Europe

21.04.2017

The Coalition Berlin says #NoIvanka at W20 and hosts a “Gala Für Alle”

The Coalition Berlin says #NoIvanka at W20 and hosts a “Gala Für Alle”

The 'empowerment' of the W20 is dependent upon exploitation of women, those excluded from this exclusive summit and gala. Ivanka Trump's own clothing line is produced in sweatshops by mainly female garment workers living in China, Vietnam and Bangladesh. How can Ivanka Trump talk of women's ‘empowerment’ at the same time President Trump has blocked funding for international reproductive care? Ivanka's silence on life-and-death matters for women is deafening." »

20.04.2017

Time to put SEX into sex education

Time to put SEX into sex education

We republish this article which first appeared in the UK publication, ShoutOutUK, by kind permission of the author*.  Although it concerns the situation of sex education in the UK, our readers in other countries may find it thought-provoking. Celebrate sexual pleasure. Combat sexual shame & abuse Sex education in… »

20.04.2017

Barcelona votes to end complicity with Israeli occupation & illegal settlements

Barcelona votes to end complicity with Israeli occupation & illegal settlements

Press release by the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC). Today, in light of Barcelona City Council’s vote to condemn Israel’s occupation, their call for an end to complicity in Israel’s violations of international law, and their affirmation of the legitimacy of the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement… »

18.04.2017

France’s Left Candidate Surges in Polls Ahead of Presidential Election

France’s Left Candidate Surges in Polls Ahead of Presidential Election

France’s left presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon, who has been compared to Bernie Sanders, is surging in the polls. A recent poll shows him polling a close third behind the two front-running candidates, far-right-wing candidate Marine Le Pen and former Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron. Marine Le Pen has promised to suspend… »

18.04.2017

U.S. Peace Activists in Rome Issue Arrest Warrant for Donald Trump

U.S. Peace Activists in Rome Issue Arrest Warrant for Donald Trump

Most states allow a “citizen’s arrest” of whoever is caught committing a felony, should the police fail to intervene.  Since Trump’s missile attack against Syria constituted a crime of aggression (a felony) and since no law enforcement agency has acted as of yet, a citizen’s arrest may indeed be in… »

12.04.2017

TheIdesMilan 2: The Taxing Of Ryan

TheIdesMilan 2: The Taxing Of Ryan

In solidarity with The Taxing Of Ryan event happening in the US, Resistance Events Italy has organized a gathering on Tuesday, April 11th in Milan to turn protest signs into a message that cannot be ignored, joining vast numbers from all corners of the world. To voice their opposition… »

11.04.2017

U.S., Russia must repel greed, fear

U.S., Russia must repel greed, fear

By Kristin Y. Christman. First published in the Albany Times Union. John D. Rockefeller was incensed. It was the 1880s, and oil drillers had struck such enormous wells in Baku that Russia was selling oil in Europe at prices that undercut Rockefeller’s Standard Oil. Having ruthlessly swallowed his American competitors,… »

10.04.2017

The Greek Theatre in Syracuse examines history through art

The Greek Theatre in Syracuse examines history through art

This has been a unique year for one of the most ancient Italian cities; it is as well one of the Italian towns with the most fascinating past, both for the myths concerning its origins and for the rich history that has passed through its stones. This is Syracuse, the… »

04.04.2017

Dakota Access Pipeline Protest: Intesa SanPaolo Answers and Protest organizers Respond

Dakota Access Pipeline Protest: Intesa SanPaolo Answers and Protest organizers Respond

During the online protest against Intesa SanPaolo’s involvement in the Dakota Access Pipeline, more than 100 people wrote on the bank’s Facebook page and many more sent messages on Twitter. Many of those involved, including the organizers, (Women’s March – Milan, American Expats for Positive Change, Resistance Events… »

03.04.2017

Thursday, April 6, on line protest in France to #DivestDAPL

Thursday, April 6, on line protest in France to #DivestDAPL

The Dakota Access Pipeline Project (DAPL), which is cause for serious ethical, environmental and human rights concerns, is receiving investment support from 4 major French banks – Credit Agricole,  Société Générale, Natixis and BNP-Paribas. Credit Agricole will comply with the recommendations of an independent consultant and will not allocate further loans to the… »

Newsletter

Enter your e-mail address to subscribe to our daily news service.


Video presentation: What Pressenza is...

Milagro Sala

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Archives

Except where otherwise note, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.