Life on Mars by Donn Kushner, Childe Thursday, Toronto, 1998. 104 pp, ISBN 0-920459-45-5 The possibility of life on other planets is a subject that has interested me for many years, so I should make clear at the outset that anyone picking up this book expecting a treatise on astrobiology will be sadly disappointed. In … Read more Extraterrestrials Have Problems Too
Last May a group of 1350 people representing various non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and society as a whole met for a week at the United Nations in New York at a “We The People Millennium Forum” to convey their views on the state of the world and what might be done to improve it to the … Read more Millennial Forum
Report from a Teach-in held October 14, 2000, in Toronto “US Space Command – dominating the space dimension of military operations to protect US interests and investments. Integrating space forces into warfighting capabilities across the full spectrum of conflict.” That chilling quote comes from “Vision for 2020,” a mission statement issued by the Pentagon’s US … Read more Space: The Next Frontier for War?
The Annual General Meeting of Science for Peace was held on Saturday, May 27, 2000, presided over by outgoing President Mel Watkins. Mel thanked all present for asking him to head Science for Peace despite his lack of scientific background. He also stated that throughout his tenure as President, he became more aware of the … Read more Highlights from the Science for Peace Annual General Meeting
Eric Fawcett 1927-2000
This report covers the period from January 1, 1999 to December 31, 1999. Status of the Fund as of December 31, 1999 Equity in the fund was $53,788.55, down $3,096.15 from December 31, 1998. During this period we received one donation of $100.00 from Derek Paul. Financial Transactions during the Period April 23: $400.00 to … Read more Franz Blumenfeld Peace Foundation, Annual Report
Earlier this year it was reported that the Federal Government was proposing to establish something called the Institute of Comprehensive Medicine in Hamilton. If the purpose of this will be to evaluate the various drugs of plant and animal origin that are appearing in increasing numbers on the shelves of supermarkets it will clearly be … Read more From the Editor
Science for Peace, in its wisdom, has made me its President. It will be a formidable challenge to do justice to this office that was held by Eric Fawcett, Anatol Rapoport, George Ignatieff, Derek Paul, Terry Gardner, Mel Watkins, and many other distinguished advocates of peace, justice, and sustainability. Fortunately, I have an experienced Executive … Read more From the President