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Killing the Biosphere to Fast-track Human Extinction

By Robert J Burrowes PhD

Several years ago in Cameroon, a country in West Africa, a Western Black Rhinoceros was killed. It was the last of its kind on Earth. Hence, the Western Black Rhinoceros, the largest subspecies of rhinoceros which had lived for millions of years and was the second largest land mammal on Earth, no longer exists. But […]

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Duty to Warn column: Mercury, Aluminum and Vaccine-induced Encephalopathy

By Gary G Kohls MD

The epidemic of chronic disorders among US children, now reported to represent well over 1/3 of fully-vaccinated children in America is likely iatrogenic (ie, physician-caused, prescription drug-induced, vaccine-induced, medical/surgical treatment-caused). But the corporate medical and pharmaceutical industries both go through all sorts of contortions to deny responsibility for the epidemic, even to the point of […]

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Anti-Sufi wave

By Rene Wadlow

On Friday 24 November 2017, an attack by some 30 men on a mosque at Bir al-Ald in the Sinai Peninsula left 305 dead among them women and children. 128 were wounded.  Some of the wounded may not survive.  The Sinai Peninsula has been an area of instability and lawlessness at least since 2013 when […]

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Silent violence against women

By Rene Wadlow

Rene Wadlow How many victims of silence there are, and at what cost! Silence has its laws and its demands… Silence demands that its enemies disappear suddenly and without a trace.  Silence prefers that no voice of complaint or protest or indignation disturb its calm. And when such a voice is heard, silence strikes with […]

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AAPI To Hold 11th Annual Global Healthcare Summit In Kolkata, West Bengal

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Ajay Ghosh New York, NY: November 20, 2017: The 11th annual Global Healthcare Summit (GHS) organized by the Association of American Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) in collaboration with the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs & Indian Ministry of Health and the government of West Bengal, with the participation of over 50 world-renowned speakers from India, […]

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Why are Police in the USA so Terrified?

By Robert J Burrowes PhD

Robert J. BurrowesIn a recent incident in the United States, yet another unarmed man was shot dead by police after opening his front door in response to their knock. The police were going to serve an arrest warrant on a domestic violence suspect – the man’s neighbour – but went to the wrong address. See […]

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AAPI Launches Veterans Obesity Awareness Campaign in New York

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Ajay Ghosh Chief Editor, The Universal News Network, www.theunn.com Media Coordinator, American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) (New York, NY: November 4, 2017) Over 3/4th of Veterans receiving care in VA facilities are considered to be overweight or obese and struggling with weight related issues. The epidemic of obesity across our country has adverse effects […]

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Rooting Out Democracy

By George Monbiot PhD

One of neoliberalism’s promises was that it would free us from bureaucracy. By rolling back the state, it would vanquish the stifling power of officialdom, granting us unprecedented freedom and opportunity. This promise runs through the works of Friedrich Hayek and Milton Friedman, and Ludwig von Mises’ book Bureaucracy. But in place of the old bureaucracy, it has […]

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How Labour could lead the global economy out of the 20th century

By George Monbiot PhD

We are still living in the long 20th century. We are stuck with its redundant technologies: the internal combustion engine, thermal power plants, factory farms. We are stuck with its redundant politics: unfair electoral systems, their capture by funders and lobbyists, the failure to temper representation with real participation. And we are stuck with its […]

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Goodbye – and good riddance – to livestock farming

By George Monbiot PhD

What will future generations, looking back on our age, see as its monstrosities? We think of slavery, the subjugation of women, judicial torture, the murder of heretics, imperial conquest and genocide, the first world war and the rise of fascism, and ask ourselves how people could have failed to see the horror of what they […]

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Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature :: a book by Jairam Ramesh

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Indira Gandhi, prime minister of India for sixteen years, was as charismatic as she was controversial–at once admired and criticized for her political judgements and actions. Yet beyond such debate, what has not been fully understood is her life-long communion with nature and how that defined her very being. Weaving personal, political and environmental history, […]

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HISTORY’S GREATEST AND MOST DANGEROUS HEGEMON

By Chaitanya Dave

Chaitanya Davé Now a days, one hears so much noise in American media about Russia spying on and trying to influence US elections of November, 2016. American politicians of both the parties are vociferously complaining about it and condemning Russia for her nefarious behavior of meddling in America’s elections. President Obama even kicked out several […]

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Profit Maximization is Easy: Invest in Violence

By Robert J Burrowes PhD

Robert J. Burrowes For those of us committed to systematically reducing and, one day, ending human violence, it is vital to understand what is causing and driving it so that effective strategies can be developed for dealing with violence in its myriad contexts. For an understanding of the fundamental cause of violence, see ‘Why Violence?’ […]

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FROM DEMOCRACY TO AN OLIGARCHY

By Chaitanya Dave

Majority of Americans want “Single Payer Healthcare System” or free healthcare but our elected representatives won’t go for it. Most Americans want stricter gun control laws. But our politicians controlled by The National Rifle Association and other die-hard gun lovers, won’t allow it to happen. Fair minded and decent, most Americans prefer minimum wages raised […]

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Edward Carpenter: (29 Aug 1844 – 28 Jun 1929)

By Rene Wadlow

Rene Wadlow   Edward Carpenter was an English writer, educator, pacifist, and socialist reformer who came from a middle class intellectual family and studied at Cambridge University. As with some of his fellow students who were interested in philosophy and ideas, he was ordained in the Church of England hoping that its outlook and theology […]

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As South Sudan Disintegrates, People Move

By Rene Wadlow

Rene Wadlow In a 17 August 2017 call for urgent support, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) stated “Over the past 12 months, an average of 1,800 South Sudanese have been arriving in Uganda every day.  In addition to the million in Uganda, a million or more South Sudanese are being hosted […]

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Clarification on issues delaying Parliament session

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The postponement of the Tuvalu Parliament session, proclaimed for 16-22 August, to a later date had attracted significant interests not only from within Tuvalu but also around the region. The Government of Tuvalu wishes to clarify that media reports by Radio New Zealand and PACNEWS that the postponement of the Session was prompted by the […]

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