World Beyond War is a global nonviolent movement to fully end the institution of war and establish a just and sustainable peace.Read more...
Between 1900-2006, campaigns of nonviolent civil resistance were twice as successful as violent campaigns. Erica will talk about her research on the impressive historical record of civil resistance in the 20th century and discuss the promise of unarmed struggle in […]Read more...
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War and other violence cost the world $9.46 trillion in 2012. Direct Expenses: War has a huge direct financial cost, the vast majority of which is in funds spent on the preparation for war — or what’s thought of as […]
W ars do not benefit the people where they are waged, and do not benefit nations that send their militaries abroad to wage wars. Nor do wars help to uphold the rule of law — quite the reverse. Good outcomes […]
Iraq Veterans Against the War was founded by 6 members of the US military who felt that they could not remain silent about what they had witnessed during the war in Iraq. Since then, our membership has expanded into the […]
By Robert C. Koehler Barack Obama’s central dilemma last week, when he tried to sell a new war to the American public on the eve of the thirteenth anniversary of 9/11, was to speak convincingly about the wisdom and effectiveness […]
By Winslow Myers I wrote my Senator, Angus King, to register my judgment that further military American intervention in the Middle East was a catastrophic mistake. His response was measured and thoughtful. Principles which will guide his future votes on […]
War Resisters’ Stories Newsletter of War Resisters’ International September 2014 Take action for military free-education and research Militaries across the world gain access to young people through education systems. It gives them an extraordinary chance to shape every generation’s perception […]
ISIS has created a movie preview for the coming war, a war it eagerly wants Washington to take part in. The White House and Congress would like to oblige, as long as the movie can be a short one, on […]
By Kathy Kelly In January of 2004 I visited “Bucca Camp,” a U.S.-run POW camp named for a firefighter lost in the 2001 collapse of New York’s World Trade Center. Located near the isolated port city of Umm Qasr, in southern Iraq, […]
By David Swanson War, our leaders tell us, is needed to make the world a better place. Well, maybe not so much for the 43 million people who’ve been driven out of their homes and remain in a precarious state […]