WBW News & Action: Build Peace, Not Bombs

By World BEYOND War, January 22, 2023

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In February 2023 World BEYOND War will be holding a weekly discussion each of four weeks of African Americans Against the Bomb with the author Vincent Intondi as part of a small group WBW book club limited to a group of 18 participants. Register.

This year’s virtual film festival from March 11-25 explores the power of nonviolent action. A unique mix of films explores this theme, from Gandhi’s Salt March, to ending war in Liberia, to civil discourse and healing in Montana. Each week, we’ll host a live Zoom discussion with key representatives from the films and special guests to answer your questions and explore the topics addressed in the films. Learn more & get tickets!

World BEYOND War is partnering with our affiliate Demilitarise Education (dED) on a new petition campaign, which aims to put international pressure on UK universities to end their partnerships with the global arms trade and instead create ethical partnerships in line with demilitarising. Take action: sign & share the petition here!

Register for a six-week, self-paced, online course on War and the Environment here.

We just held events everywhere for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapoons. The photo above is from Madison, Wisconsin. Here’s a report from Washington, D.C.

Check out these actions just held all over Canada!

Join an Unarmed Civilian Protection team to prevent a nuclear explosion in Ukraine.


Jan. 28 Online Info Session: How to Start a WBW Chapter: Kick off the new year by starting a World BEYOND War chapter! Hear from 3 of our chapter coordinators and our WBW organizing staff to learn about starting a chapter of your own! Register here.

Hey, Illinois, you’re invited to kick off the new year with us to discuss starting a WBW Chapter in Illinois! Join WBW Board President and Chicago-based activist Kathy Kelly on January 30 at 7:00 pm CT to talk about why war is never the answer and how to work towards abolishing it. Register here!

News from Around the World:

The Monroe Doctrine Is Thriving and Must Be Undone

Ukrainian in New York City Seeks Asylum As War Resister, Conscientious Objector

VIDEO: Planning the Merchants of Death War Crimes Tribunal

A Graphic History of Ukraine and the Current Conflict

VIDEO: Tamara Lorincz of Canadian Voice of Women for Peace and Stuart Ross of World BEYOND War on Making Peace

Give Peace a Chance: Is There a World Beyond War?

The Monroe Doctrine Is 200 and Should Not Reach 201

Ukrainian Pacifist Movement: An Interview With Its Leader Yurii Sheliazhenko

Guantanamo Must Be Dismantled and Not Forgotten

Minister Guilbeault, There Is No Canadian “Climate Leadership” Without Canceling the F-35 Fighter Jet Deal

An Appeal for Peace from Czechia

Talk World Radio: Vijay Prashad on the Cold War in the Arctic

Letter Asks President Biden to Sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Beyond Vietnam and Into Today

Video: Teach-In: NATO Expansion — No! Peace in Ukraine — Yes!

Video: The Monroe Doctrine at 200 and What to Replace it With

Over 150 Rights Groups, Including Close Guantánamo, Send A Letter to President Biden Urging Him to Shut the Prison on Its 21st Anniversary

Wargaming a Chinese Invasion of Taiwan: No One Wins.

Youri Speaks to Maya Garfinkel of World BEYOND War Canada/Montreal on Ending All Wars

This Business of Burning Human Beings

Weapons Contractors Destroy Lives While Reading Fairy Tales To Children

Calling on the U.S. to Support Nonviolent Resistance in Ukraine

Who Has the Power of War in Australia?

Guantanamo and Empire

Without Reconciliation the Imbalance Will Destroy Us All

Talk World Radio: Everything You’ve Heard About Canada Is Wrong

#DropTheF35Deal Weekend of Action – January 6-8, 2023

Germany Jails U.S. Peace Activist for Protest of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Based There

WBW Board Member Goes on Trial This Week in Ireland for Protesting U.S. Military Use of Airport

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