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The Long Road of Charles Maurras: Cultural Regionalist to Narrow Nationalist

Rene Wadlow Charles Maurras: 20 April 1868 -16 November 1952 At a time when there is a growth in many parts of Europe of a narrow nationalism often linked to xenophobia and violence, it is useful to look at the  life of Charles Maurrras and what he called “integral nationalism”.  Maurras is in many ways the […]

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TERRORISM ‘POST’-ISIS –by Prof Michael Brenner

Prof Michael Brenner Most Americans think they know what “terrorism” is: what happened on 9/11, what happened in Orlando.  Islamic militants murdering innocent civilians out of hate and in the cause of Islamist jihad. Experience shapes how we understand the world. The Global War On Terror has been oriented accordingly. More formal definitions of “terrorism” try to […]

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Appeal by SCH (Supreme Council of Humanity)

Igor KondrashinPresident, WPFSecretary-General, the Supreme Council of Humanity, SCH Dear colleagues, The Committee of atomic scientists, which includes 15 Nobel Prize winners, 25 January, this year, decided to reduce in 2018 the symbolic time before the End of the world for another half minute. Now only two symbolic minutes are left until the world Apocalypse. See at […]

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Is this the end of civilisation? We could take a different path — George Monbiot

George Monbiot Environmental breakdown, coupled with the self-destructive behaviour of governments, has set us on a road to ruin. And we’re blocking off all means of escape It’s a good question, but it seems too narrow: “Is western civilisation on the brink of collapse?” the lead article in this week’s New Scientist asks. The answer […]

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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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Is America the Greatest Country on Earth?

Chaitanya DavéFor as long as I remember, our politicians from the president down to the Congressmen and Senators have been crowing at us that “America is the greatest nation on earth”! Americans have been led to believe this. Our kids grow up believing this. Let’s examine where America stands compared to rest of the world:Healthcare […]

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Inviting you for an education project towards Social Harmony and Sustainability

Vivek Umrao Glendenning “Samajik Yayavar” I believe, we need to think about the contents and the goal of the education at each level, primary to higher to research education. We need to redesign our universities, their purpose and the content of the education. At every level, the education must lead towards actual sustainability, peace and […]

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HISTORY’S GREATEST AND MOST DANGEROUS HEGEMON

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 Russians […]

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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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How to Revive the spirit of Quit India Movement?

Ram Puniyani [themify_hr color=”red”] The ‘Quit India’ movement 1942, whose 75th anniversary is currently being celebrated, was the major landmark in the struggle for India’s Independence. On 8th August the Indian National Congress Working Committee Meeting at Gowalia Tank Maidan (now August Kranti Maidan) decided to launch the movement against British rule. This was the […]

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Duty to Warn: Donald Trump and America’s Moral Crises – Will Scientific and Theological Ignorance, Moral Blindness and Historical Illiteracy Triumph?

Gary G. Kohls, MD [themify_hr color=”red”] Q: If Donald Trump, the Commander of Chief of the US Military, is Historically, Theologically and Morally Blind and Also Scientifically Illiterate, Should He be Making Life and Death Decisions for the Planet? [themify_quote] “We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount. […]

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Social Evolution

  [themify_hr color=”red”] Europe Enlightenment, Industrial Revolution, Capitalism, Wind of Change Asia and Africa: In Europe, the feudal class rebelled against the excesses of kings and forced them to grant some powers to the aristocracy. Civil rights were celebrated in the Magna Carta.  Parliaments were born. Europe entered the Enlightenment phase. Industrial revolution caused a […]

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Liu Xiaobo and Charter 08: Fire under the Ashes

Rene Wadlow The media reports on the recent death of Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, of cancer after years of imprisonment, have focused on his life, especially the prison years and the continued surveillance of his wife, the poet Liu Xia.  There has been less emphasis on the Charter 08 positions which still exist […]

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America the Beautiful from 1974 to 9/11

[themify_box] Attention ‘wannabees’ who think they are as good as White Americans. This is an abstract from a chapter from my first book,”A Medical Doctor Examines Life on Three Continents,” [/themify_box]When I arrived in the country in 1974, the United States of America was friendlier to immigrants and diverse ethnicities than any other country I […]

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Duty to Warn: “Just Get Your Damn Shots”

Dr Gary G. Kohls, MD [themify_hr color=”red”] The title above is a verbatim quote taken from any number of seriously uninformed TV physicians, paid trolls and paid celebrities as they have gleefully joined the popular CDC, WHO, AAP, AAFP and AMA-sponsored campaigns that have denigrated (and therefore infuriated) the witnesses of the hundreds of thousands […]

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Support the Nuclear Ban Treaty

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation We have exciting news! On June 15, more than 130 nations will re-convene at the United Nations for the final session of negotiations on a treaty to ban nuclear weapons. Sign this petition today to tell the President of the UN conference, Ambassador Elayne Whyte Gomez of Costa Rica, that you […]

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Future of Democracy, Social Justice and Secularism in India

Report on Round Table Discussion on “Future of Democracy, Social Justice and Secularism in India” Introduction The Round Table Discussion on Future of Democracy, Social Justice and Secularism in India, was organized by Centre for Study of Society and Secularism (CSSS), Mumbai, on 28th May at GD Parikh Hall, University of Mumbai, Santacruz, Mumbai. Approximately […]

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Children: A Priority

Rene Wadlow The way in which a society treats its children reflects not only its qualities of compassion and protective caring but also its sense of justice, its commitment to the future and its urge to better the human condition for coming generations. As the World Declaration on the Survival, Protection and Development of Children […]

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