G7 in Hiroshima – Milestone of Western decline?

G7 in Hiroshima – Milestone of Western decline?

Waving goodbye? Not agreeing whether to wave at the world or not… Words. Words. Words. And words missing. Jan Oberg June 1, 2023 The G7 countries’ share of the global GDP has fallen from about 70% in the 1960s, to 46% in 2019, to 31% in 2021 and is projected to fall to 28% in […]

Kristin Christman – Unsung Hero of Peace Research and Education & TFF Associate

Kristin Christman – Unsung Hero of Peace Research and Education & TFF Associate

Jan Oberg May 29, 2023 We’re delighted to announce that Kristin Christman has accepted TFF’s invitation to join us as TFF Associate. Read about Kristin in my article from March this year. Head over to her excellent YouTube Channel – and subscribe! – and then visit Countercurrents, which publishes all Christman’s articles as well as […]

Dear “Russia-Had-No-Choice” Friends

Dear “Russia-Had-No-Choice” Friends

David Swanson TFF Associate May 25, 2023 Here’s a terrible “syllogism” from a wonderful person, Ray McGovern, longtime CIA employee, then longtime peace activist, and now year-long contender, that Russia had no choice but to attack Ukraine. “The Russians had other options to invading Ukraine.They attacked Ukraine in a ‘war of choice’; also threaten NATO.Ergo, […]

What is China’s political system?

What is China’s political system?

Photo © Jan Oberg 2018 Dongsheng News May 10, 2023 – originally autumn 2022 We believe that public education about China is of great importance, not the least given the fact that so much of what the Western mainstream media focus on China is negative, condescending or otherwise unbalanced – some even pure propaganda, as […]

The Danish Broadcasting Company cancelled Seymour Hersh with arguments revealing its conveniently ignorant role as His US Master’s Voice.

The Danish Broadcasting Company cancelled Seymour Hersh with arguments revealing its conveniently ignorant role as His US Master’s Voice.

Or fake à la Falbe: Public service choosing ‘US intelligence’ to protect both the US and Denmark? Jan Oberg April 13, 2023 Ages ago, I was born in Denmark, and I still hold a Danish passport. Quite often, I visit the homepage of the Danish Broadcasting Company – Danmarks Radio (DR). It is public service, […]

Ikeda and Toynbee: Another way of seeing things…

Ikeda and Toynbee: Another way of seeing things…

Toynbee and Ikeda Daisaku Ikeda, Arnold Toynbee and Denis Champagne June 24, 2012, and April 6, 2023 “Another Way of Seeing Things”, is a short film based on an essay by SGI President Daisaku Ikeda – a TFF Associate for more than 20 years – in which, along with a friend and close colleague/collaborator Arnold […]

BRICS: The world is a-changing – and for the better

BRICS: The world is a-changing – and for the better

The story of the BRICS countries and their accelerating role in world affairs. Jan Oberg March 31, 2023 We bring you this 13:45 minutes video from US-based Sino Sphere on YouTube about BRICS – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Watch it with your colleagues, friends or family and ask yourself why you hear […]

NATO’s expansion since 1949 illustrated: Feel good and blame Russia and Putin for the ‘unprovoked’ aggression and imperialism

NATO’s expansion since 1949 illustrated: Feel good and blame Russia and Putin for the ‘unprovoked’ aggression and imperialism

Unknown cartoon from the Internet Jan Oberg March 31, 2023 The thing NATO and EU countries persistently deny when talking about the war in Ukraine is – yes, exactly – NATO’s expansion. But that is the conflict basis that caused Russia to start a war on Russia. This very precise formulation is not an endorsement […]

Erni & Ola Friholt: The Battle for the World Island

Erni & Ola Friholt: The Battle for the World Island

Erni & Ola Friholt TFF Associates March 23, 2023 In 1904, in the run-up to World War I, with the Triple Alliance on one side and the Entente on the other, the Principal of the London School of Economics, Halford Mackinder, gave a lecture to the Royal Geographical Society. The title was ‘The Geographical Axis […]

Kristin Christman – Unsung Hero of Peace Research and Education

Kristin Christman – Unsung Hero of Peace Research and Education

Jan Oberg March 21, 2023 Letter from a soul-sister stranger for peace One autumn day in 2022, a mail winged into TFF’s inbox from a woman in the United States. Here first some excerpts; the first sentence reveals a sense of being in a larger world. ” I hope you’re feeling all right, even though […]

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