Global Perspectives on War: Free Open Webinar on October 24
Join David Swanson, Kathy Kelly, and Barry Sweeney. October 24 is our 4th free webinar of the year. Tune in for an interesting panel discussion, featuring 3 different perspectives on the global impact of war.
NewFebruary 18 – March 31, 2019
War Abolition 101 is a six-week online course providing participants an opportunity to learn from, dialogue with, and strategize for change with World BEYOND War experts, peer activists, and changemakers from around the world.
Each week will feature a guest instructor / facilitator from World BEYOND War’s coordinating or advisory committee. These guest instructors will help you to explore weekly topics supported by an online chat room where you are encouraged to dialogue with peers and instructors. The interactions are not live or scheduled. You take part whenever works for you. Optional written assignments are also provided each week for those who wish to earn a certificate.
Celebrate Armistice Day Everywhere
First International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases:
- Socorro Gomes, President, World Peace Council
- Thanassis Pafilis, Member of Greek Parliament; General Secretary of WPC
- Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate
- John Lannon, Member of the Executive, PANA; Founding Member, Shannonwatch, Ireland
- MK Aida Touma-Sliman, President, Peace and Solidarity Committee, Israel
- Dave Webb, Chair, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), UK
- Moara Crivelente, Member of the Executive, CEBRAPAZ, Brazil
- Chris Nineham, Chair, Stop the War Coalition, UK
- Paola Renada Gallo Peláez, President, MOPASSOL, Argentina
- Dr. Zuhal Okuyan, Chairwoman, Peace Committee of Turkey
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Saudi Arabia’s murder of one man has generated the outrage that the Saudi/U.S.-led murder of tens of thousands in Yemen had not.
We now need to tell governments everywhere on earth to prosecute, not protect, warmaking countries and to end the weapons trade.
If you are in the United States, contact Congress here.
Honoring a War Profiteer?
Thousands of petitions have been sent to the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to urge it NOT to honor BlackRock CEO Larry Fink with a humanitarian award at its November 1 awards gala. BlackRock is notorious as the world’s top investment firm profiting from weapons, violence, and war. Join us in telling IRC that there’s nothing humanitarian or honorable about war profiteering! Are you in the New York City area? We’re staging a People’s Humanitarian Awards outside IRC’s gala on November 1 at the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel in Manhattan.
Justice Travel is a travel company that offers unique tours that highlight communities around the world advocating for human rights and social justice. Check out their website for travel opportunities, and be sure to mention WORLDBEYONDWAR as your referral code.
World Service Authority: The world citizenship movement, which now numbers over 1,000,000 world citizens, was sparked by Garry Davis after WWII. Humiliated by his role as a bomber pilot in the war, Davis declared himself a world citizen, founded the World Service Authority (WSA), and refused to conform to the idea that any person must maintain national citizenship when nationhood is inextricably linked to violence, suspicion, hatred, and war. When you sign up for a World Passport, you help support the work of World Service Authority – which provides pro bono legal advocacy and documentation assistance to refugees – plus 20% of the proceeds go to World BEYOND War.
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