Burning Amazonia, denying climate change, devastating Syria, starving Yemen, and ignoring Kashmir

Burning Amazonia, denying climate change, devastating Syria, starving Yemen, and ignoring Kashmir

By Richard Falk September 12, 2019 The World Order Backdrop Arguably, even before the atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, there was a widespread sense that a state-centric form of world order was morally and functionally deficient in certain fundamental respects. Political actors were indifferent to the outbreaks of war, disease, and famine outside of […]

NATO expansion’s open door policy and war or peace in the Donbass

NATO expansion’s open door policy and war or peace in the Donbass

By Gordon M. Hahn July 25, 2019 NATO expansion has contributed to the causal matrix of two wars: the 2008 Georgian-South Ossetiyan/Russian Five-Day War and the ongoing Donbass civil war. The West’s April 2008 promise that both Georgia and Ukraine will become NATO members encouraged Georgian nationalism and Saakashvili’s war in South Ossetiya and consequently […]

Why many Muslims hate the West

Why many Muslims hate the West

By Dr. William R. Polk June 27, 2019 Exclusive: Many Americans and Westerners are baffled by the violent rage expressed by many Muslims, but the reasons for their anger are real, deriving from a “deep history” of anti-Islamic wars and colonial exploitation of the Middle East, as ex-U.S. diplomat William R. Polk describes. Originally published by […]

The Prespa Agreement, ethnicity and nationality

The Prespa Agreement, ethnicity and nationality

Lake Prespa in Macedonia By Biljana Vankovska June 18, 2019 Abstract The Prespa Agreement (PA) between Athens and Skopje was meant to be a final solution to the ‘name issue’. Yet the dispute has never been only about the state name, which is proved by the 20-pages long text. A plethora of other provisions is […]

Change: More Substance, Less Social

Change: More Substance, Less Social

TFF’s changing publishing policy – Why we reduce social media presence and what we’ll do instead By Jan Oberg April 2, 2019 For more than a decade, I’ve been enthusiastic about social media as a new, potentially more people-powered phenomenon that could serve change for the common good of humankind. Not so today. Sadly, social […]

Civil disobedience campaign against US Iran policy

Civil disobedience campaign against US Iran policy

By Jan Oberg It’s high time for EU and NATO allies to develop a different policy on Iran. It must not only disagree diplomatically with the unethical and international law-violating U.S. primary and secondary sanctions. It must represent an alternative that clearly isolates the U.S. But do we see any signs that they are able […]

Hold the frontpage – The reporters are missing

Hold the frontpage – The reporters are missing

  John Pilger 26 september, 2018 The death of Robert Parry earlier this year felt like a farewell to the age of the reporter. Parry was “a trailblazer for independent journalism”, wrote Seymour Hersh, with whom he shared much in common. Hersh revealed the My Lai massacre in Vietnam and the secret bombing of Cambodia, […]

New TFF Associate: Tim Hayward – CV

New TFF Associate: Tim Hayward – CV

  Tim Hayward became a TFF Associate in September 2018 He is Director of the Just World Institute and Professor of Environmental Political Theory at the University of Edinburgh. His academic work has focused on integrating ecological concerns into social and political theory. Publications in this field include the books Ecological Thought: An Introduction (Polity […]

Seymour Hersh’s New Memoir Is a Fascinating, Flabbergasting Masterpiece

Seymour Hersh’s New Memoir Is a Fascinating, Flabbergasting Masterpiece

By John Schwarz July 11, 2018 2 Jun 2018 – At the beginning of Seymour Hersh’s new memoir, “Reporter,” he tells a story from his first job in journalism, at the City News Bureau of Chicago. City News stationed a reporter at Chicago’s police headquarters 24 hours a day to cover whatever incidents were radioed […]

Documents expose how Hollywood promotes war on behalf of the Pentagon, CIA and NSA

Documents expose how Hollywood promotes war on behalf of the Pentagon, CIA and NSA

US military intelligence agencies have influenced over 1,800 movies and TV shows By Tom Secker and Matthew Alford Published by INSURGE INTELLIGENCE, a crowdfunded investigative journalism project for people and planet. Support INSURGE to keep digging where others fear to tread. Tom Secker and Matthew Alford report on their astonishing findings from trawling through thousands of new […]