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28.01.2020

How Is Washington ‘Liberating’ Free Countries

How Is Washington ‘Liberating’ Free Countries

By Andre Vltchek There are obviously some serious linguistic issues and disagreements between the West and the rest of the world. Essential terms like “freedom”, “democracy”, “liberation”, even “terrorism”, are all mixed up and confused; they mean something absolutely different in New York, London, Berlin, and in the rest of… »

23.01.2020

If defending life on Earth is extremist, we must own that label

If defending life on Earth is extremist, we must own that label

George Monbiot For The Guardian Police say climate groups such as Extinction Rebellion are a ‘threat’. They’d have done the same for the suffragettes and Martin Luther King It’s not an “error” or an “accident”, as the police now claim. It’s a pattern. First, the Guardian… »

23.01.2020

The Cat Is Out Of The Bag (2020: The Year We Shift Course)

The Cat Is Out Of The Bag (2020: The Year We Shift Course)

By Mark Lesseraux There is an old saying, “The cat is out of the bag”, which, as most of you probably know, is used to indicate that something which was previously overlooked or hidden for a long time has come to the fore, that it has been revealed in plain… »

19.01.2020

The secret of Homo sapiens evolution? Migration, diversity, mixing – and meaning

The secret of Homo sapiens evolution? Migration, diversity, mixing – and meaning

In tandem with attempts to resist the waves of migration produced by wars, poverty and climate change humanity has been on a quest to find the first, unique modern human, a “mitochondrial Eve” from which we are all descendants. But the big surprise has been that although there is little… »

17.01.2020

International celebration in the Mountain

International celebration in the Mountain

Once again, siloístas, messengers, travelers, meet in the Mendoza mountain; in the usual place of Punta de Vacas, at the crossroads of three mountain ranges. The conference takes place on January 2,3,4,5 and 6, 2020. Where days before the members of the second World March for Peace and… »

14.01.2020

Beyond Soleimani!

Beyond Soleimani!

By Murtaza Shibli Finally, the storm over General Qassem Soleimani’s death seems to be over. Had it not been for the strategic restraint and wisdom of the Iranian regime, the war seemed imminent which would have certainly resulted in the decimation of the stranglehold of the religious elite and wide-scale… »

12.01.2020

A Rationale for Unbounded Organization: A Path to Positive Peace

A Rationale for Unbounded Organization: A Path to Positive Peace

By Howard Richards This is a proposal for a pragmatic, functional and realistic framework for talking, thinking and building institutions.1 The fundamental fact of human history and of social science is the existence of living human individuals. This implies the physical organization (körperliche Organisation) of food production or gathering and,… »

11.01.2020

10 Ways Trump’s Actions Against Iran Hurt Americans and the Region

10 Ways Trump’s Actions Against Iran Hurt Americans and the Region

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies The U.S. assassination of General Qassem Soleimani has not yet plunged us into a full-scale war with Iran thanks to the Iranian government’s measured response, which demonstrated its capabilities without actually harming U.S. troops or escalating the conflict. But the danger of… »

08.01.2020

Will Russia Become the Brother in Arms with Iran?

Will Russia Become the Brother in Arms with Iran?

By Punsara Amarasinghe The killing of Iranian leader of famous Quds force Gen.Qasem Soleimani in Bagdad seems to have made an apocalyptic move in the beginning of this new decade as some critics have already viewed this incident similar to the the assassination of Austrian crown prince Duke Franz Ferdinand… »

04.01.2020

The Struggle To Vote, From the Suffragettes To Today

The Struggle To Vote, From the Suffragettes To Today

One hundred years ago, women won the right to vote in the United States. The women’s suffrage movement took decades of organizing to achieve success, from the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848, to mass civil disobedience and protest leading up to the adoption and ratification of the 19th Amendment in… »

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