World BEYOND War News: Close All Bases

Movement to Close U.S. and NATO Bases Gathered in Dublin

World BEYOND War and allies met in Dublin, Ireland, this past weekend. Text and video of David Swanson’s remarks are here. Pat Elder presented here on the subject of the environmental damage of bases. Three complete videos of the three days of the conference are here. The conference program and schedule are here.

No to NATO — Yes to Peace

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) plans a summit, or at least a “celebration” in Washington, D.C., April 4, 2019, to mark 70 years since its creation on April 4, 1949. We plan a peace festival to advocate the abolition of NATO, the promotion of peace, the redirection of resources to human and environmental needs, the demilitarization of our cultures, and the commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech against war on April 4, 1967, as well as his assassination on April 4, 1968. Learn more, sponsor, volunteer, submit ideas, find lodging and transportation at

Book Launch Event in Washington, D.C., and Live Streamed November 29, 2018

Alternative Approaches to Global Security: A book launch and symposium on rethinking global security and alternatives to war. Thursday, November 29, 2018, 6:30 – 8:00 pm ET. Georgetown University Leavey Center, Leavey Program Room. 3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, D.C. 20007. Free and open to the public. Learn more and RSVP.

New Online Course: War Abolition 101: How we Create a Peaceful World: February 18 – March 31, 2019

War Abolition 101 is a six-week online course providing participants an opportunity to learn from, dialogue with, and strategize for change with World BEYOND War experts, peer activists, and changemakers from around the world.

Learn more and reserve your spot, or enroll a friend as a gift!

Here’s a new PDF booklet about what World BEYOND War is working on. We need your support. When you buy anything as a gift or make a donation on someone’s behalf, we’ll send a beautiful card at the time of your choosing to inform the recipient of your gift to them.

1. Sign yourself or a friend or loved one up for our online course War Abolition 101.

2. List yourself or someone else as a sponsor of No to NATO — Yes to Peace.

3. Purchase the 2018-2019 edition of our book A Global Security System: An Alternative to War.

4. Buy (for yourself or as gifts) a sky blue scarf, or any of our wonderful t-shirts, hats, mugs, maps, flags, puzzles, stickers, pajamas, etc.

Take a photo of yourself in a World BEYOND War shirt and share it on social media with the hashtag #worldbeyondwar and we’ll share it too and possibly include it in a future email. At right are Leah Bolger and James Lawson.

5. Make a tax-deductible donation to our billboards fund so that we can put up more billboards like these.

6. Make a tax-deductible donation — consider making it as a gift for a friend — to World BEYOND War.

7. Become a recurring donor and receive a scarf, t-shirt, or any of a great selection of books as our thanks.

Thank you to all of you who already support creating a world beyond war in all of the ways above! If you can do more, we’ll be able to do more!

News from around the world:

Talk Nation Radio: Greta Zarro on Organizing a World BEYOND War

World BEYOND War is a finalist for the Educators’ Challenge Competition

We Are Winning! Peace Action @ Weapons Expo 2018

Veterans For Peace is handing this flyer to U.S. troops on Mexican border

Talk Nation Radio: Stephen McKeown on Armistice Day

Adam Hochschild on Democracy Now

Dan Crenshaw Sounds Like a Propagandist for Mass Murder

Why Yemeni War Deaths are Five Times Higher Than You’ve Been Led to Believe

Trump Not Welcome in France!

A Tale of Two Marines

Did A North Korean Nuclear EMP Bomb Threat Lead to Peace Talks With President Trump?

Russia: Moscow to respond in kind if US leaves nuke treaty

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