Europe

Activism Is Surging: Commentary for Pandora Tv

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, June 8, 2020 Hi, my name is David Swanson. I grew up in and live in the state of Virginia in the United States. I visited Italy in high school and then as an […]

Ambassador of the United States of America to Poland, Georgetta Mosbacher, speak to Polish troops in Nowy Glinnik, Poland, 05 December 2018. [EPA-EFE/GRZEGORZ MICHALOWSKI]

B-61 Tactical Nuclear Weapons In Poland: A Really Bad Idea

An Open Letter to Prime Minister of Poland, Mateusz Moraviecki, Foreign Minister of Poland, Jacek Czaputowicz and Defence Minister of Poland, Antoni Macierewicz By John Hallam, May 22, 2020 Dear Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and Defence Minister of Poland, Dear […]

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Despite COVID-19, US Military Continues War Practice In Europe And Pacific And Plans For More In 2021

By Ann Wright, May 23, 2020 During the COVID 19 pandemic, not only will the U.S. military have the largest maritime military maneuvers in the world, with Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) coming to the waters off Hawaii August 17-31, […]

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UK Military And Arms Companies Produce More Carbon Emissions Than 60 Individual Countries

By Matt Kennard and Mark Curtis, May 19, 2020 From Daily Maverick The first independent calculation of its kind has found that Britain’s military-industrial sector annually emits more greenhouse gases than 60 individual countries, such as Uganda, which has a population of […]

International Conference Let Us Free Ourselves from the Virus of War

 

Anti-drone protest in Berlin

Anti-Drone Protest in Berlin

May 12, 2020 From Co-op News On Monday May 11, 2020 anti-war groups in Berlin held an event and vigil close to the entrance of the German Defense Ministry. Elsa Rassbach and the Berlin Peace Coordination organized the event. Members […]

Asparagus harvest in Germany

Asparagus and Bombers in Germany

By Victor Grossman, May 11, 2020 In late spring an age-old tradition places asparagus – the white kind preferred here – at the very top of German menus. But only until St. John’s Day, June 24th (the summer solstice). After […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

World BEYOND War Podcast Episode 14: A Global Look At The Pandemic With Jeannie Toschi Marazzani Visconti and Gabriel Aguirre

By Marc Eliot Stein, May 8, 2020 From Milan to Caracas to Tehran to New York and everywhere else, peace activists around the world are experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic in vastly different ways. In the latest episode of the World […]

Ireland Government Formation – The Peace Issues

By World BEYOND War and allies, May 8, 2020 Discussions on government formation are taking place in the wake of a demand by the electorate for a serious reshaping of priorities and policies. Issues of housing, education, climate change and […]

Two small girls waving their flags in the rubble of Battersea.

VE Day: Don’t Let the Nostalgia-Fest Distract From the Horrors of War

By Lindsey German, May 7, 2020 From Stop The War Coalition Prepare for a mass patriotic nostalgia-fest. This Friday marks the anniversary of VE day, when the Second World War ended in Europe. We are promised an address by the […]