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World Beyond War: A New Podcast

Peace Activists in Ireland: New World BEYOND War Podcast Featuring Barry Sweeney, Mairead Maguire, John Maguire

By Marc Eliot Stein, October 30, 2019 If our podcast episodes were 20 hours long, we could have covered and excerpted all the great speakers and activists who gathered with us in Limerick, Ireland earlier this month for #NoWar2019, our […]

Mark Isaacs on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Mark Isaacs on Peace Activism in Afghanistan

Mark Isaacs is the author, among other books, of the new book, The Kabul Peace House, which we discuss, and which describes a community of peace activists in Afghanistan. Mark is president of Sydney PEN, an affiliate of PEN International, a […]

Canadian military helicopter

The Biggest Winner In Canada’s Election Is The Military

By Matthew Behrens, October 17, 2019 From Rabble.ca No matter who takes the reins of Parliament next week, perhaps the biggest winner in Canada’s 2019 federal election will be a conglomerate of military industries and the war department. Indeed, the […]

On Bragging About Murdering People You Turned into Terrorists

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, October 29, 2019 You cannot promote the rule of law by loudly bragging about committing murder. You cannot end terrorism by committing terrorism. Here is a U.S. president openly proclaiming that he has committed […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Heinrich Buecker

Volunteer Spotlight: Heinrich Buecker

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: Berlin, Germany How did you get involved with World BEYOND War (WBW)? Some years […]

Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota tests out its aqueous film-forming foam sprinkler system in an airport hangar.

USA Department of Defense Inspector General to Investigate PFAS Use in Military

By Pat Elder, World BEYOND War, October 28, 2019 The Office of Inspector General of the US Department of Defense announced last week it will review the Pentagon’s history of Per- and Poly Fluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) that have leached into […]

The Kabul Peace House by Mark Isaacs

Peace in Afghanistan

By David Swanson, October 27, 2019 There were whispers in the village, high up in the mountains of Afghanistan. There was a Stranger here. He had made a friend and been invited to live in a home despite not being […]

The World Must Compel the U.S. to Allow Korea to Have Peace

KOREAN BELOW THE ENGLISH By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, October 26, 2019 I’ve never heard of or even seen fantasized a society or a government that wasn’t deeply flawed. I know neither North nor South Korea is an exception. […]

Young Voices from War Zones to #NOWAR2019

By John Reuwer, World BEYOND War, October 24, 2019 Two of the many treats experienced during our time with World Beyond War members from all over the world in Limerick a few weeks ago, were video messages from young people […]

US public opinion on military spending

What Does the U.S. Public Think of Its Government Arming and Bombing the World?

By David Swanson, October 22, 2019 Data for Progress for quite a while appeared to be yet another U.S. PEP group (Progressive Except for Peace). They were producing useful polling reports on all sorts of topics as if 96% of […]