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Peace Will Come. What Can Peoples Do to Avoid a World War? 

May 19, 2024. I joined over 90 people coming from different parts of the world who got together for a dialogue, an interchange, on a dire prospect facing humanity- the threat that another world war, a third world war might…

Amal Clooney Publishes Expert Report Supporting ICC Arrest Warrant Applications for Crimes in Israel and Palestine

“More than four months ago, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court asked me to assist him with evaluating evidence of suspected war crimes and crimes against humanity in Israel and Gaza. I agreed and joined a panel of international…

Israel-Palestine: Mothers call for peace

We, Palestinian and Israeli women from all walks of life, are united in the human desire for a future of peace, freedom, equality, rights, and security for our children and the next generations. We believe that the majority of the…

NATO Spreads Nuclear Weapons, Energy, and Risk

Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty declares that NATO members will assist another member if attacked by “taking action as it deems necessary, including the use of armed force.” But the UN Charter does not say anywhere that warmaking…

Veterans Deliver Letters to U.S. State Department Offices Across U.S., Urging Criminal Investigation of Biden Administration’s Arms Shipments to Israel

In sixteen U.S. cities, March 5-7, members of Veterans For Peace will hand deliver an exhaustively researched letter to U.S. State Department offices that has gotten no response from the department’s Inspector-General since February 11. The cities are Buffalo, New…

The United States Assembles the Squad Against China

North America/United States of America, Asia/Japan, Asia/Philippines, Oceania/Australia, Asia/China, News, War By Vijay Prashad In early April 2024, the navies of four countries—Australia, Japan, the Philippines, and the United States—held a maritime exercise in the South China Sea. Australia’s Warramunga,…

Summer 2023 Was Hottest Summer in the Northern Hemisphere in 2,000 Years, Study Finds

After studying tree rings from the past 2,000 years, researchers have found that the Northern Hemisphere experienced its hottest summer in 2023 in the past two millennia. By Paige Bennett The researchers used both observed and modeled surface air temperatures…

Permafrost Showdown

“Deep below the glistening surface of a frozen Arctic lake, something is bubbling—something that could cause global warming to accelerate beyond all previous projections… Now the freezer door is opening, releasing the carbon into Arctic lake bottoms. Microbes digest it,…

Milei and Telesur: media censorship moves forward

This is neither a coincidence nor a surprise. For almost two decades they have been trying to silence Telesur, and from the moment we announced our intention to give the peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean their voice, to…

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…

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