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30.12.2016

China and Europe–Comparisons and Futures

China and Europe–Comparisons and Futures

By Johan Galtung To understand something we often compare it with something else. A recent Harvard study found 26.7% of world car production in China and 13.3% in USA; US economy bigger but China leading in export with 8 of the 12 biggest harbors;… »

05.12.2016

Is Peace Possible? A Dialogue with Johan Galtung on Ukraine, Trump, Putin, Gandhi, and…

Is Peace Possible? A Dialogue with Johan Galtung on Ukraine, Trump, Putin, Gandhi, and…

By Dr. Gary Corseri “Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.” — From “The Sermon on the Mount” [Interviewer’s Note: A man who has published more than 150 books and 1500 articles on peace and related issues; the founder of the TRANSCEND… »

29.11.2016

The State of the World Right Now: A View

The State of the World Right Now: A View

By Johan Galtung “View” meaning not only a glimpse from above, but a position taken on the world on which the US electorate is now dumping Donald Trump. That world is today basically multi-polar, maybe with 8 poles: Anglo-America, Latin America-Caribbean, African Unity, Islam-OIC from Casablanca to Mindanao, European Union,… »

05.11.2016

Women as peacemakers: a 31 October anniversary

Women as peacemakers: a 31 October anniversary

René Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service  Seeing with eyes that are gender aware, women tend to make connections between the oppression that is the ostensible cause of conflict (ethnic or national oppression) in the light of another cross-cutting one: that of gender regime.  Feminist work tends to represent war… »

01.11.2016

US uranium weapons have been used in Syria

US uranium weapons have been used in Syria

By John LaForge | PeaceVoice – TRANSCEND Media Service 28 Oct 2016 – This month, the Pentagon admitted it has used uranium weapons in attacks inside Syria — violating its public promise last year that it would not use DU there, and contradicting the claim that US bombing… »

31.10.2016

USA: What Are We to Think?

USA: What Are We to Think?

Richard Falk | Global Justice in the 21st Century A cascade of developments should make us afraid of what seems to be emerging politically in the United States at this time. Although politicians keep telling us how great we were or will be or are. Donald… »

31.10.2016

Gorbachev Appeals for Sanity

Gorbachev Appeals for Sanity

John Scales Avery, Pugwash Nobel Peace Laureate President Mikhail Gorbachev, former leader of the Soviet Union and recipient of the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize, has appealed to world leaders to reduce the dangerous the tensions which today threaten to plunge human civilization and the biosphere into… »

17.10.2016

Spain “Without Government”–And Then What?

Spain “Without Government”–And Then What?

Johan Galtung Democracy is rule with consent of the ruled; of all by dialogue, of majority by voting.  Parliamentarism is government with parliament consent by all or by majority; and voter consent by proportionality. In one week the Spanish illegitimacy crisis–caretaker government voted into… »

15.10.2016

Why Aleppo is the symptom of what is wrong with how we deal with atrocities

Why Aleppo is the symptom of what is wrong with how we deal with atrocities

By Patrick T. Hiller | PeaceVoice – TRANSCEND Media Service 8 Oct 2016 – “Never again!” is once again brought to our attention as we are facing killing and suffering of civilians on a large scale. The Syrian city of Aleppo is under siege and the United… »

12.10.2016

Stories from returning #WomenToGaza – Struggle to end illegal Israeli blockade continues

Stories from returning #WomenToGaza – Struggle to end illegal Israeli blockade continues

Women’s Boat to Gaza – TRANSCEND Media Service 8 Oct 2016 – As we write, the last of our wonderfully brave participants from the Women’s Boat to Gaza are either home with their loved ones and supporters, or on their journey home. They have been greeted with signs and… »

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