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Richard Falk

Richard Falk

Richard Falk is Professor of International Law Emeritus, Princeton University, and Chair, Global Law, Queen Mary University London and author of "Public Intellectual: The Life of a Citizen Pilgrim."


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Why Americans Have a Special Responsibility in the Killing of Shireen Abu Akleh

Because our own tax dollars pay for 20 percent of Israel's entire military budget, the bullet or the gun used to kill Shireen could have even been purchased from U.S. weapons manufacturers with our own money.

Phyllis Bennis ·


The Cuban Missile Crisis and Ukraine

Biden and Putin should seek a Cuban-missile-style compromise in which NATO allies agree to negotiate the security guarantees that Russia seeks and Putin, in turn, pledges to forego an invasion of Ukraine.

Howard Friel ·


Is This the Beginning of the End of Israeli Apartheid?

Israel has already long lost the main legal and moral arguments and is in the process of losing the political argument.

Richard Falk ·


Why Biden Must Win: It Is Not About Democracy, Its About Fascism

If Biden wins, the bipartisan consensus is reaffirmed, while if Trump somehow prevails, the bipartisan will be further weakened, and even threatened by replacing the consensus with a right-wing policy agenda.

Richard Falk ·


Can U.S. Democracy Be Fixed?

Even in the unlikely event that the presidential election goes well procedurally, it is no time to gloat about the vindication of the American version of constitutional democracy. 

Richard Falk ·


The Politics of Kneeling: A Tribute to Colin Kaepernick

It takes a dedicated movement, not a string of moments, no matter how searing and memorable, to achieve the deep structural changes that will allow all persons of color to be treated as equal citizens with equal rights.

Richard Falk ·


Arms Control & Disarmament: A Failed Marriage

As with the climate crisis, the linkages between contagious disease and nuclear weapons are too evident to ignore.

Richard Falk ·


Geopolitical Crimes: A Revolutionary Proposal

We can no longer afford the occurrence of deliberate choices by representatives of leading governments that pose grave harm to the human interest in achieving humane societies and a sustainable future for the species

Richard Falk ·

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