Divide and Conquer, Cui Bono? – The US and Former Yugoslavia

Marilyn Langlois – TRANSCEND Media Service Human beings are social creatures whose survival depends on cooperation and mutual support.  Only in an atmosphere of perceived scarcity, threats and unresolved conflicts do people divide and demonize “the other”.  The common denominator in divide and conquer scenarios is increasing concentration of wealth and economic control in the…

Day of Mother Earth by Rene Wadlow

The United Nations General Assembly in 2009 through resolution A/RES/63/278, under the leadership of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, designated 22 April as the International Mother Earth Day. The Day recognizes a collective responsibility, set out in the 1992 Rio Declaration, to promote harmony with Nature so as to achieve a just balance among economic,…

Meanwhile, Around the World EDITORIAL By Johan Galtung

Starting with EU at 60, making small states (Luxembourg!) big by being members of something bigger, but making bigger, even imperial, states smaller by being “members”. The Netherlands is small: Wilders suffered a humiliating defeat.  But the UK is big with imperial past:   old, rural people voted Brexit out of EU anonymity, but into what? …