books

67 Years in the Peace Movement

by John Scales Avery A new freely downloadable book I would like to announce the publication of a book which discusses the things that I have experienced during my 67 years of work in the peace movement. The book may…

Water

by John Scales Avery I would like to announce the publication of a book, which discusses the relationships between water and life. The book may be freely downloaded and circulated from the following link: http://eacpe.org/app/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Water-by-John-Scales-Avery.pdf The United Nations’ World Water…

The last sketch of a universal Argentinean, Quino

Joaquin Salvador Lavado, who used to sign his cartoons under the name of Quino, was an Argentine cartoonist and caricaturist but was mainly an involved popular philosopher who helped us to understand and rethink through his sketches. He would denounce…

A library to walk into the forest

🌳 Professor Deirdre Heddon and Dr Misha Myers explain how their Walking Library functions as a public artwork connecting people with places and writing. The Walking Library is simply a library filled with books suggested as good to take on a…

Re-writing history from a human perspective

Dr John Scales Avery, known to peace activists the world over for his tireless efforts to eliminate nuclear weapons for which he was recognised, as part of the Pugwash Conferences, with the 1995 Nobel Peace Prize, is a prolific author…

Fascism, then and now

By John Scales Avery A new book I would like to announce the publication of a new book, entitled “Fascism, Then and Now”. It can be freely downloaded from the following link: http://eacpe.org/app/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Fascism-then-and-now-John-Scales-Avery.pdf Please circulate the link to your friends…

The Precipitous Barbarisation of Our Times

By Roberto Savio When all is said and done, it appears that Thomas Hobbes, the 17th century English philosopher who had a dire vision of man, was not totally wrong. From the frivolous to the serious, in just a week we…

The Flawed Food Dependency

(A Book Review: Food or War) By Robert Hunziker “The most destructive object on the planet… is the human jawbone.” (Food or War, Cambridge University Press, 2019) pg 177 Whether by sight, taste, touch, feel, or smell, it’s only too…

Exposing the Giants: The Global Power Elite

Developing the tradition charted by C. Wright Mills in his 1956 classic The Power Elite, in his latest book, Professor Peter Phillips starts by reviewing the transition from the nation state power elites described by authors such as Mills to…

Population and the Environment

By John Scales Avery One hopes that human wisdom and ethics will continue to grow, but unlimited growth of population and industry on a finite earth is a logical impossibility. Today we are pressing against the absolute limits of the…

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