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Toxic US military burn pits in Iraq

New Study Documents Depleted Uranium Impacts on Children in Iraq

By David Swanson, September 20, 2019 In the years following 2003, the U.S. military dotted Iraq with over 500 military bases, many of them close to Iraqi cities. These cities suffered the impacts of bombs, bullets, chemical and other weapons, […]

Kathy Kelly on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Kathy Kelly on Peace, Afghanistan, Yemen, Ireland, and the United States

By David Swanson, September 22, 2019 Kathy Kelly has traveled to war zones and lived alongside ordinary people in Afghanistan, Iraq, Gaza, and Lebanon. She and her companions in Voices for Creative Nonviolence believe the U.S. should end all U.S. […]

World Beyond War: Citizen Diplomats Visit Kungur, Russia

This video is about a citizens diplomacy visit to Kungur, Russia as part of a delegation from Center for Citizen Initiatives (CCISF.org). Leah Bolger of World BEYOND War is one of the featured speakers.

Peace activists in South Sudan

Lessons On War And Peace In South Sudan

By John Reuwer, September 20, 2019 This past winter and spring I had the privilege to serve as an “International Protection Officer” in South Sudan for 4 months with the Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP), one of the largest organizations in the […]

Staff Spotlight: Marc Eliot Stein

Announcing our volunteer spotlight series! In each biweekly e-newsletter, we share the stories of World BEYOND War volunteers around the world. In this week’s spotlight, we’re changing it up by highlighting a volunteer-turned-staff member, Marc Eliot Stein. Want to volunteer […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

Educating For Peace: New Podcast Episode Featuring Tony Jenkins, Patrick Hiller, Kozue Akibayashi

By Marc Eliot Stein, September 18, 2019 What do peace educators do? On this month’s episode of the World BEYOND War podcast, we talk to three professional peace educators from various backgrounds: Tony Jenkins, managing director of the International Institute […]

Shannon Airport Sprays Carcinogenic Chemicals

A public statement with signers listed below. September 19, 2019 The #NoWar2019 conference and rally are planned for Limerick and Shannon on October 5 and 6. On August 15, 2019, a U.S. military plane caught fire at Shannon Airport. The […]

Burning oil field

Will Americans Let Trump Start World War III for Saudi Arabia and Israel?

by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies On Saturday, September 14th, two oil refineries and other oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia were hit and set ablaze by 18 drones and 7 cruise missiles, dramatically slashing Saudi Arabia’s oil production […]

Emanuel Pastreich and David Swanson on StrikeDC, Climate, War and Nonviolence

For more info about this protest event, see Strike DC or join World BEYOND War’s affinity group.

Peace Flotilla in Washington DC

Every Peace Group and Activist Should Join Strike DC for the Earth’s Climate

By David Swanson, September 15, 2019 Peace activists and organizations have worked for years to bring environmental and peace activism together. When an environmental campaign includes the peace movement, it’s time to join in and show up and take part. Listen to how Russell […]