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Geir Lundestad

Nothing "Purist" -- Just Everything Hypocritical About Awarding Nobel "Peace" Prize to Promote Western Militarization

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.05.2012 | World
Coleen Rowley

So, how can the Prize continue to inspire peacemaking when it no longer is in keeping with Alfred Nobel's original intent but instead has been turned on its head to promote militarism and war?

U.S. Petition Launched to Investigate Betrayal of Nobel Peace Prize

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.02.2012 | World
Coleen Rowley

We suggest your Board communicate with the Nobel Foundation urging them to rescind Obama's award so that the Nobel Peace Prize does not serve to sugarcoat, obfuscate and enable more use of violence and military force, the exact opposite purpose for which it was created.

Fire in Oslo Over Liu's Nobel Peace Prize

Thor Halvorssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Thor Halvorssen

China threatened "consequences" if governments supported Liu Xiaobo by attending the Nobel Prize ceremony this year. The strategy worked. More governments declined invitations than ever before.

In the Name of Hope: Perpetual War and the Nobel Peace Prize

Hamdan Azhar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hamdan Azhar

If the Nobel Peace Prize Committee tells us that war is compatible with peace, who are we to say otherwise?

Al Gore Takes Public Transportation To Nobel Prize

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Former Vice President Al Gore, wife Tipper arrived in Oslo today for Al to accept the Nobel Peace Prize for his work publicizing the dangers of global...