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09.10.2019

The Public Interest in Climate Change Reaches an All-Time High. It is the Effect of Greta Thunberg

The Public Interest in Climate Change Reaches an All-Time High. It is the Effect of Greta Thunberg

By Ugo Bardi A little more than one year ago, I wrote a post titled “Why, in a Few Years, Nobody Will be Talking About Climate Change Anymore.” It turned out that I was completely wrong: Greta Thunberg changed everything. My mistake was the typical one we all make… »

09.10.2019

Historic first, as Tolstoy’s War and Peace lands in Geneva, to mark international centenary

Historic first, as Tolstoy’s War and Peace lands in Geneva, to mark international centenary

For the first time, part of the original manuscript of Tolstoy’s epic novel, War and Peace, has been unveiled amid tight security in Geneva, where it is the highlight of an exhibition helping to mark 100 years of cooperation between nations. The precious cargo, which is widely regarded as one… »

08.10.2019

The 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence arrives in Cádiz

The 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence arrives in Cádiz

October 7, 2019 by  Antonio Gancedo The World March reaches the oldest city in Europe In Cádiz, in the Castle of Santa Catalina, at 19: 00, a unique… »

07.10.2019

“Unprecedented’ rise in infant mortality in England linked to poverty

“Unprecedented’ rise in infant mortality in England linked to poverty

Science Daily reports “New study, published in BMJ Open, links a rise in infant mortality in England to poverty.” The research was carried out because “Infant mortality rate (IMR) has risen for the last four years in England, yet the role of increasing levels of child poverty in explaining… »

04.10.2019

Italy Should Make Friends with the U.S. Public and the World By Kicking Out the U.S. Military

Italy Should Make Friends with the U.S. Public and the World By Kicking Out the U.S. Military

By David Swanson In the late 1980s when I was a teenager and an exchange student in Bassano del Grappa I loved Italy for the same reasons I’ve loved it ever since, reasons that include natural and human-created and human beauty. I found Italians on average to be friendly, kind,… »

02.10.2019

Historic immigration vote at Labour Conference represents sea change in attitudes among UK labour movement

Historic immigration vote at Labour Conference represents sea change in attitudes among UK labour movement

Mohamed Elmaazi examines how the Labour Party Conference’s historic pledges on immigration mark a significant departure from the racism and xenophobia which was deeply entrenched in parts of the UK labour movement over the past century. This article is published jointly by The Interregnum and Pressenza. I attended the… »

01.10.2019

Big pharma’s rising prices mean doing nothing is not an option

Big pharma’s rising prices mean doing nothing is not an option

We have the tools to tackle big pharma’s high prices. Labour has shown it’s prepared to use them. Heidi Chow for openDemocracy 30 September 2019 Expensive medicines are a growing problem the world over and for too long big pharma has been able to charge extortionate… »

29.09.2019

The Art of Nonviolence

The Art of Nonviolence

On the occasion of the International Day of Nonviolence, 2 October 2019, 11 international artists have been invited to a symposium at the Schlamau Study and Reflection Park near Berlin. At the beautiful meeting place in Hohen Fläming, the artists will create their works on the theme of nonviolence from… »

27.09.2019

Labour pledges to abolish immigration detention centers in historic conference vote

Labour pledges to abolish immigration detention centers in historic conference vote

By Mohamed Elmaazi for The Canary The Labour Party has passed a historic vote on immigration policy at its party conference in Brighton. The second-to-last vote on 25 September included a commitment to “close all detention centers”, “reject any immigration system based on incomes” or a person’s “utility to business”,… »

27.09.2019

People powered policy: how Labour’s radical agenda was built from the ground up

People powered policy: how Labour’s radical agenda was built from the ground up

For decades a closed network of lobbyists and journalists policed what was politically possible. Now a democratic uprising is transforming the debate. Laurie Macfarlane for openDemocracy 26 September 2019 A common criticism of left-wing politics is that activists always know what they are against, but struggle… »

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