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Obvious Consequences

A life without conflict, a peaceful life, a life we respect and appreciate where everyone coexists in harmony. It seems that this is unattainable by humans under the current state of our existence. Today’s society has learned nothing from our past warmongering ways and it’s patently clear that only the weapons we use have become more sophisticated. On our current trajectory we humans, the only known intellectually advanced species in our solar system, who have been granted licence to live on this wonderful planet we call earth, are advancing by leaps and bounds toward self-destruction. Recent history has shown

Grant Goldman Editorial / United Nations

Grant Goldman Editorial Wednesday 10 May 2017

UN-Women’s Rights Commission World events never cease to amaze me. Anything seems possible, even the improbable. Who would have thought that the ultra-conservative Islamic kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a hereditary dynasty which is therefore not unlike the much derided Kims’s of North Korea, would have been elected to the UN women’s rights commission? Unlike the DPRK that has been rightly demonised by the USA, the misogynistic Gender segregation in the Saudi kingdom between men and women who are not related is state policy. Nevertheless, we know that because of her vast crude oil reserves, again unlike the DPRK, the