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  • Lessons From the 2005 London Terrorist Bombings

    By Hongxi Sha Introduction On December 21, 1988, terrorists bombed Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. 270 people were killed in that terrorist attack, including the flight crew and 11 people on the ground (“Lockerbie plane bombing,” ). On July 7, 2005, London woke up in a happy mood because it won the competition to […]

  • Weapons of Mass Exploitation

    About eight years ago, there was frenzied and furious talk about WMDs, or weapons of mass destruction. Both the frenzy and the fury came from President George W. Bush and his administration, prior to the US invasion of Iraq in March 2003 and soon thereafter. The president’s poll ratings had soared in the aftermath of […]

  • Dr Ravi Batra Interview

    An active PROUTist from Dallas, Apekshit Mulay, interviewed the viagra usa economist Dr. Ravi Batra about America’s Debt crisis and the status quo in politics about decision on Federal Debt limit of US. This interview was recorded on May 6th 2011 afternoon at Funasia radio station in Dallas. You can listen to the interview here […]

  • Nepal: suffering politically and economically

    By Rajan Koirala After a decade-long agitation by the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), several weeks of mass protests by major political parties and demands of the general public, the Nepalese monarchy was overthrown, establishing the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal on May 28, 2008. In a decade and half, millions of Nepalese lost their lives […]

  • Participatory Action Research: Some Personal Reflections

    The highlight of the long awaited return of the PROUT UTC was the activist workshop on Participatory Action Research. This system helps us learn about ourselves and our environment through teams that explore the needs and solutions to problems in our communities. First, all participants gathered to hear brief, yet inspiring introductions to the history […]

  • Participatory Action Research in the Missouri Ozarks

    “The aim of participatory action research is to change practices, social structures, and social media which maintain irrationality, injustice, and unsatisfying forms of existence. … [It] is emancipatory, it leads not just to new practical research, but to new abilities to create knowledge. In action research knowledge is a living, evolving process of coming to […]

  • Constitutional proposals for Venezuela

    INTRODUCTION Prout is the acronym for the Progressive Utilization Theory, a new socio-economic paradigm proposed by the late philosopher and spiritual master Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar. It proposes the maximum utilization and rational distribution of all physical, psychic and spiritual resources, for the dynamic progress and equilibrium for all beings. Political democracy requires a population that […]

  • Venezuela: Not a Banana-Oil Republic after All

    The Counter-Coup It looks like Venezuela is not just another banana-oil republic after all. Many here feared that with the April 11 coup attempt against President Hugo Chavez, Venezuela was being degraded to being just another country that is forced to bend to the powerful will of the United States. The successful counter-coup of April […]

  • Popular Uprising in the Barrio’s of Argentina May Spell Hope for Argentinean Proutists

    Argentina was the poster child of U.S.-sponsored globalization in the 1990’s. As Dani Rodrik pointed out in the New Republic, “The country undertook more trade liberalization, tax reform, privatization, and financial reform than virtually any other country in Latin America.” So why were finance minister Cavallo and president de la Ru’a forced out of office […]

  • Coup in Venezuela: An Eyewitness Account

    The orchestration of the coup was impeccable and, in all likelihood, planned a long time ago. Hugo Chavez, the fascist communist dictator of Venezuela could not stand the truth and thus censored the media relentlessly. For his own personal gain and that of his henchmen (and henchwomen, since his cabinet had more women than any […]