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Learning from Gandhi

By Robert J. Burrowes Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on 2 October 1869: 150 years ago this year. There will be many tributes to Gandhi published in 2019 so I would like to add one of my own. This reflects … Continue reading

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500 years is long enough! Human Depravity in the Congo

By Robert J. Burrowes I would like to tell you something about human depravity and illustrate just how widespread it is among those we often regard as ‘responsible’. I am going to use the Democratic Republic of the Congo as … Continue reading

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Slaves and Bulldozers, Plutocrats and Widgets

By Kristine Mattis Source: CounterPunch There is not an industrial company on earth, not an institution of any kind – not mine, not yours, not anyone’s – that is sustainable. I stand convicted by me, myself alone, not by anyone … Continue reading

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Lament for Humanity: A 50 Year Reflection

By Robert J. Burrowes Source: RINF Deeply affected by the death of my two uncles in World War II, on 1 July 1966, the 24th anniversary of the USS Sturgeon sinking of the Japanese prisoner-of-war ship Montevideo Maru which killed … Continue reading

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Overcoming the American Dream

By Frank Castro Source: The Hampton Institute “Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor.” – James Baldwin My house sat tucked a mile deep, wrapped in 500 acres of sprawling oaks … Continue reading

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