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"You can end up with the only peace being the graveyard peace."

MODERN TIMES CONVERSATIONS: We talk to the former Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn, the man who could have become Prime Minister of Great Britain, about current issues – such as military rearmament, Ukraine, Israel, climate justice and work, security, democracy, citizens' councils, and not least a hope for the future.

A strategy for peace

KENNEDY: He said in his speech in 1963: "Where ignorance too often abounds and truth too seldom prevails, the most important subject we have is: world peace." Was it possible, as he said, "to create conditions so that weapons can finally be abolished"? According to Kennedy, the struggle for disarmament had been a matter for US governments since the 1920s. This has not been the case for very many of his successors.

Vampiric overconsumption

WATER: Do we know the figures behind today's water consumption? For example, cotton from the fashion industry accounts for 10 per cent of global CO2 emissions – more than aviation and shipping combined. It costs 2700 liters of water to produce a cotton T-shirt. 140 liters of water to produce a cup of coffee. And one kilogram of beef requires a whopping 14 liters of water. Must we always let capitalism trump the future?

Norwegian war crimes?

We reported Jens Stoltenberg and the most senior officials in the government for war crimes and complicity in crimes against humanity.

All violations of international law

UKRAINE: Rødt's former deputy, in this longer essay, looks at the significance of International Law, not only Russia's so-called "unprovoked" violations of it, but also the West's many violations of International Law. Here follows a, seen from MODERN TIMES, timely criticism of both SV, Rødt, the left side, the media and the ongoing warmongering.

"The army as a permanent institution is prohibited"

Peace: With the possible further escalation of war and the mentality of the time for military rearmament, it is important to know alternative peace policies. Costa Rica is a role model here, a country that uses its resources on education, health and the environment – rather than on weapons

The planet is urbanized

City and country:The number of countries with more than 90 percent of the population in urban areas has doubled from 16 to 32 since 1975. Today, urbanization is no longer limited to cities.

What is the direction of the UN with the world's richest multinational companies as partners?

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: The book Covid-19: The Great Reset is about a transformation of a social structure where the nation state is out, and global governance is in.

Gaza: The causes need attention

ATTACK: The Western press and governments' coverage of the latest brutal Israeli attack on the Palestinians is historyless.

UN states: Far from banning killing robots

WEAPONS OF THE FUTURE: Human Rights Watch has issued a report on the regulation of autonomous weapons. What will determine the wars of the future?

Mercedes without engine

Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century" could, in the worst case, end up being a trigger for the original potential for conflict between Palestinians and Israelis.

Unrestrained apartheid

Palestine voucher: Israel was quick to portray the Palestinians as carriers of the virus and as a health threat. Today, Gaza's crisis is both territorial, demographic, political – and biological.

"A murderous system is being created"

Assange: "If Julian Assange is convicted, a murderous system is about to emerge right before our eyes. It will be the death knell for the freedom of the press and the legal community, ”says Nils Melzer, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture.

"Terrorists"

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At full speed into an ecological cul-de-sac

5G-rule: It is not documented that 5G is safe. On the contrary, 5G will reinforce the damage we have already inflicted on the biosphere and life on Earth.

The culture of the future of the future and Abiy Ahmed

COMMENT: In the future, people and governments are believed to have learned enough to deal with conflicts without weapons and enemy thinking. If we ever get there, we do not know, but the possibility exists, and how it will be, depends on our choices.