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11.05.2018

European Humanist Forum: the first day in pictures

European Humanist Forum: the first day in pictures

In this case, almost fifty pictures are worth a thousand words…… »

10.04.2018

NYC Walk for Nonviolence

NYC Walk for Nonviolence

Walking 12 miles ​from the southern tip of Manhattan to its top, a small but hearty group of activists from the metro New York area held a NYC Walk for Nonviolence on April 8. The walk was organized to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. and to publicly honor the many… »

25.03.2018

Tomás Hirsch participates in the march for Memory, Truth and Justice in Buenos Aires

Tomás Hirsch participates in the march for Memory, Truth and Justice in Buenos Aires

After meeting yesterday at Instituto Patria, in Buenos Aires, with Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, where they had the opportunity to exchange views on the political, economic and social moment and to listen to her analysis of the type of state that should be generated in the future and the dangerous… »

15.03.2018

Confluence of the World March and Jai Jagat

Confluence of the World March and Jai Jagat

The World March for Peace and Nonviolence route WWW&V International.- Press Release Representatives of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence and the Jai Jagat March, meeting in Gwalior (India), agreed on the collaboration between both marches. These two actions of great magnitude suppose they will mark the world… »

14.03.2018

Frente Amplio’s Celebration ​Takes Over Valparaíso​’​s Plaza Victoria

Frente Amplio’s Celebration ​Takes Over Valparaíso​’​s Plaza Victoria

​Flags, drums and people from the multiple political fronts and organizations of Chile’s Frente Amplio coalition​ ​filled Plaza Victoria​ in ​Valparaíso on March 11 to celebrate​​ the investiture of twenty deputies and one senator to the new government​. ​Included in Frente Amplio’s win is the youngest deputy ever ​elected ​in… »

22.02.2018

Junk Planet: Is Earth the Largest Garbage Dump in the Universe?

Junk Planet: Is Earth the Largest Garbage Dump in the Universe?

Is Earth the largest garbage dump in the Universe? I don’t know. But it’s a safe bet that Earth would be a contender were such a competition to be held. Let me explain why. To start, just listing the types of rubbish generated by… »

15.02.2018

35 thousand students from 132 educational centres carried out human symbols in the “Peace and Nonviolence” campaign

35 thousand students from 132 educational centres carried out human symbols in the “Peace and Nonviolence” campaign

One more year, in continuation with the “campaign” started last year [i], Human Symbols of Peace and Nonviolence have been made in many schools [of Spain]. Since 1964, the School Day of Nonviolence and Peace [ii] has been celebrated on January 30 to commemorate the death of Gandhi. On this… »

11.02.2018

Paris: Jean-Luc Mélenchon meets Tomás Hirsch

Paris: Jean-Luc Mélenchon meets Tomás Hirsch

The humanist deputy [Member of Parliament] of the Chilean Broad Front [Frente Amplio], Tomás Hirsch, met today in Paris with Jean-Luc Mélenchon, Sabine Rubin and Alexis Corbière, deputies of the France Insoumise caucus, in the offices… »

02.02.2018

Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution NYC

Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution NYC

While Trump spewed divisiveness and bigotry on national TV at the State of the Union address, the Japanese-American community was celebrating a civil liberties hero and NYC communities coming together to fight for civil liberties. Sold out house at NYC Inaugural Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution… »

19.01.2018

Cyprus: “Without reconciliation there will be no reunification in this island”

Cyprus: “Without reconciliation there will be no reunification in this island”

Tijen Erol and Merobe Bobbe Theoklitou are both from Cyprus. Since 1974, Cyprus is a divided country so one of them lives in one side and the other one lives in the other side of the island. They are both photographers and they are both sharing the same desire for… »

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