Europe

The Isle of Wight ‘New Carnival Company’ brings Lady Justice to the Night Carnival 2 Free Assange on Saturday 11th February in London

The internationally renowned ‘New Carnival Company’ based in the heart of Ryde, Isle of Wight will be providing carnival puppets, costumes, and props for the Night Carnival, organised by Don’t Extradite Assange, the official UK campaign group to free Julian…

Toward the third World March with Rafael de la Rubia in Bologna

The presence of Rafael De La Rubia, promoter of the first two world marches for peace and nonviolence, made it possible to organize a series of meetings in Italy to launch the third world march for peace and nonviolence, scheduled…

No patent on ‘Alzheimer Apes’

There must be no economic incentives for animal experiments. Testbiotech, Institute for Independent Impact Assessment in Biotechnology, has already successfully appealed several times in similar cases at the EPO in the past. A patent covering genetically engineered ‘Alzheimer apes’ has…

Potentially habitable Earth-sized exoplanet found

Astronomers discover a rocky exoplanet about the mass of Earth, suitable for searching for signs of life. A group of astronomers, led by Diana Kossakowski of the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Germany, in a paper published in the…

We have also been lied to about Ukraine

Published with permission of the author. Fernando del Pino Calvo-Sotelo 2 February 2023 Covid, climate change and the war in Ukraine have two things in common. First, that our politicians defend foreign or supranational interests to the detriment of the…

The Highland Clearances and the Scottish Gaelic Renaissance

As the forces of uniformity, conformity and homogeneity spread inexorably towards a society in which everyone tends to look the same, eat the same thing, listen to the same music and receive the same sources of news and information, pushback…

Political earthquake in Kiev, Ukrainian leftist (banned) explains what’s happening

The wave of resignations and dismissals of senior Ukrainian officials is just the latest jolt in a broader political earthquake that is rocking Kiev. It began with the resignation of Oleksij Arestovych, one of President Volodymir Zelensky’s most prominent advisers,…

PSOE and French far right support Morocco in the European Parliament

The vote of the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party in the European Parliament alongside the French extreme right is increasingly inexplicable from the point of view of human rights and ethics. A vote against freedom of information and expression in Morocco.…

Migrants trapped in the forests of northern Serbia: a look at reality

The “Balkan Route” opened in 2015 when thousands of refugees travelled through the Western Balkan states from Greece to reach the EU. In an unprecedented flight they crossed Macedonia, Serbia, Hungary and Croatia until the borders were closed in spring…

Interview with Rafael de la Rubia, Founder of World without Wars and without Violence and main promoter of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence

Rafael de la Rubia welcomes us into his home and we settle into a room full of books. On the table is a huge illustrated book about the World March for Peace and Nonviolence that was organised in 2010 and…

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