WBW News & Action: Film Festival for Nonviolent Action

By World BEYOND War, August 9, 2021

Save the date for World BEYOND War’s Virtual Film Festival to celebrate the International Day of Peace this September! Over the span of three Saturdays (September 4th, 11th, and 18th) – from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, we will be screening a series of powerful films to expose the impact of the war machine and the efficacy of nonviolence. Each screening will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers and special guests. Stay tuned for more details!

Sign our petition to the 26th UN Climate summit planned for Glasgow in November. We encourage groups and individuals to organize events to advance this message on or about the International Day of Peace during Climate Week, September 21, 2021, as well as on or about the big day of action in Glasgow on November 4, 2021. Resources and ideas for events are here.

Peace Education and Action for Impact is a new programme launched by World BEYOND War in collaboration with Rotary Action Group for Peace. Learn more and apply to participate here. Donate to help students take part here.

Sign Up for a Book Club in Time to Be Mailed a Signed Copy and Start Reading it!
September: Kathy Kelly and Bending the Arc.
October: David Vine and The United States of War.
November: Stephen Vittoria and Murder Incorporated.

The government of Indonesia is planning to build a military base (KODIM 1810) in the rural area of Tambrauw West Papua without consultation or permission from the Indigenous landowners who call this land their home. We’re planning to prevent it. You can help.

Upcoming events list.

Recent videos:

Ann Wright, War Resisters.

Walking a Path to a WBW.

War Games in the Pacific.

All past webinar videos.

New art gallery by Leah Bolger with proceeds going to WBW.

Yurii Sheliazhenko has joined WBW Board.

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Online Music Festival.

We need volunteers who know languages and InDesign.

News from Around the World:

WBW Podcast Episode 27: High Tech Weapons and Artificial Intelligence

Talk World Radio: Bryan Burrough: Forget the Alamo!

Hiroshima Is A Lie

Peace Perspectives by World BEYOND War and Activists in Cameroon

Glen Ford, Veteran Journalist and Founder of Black Agenda Report, Dies

William Astore Is Talking About Lessening the Damage, Not Actual Defense

US, FSM Reach Consensus on a Plan to Build Military Base in Micronesia

From Afghanistan to Russia and China: David Swanson talks to RT

Facing Possibility of Harshest Sentence Ever for Leak Daniel Hale Pens Letter to Judge

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