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Please join The Real News as we stream the #NoWar2016 conference live from DC on Friday Sept 23, from noon to 8pm ET and Saturday Sept 24, from 9am to 7:30pm ET.

The event will feature sessions focused on such topics as:

  • Strategies to End War
  • Ending War and Patriarchy
  • Remaking the Mass Media for Peace
  • Capitalism and transition to Peace Economy
  • The Racism of War
  • Promoting Peace Begins With Abolishing War
  • War Isn’t Working, and It Isn’t Necessary: Why we need complete abolition, even of humanitarian wars
  • Diplomacy, Aid, and Nonviolent Peacekeeping and Protection
  • Disarmament, and Abolishing Nuclear Weapons
  • Closing Bases
  • Protecting the Environment from War by Ending War
  • Changing War Culture to Peace Culture
  • International Law. Can War Makers Be Held Accountable? Can We Achieve Truth and Reconciliation?
  • Demonstrations, Direct Action, Resistance and Counter-Recruitment
  • Untold History of the United States
  • Nonviolent Action: Getting to Work
  • Bringing United States into the International Criminal Court
  • Resistance, Ending the Draft, Countering Recruitment, Creating Free College
  • Abolishing Nuclear Weapons
  • Freeing Palestine
  • Young People Organizing for Peace
  • Improving the Alternative Global Security Strategy
  • Building Friendship Between the United States and Russia

Speakers committed to being part of the events in Washington, D.C., include: Dennis Kucinich, Kathy Kelly, Miriam Pemberton, David Vine, Kozue Akibayashi, Harvey Wasserman, Jeff Bachman, Peter Kuznick, Medea Benjamin, Maurice Carney, David Swanson, Leah Bolger, David Hartsough, Pat Elder, John Dear, Mel Duncan, Kimberley Phillips, Ira Helfand, Darakshan Raja, Bill Fletcher Jr., Lindsey German (by video), Maria Santelli, Mark Engler, Maja Groff, Robert Fantina, Barbara Wien, Jodie Evans, Odile Hugonot Haber, Gar Alperovitz, Sam Husseini, Christopher Simpson, Brenna Gautam, Patrick Hiller, Mubarak Awad, Michelle Kwak, John Washburn, Bruce Gagnon, David Cortright, Michael McPhearson, Gareth Porter, John Reuwer, Pat Alviso, Larry Wilkerson, Thomas Drake, Larry Johnson, John Kiriakou, Craig Murray, Raed Jarrar, Alli McCracken, Lilly Daigle, Alice Slater, Bob Spies, Jan Hartsough, Jeremy Corbyn (by video), Taylor Piepenhagen.

For more info, including the full detailed agenda and the speakers’ bios, visit: http://worldbeyondwar.org/nowar2016