When there is little benefit to states, particular treaties that promote the interests of humanity as a whole can usually be concluded. Such would be the Antarctica ...
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'?
This report on the many forms of war resistance in Russia and Ukraine, from anti-war protests to desertion of military personnel, is reposted from the website of the International Workers' Association.