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25.06.2019

Corporate power and human destiny

Corporate power and human destiny

By Juan Gómez* We have witnessed over the past decades that humanity and its environment seem to be on the wrong track leading to their imminent destruction. The alarm signal was triggered by the depletion of some non-renewable natural resources, extinction of many animal species, atmospheric pollution, pollution of rivers… »

25.06.2019

Water Not Oil: Battle Cry Of The Blue Planet

Water Not Oil: Battle Cry Of The Blue Planet

By Jerome Irwin It’s a battle cry inspired by the dire climate crisis that has been sung by many for years yet still hasn’t been resolutely taken up by the world as a whole. So the question remains: what ultimately is more important: Water or Oil? The Human World is… »

24.06.2019

Green New Deals

Green New Deals

By Howard Richards On February 7, 2019, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York introduced in the United States House of Representatives a RESOLUTION Recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal. It demanded benefits Americans in the twenty first century lack that North West Europeans… »

21.06.2019

From Tony Blair to Mette Frederiksen

From Tony Blair to Mette Frederiksen

Social Democrats, who had been steadily disappearing following the crisis of 2008, have been making a small comeback in the last year. Now they are in power in Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Finland and, most recently, in Denmark. But the statistics are daunting. The recent European elections gave members of the… »

20.06.2019

The Power of Volunteers

The Power of Volunteers

On World Refugee Day it is important to remember the ongoing struggles of people living in overcrowded conditions for months on end in Reception Centres. Last week marked an unprecedented change in the dialogue between the Greek State and the volunteers supporting refugees in the island Reception Centres. An NGO,… »

20.06.2019

The Immense Cost 200 Million Migrant Workers Pay to Rescue their Impoverished Families: Half a Trillion Dollars Only this Year

The Immense Cost 200 Million Migrant Workers Pay to Rescue their Impoverished Families: Half a Trillion Dollars Only this Year

By Baher Kamal Straight to the point: while right and far-right politicians keep marketing their image with intensive campaigns of hatred, discrimination and stigmatisation against migrants, 200 million migrant workers worldwide will sacrifice over half a trillion dollars from their hard-earned money, to rescue 800 million members of their… »

15.06.2019

Some psychosocial consequences of the introduction of a universal basic income

Some psychosocial consequences of the introduction of a universal basic income

With the title A Day of Perspectives from Utopia, Pressenza New York celebrated the ten years of the Agency in a Conference in which three panels have been developed: on wealth -in which basic universal and unconditional income-, women and disarmament. [French] Within the Universal Basic Income panel, we… »

11.06.2019

Lava Jato [Brazil]: The Intercept Reveals Conspiracy Between Judge and Prosecutors

Lava Jato [Brazil]: The Intercept Reveals Conspiracy Between Judge and Prosecutors

Interception of messages reveals the plot between the judge and the prosecutors in a clear corruption of functions that changes the entire political scene of Brazil. Exclusive leaks from The Intercept Brazil prove that [Judge] Sergio Moro coordinated his actions with the prosecutors to imprison Lula da Silva. Moro… »

08.06.2019

Want to tackle inequality? Then first change our land ownership laws

Want to tackle inequality? Then first change our land ownership laws

From housing costs to wildlife collapse, we pay the price while the rich boost their profits. But from today we can fight back By George Monbiot  for The Guardian What is the most neglected issue in British politics? I would say land. Literally and metaphorically, land underlies… »

06.06.2019

Spiritual science: how a new perspective on consciousness could help us understand ourselves

Spiritual science: how a new perspective on consciousness could help us understand ourselves

Steve Taylor, Leeds Beckett University for The Conversation Scientists have long been trying to understand human consciousness – the subjective “stuff” of thoughts and sensations inside our minds. There used to be an assumption that consciousness is produced by our brains, and that in order to understand it,… »

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