Merchants of Death War Crimes Tribunal

"Come War Profiteers, Give Account"

Events & Resources:

Upcoming Events

Post your upcoming Merchants of Death related events and actions to the shared calendar!

  1. Go to to submit your event and be sure to pick the “Merchants of Death” category when entering your event so that it shows up here.
  2. Use the resources below when organizing your event.
  3. Email us at to send us photos & report backs about your Merchants of Death related events and actions.


Deliver the Subpoena to the Top Weapons Manufacturers

Take action locally by printing the subpoena and contempt citation, and delivering them to any of the four corporations (Boeing, Raytheon, General Atomics, and Lockheed Martin) that may have offices in your area. Take pictures of your nonviolent action delivering the subpoena/contempt citation and email them to us to post.

Protesters stand on the street outside the Pratt-Whitney plant with big banners, reading "We indict Raytheon! Merchants of Death War Crimes Tribunal" and "Pratt & Whitney Profits from War"

A Sample Local Resolution to Resist and Overcome — and How to Pass It

Passing local resolutions in favor of moving funding from militarism to human and environmental needs is useful each and every year for the forseeable future. Click here for a template resolution and examples of how it has been passed in municipalities around the world.

10 Books To Change The World

These ten books are manifestos for broad-based societal change that would eliminate war as a means of resolving disputes and return power to the hands of the citizenry. Create book clubs and reading groups based on them. Share them with friends. Post them on social media. Information is power.

  1. A Force More Powerful by Peter Ackerman and Jack Duvall
  2. From Dictatorship To Democracy by Gene Sharp
  3. Civilian-Based Defense by Gene Sharp
  4. Nonviolence: The History Of A Dangerous Idea by Mark Kurlansky
  5. War Is A Lie by David Swanson
  6. How We Win: A Guide To Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning by George Lakey
  7. The Search For A Nonviolent Future by Michael Nagler
  8. This Is An Uprising by Mark Engler and Paul Engler
  9. Why Civil Resistance Works by Erica Chenoweth and Maria Stephan
  10. The Power Of Nonviolent Resistance: Selected Writings by M. K. Gandhi

Subpoena Your Congressperson or Senator to Testify as a Witness before the Tribunal

Download the subpoena, which compels a witness to testify, and serve it on your local congressman or senator. Type in the name of your local congressmember or senator on the blank line, and deliver it. Plus, don’t forget to take pictures of your nonviolent action delivering the subpoena and email them to us.

Mapping the Business of War

Christian Sorensen’s new map shows where the six weapons manufacturers—Lockheed Martin, RTX, Northrop Grumman, Boeing, General Dynamics, and L3Harris—are located across the U.S. The map summarizes what each facility currently works on and suggests peaceful, beneficial fields toward which production could immediately pivot.