The West has most to lose in the media war with Russia

The West has most to lose in the media war with Russia

By Jan Oberg • Oberg comments on the tit-for-tat policies of the U.S. and Russia when they force each other to register their media as “foreign agents”. It is a weak U.S. that cannot accept that it no longer has a virtual monopoly on shaping perceptions of the world. Just find your role and accept […]

A way out of North Korean nuclear bomb crisis

A way out of North Korean nuclear bomb crisis

By Jonathan Power • When, soon after the election, President Barack Obama invited Donald Trump to the White House we didn’t learn much about their conversation. But we were briefed on one thing: Obama had told Trump that North Korea would be the most pressing and difficult issue on his agenda. How right that was. […]

Annette Schiffmann CV

Born in 1954 in Germany. Annette Schiffmann joined TFF as an Associate in August 2003 and became member of the Board in August 2006. Public relation counselor, printer, designer, photographer, human rights and peace activist – please follow my activities on Facebook. For decades I have worked against the death penalty with a focus on […]

Chaiwat Satha-Anand CV

Born in Bangkok 1955, Thai, holds a PhD in political science from University of Hawaii at Manoa, professor of political science at Thammasat University, Bangkok and director of the Thai Peace Information Centre which conducts studies and activism in relation to the Thai military and social issues. Satha-Anand is an expert on non-violence, theory as […]

Yusra Moshtat CV

Yusra Moshtat Born 1968 in Baghdad. She graduated from The Baghdad School of Economics and fled from Iraq after the Gulf War and is now living in Sweden. She works as an environment officer for the City of Gothenburg. She is a member of the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation, and advises on issues concerning […]

Gunnar Westberg CV

Nils Gunnar Westberg Born June 29, 1938 in Sundsvall, Sweden After having served as TFF Associate since 2002, Gunnar Westberg joined the Board of the foundation in October 2008.

Anette Carlsson CV

Anette Carlsson Swedish, born 1945 Anette Carlsson joined TFF’s board in 1992 and became Associate in 1995. She re-joined the board from January 2004 to August 2006. And again in 2011. Education High school degree 1964, Vänersborgs Högre Allmänna Läroverk Journalist degree 1969, University of Gothenburg Bachelor of Arts 1970, Faculty of Social Science, University […]

Jens-Jørgen Nielsen CV

Jens-Jørgen Nielsen became TFF Associate in May 2014 jensjorgenmeister@gmail.com Basic facts Nationality: Danish Married status: Married with 2 children to Yelena since 1992 (She is Russian, born in Estonia). Current employment: Assistant professor with Niels Brock Department for Business Studies. Besides I run my own small business as consultant in the field of managing culture […]

TFF PressInfo # 437 – Johan Galtung is awarded peace prize in Nobel’s spirit

TFF PressInfo # 437 – Johan Galtung is awarded peace prize in Nobel’s spirit

By Jan Oberg • On Saturday, December 2 2017, Johan Galtung is awared the alternative peace prize, The People’s Peace Prize In Accordance With Nobel’s Will. Who is Johan Galtung Born in Norway 87 years ago. The most innovative and productive figure in international peace and conflict research. Has taught at 50 universities around the […]

What makes Google’s Eric Schmidt so afraid? And what should he be afraid of?

What makes Google’s Eric Schmidt so afraid? And what should he be afraid of?

By Jan Oberg • OK, it’s from Russia Today so you should of course not trust it but somehow this video and text and the man in it seems quite factual, not fake and obviously not omitted. It documents that Eric Emerson Schmidt, the Executive Chairman of Alphabet – an American multinational conglomerate that owns […]