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Did the Fascists Actually Win WWII?

Jul 2nd, 2013 | By

The absence of a responsible press in the West is unforgivable, and now the Internet is gone too . Sorry, but this is what fascism looks like.

Women as Micro-ISPs for a Shanty Town of 70 Million?

Apr 29th, 2013 | By

One of the world’s largest slums in Nigeria has more than 70 million people living in absolute poverty. An opportunity exists to offer them Internet access affordably.

UN passes historic arms trade treaty to U.S. media silence

Apr 4th, 2013 | By

No major broadcast network has made even passing mention of a treaty that curtails trafficking to war-torn nations.

E. O. Wilson’s radical (and Great) revision of Evolution

Feb 26th, 2013 | By

‎”Individual selection is responsible for much of what we call sin, while group selection is responsible for the greater part of virtue.” Wilson is easily the greatest thinker of our age, an invaluable successor to Darwin.

Our Happy Community of Torturers

Feb 14th, 2013 | By
That's you.

Torture is the ultimate crime. Pain is even dirtier than sex. Much dirtier.

Canada fights to keep selling polar bear parts

Feb 10th, 2013 | By

If you asked Canadians if they supported this- no. But politicians court the Inuit vote, to allow them to “harvest” bears for export.

“Animals With Borders” to ban wildlife exports?

Jan 17th, 2013 | By

This year’s session has produced a major surprise. AWB proposes that all trade in wildlife across national borders should be prohibited, endangered or not.

Five Things the US Press Won’t Discuss

Dec 17th, 2012 | By

Except here.

The Accomplishments of the United Nations

Oct 12th, 2012 | By
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“The UN was not created to take humanity to heaven but to save it from hell.”- Former United Nations Sec’y-General Dag Hammarskjold.

‘From the Ruins of Empire,’ by Pankaj Mishra

Sep 21st, 2012 | By

Humanism must embrace the legacies and history of Asia, to become critics and defenders of our species. Here three Asian intellectuals are recalled with their anti-colonial burdens.

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