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The German Luftwaffe’s Panavia Tornado fighter jet.

Antinuclear Resisters at Büchel Airbase in Germany

By Pat Elder, July 4, 2018. WBW’s Pat Elder is encamped with antinuclear resisters just outside the gate of Büchel Airbase in Germany and he sends us this report. Early in the morning, when I approached this sprawling airbase that […]

Toni Braxton as Antoinette Tuff in the Lifetime film “Faith Under Fire.”

What can be learned from a mass shooting that didn’t happen?

By Michael Nagler, July 3, 2018, Waging Nonviolence. Nonviolence is spread out all around us, yet we so often fail to see how it can be used to stop some of today’s worst atrocities. Take school shootings, as just one […]

Ban Tear Gas

Ban Tear Gas

by David Swanson, July 3, 2018. Tear gas is among the least of the problems facing those who care about the murder and destruction of war. But it is a major element in the militarization of local policing. In fact, […]

Thousands Protest at Ramstein

Thousands Protest at Ramstein

This past week, thousands of people from 13 NATO countries converged on the U.S. Ramstein Airbase in a remote area of western Germany to demand its immediate closure. World BEYOND War was represented by Pat Elder who sent us this […]

Trump threatens Canada, ‘defence’ community stays quiet

Trump threatens Canada, ‘defence’ community stays quiet

by Yves Engler, June 29, 2018, rabble.ca A volatile leader in charge of a military behemoth prone to aggression has repeatedly attacked Canada and its prime minister in recent weeks. But this country’s “defence” community, which often hypes Russian, jihadist […]

On the 50th Anniversary of the Non-Proliferation Treaty:  An Exercise in Bad Faith

On the 50th Anniversary of the Non-Proliferation Treaty: An Exercise in Bad Faith

by Alice Slater, June 30, 2018. On July 1, the 1968 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) will turn 50 years old.   In that agreement, five nuclear weapons states– the US, Russia, UK, France, and China—promised, a half a century ago, to […]

Why It Matters That Peace Is Gone from Ocasio-Cortez Website

Why It Matters That Peace Is Gone from Ocasio-Cortez Website

UPDATE HERE. By David Swanson, World BEYOND War Newly popular Democratic politician hero and nominee for a seat in the U.S. Congress Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez used to have these words on her website: “A Peace Economy “Since the invasion of Iraq […]

Girls and mothers, waiting for their duvets, in Kabul. Photo by Dr. Hakim

On Purpose, In Kabul

By Kathy Kelly, June 26, 2018 Writing this week for the Chicago Tribune, Steve Chapman called a U.S. Government report on the war in Afghanistan “a chronicle of futility.” “The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction” report says the U.S. spent large sums […]

Stephanie Rugoff, Marc Eliot Stein, Richie Marini, Nick Mottern and Janet Yip pose after leafleting Google employees at its New York City office, June 27, 2018.

Prodding Google to Go All-In For Peace

From KnowDrones, June 28, 2018 On Wednesday, June 27, 2018, I was one of five anti-war workers who went to Google’s mammoth office in New York City to hand out flyers (see below) to Google employees as they went to […]

Let’s Design a World Beyond War

Let’s Design a World Beyond War

By Joanne Lucas Cvar, June 25, 2018 Last night I had the strangest dream/ I never dreamed before/ I dreamed the world had all agreed/ to put an end to war. —Pete Seeger version Is a world beyond the barbaric […]

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