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The Global Elite is Insane Revisited –Robert J. Burrowes

Robert J. Burrowes PhDHonourary Editor, Ground Report IndiaIn 2014 I wrote an article titled ‘The Global Elite is Insane’. I want to elaborate what I explained in the earlier article so that people have a clearer sense of what we are up against in our struggle to create a world of peace, justice and ecological […]

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On Track for Extinction: Can Humanity Survive? –Robert J. Burrowes

Robert J. Burrowes PhDHonourary Editor, Ground Report India Anyone reading the scientific literature (or the progressive news outlets that truthfully report this literature) knows that homo sapiens sapiens is on the fast track to extinction, most likely some time between 2025 and 2040. For a taste of the evidence in this regard focusing on the climate, see […]

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The Fear Driving US Nuclear Strategy — Dr Robert J. Burrowes

Robert J. Burrowes PhDHonourary Editor, Ground Report India The United States Department of Defense released its latest ‘Nuclear Posture Review 2018’ (NPR) on 2 February, updating the last one issued in 2010 during the previous administration. See ‘Nuclear Posture Review 2018’. The Executive Summary of the NPR is also available, if you prefer. See ‘Nuclear Posture […]

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Why Fear and Self-hatred Destroy Human Sharing and Solidarity

Robert J. Burrowes PhDHonourary Editor, Ground Report India As our world spirals deeper into an abyss from which it is becoming increasingly difficult to extricate ourselves, some very prominent activists have lamented the lack of human solidarity in the face of the ongoing genocide of the Rohingya. See ‘The Rohingya tragedy shows human solidarity is a […]

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To Liberate Cambodia

Robert J. Burrowes PhDHonourary Editor, Ground Report India A long-standing French protectorate briefly occupied by Japan during World War II, Cambodia became independent in 1953 as the French finally withdrew from Indochina. Under the leadership of Prince Norodom Sihanouk, Cambodia remained officially neutral, including during the subsequent US war on Indochina. However, by the mid-1960s, parts […]

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Violence Against Women: Why the UN Secretary-General Got it Wrong

Robert J. Burrowes PhDHonourary Editor, Ground Report India In his remarks on the recent International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women – see ‘Violence Against Women is Fundamentally About Power’ – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres inadvertantly demonstrated why well-meaning efforts being undertaken globally to reduce violence against women fail to make any progress […]

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Killing the Biosphere to Fast-track Human Extinction

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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Why are Police in the USA so Terrified?

Robert J. Burrowes PhDHonourary Editor, Ground Report IndiaIn 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 […]

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A Nonviolent Strategy to End Violence and Avert Human Extinction

Robert J. Burrowes PhDHonourary Editor, Ground Report India Around the world activists who are strategic thinkers face a daunting challenge to effectively tackle the multitude of violent conflicts, including the threat of human extinction, confronting human society in the early 21st century. I wrote that ‘activists who are strategic thinkers face a daunting challenge’ because there is […]

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The Psychology of Mass Killers: What causes it? How can you prevent it?

Robert J. Burrowes In Las Vegas on 1 October 2017, it appears that one man (although it might have been more) killed 59 people and shot and injured another 241 (with almost 300 more injured while fleeing). The incident got a lot of publicity, partly because the man managed to kill more people than most […]

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Gandhi’s Truth: Ending Human Violence One Commitment at a Time

Robert J. Burrowes Gandhi Jayanti – 2 October, the date of Mohandas K. Gandhi’s birth in 1869 and the International Day of Nonviolence – offers an opportunity to reflect on human violence and to ponder ways to end it. There may be a fast way to end human violence but, if there is, Gandhi did […]

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Profit Maximization is Easy: Invest in Violence

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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Why are all those Racists so Terrified?’

Robert J Burrowes Racism is not a new phenomenon and while it is an ongoing daily reality for vast numbers of people, it also often bursts from the shadows to remind us that just because we can keep ignoring the endless sequence of ‘minor’ racist incidents, racism has not gone away despite supposedly significant efforts […]

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Truth or Delusion?

Robert J. Burrowes One inevitable outcome of the phenomenal violence we all suffer as children is that most of us live in a state of delusion throughout our lives. This makes it extraordinarily difficult for accurate information, including vital information about the endangered state of our world and how to respond appropriately, to penetrate the […]

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International Collaboration to End Violence

Robert J. Burrowes While much of the world is engulfed in violence of one sort or another (whether violence in the home or on the street, exploitation, ecological destruction or war), a global network of individuals and organizations is committed to ending this violence in all of its manifestations. With individual signatories in 100 countries […]

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International Collaboration to End Violence

Robert J. Burrowes While much of the world is engulfed in violence of one sort or another (whether violence in the home or on the street, exploitation, ecological destruction or war), a global network of individuals and organizations is committed to ending this violence in all of its manifestations. With individual signatories in 100 countries […]

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Why Do Some Men Rape?

Robert J Burrowes, PhD has a lifetime commitment to understanding and ending human violence. He has done extensive research since 1966 in an effort to understand why human beings are violent and has been a nonviolent activist since 1981. He is the author of ‘Why Violence?‘ [themify_hr color=’red’] A recent report from Equality Now titled […]

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Why Do Some Men Rape?

Robert J Burrowes, PhD has a lifetime commitment to understanding and ending human violence. He has done extensive research since 1966 in an effort to understand why human beings are violent and has been a nonviolent activist since 1981. He is the author of ‘Why Violence?‘ [themify_hr color=’red’] A recent report from Equality Now titled […]

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