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Oleaginous Kakistocracy: A Good Time to Abolish Pipelines

By David Swanson, Executive Director of World BEYOND War, March 25, 2020 A moment in which U.S. politicians are openly talking about the need to sacrifice lives to a disease in the name of profit may be a good moment […]

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PFAS Chronicles, Part One: What We Don’t Know May Hurt Us

By Pat Elder, March 24, 2020 This is part one of a seven-part series focusing on a single pollution site: the Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Maryland, USA. The Navy has contaminated the groundwater at Maryland’s Patuxent (Pax) River […]

United Nations Chief Calls For Global Ceasefire

From UN News, March 23, 2020 “The fury of the virus illustrates the folly of war”, he said.  “That is why today, I am calling for an immediate global ceasefire in all corners of the world.  It is time to put armed […]

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Mobilization To Cancel CANSEC Arms Show Grows Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

By Brent Patterson, March 19, 2020 It’s still not known for sure if the annual CANSEC arms show will take place as planned from May 27-28 in Ottawa. Despite the World Health Organization declaring the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic on […]

50 Oppressive Governments Supported by the U.S. Government

Excerpted from 20 Dictators Currently Supported by the U.S. by David Swanson, March 19, 2020 A dictator is a single individual who possesses such extreme power over a government that some people refer to it as “absolute power.” There are […]

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Here Are 12 Ways The US invasion Of Iraq Lives On In Infamy

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas S. J. Davies, March 17, 2020 While the world is consumed with the terrifying coronavirus pandemic, on March 19 the Trump administration will be marking the 17th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq by ramping […]

Let’s Use This Time We Have to Radically Rethink

By Wolfgang Lieberknecht (Peace Factory Wanfried), March 18, 2020 Let’s use the time: Now we have to radically rethink: people must be at the centre of politics! Mankind spends 1,800,000,000,000 Euros annually on armament against each other! At the top […]

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US Army Invades Virus-Plagued Europe

By Bruce K. Gagnon, March 17, 2020 In the midst of a staggering virus epidemic that has shut much of Europe down, the insane and arrogant United States is presently sending 30,000 Army troops throughout Europe for war games. As […]

Open Letter to #CancelCANSEC

UPDATE: Sign the petition to send an email to Trudeau, Defence Minister Sajjan, Foreign Affairs Minister Champagne, Ottawa Mayor Watson, and CADSI to #CancelCANSEC immediately! Contact Info: David Swanson, Executive Director, World BEYOND War, info@worldbeyondwar.org March 16, 2020 Dear Canadian […]

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“Maximum Pressure March”: US Hybrid War on Venezuela Heats UP

By Leonardo Flores, March 16, 2020 The first quarter of 2020 has seen the Trump administration escalate its rhetoric against Venezuela. At the State of the Union, President Trump promised to “smash” and destroy the Venezuelan government. This was followed […]