Saturday, October 21, 2017
   
Text Size

Site Search powered by Ajax

image image image image
Deadly attacks strike mosques in Kabul and Ghor Shia mosques targeted in separate attacks, with at least 30 people killed in Kabul and up to 10 more in Ghor province.
Iraq army seizes town near Erbil after fierce clashes Kurdish forces lose more territory to Iraqi forces in disputed area of northern Iraq, army says.
‘Murder insurance’ or protection, US gun debate Guns Down, a gun-control group formed last year, is running an ad campaign to criticise the NRA's new insurance.
'100,000 flee Kirkuk' since Iraqi army takeover Thousands of families need urgent assistance, official says, as UN raises concern over reports of Kurds being displaced.

Highlights of the Brandywine Peace Community's Good Friday Protest at Lockheed Martin (video)

By

Highlights of the Brandywine Peace Community's Good Friday Protest and Civil Disobedience at Lockheed Martin in King of Prussia, PA

http://www.brandywinepeace.com/

Subscribe via RSS or Email:

Move
-

Analysis

Top Headline
The Flawed and Corrupted Genius of American Republicanism

Trump as President makes us think as never before about viability of the American version of constitutional democracy, that is, the ‘republic’ that Ben Franklin promised the people at the time of Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.

Read More...
Nobel Peace Prize 2017: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

Finally, the committee in Oslo that picks a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize each year selected in 2017 an awardee that is a true embodiment of the intended legacy of Alfred Nobel when he established the prize more than a century ago.

Read More...
‘Rationalism’ by Brian Ellis slams neoliberalism

Professor Brian Ellis (Emeritus Professor, La Trobe University and Professorial Fellow, University of Melbourne, Australia) is a leading Australian philosopher, and 5 years ago published an important book entitled ”Social Humanism.

Read More...
Separation is Beautiful

Just imagine: A new movement among the Mizrahim is born in Israel. It declares that all the existing organizations of Mizrahim (Oriental Jews) are phony. That they are all instruments of the Ashkenazi (European Jewish) elite to keep the Mizrahim in subjugation.

Read More...
Battling for independence: Small states stake their claim

Groups like the Catalans and the Iraqi Kurds grapple with a more fundamental obstacle: resistance by nation states like Spain and Iraq to cede economically valuable territory and an international community whose Pavlov reflex is to oppose secession.

Read More...
Visiting Nuremberg, Reflecting on the Ambiguous Legacies of Nuremberg

I spent two days at Nuremberg to attend the Nuremberg International Human Rights Award ceremony on September 22, 2017. The reason we were in Nuremberg was that my wife had been a member of an international jury that selects an awardee every second year.

Read More...
Move
-

Politics

Top Headline
Dying for the Empire Is Not Heroic

Predictably, the news media spent most of the week examining words Donald Trump may or may not have spoken to the widow of an American Green Beret killed in Niger, in northwest Africa, in early October. Not only was this coverage tedious, it was largely pointless.

Read More...
F’ing Chutes & Ladders

Here’s the deal: You don’t start out by calling someone an “f’ing moron.” That’s a final exclamatory heave after exhausting all other slanders.

Read More...
Trump’s Horrible Truth to the Soldier’s Widow

Warfare-statists are horrified over what President Trump told Mrs. La David Johnson, the grieving widow of a U.S. soldier who was recently killed in Niger. Trump said to Mrs. Johnson, “Well, I guess he knew what he signed up for, but I guess it still hurt.”

Read More...
The Terrible Problem

Ze'ev Begin, the son of Menachem Begin, is a very nice human being. It is impossible not to like him. He is well brought up, polite and modest, the kind of person one would like to have as a friend.

Read More...
Is Secession by Referendum Libertarian?

I have concerns about secession by referendum. Individual secession, of course, is no problem; that’s simply libertarianism. Before I get into my reasons, let me stipulate that smaller political jurisdictions are on net preferable to larger ones if for no other reason than the lower cost of exit.

Read More...
Choreographed Twitching

Sadly fascinating to endure another predictable dance performed on the national stage by our elected politicians in response to the recent horrendous concert shooting in Las Vegas.

Read More...

Donation

Thanks to all of our supporters for your generosity and your encouragement of an independent press!

Enter Amount:

Top_Headlines

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

Featured_Author

Login






Login reminder Forgot login?

Subscribe to MWC News Alert

Email Address

Subscribe in a reader Facebok page Twitter page

Week in Pictures

Diwali: The festival of lights

Is it autumn yet in Europe?