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What can we do to prevent a world war? The World Humanist Forum launches a series of virtual dialogues.

Faced with the alarming situation of violence spreading across the planet and threatening to trigger a global armed conflict, even with the use of nuclear weapons, the World Humanist Forum invites to an in-depth dialogue that will help people to…

McGill students will stay on university grounds until the administration respect students demand

While incessant Israeli bombardments began in Rahat in the Gaza Strip where nearly 450,000 Palestinians had to flee several areas shelled by Israel. McGill University students in Montreal are still mobilized and occupy the university grounds with several dozen tents.…

Germany: British-Palestinian Doctor Denied Schengen Entry

Reported Ban Risks Undermining German Commitment to Free Expression, Assembly Germany’s government needs to explain publicly if it has imposed a Schengen-wide entry ban on a prominent British-Palestinian surgeon and academic, Dr. Ghassan Abu Sittah, and, if so, the reasons why,…

World’s Largest CO2 Removal Plant Opens in Iceland

Swiss company Climeworks has opened the biggest operational direct air capture (DAC) plant in the world to pull carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. By Cristen Hemingway Jaynes The Mammoth plant, located in Iceland, is nearly ten times bigger than Orca, its second-largest plant. “Starting operations…

US Is Losing In Ukraine. Blame China, Says Blinken.

Biden Admin Piggybacks Sinophobia onto Rampant Russophobia. By John V. Walsh At the close of his recent trip to China, on April 26 while still in Beijing, Sec. of State, Anthony Blinken, made an extremely bellicose statement to the press. …

Combatants for Peace: Public Screenings of Joint Memorial Ceremony 2024

Let’s all join this important Joint Ceremony that will take place tomorrow evening, May 12, as a way of sharing memories and sorrows from both Israeli and Palestinian communities, for their deceased. The initiative marks the 19th year of peace…

USA: Between war and the courage to negotiate

President Joe Biden’s recent decision to approve a $95 billion military aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan is very bad for the world because it assures us that conflicts and military escalation will continue, with undoubted consequences for everyone.…

Veterans Support Students Protesting Genocide in Palestine

“The students are absolutely right, and may be saving our humanity.” Veterans For Peace applauds the students who are protesting against the US/Israeli genocide in Palestine.  These courageous young students are doing the right thing at the right time. “The…

Celebration of the 55th Anniversary of Silo’s Talk on “The Healing of Suffering” in Punta de Vacas, Argentina

This Saturday, May 4, was the 55th anniversary of Mario Rodriguez Cobos, better known as Silo, speech in the Argentinean town of Punta de Vacas, very close to the Aconcagua Mount, in the middle of The Andes Mountains. In 1969,…

US vs. China: Who Really Stands for Peace?

Thousands of innocent civilians are dying– men, women, children– being bombed to death as they sit in their homes. Thousands of Ukrainian and Russian men have been unwillingly drafted into the military, torn from their families, forced to kill each…

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