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Sperm Whales Have Culture Too: Strong Evidence That Clans, Culture, and Dialects Are Not Unique to Humans by Hal Whitehead.

The sperm whale is extreme. They have the largest brains and the largest noses on Earth. The sperm whale’s nose is a huge and sophisticated sonar device that produces...

Haiti on the Brink By Kim Ives

Never have revolutionary conditions in Haiti been so favorable. The government of de facto Prime...

Anger grows over “constitutional coup” in Senegal after deferral of presidential election

On February 3, President Macky Sall announced an indefinite suspension of the presidential election...

Global News Dispatches

    Sinn Féin Leader Michelle O’Neill Is the First Minister of the North of Ireland   On...

Proposal to Award Johan Galtung the Freedom of Expression Foundation Honorary Award

Prof. Johan Galtung receives Doctor Honoris Causa from the Complutense University of Madrid, 27...

A New Geopolitical Age By Ignacio Ramonet

February 24, 2022, the date of the start of the war in Ukraine, marks the world’s entry into a new geopolitical age. We are...

Freedom of Speech: the First Victim of the Ukrainian Crisis By Gustavo A Maranges

Freedom of speech has become something like the 11th commandment of the Bible and it is interpreted by everyone in their own way, as...

The Hell of Migrants By José Blanco

The hell of migration today is extreme. Women and men, often with children, or children without parents, face the most brutal social, political, climatic,...

Book Review: The Soul of Uganda Through Song by Michiel van Oosterhout

The Soul of Uganda Through Song by the Dutch journalist, music archivist and documentary filmmaker, Michiel van Oosterhout, is a lyrical telling of Uganda’s history...

Are We Building Our Own Prison Thinking We Own the Key to Our Cell?

Like frogs in water that keeps getting hotter and hotter, we are nearing the boiling point.   A plague of “vaccine mandates” and “vaccine passports”...

Arundhati Roy on America’s Fiery, Brutal Impotence

The US leaves Afghanistan humiliated, but now faces bigger worries, from social polarisation to environmental collapse, says the novelist and essayist. For reasons of narrative...

Defining Refugees in the Era of Climate Displacement

27 Jul 2021 – July 28th marks the 70th anniversary of the 1951 UN Refugee Convention. This historic document, signed by 149 nation-states, defines refugees...

Food Insecurity and the Prospects for Emerging Players

With the inauguration of Joe Biden, and the coming post-Covid era being bound to create uncertain new realities, people are taking the time to...

Prime Minister’s Constitutional Coup: Nepal Heading to People’s Movement III

Abstract 21 Feb 2021 – In the recent context of Nepal where Prime Minister K P Oli has dissolved the Parliament over a dispute within the...

New Start for Stability in Libya

The 74 members of the Libya Political Dialogue Forum meeting in Geneva, Switzerland with the mediation of the United Nations, on 5 February 2021,...

Rusesabagina’s Show Trial and Shooting Deaths of a Rwandan Dissident and an Italian Ambassador

Paul Rusesabagina under arrest after his rendition to Rwanda. Is there any limit to how far the West will go to cover for Rwandan President...

A Non-racial Society (a Society without Racism) Must Necessarily Be an Unbounded Society

The South African historian Crain Soudien recently observed: “The dominant narrative of contemporary South Africa, almost a quarter of a century after the end of...

From Ethiopia’s Tigray region to Yemen, the dilemma of declaring a famine

Originally published by BBC News on February 7, 2021. Every day, more and more reports of starvation trickle out of the Tigray region of Ethiopia...

Enough ‘Blah Blah Blah’ From Global Elites, Greta Thunberg Declares at Digital Davos

In yet another fiery speech to attendees of an elite annual summit, climate activist Greta Thunberg made clear on Monday that young people aren't backing down...

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