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Pentagon’s 2020 budget surpasses $700 billion

World BEYOND War, January 03, 2020 David Swanson discussed the problem of military spending here:

Iraqi protestors

Get in the Streets This Saturday to End War

World BEYOND War, January 2, 2019 This is happening in the United States but can be joined in elsewhere. On Saturday, January 4 the ANSWER Coalition, CODEPINK, World BEYOND War, Popular Resistance, UNAC, Voices for Creative Nonviolence, and many others […]

Nordstream 2 Pipeline

US Sanctions and “Freedom Gas”

By Heinrich Buecker, December 27, 2019 Original in German. English translation by Albert Leger No more US sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 Baltic gas pipeline. The policy of illegal Western sanctions must come to an end. The unilateral US sanctions recently imposed on […]

Terry Crawford Browne talks about global arms trade

The Global Arms Trade Is A Moral Minefield

This interview about the global arms trade features Terry Crawford-Browne, peace activist and World BEYOND War country coordinator for South Africa.

Talk Nation Radio: The Christmas Truce

Talk Nation Radio: The Christmas Truce

This Week on Talk Nation Radio, we discuss the Christmas Truces of 1914. Learn more at https://worldbeyondwar.org/christmastruce Total run time: 29:00 Host: David Swanson. Producer: David Swanson. Music by Duke Ellington. Download from LetsTryDemocracy, or from Internet Archive. Pacifica stations can also download […]

Statement to Those Marking the 2000th Day of the Sit-In at the Camp Schwab Gate in Henoko

By David Swanson, Executive Director of World BEYOND War, December 24, 2019 I think every U.S. student should be required to spend a year as an exchange student living in another country with a family that lives outside of but […]

Military vehicle in Afghanistan

The Real Lesson of Afghanistan Is That Regime Change Does Not Work

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S  Davies, December 24, 2019 The trove of U.S. “Lessons Learned” documents on Afghanistan published by the Washington Post portrays, in excruciating detail, the anatomy of a failed policy, scandalously hidden from the public […]

Electron Rocket nose

New Zealand Government Updates Rules On What Can Be Sent Into Space

December 19, 2019 From New Zealand Herald Cabinet has agreed to updated rules around what can be launched into space from this country and banned payloads including those contributing to nuclear weapons programmes or any that support military operations ”contrary […]

Nuclear missiles

Our Nuclear Arms Obsession Is A Countdown To Extinction

By Helen Caldicott, December 14, 2019 From Independent Australia I WRITE THIS PIECE as a physician expertly trained to make accurate diagnoses to either cure the patient or to alleviate their symptoms. I, therefore, approach the viability of life on Earth from […]

The Naval Research Lab - Chesapeake Beach Detachment (NRL-CBD) sits atop a 100’ high bluff overlooking the Chesapeake Bay.

The Survey Monkey and the Dog and Pony Show

By Pat Elder, World BEYOND War, December 18, 2019 Last week I disrupted the initial Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting for citizens of Chesapeake Beach who live close to the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory – Chesapeake Bay Detachment, or  NRL-CBD […]