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Victims Of Afghanistan War Crimes Appeal ICC Decision Not To Prosecute

From Reprieve.org.uk, June 10, 2019 A group of men who suffered torture and mistreatment at the hands of US forces in Afghanistan have appealed against the International Criminal Court’s decision not to launch an investigation into war crimes committed during […]

Rethinking National Security: The Man in the TNT Vest

Prof. Martin Hellman, Stanford University Imagine that a man wearing a TNT vest were to come into the room and, before you could escape, managed to tell you that he wasn’t a suicide bomber, so there was nothing to worry […]

David Swanson Interview: Culture of War, Militarism Behind Mass Shootings

The Friday massacre that stunned the sleepy town of Virginia Beach left 12 victims plus the shooter dead. DeWayne Craddock, a 40-year-old civil engineer and former National Guardsman, went on a shooting rampage at a municipal building where he worked. […]

Berlin solidarity for Venezuela

Solidarity Event For Venezuela In Berlin

June 5, 2019 750 guests attended a Solidarity Event for Venezuela in Berlin on May 28, 2019. Here are some pictures, articles and a video from the event. World BEYOND War was one of the sponsors of the event. CO-OP […]

WW2 soldiers in Paris

Can World War II Say Me Too?

By David Swanson, June 3, 2019 No matter how many times one presents the facts to people at real-world events, or through online media, progressive radio, and non-US television networks, there is simply no stopping virtually everyone in the United States believing the most ludicrous myths […]

Charlottesville Divests from Weapons and Fossil Fuels

World BEYOND War — June 3, 2019 On the evening of June 3, 2019, the City Council of Charlottesville, Va., voted to divest the funds in its operating budget from weapons dealers and fossil fuel producers. Here’s the resolution as […]

New Zealand soldier

New Zealand’s Wellbeing Budget: Shocking Rise in Military Spending

From Peace Movement Aotearoa, May 31, 2019 While there is much to commend about the shift in government thinking reflected in the Wellbeing Budget’s five priorities [1], the shocking increase in military spending shows the same old thinking about “security” remains […]

How We Are Countering Military Recruitment in Seattle’s Schools

By Dan Gilman, World BEYOND War, May 31, 2019 What began in one high school in Seattle, Washington, 17 years ago, is now a full blown military counter-recruiter program in all the major high schools of the Seattle Public Schools. […]

US Senator John Barrasso is enabling extremely hazardous PFAS chemicals for military use

Chemical Lobby and Health Advocates Square Off on Six PFAS-Related Bills in the US Senate

By Pat Elder, May 29, 2019 Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, holds tremendous power in formulating legislation regarding the regulation of deadly per and poly flouralkyl substances (PFAS). Barrasso is the Senate’s top recipient of cash from […]

Ross Caputi on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Ross Caputi on the Sacking of Fallujah

Ross Caputi is a PhD student in History at UMass and a coauthor of the critically important new book The Sacking of Fallujah: A People’s History. Ross Caputi’s experience as a U.S. Marine in Fallujah in 2004 compelled him to speak […]