Peace will be a consequence of truth. Maria Montessori said: “Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.” Let us hope this is a turning point, and a way towards Palestinian freedom.
Dr Izzeldin Abuelaish
10 December 2012 12:46 PM
The EU was awarded the prize for its role in transforming a European ‘continent of war’ into a ‘continent of peace’
10 December 2012 08:31 AM
Confusion and disarray pervaded the ranks of Egypt’s opposition on Sunday night, a day after President Mohammed Morsi made a gesture toward compromise by rescinding the controversial decree that had granted him near-absolute power and plunged the country into political crisis.
People in Detroit are protesting against some of the deepest cuts in the nation but that’s not what makes the headlines
A massive fight is afoot in Detroit right now. And contrary to what the stereotypes would have you believe, it has nothing to do with gang violence or murder. The Detroit city council is getting ready to vote on a huge land transfer that would see as many as 1,900 parcels of empty and abandoned land sold off to a private company, Hantz Woodland Farms. No one knows what Hantz would do with the land if the transfer happens. The owner, John Hantz, has suggested everything from industrial farming to simply mowing and cleaning the area. What is known, however, is that if the city council allows the deal, it would be the largest transfer of publicly owned land to private hands in the city’s history, and it would happen for eight cents a square foot…………………….