WBW News & Action: Award To Go To Mel Duncan


Today, September 20, 2021, World BEYOND War announces as the recipient of the David Hartsough Lifetime Individual War Abolisher of 2021 Award: Mel Duncan. Read more. An online presentation and acceptance event, with remarks from representatives of all three 2021 award recipients will take place on October 6, 2021, at 5 a.m. Pacific Time, 8 a.m. Eastern Time, 2 p.m. Central European Time, and 9 p.m. Japan Standard Time. The event is open to the public and will include presentations of three awards, a musical performance by Ron Korb, and three breakout rooms in which participants can meet and talk with the award recipients. Participation is free. Click here to learn more and register.


Sign our petition to the 26th UN Climate summit planned for Glasgow in November. We encourage groups and individuals to organize events to advance this message on or about the International Day of Peace during Climate Week, September 21, 2021, as well as on or about the big day of action in Glasgow on November 4, 2021. Resources and ideas for events are here.

Week of Solidarity & Action: End U.S. Support of the Duterte Regime in the Philippines: September 18-24, 2021: A recent report by Investigate PH, an international independent investigation on the Philippines, lays out the urgent situation in the Philippines and international culpability for crimes under the Duterte administration. We want to build a strong international solidarity movement against U.S. military support of the Duterte regime and culminating in mass action in support of the passage of the Philippine Human Rights Act. Learn more.

This month’s volunteer spotlight features Yurii Sheliazhenko, a new World BEYOND War board member. From Kyiv, Ukraine, Yurii is executive secretary of the Ukrainian Pacifist Movement and a board member of the European Bureau for Conscientious Objection. Read Yurii’s story.

Cameroon for a World BEYOND War is running an awareness campaign against hate speech with the hashtag #influenceurdepaix

News from Around the World:

Peace Group Welcomes New Zealand’s Ban on Australian Nuclear Submarines 

Jail the Killer Drone Operators Instead of the Drone Whistleblowers

Old Soldier Mark Milley Should ‘Fade Away’

Marcha Mundo sin Guerras y sin Violencia

Ernst Friedrich’s Anti-War Museum Berlin Opened in 1925 and Was Destroyed in 1933 by The Nazis. Reopened in 1982.

Peace Education for Citizenship: a Perspective for Eastern Europe

Talk World Radio: Delmarie Cobb on Rahm Emanuel’s Nomination

Rwanda’s Military is The French Proxy on African Soil

Stop The Arms Fair

Why We Oppose the National Defense Authorization Act

A National Rite of Passage: Beyond War

It’s Time to Make Canadian Militarism an Election Issue.

9/11 to Afghanistan – If We Learn the Right Lesson We Can Save Our World!

Talk World Radio: David Vine on U.S. Bases Everywhere

The Human Experience of Counterterrorism in the Global War on Terror (GWOT)

Audio: Disrupting Land Forces in Brisbane, Australia

WHIF: White Hypocritical Imperial Feminism

Rep. Barbara Lee, Who Cast Sole Vote After 9/11 Against “Forever Wars,” on Need for Afghan War Inquiry

The Horror of a U.S. Drone Strike Killing 10 Members of the Same Family Including Children in Kabul

أميركا الخروج المرّ | صانعو الحرب

Why Meng Wanzhou Should Be Released Now!

Remembering Des Ratima

Guantanamo Past the Point of All Shame

Talk World Radio: Coleen Rowley on the Failures of 9/11 and Everything Since 9/12

Video: David Swanson on RT on Afghanistan and Lives That Matter

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