The new moment and the War of the Markets

There are sufficient indicators to interpret that we have entered a new moment in international matters. What started in Tunisia and Egypt with the “Arab Spring” has extended to numerous countries on different continents: from the Outraged of Spain and Greece, to Chile where students are demanding free and good quality education through massive, non-violent demonstrations. »


Statement of the Marches

After more of 1200 Km walking, the popular marches will arrive to Paris. The September 17 the indignant marches will come to Paris where they will join to the global protest day opposite the economic and financial system. Their road will continue to Bruselas where they will claim a participative, real, and direct democracy. »


The largest weapons supermarket in the world is now open for business in London

Every 2 years the Arms Fair comes to London, displaying the latest in technology for killing, maiming, repressing and changing regimes. This ensures that some private corporations in the UK remain at the vanguard of profiting from war and violence. Some of the most actively oppressive regimes are invited. The protesters are always there but the political will to stop it is not. »


President Correa told it is time to choose – revolution or war with media

President Rafael Correa Delgado Carondelet Palace Quito, Ecuador »


Media minister responds to Reporters Without Borders’ open letter

Ecuadorean media minister Alvarado published an open letter to Reporters Without Borders on 9 September in response to the one that its secretary-general, Jean-François Julliard, addressed to President Correa three days before. RWB is posting the minister’s reply on its website. It includes an invitation to international media freedom organizations to take part in a debate. »


The charms of the Cave of Forgotten Dreams’

Werner Herzog allows us to learn about one of the major archaeological discoveries in humankind. The Chauvet-Pont d’Arc grotto contained in its depths hundreds of prehistoric animals’ skeletons that permit to reveal the constitution of the European wildlife 35 thousand years ago. Jean-Marie Chauvet, Eliette Brunel-Deschamps and Christian Hikkaire found it in 1994. »


Evidence of British and CIA collaboration with Gaddafi in the rendition and torture programme found in Tripoli

Documents found by Human Rights Watch in Tripoli contain evidence of collaboration by the British Government with the US rendition for torture program, in this case sending terror suspects to Libya for interrogation. "For several years, senior MI5 and MI6 officers have sought to deny that their agencies have been guilty even of complicity in rendition. »


Now to the stock market

15-M now proposes an international demonstration, explaining that “El Grupo de Trabajo de Economía de Sol se suma a la iniciativa “OCCUPY WALL STREET” (The Sol Economy Work Group joins the OCCUPY WALL STREET” initiative), that various associations and movements in the United Stated promote and plan to camp on the 17 September in front of the New York Stock market. »


The “Pots and Pans revolution” in Iceland and its aftermath

The Economic Crash in Iceland led the “Pots and Pans revolution” leading to some radical changes. Humanist Party members Julius Valdimarsson and Methusalem Thorisson have carried out an appraisal in terms of the sensibility of the people in general and on the political Scene wondering if such process can promote Human Rights based Real Democracy. »


Where, if not here, on Berlin Alexanderplatz?

The struggle for coherent attitude within indignation. Two school girls of the twelve grade in High School who crawl out of their sleeping bag in the middle of Alexanderplatz in Berlin every morning to go to school - one from the anti-nuclear movement who wonders that there is nobody who is responsible for public relations ... »


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