Category: Global

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

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

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

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

Ann Jones: Is This Country Crazy?

Inquiring Minds Elsewhere Want to Know

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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