World Beyond War

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

Get Mad About Nuclear Madness

Remarks in Seattle on September 24, 2022 at https://abolishnuclearweapons.org I am so sick and tired of wars. I’m ready for peace. What about you? I’m glad to hear it. But pretty much everybody is for peace, even the people who think…

How to Oppose Both Sides of a War

It’s tricky to oppose both sides of a war, and rarer even than supporting both sides. The weapons dealers support both sides. By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, September 4, 2022 In obedience to their televisions, people all over the…

Negotiating Peace With Monsters

The two sides in the war in Ukraine have negotiated a deal to at least reduce the starvation in Africa and elsewhere that may result from the war, by agreeing to a means of exporting some grain. By David Swanson,…

24 Hour Peace Wave: No to Militarization – Yes to Cooperation

June 25 – 26, 2022 – 24hourpeacewave.org Start: Saturday, June 25, 2022 9:00 AM Eastern Standard Time (US & Canada) (GMT-05:00) End: Sunday, June 26, 2022 9:00 AM Eastern Standard Time (US & Canada) (GMT-05:00) We’re a global movement and a…

The Answer to the Latest Greedy War Spending Should Not Be Greed

I know I should consider myself lucky to have located anybody at all in the United States who opposes the latest $40 billion “for Ukraine.” But from both the right and the left, those who oppose it almost universally express…

A Nordic Initiative for Peace in Ukraine and Lasting World Peace

By Nobel Peace Prize Watch, Honorable Prime Ministers of the five Nordic countries, Magdalena Anderson, Mette Frederiksen, Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Sanna Marin, and Jonas Gahr Støre The war in Ukraine once again shows that the world is like a city with…

May 7, 2022: Actions Everywhere to End War in Ukraine

The war in Ukraine rages on, and the war mentality, promoted by propaganda on all sides, generates ever more devotion to keeping it going, even escalating it, even considering repeating it in Finland or elsewhere based on having “learned” precisely…

Why We Should Oppose the Democracy Summit

The exclusion of certain countries from the U.S. “democracy summit” is not a side issue. It is the very purpose of the summit. And excluded countries have not been excluded for failing to meet the standards of behavior of those…

US Peace Prize Awarded to World BEYOND War

The 2021 US Peace Prize has been awarded to World BEYOND War “for exceptional global advocacy and creative peace education to end war and dismantle the war machine.” By US Peace Memorial Foundation Michael Knox, Chair of the US Peace…

325 Organizations Propose Climate Solution You’ve Never Heard Of

Yesterday something that has become tiresomely routine happened; I spoke to a college class about the most obvious climate solution, and neither the students nor the professor had ever heard of it. The 325 organizations (and climbing) listed at the…

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