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31.05.2016

North Korea: beyond the missiles

North Korea: beyond the missiles

News of an unsuccessful test of a ballistic missile launched from North Korea is just one more event in the increased weapons activities that have taken place during and after  North  Korea’s first congress of the ruling Worker’s Party, the first to be held over 36 years. The fact… »

31.05.2016

Let’s not burst our only balloon

Let’s not burst our only balloon

If you start pumping air into a balloon, you should expect that eventually it will burst. Each balloon has specific limits to absorb air. Our world is like a balloon. Surprisingly, we are pumping air into it but not expecting any incident of bursting. We are told that it will… »

30.05.2016

Palestine: a potted history

Palestine: a potted history

Palestinians are the endogenous people of the Southern Land of Canaan (Western Part of the Fertile Crescent), the area between the Mediterranean Sea and the River Jordan.  Key milestones in human civilization occurred in this Land of Canaan: animal and plant domestication, development of the alphabet,… »

29.05.2016

Nuclear disarmament in our lifetime

Nuclear disarmament in our lifetime

Veterans For Peace Calls for Nuclear Disarmament in Our Lifetime Obama at Hiroshima: “We must change our mindset about war itself.” President Obama’s visit to Hiroshima has been the subject of much commentary and debate.  Peace activists, scientists and even the New York Times called on Obama to use… »

20.05.2016

Anti slavery activist in Mauritania freed from jail

Anti slavery activist in Mauritania freed from jail

Dear Reader, Eighteen months ago Biram Dah Abeid was arrested during a peaceful anti-slavery protest, imprisoned and sentenced to two years in a Mauritanian prison for “inciting hatred.” This week his second appeal hearing has FINALLY brought about justice. Biram has been freed, and the Walk Free Community has played a huge part in… »

19.05.2016

United States wants war with Russia

United States wants war with Russia

After provoking Russia for decades, the United States government has apparently concluded that the Russians are all saints and decided to escalate the provocations with confidence that nothing will go wrong, or go nuclear. Either that or the U.S. government truly wants World War III. By David Swanson,… »

18.05.2016

Pakistan Corruption: not Panama Leaks but Pajama Leaks

Pakistan Corruption:  not Panama Leaks but Pajama Leaks

Corruption, kickbacks, percentages, black money, white money, scandals, commissions, accountability, non-transparency, good governance, bad governance, off-shore companies etc., are routinely used key words in daily newspapers and on TV talk shows. Sometime, it is disgusting. Even vomiting can’t satisfy the soul. Nothing positive that this earth can be proud of. »

18.05.2016

Greenpeace climbers climb one of the Kio Towers Madrid to say no to TTIP

Greenpeace climbers climb one of the Kio Towers Madrid to say no to TTIP

PRESS RELEASE    ACTION! ACTION! ACTION! ACTION! Greenpeace climbers climb one of the Kio Towers Madrid to say no to TTIP • Activists are climbed one of the towers known as the ‘Gateway to Europe’ to alert the treaty that is emerging between the EU and… »

13.05.2016

Lying, cheating, bribing: all in a day’s work

Lying, cheating, bribing: all in a day’s work

Dear Reader, It’s unbelievable. It’s like something out of a Marvel movie. Monsanto, Bayer and co have bribed, cheated and lied their way into putting poison into our food. Glyphosate is ‘probably carcinogenic’ according to independent researchers. But these companies fiddled the system in order to get it… »

13.05.2016

SumOfUs shares the joy…

SumOfUs shares the joy…

Dear friends, Ever feel like you could use some good news? Here are 5 things to brighten up your day. These five stories from the SumOfUs community made me proud, happy, and brought tears to my eyes. Most of all, they reminded me of the one simple reason I started… »

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