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Prominent German Signatories – Open Letter: Another war in Europe? Not in our name!

Letter published first in the german newspaper DIE ZEIT on December 5th, 2014 https://cooptv.wordpress.com/2014/12/06/very-prominent-german-signatories-another-war-in-europe-not-in-our-name/ Nobody wants war. But North America, the European Union and Russia are inevitably drifting towards war if they do not finally halt the disastrous spiral of […]

‘These are dangerous times’: the man who sued George W Bush and the Iraq war

‘These are dangerous times’: the man who sued George W Bush and the Iraq war

By Dave Eggers, the Guardian. Inder Comar is a San Francisco lawyer whose usual clients are tech startups: could he bring the only case against the planners of the 2002 war? Inder Comar outside the court of appeals building. Photograph: […]

This Is Not Your Grandparents’ Resistance

This Is Not Your Grandparents’ Resistance

By David Swanson, Let’s Try Democracy. I want to disagree, in part, with a recent recommendation that John Steinbeck’s The Moon Is Down be used as a guide to resisting the outrages of the Trump regime. I think you could […]

Dave Webb’s report from Stockholm

Dave Webb’s report from Stockholm

By Dave Webb, Yorkshire Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. Greetings from Stockholm where I have been taking part in a one day conference on “Making the North a Zone of Peace”, organised by the Swedish Peace Council and the Global Network […]

Manifesto to the Europeans

Manifesto to the Europeans

Posted by Emanuel Pastreich on Circles and Squares. Wilhelm Foerster, Georg Friedrich Nicolai, Otto Buek and Albert Einstein signed a “Manifesto to the Europeans” at the start of World War I in which they took issue with the drive for […]

A brief history of war and drugs: From Vikings to Nazis

A brief history of war and drugs: From Vikings to Nazis

From World War II to Vietnam and Syria, drugs are often as much a part of conflict as bombs and bullets. By Barbara McCarthy, Al Jazeera Adolf Hitler was a junkie and the Nazis’ narcotics intake gives new meaning to […]

What Christmas Owes to Abolitionists

What Christmas Owes to Abolitionists

By William Loren Katz, Consortium News Before Christmas emerged as a commercial success, it led a checkered social life. In the 13 American colonies and the early days of the United States, it was known as a festival of heavy […]

Washington’s Putin Obsession

By Michael Brenner, Professor of International Affairs Emeritus, University of Pittsburgh Official Washington is obsessed with Vladimir Putin. So, too, is America’s entire political class. President Obama, speaking at the United Nations General Assembly in October, stated without qualification that […]

Stop the Spiral of Violence — for a New Policy of Peace and Détente now!

In recent years both NATO and Russia have increasingly engaged in deterrence through rearmament and threats against each other rather than working for common security all over Europe through confidence and security building measures, arms control, and disarmament. By so […]

The slide to war with Russia

By Ramesh Thakur ‘God created war so Americans could learn geography’ (1) On 3 October, taking another step on the road to a new cold war, Russia suspended the 16-year bilateral plutonium disposition agreement with the US. Are the two […]

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