We’re kicking off the new year with our free webinar, titled “Militarism in the Media.” Tune in next week on January 15 at 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Eastern (GMT – 5) to a panel discussion with experts Rose Dyson and Jeff Cohen on the role of media in promoting violence and war. Militarism is the “elephant in the room,” says FAIR founder Jeff Cohen. Former TV pundit for MSNBC, CNN, and Fox, Jeff was fired for shedding light on …Continue reading →
4th International Conference FOR WORLD BALANCE CALL The José Martí Project of International Solidarity sponsored by UNESCO was created in 2003 when approved by the General Conference of that international organization, and has the support of the Organization of Iberian American States for Education, Science and Culture (OEI, the Spanish acronym) and other international institutions of different nature that have joined this Project, governed by a qualified leading organ of more than thirty renowned and outstanding intellectuals from different countries …Continue reading →
At 11 a.m. on January 7, opponents of military base construction in Okinawa will gather in front of the White House in Washington, D.C., in support of a petition which has gathered well over 100,000 signatures. Against the wishes of the people of Okinawa and massive nonviolent resistance, on December 14 the United States began filling in land for the construction of yet another military base on this already heavily militarized island. The United States plans to shut down the …Continue reading →
It’s time to march again. The 2017 Women’s March inspired hundreds of women to run, millions more to vote, and dozens to win elected office. The 2019 Women’s March marks two years of resistance to the Trump presidency, two years of training new activists, and two years of building power. And this time, we’re coming back with an agenda.
On January 19, 2019, we’re going to flood the streets of Washington, D.C., and cities across the globe. The #WomensWave is coming, and we’re sweeping the world forward with us.
The other women’s march that doesn’t highlight the necessity to end the US Empire and the fact that War IS A Women’s Issue is once again marching for an end to the Trump regime the weekend of January 19th.
We invite you to Stand Out for Peace and for Yemen near and during the time of their local women’s march (Google “Women’s March” and your town—or nearby town to get information about those events).
save the date! On April 4 2019, Trump will gather the leaders of the NATO countries to Washington, DC to “celebrate” the 70th anniversary of NATO. April 4 is also the date of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., exactly one year after his famous antiwar speech at Riverside Church in New York City. UNAC is playing a central role in organizing protests around that date, as we did the last time that NATO came to the U.S. …Continue reading →
No to NATO — Yes to Peace FESTIVAL — April 3-4, 2019, Washington, D.C. Supported by the international network “No to war – no to NATO” The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is coming to Washington, D.C., on April 4. We’re organizing a peace festival to unwelcome them. Wednesday, April 3 at St. Stephen’s Church, 1525 Newton St NW, Washington, D.C. 20010: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Art-Making Workshop, and Nonviolence Protest/Activist Training (vegan snacks) 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: …Continue reading →
Open Letter to Senator Bernie Sanders On Wednesday, November 28, 2018, over 100 U.S. scholars, intellectuals, and activists published the open letter to Senator Bernie Sanders below and invited others to add their names to it. Sanders was working to force a new Senate vote on ending, or at least reducing, U.S. participation in the war on Yemen. Signers of the letter below wished to encourage such steps and, in fact, to urge Sanders toward far greater opposition to militarism …Continue reading →
an article by Rae Street, published in the winter edition of ‘Transform journal‘, the journal of Left Unity NATO – the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation It is worth remembering when discussing NATO in 2018 that it was formed before the Warsaw Pact during the Cold War and was from the start dominated by the US government and its foreign policies. Since the time when it was formed in 1949 NATO has been an extension of US military power and, in …Continue reading →
Stop Air Base Ramstein the fight is international Save the date: June 28th, 2019 – international no bases congress in Kaiserslautern Germany! As in previous years, there will be an international anti-base congress in 2019. In addition to the members of our international advisory board and representatives* of anti-base initiatives, we also hope for anti-base activists* not only from Okinawa, South Korea or Sicily, but also from neighbouring countries. This year we will also produce materials in English and French. …Continue reading →
Protest with us against the drone war, which starts daily from German soil, and the procurement of killer drones by the Federal Government of Germany. against the US Air Base Ramstein. With its diverse command structures, the Air Base is the operational, command and control authority for worldwide war operations for the USA/NATO and a logistics center for wars. It is the headquarters of the US Air Forces for air force operations in Europe and Africa. From Ramstein, war is …Continue reading →
Armistice Day 100 — November 11, 2018 November 11, 2018, is Armistice Day 100 (or 101), a century since World War I was ended at a scheduled moment (11 o’clock on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918). For decades in the United States, as elsewhere, Armistice Day was a holiday of peace, of sad remembrance and joyful ending of war, of a commitment to preventing war in the future. The holiday’s name was changed in the United …Continue reading →
A Call for a Mass Mobilization to Oppose NATO, War & Racism Protest NATO, Washington, DC, Lafayette Park (across from the White House) 1 PM Saturday, March 30, 2019. Additional actions will take place on Thursday April 4 at the opening of the NATO meeting April 4, 2019, will mark the 51st anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., the internationally revered leader in struggles against racism, poverty and war. And yet, in a grotesque desecration …Continue reading →
On 12th of May 2018 a conference “Two Minutes to Midnight, How do we move from Geopolitical Conflict to Nuclear Abolition?” was convened at Judson Memorial Church, New York City to analyze and warn about the current nuclear dangers, to raise the UN Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty and other disarmament initiatives, and to build the US and world movement for peace and complete nuclear disarmament. The keynote speech was held by Prof. Noam Chomsky with the title “The Future of …Continue reading →
(March 30th till April 4th Washington DC and beyond)
NATO turns 70 in 2019 and will celebrate its anniversary on 4th April 2019 in Washington DC. The international network No to War – No to NATO calls for broad, creative and peaceful actions against NATO in Washington DC and worldwide. NATO is obsolete, it belongs in the dustbin of history!
Dear peace friends in Okinawa (20.09.2018) As a network of organizations and activists opposed to war and militarism, including the presence and violations of foreign military bases, we send solidarity greetings to Okinawans opposed to the construction of a new military base at Henoka, for the closure of the Futenma base, and who insist that “life is a treasure” that must be protected with peace and respect for human rights of all. We understand that this is a critical moment …Continue reading →
Videos by Paul Mobbs The best of those I’ve edited down to 15 minutes or less and created a YouTube playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLtng2Y9uSMP2IboSBnSsFGcKgSgZZxGvJ …Continue reading →
Following on from last year’s peace conference in Cloughjordan Eco-village, World BEYOND War and Shannonwatch are pleased to announce and invite you to this year’s conference on the 8th of September, which will again be held in Cloughjordan.