WBW News & Action: Top 10 News Reports

By World BEYOND War, January 8, 2023

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One of many popular sections of World BEYOND War’s website is our constantly updated news feed. You can always find the latest news from around the world about war and peace here. And send us anything you think we’re missing. Looking back over the year 2022, here are our 10 most-read news posts.

This past weekend, World BEYOND War and allies have made news with nonviolent actions all over Canada in opposition to the purchase of fighter jets. Here’s one news report. Others are here, here, here, and here.

This year’s virtual film festival from March 11-25 explores the power of nonviolent action. A unique mix of films explores this theme, from Gandhi’s Salt March, to ending war in Liberia, to civil discourse and healing in Montana. Each week, we’ll host a live Zoom discussion with key representatives from the films and special guests to answer your questions and explore the topics addressed in the films. Learn more & get tickets!

In February 2023 World BEYOND War will be holding a weekly discussion each of four weeks of African Americans Against the Bomb with the author Vincent Intondi as part of a small group WBW book club limited to a group of 18 participants. Register.

It’s time for major peace rallies! Here are nine things you can do for peace in the coming days.

Join an Unarmed Civilian Protection team to prevent a nuclear explosion in Ukraine.

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Jan. 28 Online Info Session: How to Start a WBW Chapter: Kick off the new year by starting a World BEYOND War chapter! Hear from 3 of our chapter coordinators and our WBW organizing staff to learn about starting a chapter of your own! Register here.

Hey, Illinois, you’re invited to kick off the new year with us to discuss starting a WBW Chapter in Illinois! Join WBW Board President and Chicago-based activist Kathy Kelly on January 30 at 7:00 pm CT to talk about why war is never the answer and how to work towards abolishing it. Register here!

RECENT WEBINAR

This month’s volunteer spotlight features Frank & Gillian from Pivot2Peace, World BEYOND War’s South Georgian Bay chapter in Collingwood, Canada. Read their story here.


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