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While Negotiating Peace, We Must Prepare For War


“…He who does not take part
In the battle will share in the defeat.
Even avoiding battle does not avoid battle.…”– Bertolt Brecht

An undeniable new trend is emerging in the business of war: soldiers, fatal weapons, and battlefields are growing more and more irrelevant.

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Peace & Conflict

8 Creepy Sibling Relationships...

This Sunday, April 10th, is National Siblings Day, and as someone who has an older brother, I get VERY, VERY creeped out by TV siblings that have sexual relations. 758 more words

8 Things

Let's Enable Our Creativity!

There is no shame in the fact that we have been living without full knowledge of the human being, living within societies & systems under the authority of our experts, constructed for the human being. 167 more words


There Can Be No Peace in Syria Until There Is Justice

Whilst the world’s major powers collectively pat themselves on the back for brokering a ceasefire in Syria, they fail to notice that the war, though diluted in its violence, is yet to stop. 877 more words

Paddy Vipond

"ISIS Was Bombed Into Existence"

A must-read: "Treat ISIS Like an Artichoke: A Non-Military Route to the Heart of the Crisis" truth-out.org/opinion/item/3… via @truthout

Fish & Bicycles (@FishandBicycles) …

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Fish & Bicycles

As Conflict in Yemen Continues, Children Suffer the Most

As a now year-long conflict in Yemen continues, “children are paying the highest price,” said the U.N. in a recent statement. One year ago, Houthi rebels drove out President Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi, and the state of Yemen has been in a state of civil war since. 264 more words

War & Peace

A lesson in unintended consequences, European labor law edition

This morning Alex Tabarrok wrote about a subject I wrote about last November after the Paris attacks: possible ways that European labor laws may contribute unintentionally to terrorism. 61 more words