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Yurii Is Still Free

By World BEYOND War, June 14, 2024 Yurii Sheliazhenko was at risk of imprisonment for supporting peace in Ukraine. The judge recused himself on the grounds of having worked with Yurii some time before, so no hearing was held and no new penalties levied. There is no new court date set. It is not clear […]

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The EU Elections: The March of the Right

Photograp Source: Vox España – CC0 By Binoy Kampmark / CounterPunch The EU elections over June 6 to June 9 have presented a chaotically merry picture, certainly for those on the right of politics.  Not that the right in question is reliably homogeneous in any sense, nor hoping for a single theme of triumph.  A closer look at […]

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U.S. Funds Ukrainian Organization That Creates List of U.S. Citizens Opposing Weapons to Ukraine

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, June 9, 2024 Here’s a list produced by a Ukrainian group with limited knowledge of the United States, a group that is listed as an “Implementing Partner” of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Transparency and Accountability in Public Administration and Services (TAPAS) Project. I find it unfortunate to […]

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Addressing the Environmental Emergency

By Rethinking Security Podcast, June 7, 2024 In this episode, Larry is joined by Livvy Hanks (Olivia) Coordinator of the Parliamentary effort to promote the Green New Deal and Stuart Parkinson the Executive Director of Scientists for Global Responsibility. They explore the recent warnings over the likelihood of reaching the ‘Earth System Tipping Points’ and […]

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European Nuclear Deterrent a Harebrained Illegal Proposal

By Alice Slater, IPS, June 7, 2024 It is quite astonishing and clearly insane, that Manfred Weber, the German leader of the European Union’s center-right European People’s Party, now expected to come in first in the European Parliament election scheduled on June 6-9th, is calling for the EU’s own nuclear “deterrent”—arguing that the US-stationed nuclear […]

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Free Yurii

By World BEYOND War, June 7, 2024 Yurii Sheliazhenko is facing trial on June 11 and the possibility of 5 years in prison for speaking in support of peace in Ukraine. Yurii has been formally charged by the Ukrainian government with the crime of justifying Russian aggression. The evidence is this statement which explicitly condemns […]

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Nuclear Weapons for the European Union – A Violation of Applicable Law

By IALANA Germany, May 31, 2024 In the run-up to the European Parliament elections, some politicians and experts have initiated a discussion about “nuclear weapons for the EU”. Whatever the background to this may be, IALANA emphasises that such plans are not only morally questionable, but also contravene applicable law. Nuclear weapons are – as […]