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Volunteer Spotlight: Darienne Hetherman

Each month, we share the stories of World BEYOND War volunteers around the world. Want to volunteer with World BEYOND War? Email Location: California, USA How did you get involved with anti-war activism and World BEYOND War (WBW)? There […]

Peace Almanac

Peace Almanac Available Free to Radio Stations and Podcasts

By World BEYOND War, May 18, 2020 The World BEYOND War Peace Almanac is now available in audio consisting of 365 two-minute segments, one for each day of the year, free to radio stations, podcasts, and everyone else. The Peace […]

Ebola ’14 vs. Covid ‘19

By Caroline Hurley, World BEYOND War, Mat 17, 2020 Security, claim peace scientists, is the experience and expectation of well-being. Analyzing management of the major 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa is instructive given Covid 19’s global rampage. Despite internal UN dysfunction, […]

May 15: International Conscientious Objection Day: Events across different countries

By War Resisters International, May 15, 2020 Today, 15th May, is International Conscientious Objection Day! Activists and conscientious objectors (COs) from across different countries are taking actions to celebrate this day. Find a list of events/actions happening on this day […]

Workers in Maine manufacturing PPE during COVID crisis

Let’s Turn Our Military Resources To Building A Post-COVID Industrial Base For All Americans

By Miriam Pemberton, May 11, 2020 From Newsweek National emergencies bring out American ingenuity and a willingness to shift gears—like the couple in Maine who wrote recently in The Washington Post about retooling their company to make masks instead of hoodies. Most often […]

Anti-drone protest in Berlin

Anti-Drone Protest in Berlin

May 12, 2020 From Co-op News On Monday May 11, 2020 anti-war groups in Berlin held an event and vigil close to the entrance of the German Defense Ministry. Elsa Rassbach and the Berlin Peace Coordination organized the event. Members […]

I Wish There Really Were a Plot to Create a Global Government

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, May 12, 2020 I saw a criticism of NPR for reporting on claims that coronavirus is being used to set up a world government. The criticism was that NPR never mentioned that the claims […]

Do Not Meet With Mike Pence, Go to Jail, or Join the Military

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, May 11, 2020 We don’t know what the long-term damage is of coronavirus in those who recover. We don’t know who will die among those who catch it. We do know that we each […]

Asparagus harvest in Germany

Asparagus and Bombers in Germany

By Victor Grossman, May 11, 2020 In late spring an age-old tradition places asparagus – the white kind preferred here – at the very top of German menus. But only until St. John’s Day, June 24th (the summer solstice). After […]

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization

US Blocks Vote On UN’s Bid For Global Ceasefire Over Reference To WHO

By Julian Borger, May 8, 2020 From The Guardian The US has blocked a vote on a UN security council resolution calling for a global ceasefire during the Covid-19 pandemic, because the Trump administration objected to an indirect reference to […]