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The Conflict of Our Time: U.S. Imperialism vs the Rule of Law

By Nicolas J S Davies, World BEYOND War The world faces many overlapping crises: regional political crises from Kashmir to Venezuela; brutal wars that rage on in Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen, and Somalia; and the existential dangers of nuclear weapons, climate […]

Pat Elder at China Lake Military Base

The Million Parts per Trillion Tour

By Pat Elder, March 7, 2019 I drove across the country with my daughter Holly last week to draw attention to the reckless behavior of the military as it continues to poison the waters in communities across the country. We […]

What’s NATO Ever Done? Nuclear-Armed Terrorist Organization creates enemies

By John LaForge In April 2019, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will celebrate its 70th anniversary in Washington, D.C. In view of the alliance’s war zone atrocities, attacks on civilians, civilian objects, and abuse of prisoners, anti-war demonstrations will […]

No To NATO - Yes To Peace - April 2019, Washington DC

Has NATO Met Its Match?

By David Swanson, March 6, 2019 Despite claims by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to have defeated its own troops using Facebook (and, really, what plot to take over a high school hasn’t done that?), the biggest challenge NATO will face this […]

Asking Charlottesville to Divest from Weapons and Fossil Fuels

Reach this page at divestcville.org. Divest all public money from weapons companies, major war profiteers, and fossil fuel companies. The following draft is endorsed by Indivisible Charlottesville, Casa Alma Catholic Worker, RootsAction, World BEYOND War, Code Pink, Charlottesville Coalition For […]

Asking Charlottesville VA to divest from war

We’re Asking Charlottesville to Divest from Weapons and Fossil Fuels

By David Swanson, February 28, 2019 Charlottesville, Virginia, has yet to take down its racist statues (the ones all the fuss has been about or any of the other ones). Charlottesville has yet to ban guns from public events. It […]

U.S. Exports More and More Bullets

By David Swanson, Director of World BEYOND War When I was a kid there was a local basketball team called the Washington Bullets. The team changed its name when “bullets” became offensive due to the high rate of gun murders […]

U.S. Sale of War Planes to New Zealand Faces Popular Resistance in U.S. and New Zealand

By David Swanson, Director of World BEYOND War The U.S. State Department uses public funds and public employees to market private products designed for mass killing to foreign governments. Few corporations have benefitted more from this socialism for the oligarchs […]

Ads Going Up on Buses in Alaska

The Alaska Peace Center is putting these ads on buses starting March 4th:

The New York Times Is Scared of Peace

By David Swanson, Director of World BEYOND War The New York Times and the people it gives voice to are very worried that Donald Trump may be too much in favor of peace in Korea, more in favor of peace […]