The Future We Want

Preamble/Stage Setting 1. We, the heads of State and Government, having met at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 20-22 June 2012, resolve to work together for a prosperous, secure and sustainable future for our people and our planet. 2. We reaffirm our determination to...

Rio+20: Vengeance Too Long Delayed | by Gwynne Dyer

There was no law against genocide in the early 1940s; it only became an internationally recognized crime after the worst genocide of modern history had actually happened. Similarly, there is no law against “ecocide” now. That will only come to pass when the damage to...
Venezuela after Chávez| by Alejandro Bendaña

Venezuela after Chávez| by Alejandro Bendaña

Even with the death of Venezuela’s Chávez, his continuing legacy – ‘chavismo’ or the Bolivarian revolutionary process – is here to stay. Twenty years of social, political and ideological change are not easily reversible. Chavismo represents a process...