December 17, 2015

Freedom of speech and the communication of truthful scientific information

In George Orwell’s classic novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, Winston Smith, the main character, defines freedom as being the right to say that two plus two makes four. […]
October 1, 2015

Putting war before human health: World’s weekly military expenditure exceeds annual cost of ending global hunger

At the opening of this week’s United Nations General Assembly meeting, the focus was on the Sustainable Development Summit in which world leaders committed to 17 […]
September 3, 2015

German diplomat says Bush regime considered using nuclear weapons against Afghanistan after 9/11

In a dramatic development, a senior German diplomat, Michael Steiner, has told Spiegel magazine that, in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks in the United States, […]
June 25, 2015

Zuma’s South Africa: What’s happened to Mandela’s dream?

Twenty five years ago the world was celebrating the end of apartheid in South Africa. In only a few short months, following a struggle that had […]
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