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WBW News & Action: How to Change the Mind of a War Supporter

How to Change the Mind of a War Supporter Believe it or not, most people can be persuaded by new information that war needs to be abolished. Not all people at all times. Irrationality exists; we’re aware. But the vast […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Leah Bolger

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 Location: Corvallis, Oregon, USA Your personal story is quite interesting. You worked for the U.S. […]

Peace Flotilla in Washington DC

Beyond Changing Light Bulbs: 22 Ways You Can Stop The Climate Crisis

By Rivera Sun, World BEYOND War, December 12, 2019 Here’s the good news: The debate is over. 75% of US citizens believe climate change is human-caused; more than half say we have to do something and fast. Here’s even better […]

Trump and Merkel

Germans In Favor Of ‘Reducing Reliance’ On US

From DW Akadamie A majority of Germans are in favor of reducing Germany’s reliance on the United States militarily, according to a YouGov poll commissioned by the German news agency DPA. According to the poll, 55% of Germans believe that […]

Protests in Bolivia 2019

How the Global North’s Left Media Helped Pave the Way for Bolivia’s Right-Wing Coup

By Lucas Koerner, December 10, 2019 From In our brave new age of hybrid warfare, corporate media play the role of ideological heavy artillery within the arsenal of Western imperialist powers. Day in and day out, “reputable” establishment outlets bombard […]

Dark Waters Tells Half the Story of PFAS Contamination       

By Pat Elder, World BEYOND War, December 12, 2019      Mark Ruffalo as Rob Billot in Dark Waters. Dark Waters is the most important American film in a decade, although it squanders an opportunity to fully portray PFAS* contamination as the […]

Lindsey Graham and Trump

31 Organizations Declare National Defense Authorization Act A Blank Check For Trump’s Reckless Foreign Policy

December 10, 2019 30 organizations representing a diverse set of issue areas — strengthening diplomacy, protecting migrants and refugees, preventing wars of choice, reducing the risk of nuclear catastrophe, combating corruption, promoting human rights and sound environmental policies, and standing […]

Preetha Gopalan on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Preetha Gopalan on Appealing the ICC’s Decision not to Prosecute War Crimes in Afghanistan

December 10, 2019 Preetha Gopalan is Reprieve’s Deputy Head of UK Litigation. She works on strategic litigation efforts in the UK which seek to hold the British Government to account for complicity in the death penalty, torture, secret detention and […]

Key Step to Clean Up Vieques Survives in Catastrophically Awful Military Bill

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, December 10, 2019 First the good news. If one of the worst pieces of legislation ever drafted becomes law, there is one small measure in it that we can be pleased with. and […]

West Point Professor Builds a Case Against the U.S. Army

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, December 7, 2019 West Point Professor Tim Bakken’s new book The Cost of Loyalty: Dishonesty, Hubris, and Failure in the U.S. Military traces a path of corruption, barbarism, violence, and unaccountability that makes its […]