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28.11.2014 Pressenza IPA

Future Festival: Not so far, not so close

Future Festival: Not so far, not so close

Text and Photographs: Daniela Quinteros Rosas A great variety of instruments from different nations united in Sydney (Australia) gave the tone to an abstract harmony that was transformed into a music festival in one of the most multi cultural cities of the world. Passion and intensity alienated every linguist difference … »

19.11.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

Brisbane: A show of Western weakness

Brisbane: A show of Western weakness

No matter what you may think of Putin and Russia this is simply not the way international politics should be conducted, particularly not at the personal level. If it wasn’t an offence to children, one would aptly characterise it as childish behaviour.  By Jan Oberg Cartoon by Australian … »

29.10.2014 Pressenza IPA

Celebrating diversity: Mardi Gras 2014

Celebrating diversity: Mardi Gras 2014

/ Texts and Photographs: Daniela Quinteros Rosas / Celebrating diversity and tolerance in a party was never as important to the streets of Sydney, Australia as this year. Mardi Gras 2014 was one of the biggest parade ever made submerging one of the main avenues with colors and energy all … »

24.10.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

Australia: Gough Whitlam dies at age 98

Australia: Gough Whitlam dies at age 98

Dalit human rights fighter, India, Ravi Shankar writes… “In a rapid programme of reform it called “the program”, the Whitlam government created Australia’s national health insurance scheme, Medibank; abolished university fees; introduced state aid to independent schools and needs-based school funding; returned traditional lands in the Northern Territory … »

03.10.2014 Human Wrongs Watch

Five Garbage Patches Occupy 15, 915, 933 Square Kilometers of Ocean

Five Garbage Patches Occupy 15, 915, 933 Square Kilometers of Ocean

Human Wrongs Watch The steady build-up of garbage in the world’s oceans is a “tremendous challenge” and a growing threat to the planet’s marine ecosystems with the potential for “significant socio-economic consequences,” the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on 1 October 2014  heard.        In the final day … »

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