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VIDEO: International Press Briefing on Decision to A-Bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki

By World BEYOND War, July 26, 2020 Watch the video here. Speakers include: Moderator Barbara Cochran, Former news executive at NPR, NBC, and CBS and professor emeritus at the University of Missouri. Gar Alperovitz, formerly a Fellow of Kings College Cambridge, […]

Why Your Local Police Department is Armed to the Teeth. And What You Can Do About It.

By Taylor O’Connor | www.everydaypeacebuilding.com   Black Lives Matter Protest in Seattle, WA (30 May 2020). Photo by Kelly Kline on Unsplash “What the main drift of the twentieth century has revealed is that the (US) economy has become concentrated […]

The Pentagon’s Apples

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, July 26, 2020 This video is from this year’s Peacestock:

All the Videos of the Recent Peacestock

By World BEYOND War, July 26, 2020 Here’s the playlist.

Aldergrove resident Marilyn Konstapel is co-organizing a Langley protest against the federal government’s planned procurement of 88 new fighter jets for around $19 million. (Marilyn Konstapel/Special to the Star)

‘Medicine Not Missiles’: Langley Protestors Call On Federal Government To Cancel $19B Fighter Jet Procurement

By Sarah Growchowski, July 23, 2020 From Aldergrove Star Concerned residents of Langley, British Columbia, Canada plan to protest in front of Langley-Aldergrove MP Tako van Popta’s constituency office on Friday – demanding that the federal government cancel its costly […]

Speaking of Things That Should Be Torn Down

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, July 24, 2020 I lean more toward moving offensive monuments out of central squares and providing context and explanation in less prominent locations, as well as favoring the creation of numerous non-offensive public artworks. […]

Video: Obstacles to Nuclear Abolition — a discussion with David Swanson, Alice Slater, and Bruce Gagnon

David Swanson, Alice Slater, and Bruce Gagnon discuss obstacles to nuclear abolition and the U.S.-Russia relationship.

The Man Behind The Petition To De-Militarize Charlottesville Police

July 23, 2020 NewsRadio WINA · The Man Behind the Petition to De-Militarize Charlottesville Police Les Sinclair talks with David Swanson, executive director of WorldBeyondWar.org and campaign coordinator for RootsAction.org and the man whose petition was turned into a resolution […]

Helen Peacock

Collingwood Peace Group Wants National Fighter Jet Contract Cancelled

by Erika Engel, July 22, 2020 From Collingwood Today Local pacifists are adding their voices to a petition calling for the cancellation of a $19 billion competition for new Canadian fighter jets. Helen Peacock, the founding member of Pivot2Peace, is hoping a […]

Hiroshima, Two Months after the Atomic Bomb, October 1945.

Who Was Our Worst President? Think About It When A Grim 75th Anniversary Arrives

By Paul Lovinger, July 21, 2020 From History News Network Princeton Professor Sean Wilentz, who teaches the history of the Revolutionary War and early American history, considers Donald Trump “without question the worst president in American history.” In Rolling Stone, he cites […]