Category: International

The World’s Nukes – Good News and Bad News

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 13 2016 (IPS) – The world’s nuclear arsenal continues to decline – from 15,850 warheads in early 2015 to 15,395 in 2016, according to the latest figures released Monday by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).…

All about the Palestinian keffiyeh

by Rana Abdulla We will talk today about the significance of the traditional scarf (keffiyeh as a show of solidarity), the controversy around it, its emergence in fashion and cultural appropriation, and how to wear it. The keffiyeh is one…

Joshua Key’s struggle continues

By Peace Alliance Winnipeg As many of you know, rather than continue to be a part of the illegal invasion of Iraq, Joshua Key deserted the US military in 2004 and sought refugee status in Canada. After a decade in…

Don’t let fear dictate our refugee policy

by Shahina Siddiqui The horrific and cowardly attacks by IS in Turkey, Beirut and Paris are a reminder that violence begets violence. French President François Hollande, by declaring war on IS, has unleashed air strikes against IS “headquarters” — a…

Hiroshima Peace Declaration 2015

In our town, we had the warmth of family life, the deep human bonds of community, festivals heralding each season, traditional culture and buildings passed down through history, as well as riversides where children played. At 8:15 a.m., August 6,…

Kiev’s Bloody War Is Backfiring

By Justin Raimondo Global Research, February 12, 2015 When Ukrainian army officers came to the Ukrainian village of Velikaya Znamenka to tell the men to prepare to be drafted, they weren’t prepared for what happened next. As the commanding officer…