Robert J. Burrowes on the Legacy of War

by Robert J. Burrowes, contributor As the world continues to engage in various commemorations in relation to World War I, Australia approaches the centenary anniversary of a defining event in the nation’s history: ANZAC Day. On 25 April 1915, and for many days after, Australia suffered savage losses at Gallipoli in Turkey. Sometimes when we Read more about Robert J. Burrowes on the Legacy of War[…]

War is profitable, so peace is too

by Bernd Zikulnig, a 33 year old pilot, a former professional soldier, the founder of peacebucks – free money. War is highly intertwined with the economy and many wars are primarily conducted, or not conducted, because of financial interests of multi-billion dollar corporations. According to SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute), total world spending on military expenses Read more about War is profitable, so peace is too[…]

[Video] Is World Peace Possible?

In this video, former US Army Captain Paul Chappell explains how love is a stronger force than fear and how militaries all over the world try to manipulate human beings’ natural predisposition to love and take care of each other in order to get their soldiers to fight. Paul K. Chappell graduated from West Point Read more about [Video] Is World Peace Possible?[…]

Serenity by Sergio Parreiras

Sergio L. Parreiras was born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and immigrated to the United States in the late 80´s. He has worked as a social activist and advocate for Brazilian immigrants in Florida. He now lives in Stockholm, Sweden, where he completed a master degree in Latin American Studies at Stockholm University – writing about Read more about Serenity by Sergio Parreiras[…]

Peace between Israel and Palestine? Here’s how…

Immediate actions you can take to bring about an end to fighting and a just peace for all people of Israel and Palestine. By Kai Brand-Jacobsen, Director, Department of Peace Operations (DPO) – PATRIR   If you’re feeling hopeless about the situation in Israel and Palestine, here are a few things that you can do Read more about Peace between Israel and Palestine? Here’s how…[…]

Philip Hellmich – On God and Conflict

Tell me how you got started. Really, I got started by being the fifth of ten children. Being in the middle meant that I was always seeking harmony in the family. In terms of peacebuilding, from 1985 to 1989, I served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Sierra Leone and that was big initiation for Read more about Philip Hellmich – On God and Conflict[…]