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text2022 UNAIR Leadership Meeting, Rector: Proof of achievement is quality by Feri Fenoria
The annual event of Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR), Leadership Meeting and Focus Group Discussion (FGD), has been held. The meeting attended by all leaders of faculties, directorates, boards, institutes, and centers within UNAIR is held from Monday to Wednesday, June 27-29, 2022, at The Trans Luxury Hotel Bandung. In his opening speech, UNAIR Rector Prof. Dr. Mohammad Nasih SE MT Ak expressed his appreciation to the academic community for their excellent performance. In the last two years, the...
Posted: Tue, Jun 28, 2022 9:13pm PDT
textOnline events with Kate Raworth, Vandana Shiva, Jeremy Corbyn, Yanis Varoufakis & others by Toward increased Networking
Here are about a dozen online events taking place over the next week (and starting at 9 am tomorrow, June 29th), featuring people such as Kate Raworth, Vandana Shiva, Bayo Akomolafe, Jeremy Corbyn, Yanis Varoufakis, Erwin Chemerinsky, Deborah Archer and many others. These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might ...
Posted: Tue, Jun 28, 2022 3:59pm PDT
textThere is no alternative to ceasefire negotiations / The rebel within us by Stephen Brues and Roland Rottenfusser
There is no alternative to negotiations on ceasefires and ceasefires, is there? That is where all the power should be concentrated. If that succeeds, the bombing will also stop....
Posted: Mon, Jun 27, 2022 7:17am PDT
textJidwaaq Clan and its Lack of Political and Social Representation by Fadumo Nur
Jidwaaq clan is one of the major Somali clans of the Darood clan, lacking the social and political participation whereby it faces marginalizations from other Somali clans. It is time to change that....
Posted: Sat, Jun 25, 2022 7:28pm PDT
textNo Fear of Peace Negotiations by Happiness Study Group
For Ukraine, security means that a peace agreement will not be followed by renewed Russian threats or incursions. For Russia, security means that their withdrawal from Ukraine will not be followed by NATO's eastward expansion. In short, peace means a neutral Ukraine whose sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity are assured....
Posted: Wed, Jun 22, 2022 4:23am PDT
textReaching a Just and Lasting Peace in Ukraine by Happiness Study Group
For Ukraine, security means that a peace agreement will not be followed by renewed Russian threats or incursions. For Russia, security means that withdrawing from Ukraine will not be followed by the eastward expansion of NATO and heavy armaments into Ukraine. Peace, in short, means a neutral Ukraine that is secure in its sovereignty and independence....
Posted: Wed, Jun 22, 2022 3:52am PDT
textDear Matriots by Marc Batko
The fire of youth will never be put out. Don’t let them break your spirit. We are only called to plant the seed, to be truth-tellers and story-tellers, to redefine and expand work, to revive our welcoming tradition and decry the tradition of fear....
Posted: Fri, Jun 17, 2022 7:52am PDT
textThe definitive end of the commons as we know it by Roberto J De Lapuente
What we are witnessing is the end of the polity as we know it. The ultimate extinction of public spirit. Parallel societies will remain. We will probably have to live with division. And die....
Posted: Thu, Jun 16, 2022 7:05am PDT
textThe red giant's plastic problem by Theresa Crysmann
A tattered Coca-Cola flag flutters on the beach of Ixia on Rhodes: every year, the beverage company produces more than 100 billion single-use plastic bottles. Many of them end up in the sea...In a few years, there is likely to be more plastic swimming in the oceans than fish. Coca-Cola lids and bottles wash up particularly frequently on beaches around the world...
Posted: Tue, Jun 14, 2022 8:19am PDT
textBring meaningful change to Iraq for PTSD Awareness Month by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is caused by highly stressful, frightening or distressing events. Someone with PTSD often relives the traumatic event through nightmares and flashbacks, and may experience feelings of isolation, irritability and guilt....
Posted: Tue, Jun 14, 2022 12:16am PDT
textOpen letter to Noam Chomsky by Repost
Open Letter to Noam Chomsky (and other like-minded intellectuals) on the Russia-Ukraine war...
Posted: Sun, May 29, 2022 9:40am PDT
textJourney to China 2022: My China Activism, Fact Finding & Solidarity Trip by Lee Siu Hin
My Shanghai Lockdown Life, Challenge and Community Spirit in Lockdown Shanghai in Socialist China...
Posted: Fri, May 27, 2022 1:56am PDT
textThe "West" and its war aims in Ukraine by editors of Sozialismus.de
The Western-oriented countries want to help Ukraine, but not all of them have the same goal in mind. Whereas shortly after the invasion the focus was on defense, since Ramstein the U.S. has been talking about Kiev's need to win the war. This shift in emphasis raises a number of consequential questions for military and civilian assistance & the duration of sanctions....
Posted: Tue, May 24, 2022 7:20am PDT
textThe modeling of the human and Final victory of materialism by Birgit Naujeck and Roland Rottenfusser
Birgit Naujeck, born in 1963, did not grow up in the GDR (east Germany), but was socialized by it. .. From her opposition to technocracy, she clearly opposes 5G, transhumanism, any eugenics, and the disembodiment of our language, which leads to the rewriting of history and gender. The Final victory of materialism coincides with its implosion!...
Posted: Thu, May 12, 2022 8:37am PDT
textThe war in Ukraine and the consequences for the world economy by Miriam Frauenlob
The Corona pandemic already shows that a rethink of trade policy is needed and that the neoliberal form of globalization is not fit for the future. Large-scale investments in renewable energies, a sustainable raw materials strategy and a fair design of trade agreements would be advances that benefit everyone....
Posted: Fri, May 6, 2022 7:29am PDT
textOpen letter and Breaking the logic of war by Harald Neuber & Natylie Baldwin
The delivery of large quantities of heavy weapons, however, could make Germany itself a party to the war. A Russian counterattack could then trigger the mutual assistance clause under the NATO treaty and thus the immediate danger of a world war. Natylie Baldwin emphasizes how Zelensky's outlawing of parties and dissenting media are dictatorial....
Posted: Thu, May 5, 2022 6:31am PDT
textOnline events with John Bellamy Foster, Jodi Dean, Margaret Kimberley, David Wengrow, etc. by Toward increased Networking
Here are about a dozen online events taking place over the next 2 weeks (and starting at 3 pm today, May 4th), featuring people such as John Bellamy Foster, Marcello Musto, Jodi Dean, Jeremy Lent, Margaret Kimberley, David Wengrow, and many others. These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be interested in i...
Posted: Wed, May 4, 2022 2:09pm PDT
textUkraine's decoupling was foolish and dangerous by Noam Chomsky and Oscar Lafontaine
Promote peace, don't fuel conflict. There are only two ways to end a war. Either with a negotiated settlement. Or with the annihilation of one side or the other. That's how wars end, unfortunately, when there is no negotiated settlement. Anyone with a modicum of reason, let alone humanity, must therefore understand that there must be a diplomatic solution....
Posted: Mon, May 2, 2022 6:01am PDT
textUkraine War Addiction--$20B for Weapons, measly $3B for humanitarian aid! by DLi
Money talks! The latest U.S. proposal for Ukraine reveals exactly Uncle Sam's Imperial priority: $20Billion for arms, but only $3 Billion for humanitarian aid!!...
Posted: Fri, Apr 29, 2022 6:49pm PDT
textPeace Policy and Every military solution leads to disaster by Peter Brandt and Erich Vad
"Our Common Security" (April 21, 1982) called the Palme Report revealed a new way of thinking that helped make German unity and the overcoming of the European divide possible in 1989. Willy Brandt's North-South report "Ensuring Survival" (1980) described the need for a socially just world economic order and the equal inclusion of the global South....
Posted: Thu, Apr 28, 2022 11:28am PDT