WBW News & Action: A Peace Wave

By World BEYOND War, May 16, 2022

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Our plan is to hold a non-stop 24-hour rolling rally live streaming on a Zoom channel from 2 p.m. in Iceland on June 25 to 4 p.m. in Ukraine on June 26. There will be video from protests, demonstrations, vigils, teach-ins, and speakers. There will be music and art. Jump on!

A new online course is planned for June-July on “Leaving World War II Behind.” Learn more.

Sign up now to get your signed copy of Pat Hynes’ new book in time for the online book club!

There are wars in dozens of countries, and in each of them, as in Ukraine, the victims’ stories are horrifying, and the crimes committed — including the crime of war — the most extreme outrages. World BEYOND War has just released the 2022 update of our Mapping Militarism resource.

We held events May 7 everywhere against war in Ukraine. That struggle continues.

July 8-10: World BEYOND War’s online Annual Conference: NoWar2022!

May 31 webinar and June 1 protest of largest weapons show in North America.

Upcoming events list.

Upcoming Webinar:

May 18: Divest from Violence and Reinvest in a Just World with WBW’s Greta Zarro

Recent Webinar:

Abolishing War Through World Federalism.

All past webinar videos.

News from Around the World:

Talk World Radio: Tim Pluta on Protecting Activists in Western Sahara

Israel’s Killing Of Reporter Shireen Abu Akleh Reminds Me Of Mazen

FODASUN Hosts Online Event in Commemoration of Int’l Women’s Day

The Japanese Hunger Striker Demanding an End to US Bases in Okinawa

City in California to Vote on Flying Earth Flag Above U.S. Flag

What If Western Saharans Mattered?

How to Secure a World Without Military Alliances and Nuclear Weapons

Talk World Radio: Greta Zarro on #NoWar2022

Prospects for Ending the War in Ukraine and Obtaining Peace in Europe

With Clenched Fists, They Spend Money on Weapons as the Planet Burns

Honor Mother’s Day by Walking for Peace

If Televisions Cared About This Planet

Western Sahara Hunger Strike — Day 1

“War Is a Crime Against Humanity” – The Voice of Ukrainian Pacifists

Peace Activists Fined 10,000 Euros

Video: Sakura Saunders and Yves Engler on Canadian Militarism and the War in Ukraine

Nuclear Weapons Cannot Be Un-Invented

Video: David Swanson on “Why I’m Already Against the Next War”

Why the Conflict in Ukraine Is a Disaster for the Poor of This Planet

Talk World Radio: Angelo Cardona on Latin America and the War in Ukraine

Awareness of the Specific Harm Caused by Nuclear Weapons Reduces Americans’ Support for Their Use

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