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Looking Ahead to COP27: Keeping 1.5 Degrees Alive

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres seemingly heard the loud cries of climate activists and those from nations at immediate existential risk from the climate crisis when he said in closing remarks at COP26, “We must accelerate action to keep the 1.5…

Refugee Trail for Peace in Celebration of International Day of Peace 2022– Korea

by Yuri Yu and Bereket Alemayehu   On a beautiful Sunday morning, 18 Sept 2022, refugees who live in South Korea and local peace activists set foot on a peace trail celebrating the International Day of Peace 2022. The event…

“Art forms in Nature: Flower Dance”: Bum Hun Lee Exhibition in Seoul

Fall is wonderful in this part of the world, East Asia, where, after heavy rainfalls, scorching heatwaves, and devastating typhoons, the flowers bloom in a variety of colors, sizes, and shapes. The relatively cool weather invites people to spend more…

Bolivia. President Arce proposes at the UN to overcome capitalism to confront threats to humanity

The President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia participated in the 77th Session of the United Nations, where he stated that this forum “must allow us to continue strengthening multilateralism in order to confront more effectively the new and old…

Peace Day Chicago

Penning this on 9/21/2022, the 41st International Day of Peace; also officially known as World Peace Day as a United Nations-sanctioned holiday, I am honored to contribute my I humbled experiences as a volunteer in the 44th Peace Day Chicago…

On politics and religion

The young leaders of Gabriel Boric’s government only know by hearsay or by reading about the administrations of a Frei Montalva, Salvador Allende and Augusto Pinochet himself. You need to be 60 or 70 years old to have been a…

Colombia: Nonviolent Journalism book launched

Students, journalists and nonviolence activists met at the launch of the book Nonviolent Journalism in Bogotá and talked with its authors about the importance of thinking about new forms of journalistic practice in Latin America, especially in the moment of…

Protest without veils in Iran

Last Thursday in Tehran, Iran, as soon as the news broke that 22-year-old Mahsa Amini died of a heart attack after being detained by the “Morality Police” because she was wearing her head veil incorrectly, a compulsory garment in the…

We are in love with the non-existent.

41 years ago, the UN General Assembly established September 21st, as the International Day of Peace. However, looking a little bit at international history and how it has evolved to this day, it is difficult to discern a day around…

Rise Of The New Decadents

Francis Fukuyama’s Fever Dream Thirty years ago an American Political Scientist named Francis Fukuyama declared, without irony, that history had come to an end.(1) He meant it figuratively of course, but he also wasn’t kidding around. He was quite serious.…

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