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08.11.2017

The Spiritual Sources of Legal Creativity: The Legacy of Father Miguel d’Escoto

The Spiritual Sources of Legal Creativity: The Legacy of Father Miguel d’Escoto

By Richard Falk What follows is the modified transcript of a talk given at Fordham University School of Law [24 Oct] honoring the memory of the recently deceased Maryknoll priest, Father Miguel d’Escoto, who had been both the Foreign Minister of Sandinista Nicaragua and President of the UN General Assembly,… »

10.10.2017

Nobel Peace Prize 2017: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

Nobel Peace Prize 2017: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

By Richard Falk Finally, the committee in Oslo that picks a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize each year selected in 2017 an awardee that is a true embodiment of the intended legacy of Alfred Nobel when he established the prize more than a century ago. It is also a… »

26.09.2017

Tribunal Finds Myanmar Guilty of Genocide against Rohingya

Tribunal Finds Myanmar Guilty of Genocide against Rohingya

Reported by Hadi Azmi/BenarNews, an RFA-affiliated online news service. 22 Sep 2017 – An international panel of judges declared today that the Myanmar government is guilty of committing genocide against Rohingya Muslims, who have been fleeing the country following months of military crackdowns against the minority group. The Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal… »

02.09.2017

Peace-Development-Environment: Integrated?

Peace-Development-Environment: Integrated?

By Johan Galtung, These are the goals of the United Nations; the Hardanger Academy in little Jondal, Norway (population ca.1150) made them three foci. The problem arose: what do they have in common? Are they three aspects of the same thing? If so, what is that “thing”? Four ways of… »

08.08.2017

What Is Peace Journalism?

What Is Peace Journalism?

Prof. Jake Lynch Peace journalism is when editors and reporters make choices – about what to report, and how to report it – that create opportunities for society at large to consider and to value non-violent responses to conflict. If readers and audiences are furnished with such opportunities, but still… »

02.08.2017

The Bilateral Relationship That Matters

The Bilateral Relationship That Matters

By Chandra Muzaffar Which is the most important bilateral relationship in the international arena today?  Many analysts would argue that it is the relationship between the United States of America and China that has the greatest significance for the world. Some see it as the relationship between an established power… »

31.07.2017

Global Peace Index 2017

Global Peace Index 2017

The 2017 Global Peace Index finds that the world became more peaceful in the last year; however, over the last decade it has become significantly less peaceful. Top 5: Iceland, New Zealand, Portugal, Austria, Denmark. The 2017 GPI provides a comprehensive analysis on the state of peace. It… »

31.07.2017

Overcoming Paranoia about Russia

Overcoming Paranoia about Russia

By Johan Galtung Norway is divided very clearly into three parts: the North and the two parts of the South, the West and the East separated by chains of mountains, plateaus (vidder) and emptiness (there is no town between Notodden in the East and Odda in the West). And by… »

23.07.2017

The Sexualities Revolution

The Sexualities Revolution

By Johan Galtung and Antonio C. S. Rosa – TRANSCEND Media Service Like the feminist revolution, this one may be said to have originated in USA. The two are related. There is a long, painful history. From use and abuse of women, also inside marriage, for male sexual satisfaction only,… »

12.06.2017

Humankind 2050 – Peace Development Environment

Humankind 2050 – Peace Development Environment

By Johan Galtung West of Jondal is Torsnes, named after the Nordic war god Thor with his Hammer, a center of the Viking era from 800 to 1050, only 250 years. Why so short? Successful with raids and colonization–Gardarike in Russia, Iceland, Greenland, Vineland in Canada. And then: fini. Why?… »

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