Ukraine voluntarily disarmed after inheriting an imposing nuclear arsenal after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Too bad everyone else didn’t.
How to Support the Peace Movement in Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia
Now is the time to build bridges of solidarity between pro-democracy activists fighting for democratic rights and freedoms.
The Secret to Defeating Putin (*And Other Petrostate Autocrats)
We should be in agony today—people are dying because they want to live in a democracy, want to determine their own affairs. But that agony should, and can, produce real change.
Russian Hackers & Lamar Smith: Fuck You Both, Actually
New Congressional report demonstrates Lamar Smith and Russian hackers both doing their part to ratchet up the race to the bottom. Marisol Cortez & Greg Harman Remember when Russia Today, DBA RT America, contacted Deceleration for permission to use video we shot of Native-led pipeline resistance in West Texas? Yeah, […]
Johan Galtung: Seeking a Global ‘Arthurian Round Table’
“Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.” — From “The Sermon on the Mount” [Interviewer’s Note: A man who has published more than 150 books and 1500 articles on peace and related issues; the founder of the TRANSCEND Network for Peace, Development and Environment.; […]
Election 2016: Dying Gasps of the Last Global State?
By Richard Falk A cascade of developments should make us afraid of what seems to be emerging politically in the United States at this time. Although politicians keep telling us how great we were or will be or are. Donald Trump has ridden a wave of populist enthusiasm touting his […]
Nobel Peace Laureate Gorbachev Calls for De-Escalation
Gorbachev’s Call for Sanity and Dialogue 28 Oct 2016 – President Mikhail Gorbachev, former leader of the Soviet Union and recipient of the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize, has appealed to world leaders to reduce the dangerous the tensions which today threaten to plunge human civilization and the biosphere into an […]