Category: Global

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Nikos Raptis: ‘Creation’ and ‘Use’ of the Nazis

The ancient Greeks with the expression “ee pollee” referred to the ordinary people in contrast to those that were considered as the intellectual elites

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George Monbiot: A Small and Shuffling Life

This rewilding of the land permits, if we choose, a partial rewilding of our own lives

Tom Athanasiou: Climate Crossroads

Toward a Just Deal in Paris

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Immanuel Wallerstein: Our Multipolar World: It is Painful to Live Amidst Chaos

The world-system is in serious trouble and it is causing pain to the vast majority of the world’s population

Alpha Winston: Charlie Hebdo & The Politics of Self-Deception

Terrorists do not do what they do because they hate freedom—they do what they do because they are incredibly angry at Western violence

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Ramzy Baroud: War Begets War: It’s Not about Islam; It Never Was

It is still not about Islam, even if the media and militants attacking western targets say so

Steven Chovanec: Terrorism is a Result of US Policy

The official narrative has been produced, ready for mass consumption

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Ann Jones: Is This Country Crazy?

Inquiring Minds Elsewhere Want to Know

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Milan Rai: Abolishing Nuclear Weapons – Useful and Not-So-Useful First Steps

The most urgently-required negative security assurance (NSA) is a promise by all the declared nuclear weapon states never to use or threaten to use nuclear weapons against a non-nuclear weapon state

Maryn McKenna: The Coming Cost of Superbugs: 10 Million Deaths Per Year

If you weren’t taking antibiotic resistance seriously before, now would be a good time to start. A project commissioned by the British government has released estimates of the near-future global toll of antibiotic resistance that are jaw-dropping in their seriousness and scale: 10 millions deaths per year, more than cancer, and at least $100 trillion Read more…

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