WBW News & Action: Debating, Hugging, and Singing

By World BEYOND War, September 19, 2022

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Sep. 21: Online Debate: Can War Ever Be Justified?

With what do we replace the war system? What are the moral, social, political, philosophical and pragmatic foundations of an alternative global security system – a system in which peace is pursued by peaceful means? War Abolition 201 explores these questions and more with the goal of engaging students in learning that leads to action. Learn more.

In November 2022, World BEYOND War will be holding a weekly discussion each of four weeks of The Crown of Light with the author Rivera Sun as part of a small group WBW book club limited to a group of 18 participants. She will send each participant a signed paperback or kindle. Learn more.

Sign up early for future book clubs and get the books early here.

Imagining peace and reconciliation helps move us toward negotiations and away from escalation. We’re using this image for billboards, murals, light displays, and yard signs. Details here.

Volunteer Spotlight: Read about Tim Gros.

Do you know an organization that should be a WBW affiliate? Here’s what that means and how to do it.

Upcoming Webinars:

WBW Canada and partners invite you to a screening of  “A Bold Peace: Costa Rica’s Path to Demilitarization” followed by a panel discussion with the film-maker and other special guests.

Recent Webinar Videos:

War Abolisher Awards

Singing Revolution

Finland, Sweden, NATO

Greta Zarro on Peace

Militarizing the Sky

All past webinar videos.

Upcoming events list.

Check out the Canada-Wide Peace and Justice Network’s statement and guide for International Day of Peace. 

Join in the Campaign for Nonviolence Days of Action Sep. 21 – Oct 2.

Poetry Corner:
The Postwar Dream.

News from Around the World:

World BEYOND War Board Member Yurii Sheliazhenko Wins MacBride Peace Prize

Is a New Zealand Space Command on the Horizon?

As U.S. Ships Immigrants Around, Ken Burns Claims He’s Going to Tell the Truth About the Holocaust

NATO’s “Death Wish” Will Destroy Not Only Europe but the Rest of the World as Well

Surreal Times, Surreal Art: Max Ernst as ‘Unusual Suspect’

Australia’s Received Wisdom About the China Threat and U.S. Support

Talk World Radio: Sanam Naraghi Anderlini on Peacebuilding

In This Disaster We Are All, Ultimately, Guilty

As Taiwan Tensions Build, Concerned Okinawans Push for U.S. Military Base Closure

Labor Day Special Featuring Howard Zinn & Voices of a People’s History of the United States

Ai portuali di Genova un premio di riconoscimento per l’impegno contro la guerra

How to Respond to Common Misconceptions in the U.S. About Ukraine

Top 10 Reasons Sweden and Finland Will Regret Joining NATO

Veteran Intelligence Professionals: Ukraine Decision Time for Biden

The Military-Student-Debt Complex

Irish Neutrality League

Peace Talks Essential as War Rages on in Ukraine

$2 Trillion for War Versus $100 Billion to Save the Planet

New Patterns of Conflict and the Weakness of Peace Movements

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