In A Relative Universe, Putin Up For Nobel Peace Prize /excuse me, what about Pussiriot-Artists in strong prison?
PussyRiot-Leader in strongest working-place in prison – she is sick
In A Relative Universe, Putin Up For Nobel Peace Prize
by Abby Zimet
Russia’s Vladimir Putin has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize – despite his arming of Assad and aggression against Chechnya, Georgia, gay people and shirts – for his efforts to prevent a US air strike against Syria. In nominating him, the International Academy of Spiritual Unity and Cooperation of Peoples of the World argued Putin “actively promotes settlement of all conflicts arising on the planet,” adding that he deserves the prize at least as much as 2009 winner Barack Obama – a good point, at least in a relative universe. That current, lesser-evil definition of “peace” many say, is the problem. In Let’s Try Democracy, David Swansonnotes that Alfred Nobel’s vision for the prize is to reward, not just “war reformers or war civilizers,” but those actively working toward “fraternity between nations…
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