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“Surviving Climate Change: the struggle to avert global catastrophe” review

ed David Cromwell and Mark LevenePluto Press, 2007 This, the first multi-authored book from Crisis Forum, set up for the study of crises in the C21st (www.crisis-forum.org.uk), is for those who want to read about what is really going on around the politics of climate change. Governments and business keep …

Making War History

by Bruce KentThis article first appeared in Pax Christi’s newsletter, Justpeace, for March/April 2005 “Making Poverty History” must also mean making war history. World annual military expenditure is again creeping up to the 1 trillion dollar mark – that’s a thousand billion dollars a year – a sum that dwarfs …

Comment on the Barcelona Report 2004

The Barcelona Report was presented to the European Union High Representative for Common Foreign Policy, Javier Solana, on 15 September 2004, by the Study Group on Europe’s security capabilities. Christine Titmus comments: A building-block towards the abolition of war “But what’s the alternative to violent force?” I feel the peace movement …

Remembrance Lecture 2002: “A World without War: Is it Desirable? Is it Feasible?”

Professor Sir Joseph Rotblat (1908 – 2005) was a Nobel Peace prize winner. He refused to work on the atomic bomb, was a founder of Pugwash, the international group of scientists, and was a founder member of MAW and its first President. You can read a brief biography here. You …