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China and the US agreed to implement the consensus reached at the San Francisco Summit

Chinese State Councillor and Minister of Public Security Wang Xiaohong and US Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas agreed to implement the important consensus reached at the San Francisco meeting between the heads of state of the two countries.  During…

The World Social Forum insists: Another world is possible

These are the worst of times, but they can become the best of times, said speaker Walden Bello, trying to inspire thousands of progressive activists gathered at the World Social Forum (WSF) in Kathmandu on Thursday, 15 February, with the…

Citizen groups denounce EU leaders’ secret polluters’ pact

Today, Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen have been attending a closed-door meeting with 70 or more corporate leaders of Big Polluters to launch a declaration for a ‘European Industrial Deal’ at…

Batu Arang Incinerator Fight: A Beacon as Communities in Asia Pacific Challenge Waste Burning Industry’s Fake Promises

February 20, 2024 – In 2003, community leaders and members in Broga-Semenyih Selangor protested and won the fight against the construction of waste-to-energy (WtE) incinerators in Peninsular Malaysia.  Malaysia has set a sterling example of averting incinerator proposals in the region. Today,…

Humanists and Supporters Getting Ready to Welcome the 3rd World March for Peace and Nonviolence to Pakistan

As recounted by Irshad Ahmad Mughal, “In the 1st World March for Peace and Nonviolence, our main activities were to do a Peace Walk from Gujranwala to Lahore (about 90 km) on foot which we did in two days. Then,…

Julian’s Hearing – Day 1

DAY X is here. Gather Tuesday, February 20, 12 Noon @ UK CONSULATE, 885 Second Avenue and 47th Street, NYC Organized by NYC Free Assange, Assange Defense, Stand With Assange NY, Assange Countdown to Freedom, CODEPINK, Socialist Action Today marks…

Nepalese Humanists Preparing To Support the 3rd World March for Peace and NonViolence

Nepal welcomed the 1st and 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence and is working to welcome the 3rd WM once more to their native land. The 1st World March for Peace and Nonviolence was in Nepal on the 9th of October, 2009,…

How Three New Museums Are Teaching the World About a Paradigm Shift in Our Understanding of Human Origins

New findings and significant advances in research have scientists rethinking our origins, and museums around the world are working to catch the public up. By April M. Short Breakthrough anthropological and scientific findings have allowed researchers to better trace the…

Scientists Create Artificial Worm Gut That Breaks Down Plastic

News of plastic-eating enzymes and insects has been making headlines in recent years. Take, for example, fungi that digests plastic in coastal salt marshes, or the greater wax moth caterpillar that can live on polyethylene in its larval stage. However, to utilize these plastic-eating…

Is there a window of opportunity for peace in Ukraine and the Middle East?

The outcome of the presidential elections to be held this year in the US and Russia could mean a return to the doctrine of nonviolent co-existence between the US and Russia and the consequent end to Cold War 2.0. Thus,…

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