WBW News & Action: Capital of Coups

By World BEYOND War, January 11, 2021
World BEYOND War News & Action

Due to travel restrictions, the U.S. will be attempting coups only in its own capital. Normal worldwide services will resume shortly.

As a result of final hour demands made by the United States during negotiation of the 1997 Kyoto treaty, military carbon emissions are exempted from climate negotiations. But the U.S. military is the largest institutional consumer of fossil fuels in the world and a key contributor to climate collapse! Sign this petition.

Victoria Nuland played a key role in facilitating a coup in Ukraine that created a civil war costing 10,000 lives and displacing over a million people. She played a key role in arming Ukraine as well. She advocates radically increased military spending, NATO expansion, hostility toward Russia, and efforts to overthrow the Russian government. On the day of a coup attempt in Washington, D.C., last week, President-Elect Joe Biden named Nuland as a possible nominee for Undersecretary of State. Read more.

World BEYOND War Canada and Canadian allies have launched a new campaign here to stop the purchase of 88 new bomber jets by the Canadian government before it happens. We invite individuals to take action on the site and organizations to endorse and join the campaign (email canada@worldbeyondwar.org). See also twitter.com/wbwcanada

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Poetry Corner: Remote Control

Find upcoming events and add your own on the events list and map here. Most are online events that can be participated in from anywhere on earth.

Venezuela and Iran under illegal sanctions: a webinar on January 12.

Wednesday Webinar Series by WBW Ireland:
January 13 with Denis Halliday. Register!
January 20 with Clare Daly. Register!
January 27 with Dave Donnellan. Register!
February 3 with Suad Aldarra and Yaser Alashqar. Register!
February 10 with Edward Horgan. Register!

The Man Who Saved the World: Film Discussion & Global Meetup: Join us on Jan 16 at 3pm Eastern (GMT-05:00) for a discussion of the award-winning film “The Man Who Saved the World”! We’ll hear from WBW Board Member Alice Slater. Then we’ll have breakout room discussions to strategize and share organizing ideas for the January 22 global day of action. Register!



Volunteer Spotlight: Chiara Anfuso

“Promoting disarmament and a peaceful world is in my opinion the most rationalist and ‘human’ thing to do.”

This month’s volunteer spotlight features Chiara Anfuso from Sicily, Italy. Chiara is a new member of our events team, helping to expand our global events listings.

Read Chiara’s story

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