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Letter to Julian Assange from NoWar2019

By World BEYOND War, October 8, 2019 The fourth annual conference of World BEYOND War, which was held on October 4th and 5th in Limerick, Ireland, produced this letter, which is being delivered to Julian Assange. We are grateful to […]

Hope in a Time Like Ours: remarks by Brian Terrell at #NoWar2019, Limerick, Ireland, October 5, 2019

By Brian Terrell, October 5, 2019 I am honored and humbled to be addressing this gathering at this perilous moment, especially as I am here in place of Kathy Kelly, who sends her love and her regrets that she can’t […]

Pathways to Peace: Mairead Maguire’s remarks at #NoWar2019

By Mairead Maguire Remarks on October 4, 2019 at NoWar2019 I am very happy to be with you all at this conference. I would like to thank David Swanson and World Beyond War for organizing this important event and also […]

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Anti-War Conference in Limerick Followed by Peace March in Shannon

By Mike Finnarty, October 2, 2019 From The Limerick Leader An anti-war conference called ‘NoWar2019 Pathways to Peace’ will be held this weekend at the South Court Hotel. The conference, organised by World Beyond War, will take place on Saturday, […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Barry Sweeney

In each biweekly e-newsletter, we share the stories of World BEYOND War volunteers around the world. Want to volunteer with World BEYOND War? Email greta@worldbeyondwar.org. Location: Ireland How did you get involved with World BEYOND War (WBW)? I took World […]

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Defence Forum Abandons Military Expo as ‘Aggressive Protestors’ Claim Success

By Thomas Manch, September 30, 2019 From Stuff A controversial military expo has been scrapped by organisers and protesters are claiming success in shutting down down the war industry. The New Zealand Defence Industry Association (NZDIA) has decided not to hold […]

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Talk Nation Radio: Lisa Fithian on Nonviolent Direct Action

Lisa Fithian has just published a terrific guide to direct action and strategic civil disobedience as the most radical and rapid means to social change, called Shut It Down: Stories from a Fierce Loving Resistance. Fithian has been described by […]

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10 Ways That The Climate Crisis And Militarism Are Intertwined

By Medea Benjamin, September 26, 2019 The environmental justice movement that is surging globally is intentionally intersectional, showing how global warming is connected to issues such as race, poverty, migration and public health. One area intimately linked to the climate […]

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How the U.S. Institute of Peace Avoids Peace in Afghanistan

By David Swanson, September 19, 2019 Four years ago, I wrote this after a meeting at the U.S. Institute of Peace: The president of USIP Nancy Lindborg had an odd response when I suggested that inviting Senator Tom Cotton to come speak […]

Fire fighters at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County practice dousing a petroleum fire using carcinogenic foam.

California Takes on PFAS Contamination While the Military is a Primary Source of the Pollution

By Pat Elder, September 18, 2019 There was an earthquake in California on August 23, 2019, although the ground didn’t move, and few noticed. That was the day California ordered the state’s water systems to establish the nation’s lowest Notification Levels for dangerous […]