Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit

In 1908, Indian revolutionary Taraknath Das wrote to Leo Tolstoy, by then one of the most famous public figures in the world, asking for the author’s support in India’s independence from British colonial rule.   by Maria Popova   published … Continue reading

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EVENT: Shannon October 12th, 2014 – Mass Demonstration

by Shannonwatch   The attached photograph of an Omni Air International airplane was taken at dawn on Sunday 17th August. It was almost certainly taking US troops on their way to or from military operations in the Middle East, just … Continue reading

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SPECIAL SERIES: Hidden History – The secret Origins of the First World War

The history of the First World War is a deliberately concocted lie. Not the sacrifice, the heroism, the horrendous waste of life or the misery that followed. No, these were very real, but the truth of how it all began … Continue reading

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Law, Criminality, and Assaults on Indigenous Peoples

Many aspects of the world we are inheriting from our ancestors and are passing along to posterity go back to the trajectory of colonial history initiated in 1492 with Christopher Columbus’s initial trans-Atlantic voyage. The seizure by European powers of … Continue reading

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‘Stop NATO!’ Anti-militarist protest gains momentum in Wales ahead of summit

Hundreds of people have gathered in Wales for the second day running to march through the center of Cardiff and Newport in an anti-NATO rally ahead of the alliance’s upcoming summit.   by RT   © Autonomous Nonprofit Organization “TV-Novosti”, … Continue reading

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A New Calendar of Holidays

A new calendar of peace holidays has just been published. And none too soon, if you’ve noticed the epidemic of military holidays around us.   by David Swanson   contributed by the author first published on War is a Crime … Continue reading

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NATO Membership For Ukraine – Another Move On The Grand Chessboard

As the geopolitical tug of war continues to take place over the ravaged country of Ukraine, both sides of the conflict – NATO and Russia – have begun taking steps toward a more solidified structure of alliances that will no … Continue reading

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Why Humanity Must Come Through

Need I say it, we are living in – and through – an apocalyptic time. Disintegration and destruction manifest at an accelerating pace as our World is buffeted by a jumbled combination of opposing energies: the distorted man made toxic … Continue reading

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IRELAND: U.S Air Force War Games At Croke Park

Editor’s note: Croke Park is the central stadium of the GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association / Cumann Lúthchleas Gael) which is Ireland’s largest sporting organisation and is celebrated as one of the great amateur sporting associations in the world today. The … Continue reading

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The Circle Way of Life in the Old Tribes

Human beings became human because they came together to help each other and we have evolved with helpfulness as a basic ingredient of our nature. In that way each one was equally important, each must be listened to, to be … Continue reading

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Monsanto in Ukraine: IMF loan for Ukraine may give GMO giant a backdoor into EU

Ukraine’s bid for closer ties with the west could come at a cost. With the IMF set to loan the country $17 billion, the deal could also see GMO crops grown in some of the most fertile lands on the … Continue reading

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Israel grabs 100s of hectares of land in West Bank

Israel plans to grab hundreds of hectares of Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank….Israeli military sources say about 400 hectares of land at the settlement of Gevaot in the southern city of Bethlehem are declared as Israeli land.   … Continue reading

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Farmers Fighting Biotech Superweeds Told to Keep Quiet, Damage Soil

Farmers stopped utilizing deep tillage decades ago, but now because of biotech’s rampant superweeds (caused by the spraying of pesticides and glyphosate chemicals), they are being told to resort to the soil-damaging practice, once again.   by Christina Sarich   … Continue reading

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Missing boy alive and alert in new family video

The family of missing five-year-old Ashya King has uploaded a new video showing the youngster alive and apparently alert. In the video, King’s father Brett gives a lengthy explanation as to why he took his son out of hospital in … Continue reading

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America’s Gamble: Wealth, War and Power. “Russian Roulette” and the Drive To Nuclear Armageddon?

Washington poured five billion dollars into Ukraine with the aim of eventually instigating a coup on Russia’s doorstep [1]. When the former administration turned to Moscow rather than Washington and Europe for a financial package of assistance, Washington cashed in on its investment and facilitated the ousting of a democratically elected government. … Continue reading

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Photos: Anti NATO Protestors March in Newport / Wales

by South Wales Argus   published on South Wales Argus 30 Aug 2014 republished here under the term of Fair Use     Catrin @c2trn Follow “@ArgusKBaker: One particularly eye catching protester #natonewport pic.twitter.com/ien22t6wIY” Newport is the place to be … Continue reading

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Greater role for EU paramilitary police – “Robust policing” with “military means” !

The European External Action Service (EEAS) is seeking “strengthened cooperation” with the European Gendarmerie Force (EGF) also known as Eurogendfor, a paramilitary policing organisation made up of forces from seven EU countries   by People’s News   contributed by the … Continue reading

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Israel, a nation of hate

Israel was created from the ashes of the Nazi Holocaust. Undeniably, Jews in Europe were dehumanised, repressed and then gassed in the millions -an experience Zionists purport to have shaped the psyche of Jews. Yet this horrible experience was wasted … Continue reading

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