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Billboard: One B-21 Bomber or 10 Million COVID-19 Tests

One B-21 Bomber or 10 Million COVID-19 Tests

May 25, 2020 From Peace Wins The United States’ newest bomber program, the B-21,  will cost $97 billion, with a history of cost overruns.  Meanwhile, experts warn that the U.S. needs a comprehensive testing program to combat COVID-19 and safely reopen our economy. […]

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 […]

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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, […]

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Fired Watchdog Was Looking Into Saudi Arms Sale

By Matthew Lee, May 18, 2020 From ABC News Congressional Democrats say the State Department watchdog fired by President Donald Trump last week was investigating possible impropriety in a massive arms sale to Saudi Arabia last year, adding new questions to the […]

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By World BEYOND War, May 20, 2020

Volunteer Spotlight: Darienne Hetherman

Each month, we share the stories of World BEYOND War volunteers around the world. Want to volunteer with World BEYOND War? Email greta@worldbeyondwar.org. Location: California, USA How did you get involved with anti-war activism and World BEYOND War (WBW)? There […]

Ebola ’14 vs. Covid ‘19

By Caroline Hurley, World BEYOND War, Mat 17, 2020 Security, claim peace scientists, is the experience and expectation of well-being. Analyzing management of the major 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa is instructive given Covid 19’s global rampage. Despite internal UN dysfunction, […]

Do Not Meet With Mike Pence, Go to Jail, or Join the Military

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, May 11, 2020 We don’t know what the long-term damage is of coronavirus in those who recover. We don’t know who will die among those who catch it. We do know that we each […]

How to Avoid a Draft for Dummies

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, May 8, 2020 There are two brand new ways to avoid any military draft that should come along. (I know you’re not worried about a draft, but the numbers of failed coup attempts in […]

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 […]