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Oil Wars

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 19 October, 2012 2 comments

When you hear politicians claim that the next war is “not about the oil,” rest assured: It’s about the oil. Although the revolts in the Middle East involve genuine disputes within the nations – Egypt, Libya, Syria – the superpowers...

Nuclear News: Government buys back radioactive home

Blog entry by Justin | 5 March, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Sydney Morning Herald: Government buys back radioactive home ‘THE State Government reached an in-principle agreement to pay a Hunters Hill family $3.4 million to buy their...

Look after yourself Cindy Sheehan, and thank you

Blog entry by eoin | 31 May, 2007 4 comments

Photo by KG4CHW. License: Creative Commons Attribution 2.0. Cindy Sheehan spoke with Amy Goodman on DemocracyNow yesterday about the day her son Casey died in Iraq, campaigning to hold Bush and Congress to account for the Iraq war...

Who won the Peace Prize? Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde?

Feature story | 7 October, 2005 at 2:00

The Nobel Peace Prize, founded on a fortune made from explosives, has gone to the agency whose job it is to promote nuclear power without promoting nuclear weapons, and the man who heads it. Anybody with that job probably deserves some kind of...

Year one of war

Feature story | 18 March, 2004 at 1:00

Last February, 30 million people took to the streets to oppose the invasion of Iraq. "Let the Inspections Work!" and "No War for Oil!" the banners read. Twelve months ago, the bombing started, the troops landed and the tragic story of the Iraqi...

Global voices say no to war

Feature story | 16 April, 2003 at 2:00

What role could the European Union play in restoring international law and order through the UN Charter? Help us call on world leaders gathering in Athens to prevent another illegal war.

US to UN: Butt out

Feature story | 10 April, 2003 at 2:00

An extraordinary communication from the United States to UN representatives around the world has been leaked to Greenpeace.(Full text of the leaked document here). In it, the United States warns that the simple act of support for a General...

US unilateralism no laughing matter

Feature story | 26 March, 2003 at 1:00

"Frustrated with the United Nations' consistent, blatant regard for the will of its 188 member nations, the US announced Monday the formation of its own international governing body, the USUN." Some would merely laugh off this satirical story in...

Last hope for the UN

Feature story | 20 March, 2003 at 1:00

The leaders of the most powerful nations on Earth have failed us. The Security Council has failed us. War has begun. The UN should not allow itself to be relegated to a strictly humanitarian role: it is their moment to stand up and give voice to...

Seizing rainbows and stopping war

Feature story | 15 March, 2003 at 1:00

The Rainbow Warrior was seized while trying to stop the march of the war machine, our captain and several crew members were injured during arrests. But ours are minor bruises and sprains compared with the death and destruction a war on Iraq would...

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