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American Pravda: Racial Discrimination at Harvard

This last week trial began in Boston federal court for the current lawsuit in which a collection of Asian-American organizations are charging Harvard University with racial discrimination in its college admissions policies. The…

Book Review: Peace Beyond Borders

BREXIT VIOLENCE DEEPLY ROOTED, WITH LESSONS FOR U.S. On Thursday, in a political act more typical of the United States than Europe, a member of the British Parliament was murdered. She was an opponent of Brexit (Britain exiting the…

Israel’s 50-Year Time Bomb

In the quest to change Israel’s very nature, the Netanyahu government is pushing Palestinians to the edge – with the support of the Trump White House, says Dan Steinbock. The Trump White House and the Netanyahu government are fostering…

The legacy of Ashura: resistance and victory

Imam Hussein is the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad (PBU’em), born in 620 A.D. to a family famed for their values of love, honour and peace. His martyrdom anniversary which is, beyond a doubt, considered a defining event in the ideological…

Peace Perceptions Poll 2018

Bringing together the views of more than 100,000 people, the Peace Perceptions Poll sought to answer questions around how people experience and respond to violent conflict, and and how they think their government should respond to conflict.…

Project: Ending Wars in the Middle East

For nearly two decades, the United States has been in a perpetual state of war. Following the 9/11 attacks, Congress passed the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF), which has been used nearly 40 times to justify U.S.…

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2018

Announcement The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2018 to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict. Both laureates…