How Many Minutes to Midnight? Hiroshima Day 2014

August 6, 2014 Noam Chomsky

If some extraterrestrial species were compiling a history of Homo sapiens, they might well break their calendar into two eras: BNW (before nuclear weapons) and NWE (the nuclear weapons era).  The latter era, of course, opened on August 6, 1945.

Thailand’s Deep Divide

January 30, 2014 Walden Bello

Thailand's anti-corruption protesters appear to have lost faith in the key tenet of representative democracy: rule by people or parties elected by the majority of citizens.

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