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New York City Prepares Nuclear Option

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, January 15, 2020 There really only is one option when it comes to nuclear weapons, and that is to do everything we can to abolish them before they abolish us. New York City Council […]

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? […]

Jeffrey Sterling

Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling, Who Went Through Kafkaesque Trial, Wins 2020 Sam Adams Award

By Ray McGovern, January 12, 2020 From Consortium News Former CIA operations officer Jeffrey Sterling will receive the Sam Adams Award for Integrity in Intelligence this Wednesday, joining 17 earlier winners who, like Sterling, demonstrated extraordinary devotion to the truth and the […]

Video: Twin Dangers with Martin Sheen

World BEYOND War, January 13, 2020 Martin Sheen has recorded a video for World BEYOND War outlining the two biggest dangers the world faces. Think you know what they are? Want a great explanation you can share with others? Share […]

#NoWarWithIran protest in New York City

10 Ways Trump’s Actions Against Iran Hurt Americans and the Region

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies, January 10, 2020 The U.S. assassination of General Qassem Soleimani has not yet plunged us into a full-scale war with Iran thanks to the Iranian government’s measured response, which demonstrated its capabilities […]

Iran attacks 2 U.S. bases in Iraq in revenge for assassination of Lieutenant General Soleimani

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Petition Asks U.S. Presidential Candidates for Their Budgets

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, January 7, 2020 A petition supported by World BEYOND War, RootsAction.org, and Daily Kos, has thus far gathered over 12,000 signatures from people asking presidential candidates to propose federal budgets. An important job of […]

Foad Izadi at World Beyond War conference in Limerick 2019

Foad Izadi on USA Presence in Middle East

By Marc Eliot Stein, January 7, 2019 World BEYOND War was honored to include Foad Izadi, professor of American Studies at University of Tehran, on the agenda at our annual #NoWar2019 conference in Limerick, Ireland last year. As the global […]

Charlottesville City Council Passes Resolution Against War on Iran

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, January 7, 2020 Charlottesville Virginia’s City Council voted Monday evening to adopt a resolution opposing war on Iran and urging passage by Congress of Senator Tim Kaine’s privileged resolution. The City Council re-affirmed the […]

Iran War: Connect the Dots

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, January 6, 2020 I had a great conversation this morning on KPFK with Harvey Wasserman and Alan Minsky on Connect the Dots, Lila Garrett’s show. You can listen here. http://davidswanson.org/files/talknationradio/connectdots200106.mp3