Africa

Young Voices from War Zones to #NOWAR2019

By John Reuwer, World BEYOND War, October 24, 2019 Two of the many treats experienced during our time with World Beyond War members from all over the world in Limerick a few weeks ago, were video messages from young people […]

Video: Abiy Ahmed: 2019 Peace Laureate

The Nobel Committee Is Doing Better

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, October 11, 2019 The committee that awards the Nobel Peace Prize was right not to give the prize to Greta Thunberg, who deserves the highest prizes available, but not one created to fund the […]

Peace activists in South Sudan

Lessons On War And Peace In South Sudan

By John Reuwer, September 20, 2019 This past winter and spring I had the privilege to serve as an “International Protection Officer” in South Sudan for 4 months with the Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP), one of the largest organizations in the […]

Factory where 8 workers were killed

Munitions Factories Are A Hazard To Communities

By Terry Crawford-Browne, September 4, 2019 From IOL Section 24 of South Africa’s Constitution declares: “Everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being.” The reality, tragically, is that provision of the Bill […]

environmental ruins of war

Environmental Damage Is A War Crime, Scientists Say

By Jordan Davidson, July 25, 2019 From EcoWatch Two dozen prominent scientists from around the world have asked the UN to make environmental damage in conflict zones a war crime. The scientists published their open letter in the journal Nature. The letter, titled […]

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 […]

The 70th Anniversary of NATO

  From Pandora TV, July 16, 2019 Born from the Bomb, and designed to allow one military force to exploit a position of power over the whole planet with no accountability.

On the eve of renewed sanctions by Washington, an Iranian protester holds a burning picture of President Donald Trump outside the former US embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran on November 4, 2018. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)

U.S. Sanctions: Economic Sabotage That Is Deadly, Illegal, and Ineffective

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies, June 17, 2019 From Common Dreams While the mystery of who is responsible for sabotaging the two tankers in the Gulf of Oman remains unsolved, it is clear that the Trump administration […]

VI Seminario Internacional por la paz

U.S. and NATO Buildup in Eastern Europe and Scandinavia And U.S. Military Bases and Exercises in Africa

Presentation for the VI Symposium on the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases Guantanamo, Cuba, May 4-6, 2019 By Colonel Ann Wright I must begin my presentation with an apology to the people of Cuba for my country, the United States of America […]