONDON SW1H 9AJ Dear President Albutt: We, the National Board Members of Canadian Voice of Women for Peace are writing […]

Manisha Rios and Camilo Mejia in World Beyond War webinar

What is Hybrid Warfare? A World BEYOND War Discussion

March 26, 2020 War is more than bombs and bullets. On March 25, 2020, World BEYOND War and About Face: Veterans Against the War hosted a discussion of “hybrid warfare” – a mix of disinformation, sanctions, and unconventional tactics. During […]