Some Books and Articles on Peace
TRANSCEND MEMBERS, 11 Apr 2016
Then, on the Danish Peace Academy website, there are the following links:
Also, here are links to articles in two journals of the World Academy of Art and Science:
and to the Learning Development Institute
Finally, here are links to some articles that are available on the Internet:
Against the institution of war
We need your voice today
Values for the future
Reformed teaching of history
Blood for oil
Back to child labor and slavery?
Using material goods for social competition
Making a game of killing
Construction versus destruction
The Nuremberg Princoples and individual responsibility
Benefits of equality
Adverse effects of globalization
Optimum population in the future
Reciprocity and karma
Limits to growth and fractional reserve banking
Attacks on Iran, past and present
Limits to growth and climate change
The future of international law
One step backward taken
Facing a set of linked problems
The Titanic as an allegory
Nobody had the slightest idea of what it would be like
Israel, Iran and the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty
Dangers of nuclear power generation
Iran: automatic escallation to World War III?
Perpetual war against terrorism?
Poverty and war
Collective punishment and the blockade of Gaza
Economic predictions for 2013
Destroying the world for profit
The protection racket
Sanctions as collective punishment
The Mayan apocalypse and Gell-Mann’s curve
Restoring democracy in the United States
Just staying alive
Do the people have a right to know what their governments are doing?
A threatened global catastrophe
Cancer threat from radioactive leaks at Hanford, USA
A golden age?
The training of soldiers
Tribalism and agreed-upon lies
The Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Northeast India
Kill or be killed (or both)
Thou shalt not kill
Science changes the character of war
Ethics for the future
“Humanitarian” missile strikes against Syria?
Syria, democracy and international law
Nobel Peace Prize winner and war criminal?
Some peace education initiatives in Denmark
A government with many secrets is not a democracy
The social responsibility of scientists
The task before us
Secrecy versus democracy
The arrogance of power
Racism, colonialism and exceptionalism
The case for economic reform
An attack on Iran could escalate into a global nuclear war
The humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons
Mandela and Gandhi
Some examples of genocide
Nuclear warfare as genocide
Are we being driven like cattle?
Does the American Jewish Community really want a general war in the Middle East?
The fragility of our complex civilization
An accident waiting to happen
Atoms for peace?
Truth versus power
Lessons from World War I
Adam Smith’s invisible hand is at our throats
Unfulfilled responsibilities of the media
Europe needs to be independent
The long-term future
Geological extinction events and runaway climate change
Preventing a human-initiated 6th geological extinction event
Our duty to future generations
The illegality of NATO
The urgent need for renewable energy
An Arctic nuclear weapons free zone; Scandinavia as a first step
Saving threatened species
The devil’s dynamo
The court of world public opinion
Climate change: will a disaster wake us up?
Book review: “Hiroshima, August 6, 1945”
The Marshall Islands sue all nuclear nations
Science, religion and war
60 years in the peace movement
Climate change means lifestyle change
The agony of Iraq
The United Nations Climate Summit
Interrelated threats to humans and to the biosphere
Birgitta Jonsdottir, democracy, and freedom of information
Institutional and cultural inertia
Politeness in multi-ethnic societies
Some contributions of Islamic culture
Quick action is needed to save the long-term future
Remember your humanity
Gandhi as an economist
Secrecy and democracy are incompatible
Europe muust not be pushed into a nuclear war with Russia
The future of international law
Millay’s “Epitaph for the Race of Man”
Book review: “The Path to Zero”
Albert Einstein, scientist and pacifist
New hope for avoiding catastrophic climate change
Will the real issues be discussed in 2016?
Greed is driving us toward disaster
A nuclear weapons convention by majority vote at the UN
The Need for a New Economic System: Part 9 (see the end of the article for the other parts)
Book review: “Before it is Too Late”
Paris: The urgent need for a sense of proportion
Paris: We need system change
The United States drifts towards political irresponsibility
Culture, education and human solidarity
Who is my neighbor?
The world as it is, and the world as it could be
John Scales Avery, Ph.D., who was part of a group that shared the 1995 Nobel Peace Prize for their work in organizing the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, is a member of the TRANSCEND Network and Associate Professor Emeritus at the H.C. Ørsted Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He is chairman of both the Danish National Pugwash Group and the Danish Peace Academy and received his training in theoretical physics and theoretical chemistry at M.I.T., the University of Chicago and the University of London. He is the author of numerous books and articles both on scientific topics and on broader social questions. His most recent book is Civilization’s Crisis in the 21st Century (pdf).
This article originally appeared on Transcend Media Service (TMS) on 11 Apr 2016.
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