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World Beyond War is a global nonviolent movement to fully end the institution of war and establish a just and sustainable peace. We seek to achieve these objectives by establishing partnerships with individuals and organizations in a global campaign of education, lobbying, and nonviolent direct action. www.worldbeyondwar.org

Russia Warned Before Attacking Ukraine. Now China, Iran, and North Korea Have Warned the U.S. on Their Red Lines.

Editor’s Note: Remember that what Russia was asking for prior to the invasion was perfectly reasonable and better for everyone than anything possible now. Will the Biden Administration Listen or Will We Have More Wars — Possibly Nuclear? By Colonel (Ret)…

For Media Elites, War Criminal Henry Kissinger Was a Great Man

For U.S. mass media, Henry Kissinger’s quip that “power is the ultimate aphrodisiac” rang true. Influential reporters and pundits often expressed their love for him. The media establishment kept swooning over one of the worst war criminals in modern history.…

Close the Foreign Bases in Djibouti

Djibouti is a small East African country with an area of 23,200 square km or a little bit smaller than Haiti, Rwanda, or North Macedonia, or a little bit larger than Belize, El Salvador, Israel, or Slovenia. Within this space,…

Genocide: There’s a Law to Stop It

Several countries’ governments have accused the Israeli government of genocide and asked the International Criminal Court to prosecute Israeli officials, but that court answers to the U.S. government and has refused for years to prosecute crimes by Israel or anyone…

Open Letter from a Ukrainian Facing Prison for Speaking for Peace

Greetings from Kyiv. Yesterday my city was disturbed again by air raid sirens, so I ran from Vernadsky scientific library to hide in the closest shelter,  a subway station. Ruthless Russian aggression against Ukraine continues, as well as the Ukrainian…

Foreign Policy for Children

Many years ago, it occurred to me to try teaching foreign policy in preschool. In a typical preschool, anywhere on Earth, when children have disputes, there can be pushing, shoving, crying, screaming, and all sorts of unpleasantness. The teacher cannot…

Nobel Committee Doesn’t Even Pretend the Peace Prize Is About Peace

The Nobel Committee has yet again awarded a peace prize that violates the will of Alfred Nobel and the purpose for which the prize was created, selecting a recipient who blatantly is not “the person who has done the most or best…

Happy International Day of Peace! Celebrate with us this weekend at #NoWar2023.

Happy International Day of Peace! I invite you to celebrate peace with us this weekend for World BEYOND War’s annual global conference, #NoWar2023: Nonviolent Resistance to Militarism, happening virtually this Friday, September 22- Sunday, September 24. Reserve your spot by registering here. This…

Our Town and Everyone’s Town Should Be Rallying for Peace

As much as any other town in the U.S., my town, Charlottesville, has failed in recent years when it comes to opposing wars. We used to be a leader, passing early resolutions through our city council — inspiring others —…

Global Days of Action, Sept. 30 – Oct. 8, 2023

The International Summit for Peace in Ukraine, held in Vienna earlier this summer, proposed Global Days of Action, Sept. 30 – Oct. 8th, 2023. We strongly encourage everyone to take part. You can plan a meeting, rally, forum, dramatic performance,…

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