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Milan: emotional flash mob for ceasefire

Men and women who have been thinking for months about what to do in response to this endless loss of life, respect, love, joy, and humanity. How to oppose, how to be heard, seen, how to put grains of sand…

The story of the first Russian band to learn the Venezuelan cuatro

Grenada, founded in 1973, first came across the stringed instrument by chance. The purchase of a cuatro in Russia was the beginning of a journey that led Grenada to the knowledge and use of this stringed instrument, a symbol of…

Three days in Rome for Leonard Peltier

Next June 10 is an important date for Leonard Peltier and for all the committees calling for his release. A committee in the U.S. may decide on house arrest because of his health condition; Leonard is almost 80 years old…

Cannes 2024. Cate Blanchett wears the colors of the Palestinian flag.

Australian actress Cate Blanchett – in Cannes for the out-of-competition film Rumours, which with a six-handed direction recounts between farce and demented horror the events of a G7 in which Cate Blanchett is a German chancellor and Rolando Ravello an…

The 2nd Mediterranean Forum for Peace and Nonviolence: The power of the human being

Active nonviolence, as a philosophy and practice, seeks to transform conflicts without resorting to violence, promoting dialogue, empathy and mutual understanding. The 2nd Mediterranean Forum for Peace and Nonviolence, to be held in Malaga on 22 and 23 June 2024,…

Threats to regional peace in the Asia Pacific region and the work of the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network

The International Peace Bureau (IPB) is delighted to welcome Annette Brownlie, IPB Board Member from Australia, to our headquarters in Berlin next week. In a special event, Annette will report on the important work of her organisation, IPAN (Independent and…

Socialists win in Catalonia and pro-independence movement retreats

With 89% of the vote counted, the Socialist Party of Catalonia won the Catalan regional elections on Sunday with 41 deputies, five more than the pro-independence Junts. The ruling ERC – also pro-independence – collapsed, winning 13 seats fewer than…

What are Oases of Change?

Like oases, which are fertile places amid desolate areas, oases of change are living spaces where the new, the life-giving has begun to germinate; they are glimmers of hope amid a collapsing civilization that is destroying the foundations of people’s…

The CIA and the strategy of tension in Europe

The attack on Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico is suspiciously reminiscent of the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald and the former Gladio network operating on European soil, new attacks on European territory with the unequivocal aim of sowing chaos through…

Animal cruelty or cultural heritage? Spain’s bullfighting debate heats up

The cancellation of the National Prize for the discipline by the Ministry of Culture has once again sparked controversy. Bullfighting, which is considered part of Spain’s cultural heritage, is once again at the center of the debate in the Iberian…

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