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St. Louis area residents gathered last Saturday in the Delmar Loop in University City to show their support for United Nations legislation banning nuclear weapons.
The U.N. General Assembly is currently discussing a legally binding treaty to ban nuclear weapons. On … Read More
President Donald Trump’s Cuba policy has three drawbacks.
It ignores history, it ignores other powers who are trying to establish a beachhead on the island, and it could create a situation where runaway defense spending is made easier. Cuba and the … Read More
On May 26, Zbigniew Brzezinski – one of our best diplomats – passed away at the age of 89. He served in the State Department under President Lyndon Baines Johnson and also served as President Jimmy Carter’s National Security Advisor … Read More
Since it was published in 2014, Lane Kenworthy’s “Social Democratic America” has turned heads in public policy circles. Kenworthy, who teaches sociology at the University of California San Diego, outlines our social democratic future in this book. This includes more … Read More
Einstein said the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting it to work.
The United States’ policy on nuclear weapons qualifies as insanity. In an interview that took place just a month after taking … Read More
Over the years, theologian and physician Albert Schweitzer has been declared a prophet.
He addressed the issue of nuclear weapons throughout his career. Lately, nuclear weapons have again been grabbing headlines. North Korea is using its nuclear arsenal as a threat … Read More
Most associate Mother’s Day with cards, flowers and calls to mom.
But few in contemporary America understand the origins of the holiday. The early advocates of Mother’s Day envisioned it as a day of peace. In 1870 — nearly 40 years … Read More
Thirty-two years ago this month the great international relations theorist Hedley Bull ended his journey on this earth.
Bull was born in Sydney, Australia in 1932. He studied history and philosophy at the University of Sydney where he was influenced by … Read More
Hundreds participated in the People’s Climate March at Serra Sculpture Park in downtown St. Louis on Saturday to voice opposition to the Trump Administration’s policies on global warming.
Satellite marches took place in several cities while the main march took place … Read More