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06.07.2017

Deconstructing the Concept of Security: What Do We Mean When We Talk About Security?

Deconstructing the Concept of Security: What Do We Mean When We Talk About Security?

Those of us laboring in the wasteland of nuclear arms control and countless thwarted attempts to abolish nuclear weapons have been witnessing one of the most striking shifts in the global paradigm of how the world thinks about nuclear weapons which has brought us to this present glorious moment.  The… »

21.08.2016

Fewer burqas, more police

Fewer burqas, more police

Christian Democratic interior ministers are calling for more security as well as changes to integration policy. It’s only a coincidence that their paper is coming out during the election campaign, they say. The room is really too small. Journalists and camera teams are crammed next to each other and whispers… »

18.04.2016

A French teacher and the state of emergency

A French teacher and the state of emergency

  SHAFAQNA – If France has often presented itself as a modern democracy, a Republic which values have revolved around the guarantee and protection of personal freedom and free speech, such claims no longer reflect ground realities. France today is an empty shell of a Republic, a pretence democracy governed by an… »

30.01.2016

Dispossessed in the Name of ‘Security’

Dispossessed in the Name of ‘Security’

A new book, edited by Nick Buxton and Ben Hayes, both involved with The Transnational Institute, brings together a thoughtful collection of scholars, journalists and activists to explain the pre-eminence of the military and corporations in shaping the global response to the climate catastrophe as an ‘opportunity’. See The Secure… »

07.09.2015

NATO must be consigned to the rubbish heap of history

NATO must be consigned to the rubbish heap of history

During the weekend conference on NATO and Russia in the Baltic Area organised by the No to War, No to NATO campaign, Reiner Brown, co-President of the International Peace Bureau participated in a panel meeting on the subject of Common Security gave a talk based on the following text… »

19.09.2014

Join People from around the World to Call for Human Security First!

Join People from around the World to Call for Human Security First!

Coming Sunday the 21st September will be the International Day of Peace. Since last year the world has become less peaceful again – see the Global Peace Index 2014 – and developments in places like Ukraine, Syria and Libya do not make one optimistic for the coming years. Central to… »

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