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To advance our vision of a world beyond war, we support, develop and collaborate with peacebuilding efforts in all sectors of society. We inform and educate about viable nonviolent alternatives to war and violence.

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Radio Interview: Iran Peace Approach

“There is no reason to go to war with Iran. One of the problems we have with the narrative is...
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War Prevention Initiative: “Violent hate speech gives rise to conditions for violence at home and war abroad” 

War Prevention Initiative: “Violent hate speech gives rise to conditions for violence at home and war abroad” 

PORTLAND, OR - The War Prevention Initiative (WPI) condemns the vicious and racist attacks by U.S. President Donald J. Trump on U.S. Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich.
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War Prevention Initiative Op-Ed addressing German audience: Stand up against U.S. drive toward war with Iran.

War Prevention Initiative Op-Ed addressing German audience: Stand up against U.S. drive toward war with Iran.

In his recent commentary published by the German Rubikon magazine, War Prevention Initiative Executive Director Patrick Hiller argues that Germany...
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Provoking World War III with Iran and a U.S. history of provocation

Provoking World War III with Iran and a U.S. history of provocation

Published on Monday, July 01, 2019 by PeaceVoice Provoking World War III with Iran and a U.S. history of provocation...
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“Iranians are not our enemies”

“Iranians are not our enemies”

When foreign policy as we know it isn’t working, creative citizen diplomacy can step in to humanize the real people...
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Radio Interview: “How to move away from the brink of war with Iran

Radio Interview: “How to move away from the brink of war with Iran

"Iranians are dealing with the same everyday issues that we're dealing with...They almost run into you because they are glued...
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Article by WPI Program Manager Kelsey Coolidge published on Inkstick

Article by WPI Program Manager Kelsey Coolidge published on Inkstick

In her piece "Where are the Women? Who are the Women?", Kelsey Coolidge offers a casual but cutting response to Trump's US National Strategy on Women, Peace, and Security. 
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War Prevention Initiative addresses town hall meeting on Iran with Congressman Blumenauer

War Prevention Initiative addresses town hall meeting on Iran with Congressman Blumenauer

War Prevention Initiative Executive Director Patrick Hiller addressed a town hall meeting convened by Congressman Earl Blumenauer on June 15,...
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War Prevention Initiative: “Rising Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran Must Not Lead to War”
Why refusing to label Iran’s Revolutionary Guard as a terror organization keeps us out of war

Why refusing to label Iran’s Revolutionary Guard as a terror organization keeps us out of war

A “Twitter-stamp” by Secretary of State Pompeo made it official. Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is now designated as a foreign terrorist organization. “We must help the people of Iran get back their freedom” is a diplomatic tweet of an alternative reality. ISIS, Boko Haram, and Iran, all in one place. 
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