WBW News & Action: #NoWar2021


World BEYOND War’s #NoWar2021 conference is about to start: June 4-6, 2021. #NoWar2021 is a unique event that brings together a global grassroots coalition of individuals and organizations around the topic of stopping the global arms trade and ending all war. See the full schedule and get your tickets!

An Incredible Online Course on War and the Environment will run from June 7th to July 18th. Check out all the details and register here.

Here comes our fifth book club. The first four have sold out, and this may be the most exciting one yet. Between flight and fight lies a mysterious third path called the Way Between, and young shepherdess and orphan Ari Ara must master it . . . before war destroys everything she loves! She begins training as the apprentice of the great warrior Shulen, and enters a world of warriors and secrets, swords and magic, friendship and mystery. She uncovers forbidden prophecies, searches for the lost heir to two thrones, and chases the elusive forest-dwelling Fanten to unravel their hidden knowledge . . . Learn more and register here.

Peace Education and Action for Impact is a new initiative developed by World BEYOND War in collaboration with the Rotary Action Group for Peace. This project is aimed at preparing young peacebuilders to advance positive change in themselves, their communities, and beyond. The project will start in September 2021 and span 3 and a half months. It is built around six-weeks of online peace education followed by eight-weeks of peace project mentoring and will involve intergenerational collaboration and cross-cultural learning across the Global North and South. To apply or to learn more, contact World BEYOND War Education Director Phill Gittins.

News from Around the World:

WBW Podcast Episode 25: What Can the Antiwar Movement Do For Palestine and Gaza?

Letter: Objective of Zionism Has Been to Expel Palestinians from Their Land

What Must be Done to Really Stop Child Killing: Israel et al

Massive Military Spending Will not Solve Three Greatest Threats to our Safety and Security

Biden’s Budget Proposal Funds Most of the World’s Dictators

Peace Activists Protest at Arms Factory Sabca in Belgium: “Time to Stop Arms Export to War Zones”

Video: ‘The Silenced Nuclear Threat’

Battle of South City

More of the Same: Biden’s Hybrid War

The Emperor’s New Rules

Talk World Radio: Nora Barrows-Friedman on Palestine and Activism

Knot Bomb: Piecing Peace Together, No Fighter Jets and Memorialization

What The New Acceptability of the Lab Leak Origin Tells Us About Media Outlets

Overheated War Talk Is Irresponsible – Parliament Must Decide

U.S. State of Maryland Acknowledges “Massive Contamination” by U.S. Military at Chesapeake Beach

Activists Cover Israeli Consulate Steps in Toronto with River of “Blood”

New Zealand Is Proposing to Increase Military Spending – Let’s Say No

“Roof Knocking” in Gaza and the Myth of the Benevolent Drone

Arms Trade: Which Countries and Companies are Selling Weapons to Israel?

House Hearing on Selective Service

Progressive Legislators to Introduce Resolution Blocking Bomb Sale to Israel

Gaza Doctor Describes Deaths of Fellow Doctors and Entire Families Killed by Israeli Attacks on Gaza

Talk World Radio: Katrina vanden Heuvel on U.S.-Russia Relations

How the United States Helps To Kill Palestinians

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