Alla Gutnikova's speech at the Dorogomilovsky court. She is one of the editors of the Moscow student journal DOXA, who are facing prison sentences for "inciting minors to take part in illegal opposition protests”. But the speech is about so much more
America’s liberal imperialist doctrine has been responsible for appalling carnage in Vietnam, Iraq, and Central America. America has also produced a liberal anti-imperialist doctrine, ensconced in a TV series that has captivated audiences since 1966
A comprehensive vision of a society in which the science and technology produced by humanity serve the public good rather than private interests can contribute to a healthier, more equitable, and sustainable future.
A father and son describe what it's like to hear desperate cries on the sea at night as Italy hardens its stance against refugees. If people are in danger at sea, sailors save them, without asking where they come from or the colour of their skin.
Physicians for Social Responsibility recently calculated that since 2001 in Iraq and Afghanistan, U.S. wars have killed at least 1.3 million and quite possibly more than 2 million civilians. Their report chides U.S. political elites for attributing on-going violence in Afghanistan and Iraq to various types of internecine conflicts as if the resurgence and brutality of such conflicts is unrelated to the destabilization caused by decades of military intervention.
Leonard Nimoy's passing reminds us of the spirit of wonder and discovery represented by Spock and the Star Trek series. He not only inspired millions of us to become scientists, but he inspired us to understand the importance of questioning all authority. Part of Nimoy's gift was his ability to project serene confidence and compassion for humankind at the same time that we assumed he knew the deepest secrets of the universe.
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