The war in Ukraine seems to be moving toward a stalemate. A ceasefire is needed without delay. Prolongation of hostilities can only bring more devastation to Ukraine and increase the risk of escalation to nuclear Armageddon.
Is climate change approaching a turning point? Heatwaves in the US, Europe and South Asia impel us to ask where is the threshold to human survival, when will that threshold be crossed, and what will happen to the victims.
From 1948—1954, a paranoid Stalin oversaw massive purges in Eastern Europe's Soviet-bloc countries. But did the CIA exploit his paranoia to 'weaken communism'?