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12.08.2016

Philippines: 700 assassinated by “death squads” under “cleansing”

Philippines:  700 assassinated by “death squads” under “cleansing”

During moment of great crises, people’s fears are accentuated. People begin to be burdened with so many worries. Concomitant to these worries and fears is the consciousness’ search for the culprit, that unknown something that surely is behind their suffering. And they want quick solutions. And if there’s something that… »

12.08.2016

Kids Cafe at Calais Jungle under closure orders so what of the ‘kids’?

Kids Cafe at Calais Jungle under closure orders so what of the ‘kids’?

I’m a teacher and I volunteer at the Kids Cafe, a safe welcoming space for unaccompanied minors in the Calais Jungle. The cafe provides 200 meals a day, English and French classes, and asylum advice for the children here. But our centre is at risk, on Friday the 12th August… »

11.08.2016

Russia’s weakness is its economic policy

Russia’s weakness is its economic policy

According to various reports, the Russian government is reconsidering the neoliberal policy that has served Russia so badly since the collapse of the Soviet Union.  If Russia had adopted an intelligent economic policy, Russia’s economy would be far ahead of where it stands today.  It would have avoided most of… »

07.08.2016

Anniversary of the biggest terrorist attack in human history

Anniversary of the biggest terrorist attack in human history

The dates of August 6 and 9, 1945, remind us of the horror of Japan’s Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the context of the end of the Second World War. That is when the US government caused the USA military to drop two nuclear bombs on those cities, generating the most… »

06.08.2016

Report on the status of the nuclear weapons ban treaty negotiations

Report on the status of the nuclear weapons ban treaty negotiations

From Alice Slater on Abolition2000: Dear Friends, This very thoughtful report below from Mia Gandenberger and Ray Acheson at Reaching Critical Will gives you the whole dismaying story of who’s working to ban the bomb and who wants more “steps”, consensus process to never… and maintaining the hegemony of the… »

06.08.2016

Behold, a Pale Horse and its Rider’s Name Was Death

Behold, a Pale Horse and its Rider’s Name Was Death

Behold, a Pale Horse and its Rider’s Name Was Death Behold, a Pale Horse and its Rider’s Name Was Death and Hell Followed Him Paul Craig Roberts I just listened to Obama give Washington’s account of the situation with ISIL in Iraq and Syria. In Obama’s account, Washington is defeating ISIL… »

05.08.2016

The human cost of nuclear weapons

The human cost of nuclear weapons

The human cost of nuclear weapons The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, a global humanitarian network Since their first use in 1945, the world has known about the catastrophic effects of nuclear weapons. Today, the urgency of the threat of these weapons has faded for many, and… »

03.08.2016

Open letter on the attempted coup in Turkey

Open letter on the attempted coup in Turkey

To: Ms Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the Commission To: Mr Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe. Dear HR/VP Federica Mogherini, Dear Secretary General… »

02.08.2016

Twenty-five years of the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty START

Twenty-five years of the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty START

Twenty-five years ago this past Sunday, the world gave a heavy sigh of relief. On July 31st, 1991, Presidents Mikhail Gorbachev and George H.W. Bush signed the first Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, or more commonly, START I. The treaty limited the nuclear arsenals on either side of the Iron Curtain… »

02.08.2016

Jill Stein – an essential part of the debate in the USA

Jill Stein –  an essential part of the debate in the USA

 Alice Slater shared Insight News Network‘s video. Great interview! Get to know Jill Stein the Green Party candidate. It’s essential that she be in the debates with Clinton, Trump and the Libertarian candidate. We really have to hear… »

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