The struggle for the governance of our species is becoming more explicit.
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The Security Council’s hijacking of our species’ governance, to protect their own interests and war criminals.
The relentless increases in Pentagon spending pushed through recall the actions of Hitler and Stalin.
The Sunflower is a prime example of humanist advocacy that we can support unequivocally, and point to as our own policy.
This is what happens when large numbers of people gather in the nation’s public squares, as they did last year in Washington. Hope is given light, the aroma of freedom blesses all who are there, new beginnings are sensed and pledged.
Two major environmental advocacy groups reverse their policies on nuclear power, to deal with the tar sands as a giant oil spill.
The Dutch and Italians, et al have been hiding their nukes for decades. Like the actions of the Israelis ignoring the Warsaw ghetto lessons, these actions morally undermine us all.
A strengthened United Nations where all voices, including those of citizens directly, is imperative and overdue.
Progressive and mainstream humanists, Catholics, Protestants, Jews and others of good will need to concentrate on what unites us, not on what divides us. Divisive ad campaigns invite blowback and stimulate both ends of the religious spectrum to engage in fruitless bouts of name-calling and invective.
Norman Borlaug has been described by the Nobel Peace Prize Committee as the greatest hunger fighter of our time — for nearly 50 years.