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War, Money and Universities

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Regenerating Our Planet, Regenerating Our Health By Prof. Vandana Shiva

22 Apr 2024 – The health of the planet and the health of the people are One, maintained through the cycle of food, the cycle of life, the cycle...

War, Money and Universities

Peaceful protest, violent response – that says it all. Human politics – from global to...

World Press Freedom Day: Journalists the “Ultimate Allies in Human Rights”

Volker Türk, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jv7qQEItV-0?feature=oembed] 3 May...

‘Barbaric’ Sexual Violence in Sudan

Joint Statement by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict,...

The Johan Galtung Approach to Taboo Topics

A topic that is virtually never allowed to be addressed within the hallowed halls...

“Oh freedom– what crimes have been committed in your name!”

  Speech made by Bassolma Bazie, Foreign Minister of the Transitional Government of Burkina Faso, at the 78th General Assembly of the United Nations, 23 September...

Africa Climate Summit Issues Nairobi Declaration

  Tags: Africa, Africa Climate Summit 2023, Climate Change, Environment, Global warming, Solutions Africa Climate Summit 2023: Driving Green Growth & Climate Finance Solutions for Africa and the World   7 Sep 2023 – Despite...

Analysis: What May Have Led to the Recent Massacre of Congolese Civilians in Goma by the Special Presidential Force in the Democratic Republic of...

  On the night of August 30th, 2023, the Special Presidential Force conducted military operations against the Wazalendo Religious Group in Goma, DRC. According to...

Private Military Companies Continue To Expand in Africa By John P. Ruehl

In the wake of the July 26 coup in Niger, the world’s spotlight has once again turned to the expansion of private military and...

Unregulated Agrochemicals Harm Health of Rural Residents in Central America

By Edgardo Ayala - IPS / Globetrotter In his green cornfield, Salvadoran farmer Medardo Pérez set about filling the hand-held spray pump that hangs on...

Moving From Trauma to Healing: Practicing Self-Care in Refugee Camps

  A Rohingya woman tells a forum of peer counselors the story of her divorce. A survivor of domestic abuse, she has started a new...

  Our planet is imploding: when will we act to save ourselves?By Julian Cribb   While much of humanity was glued to the unfolding drama over one tiny...

Can China and the United States Establish Mutual Respect to Lessen Tensions?

Source: Globetrotter On June 3, 2023, naval vessels from the United States and Canada conducted a joint military exercise in the South China Sea. A Chinese...

Flipping the Narrative: We need to talk about international aid and refugee self-reliance

This story was originally published by The New Humanitarian. International organisations and NGOs often treat refugees as burdens that need to be taken care of...

Will the Circle be Unbroken? Reviving the Spirit of Bandung and Panchsheel

“I hate the US empire, and I love the US republic.” — Johan Galtung Circles evoke mutual acceptance, self-respect, and constructive collaboration.  Straight lines can...

Climate Change: Cuba’s Fight Against Extreme Drought By Alejandra Garcia

Cuba is particularly vulnerable to climate change, being an island and a tropical country. Cycles of drought, hurricanes, and rainfall are becoming more frequent...

Deafening Silence of Intellectuals in Face of Growing Global Conflicts By Boaventura de Sousa Santos

Progressive commentators are increasingly absent from major media outlets, while every week conservative ones present us with page after page of staggering mediocrity. Intellectuals do...

Rwanda, Israel, and the African Union

  Tags: Africa, Colonialism, Cultural violence, Direct violence, Ecocide, Gaza, Genocide, Israeli Apartheid, Israeli occupation, Middle East, Nakba, Netanyahu, Palestine, Palestine/Israel, Paul Kagame, Rwanda, Sociocide, State Terrorism, Structural violence, Violent conflict, West Bank, Zionism   On February 18, at the annual summit of the African Union, AU security personnel...

Ukraine crisis: Think deeper or we all lose By Jan Oberg

  Whatever other reasons there may be for the Russia-Ukraine conflict, a major one is that we live in times characterized by an increasingly dangerous,...

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