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Amidst Coronavirus, It’s Time to Heal the U.S.’s Domestic and International Reputation

By Greta Zarro, March 26, 2020 It is in times of crisis, like the growing coronavirus pandemic, that deep structural inequities and the U.S. government’s mismanagement of funds are starkly revealed. Half of all Americans live paycheck to paycheck. Half […]

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United Nations Calls For Peace During The Coronavirus Pandemic, But War Production Continues

By Brent Patterson, March 25, 2020 From Peace Brigades International – Canada On March 23, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for “an immediate global ceasefire in all corners of the world.” Guterres highlighted, “Let’s not forget that in war-ravaged countries, health […]

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Here Are 12 Ways The US invasion Of Iraq Lives On In Infamy

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas S. J. Davies, March 17, 2020 While the world is consumed with the terrifying coronavirus pandemic, on March 19 the Trump administration will be marking the 17th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq by ramping […]

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US Army Invades Virus-Plagued Europe

By Bruce K. Gagnon, March 17, 2020 In the midst of a staggering virus epidemic that has shut much of Europe down, the insane and arrogant United States is presently sending 30,000 Army troops throughout Europe for war games. As […]

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Milwaukee Pays High Price For War

By Bill Christofferson, February 29, 2020 From Urban Milwaukee A Milwaukee billboard with a simple 10-word message has focused public attention this month on military spending and the costs of war. Peace activists, public officials, protesters, nuns, and curious members […]

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Trudeau’s Centre for Peace, Order, and Good Government is a Sham

By Yves Engler, February 16, 2020 Should peace groups challenge Canadian militarism by pushing clear, principled, demands or by promoting a militarist government’s bid to rebrand itself through a “peace” institute? In a recent blog headlined “New Peace Centre needed to […]

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Climate Change, Tech Workers, Antiwar Activists Working Together

By Marc Eliot Stein, February 10, 2020 I was recently invited to speak at an Extinction Rebellion gathering in New York City on behalf of World BEYOND War. The event was designed to bring together three action groups: climate change […]

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Don’t Mention the US Military Carbon Footprint!

By Caroline Davies, February 4, 2020 Extinction Rebellion (XR) US has four Demands for our governments, local and national, the first of which is “Tell the Truth”. One truth that is not being told or spoken about openly, is the […]

Fouling Our Own Nest & Draining Our Wallets: It’s Time to Divest from Endless Wars

By Greta Zarro, January 29, 2020 Just one month into a new decade, we face an ever-increasing risk of nuclear apocalypse. The U.S. government’s assassination of Iranian General Soleimani on January 3 intensified the very real threat of another all-out […]

Why Is Trump the Only Candidate With a Budget Proposal?

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, January 15, 2020 An important job of any U.S. president is to propose an annual budget to Congress. Shouldn’t it be a basic job of every presidential candidate to propose one to the public? […]