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Ruchama Marton: A voice from Israel against hatred and revenge

It is 20 years now that we accompanied the Mobile Clinic of Physicians for Human Rights Israel (PHR‑I) on a mission in the West Bank and the Negev for our documentary film “1000 Women and a Dream”.* Back then, we portrayed Israeli…

“Cuba is a project of liberation for all the condemned of the world.” Interview with historian Ernesto Limia Díaz

On the occasion of his arrival in Italy for the translation of his book De Patria y cultura en Tiempo de Revolución, a text that deals with the ideological war of the United States against his country (PGreco edition, reviewed…

A conversation with the two female co-directors of Combatants for Peace

Palestine-Israel: from one story to more than one story, from us vs them to togetherness, from cycle of violence to nonviolence, towards a Collective Liberation   There is no way to peace Peace is the way   I interviewed Rana…

Lonko Mauro Millán: “They call us terrorists for defending life”.

“Walking and defending life” is the slogan of the Trawn Itinerant that will travel along the Chubut River, from the Andean source to the mouth of the Atlantic Ocean between 1 and 10 February. The Mapuche Tehuelche people of Patagonia-Wall…

[Peru] Hardcore as witness and actor behind an era: an interview with Richard Nossar and Carlos Torres Rotondo

Richard Nossar and Carlos Torres Rotondo, authors of ” We Will Remain Until the Very End”, immerse us in the vibrant Peruvian hardcore scene between 1985 and 1989. From self-management to internal social tensions, the protagonists reveal the foundations of…

“Scientists will point to this era as Plasticene”.

The scientist and author of ‘AnthropOcean’ explains why protecting the ocean is fundamental to protecting human health. Cristina Romera, oceanographer: “Scientists of the future will identify our era as the Plasticene”. By Elisenda Pallarés Cristina Romera Castillo (Jaén, 1982) is…

Filipinos are Good at Being “Resilient”: Lifting the Philippines out of Poverty with Sam Tamayo’s non-profit Project SMILE

Sabrina (Sam) Tamayo founded her non-profit, Project SMILE, in the Philippines in 2018. Her organization helps people of various ages and professions rise out of poverty and follows an inspiring mantra of starting small and building a reliable impact. In…

Leonidas Vatikiotis on Ukraine: the fate of the war has been decided

Journalist, economist and author Leonidas Vatikiotis recently traveled to Donetsk on a journalistic mission to the region of Eastern Ukraine now under full Russian control. The experience of this trip was an interesting occasion for the Greek Pressenza bureau to…

“A play entirely inspired by failure”, Paulina Hunt

We interviewed actress Paulina Hunt, a Chilean playwright and teacher of theatre and television, about the new play she is about to present. Here we transcribe the full conversation: Pressenza: You are about to premiere a new play of your…

“We need real tangible and material action! Enough promises”, says Balkis Chaabane in an interview with Pressenza

With the beginning of a new year and the ending of another COP, it is important to reflect on what we’ve accomplished and what we missed this year. COP28, which ended two weeks ago was filled with criticism and packed…

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