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Community justice against feminicidal violence

The faces of the Na Savi women from the municipality of Ayutla de los Libres showed anger, impotence, pain and rage at the feminicide of Angelina García Alejandrino from the community of Coxcatlán San Pedro. They were perplexed by the…

Coalition, not collision

25 January 2022. El Espectador I am sending this column hours before the meeting of the Coalición Centro Esperanza (CCE) announced for Sunday night, so everything can change; but so far, it would seem that history has not been a…

Universal Basic Income, video with Juana Pérez

In the context of the first international virtual meeting of our agency Pressenza this year, Spanish journalist Juana Pérez commented on the issue that we have given editorial priority to in all nine languages we work with, Universal Basic Income.…

U.S. Politicians Spend Their Time Papering Over the Social Problems Caused by Profit-Driven Capitalism

The declines of U.S. capitalism and of its imperial position provoke fear among its mainstream politicians. Their response, in large part, has been to deny that any such decline is happening. These politicians do this partly by acting as though…

Deforestation for gold mining has increased by 90% in the Amazon region

Gold mining is already the second biggest cause of deforestation in the Madre de Dios region of the Peruvian Amazon, according to a scientific study. Deforestation caused by gold mining has increased by 90 % in the southwest of the…

Pakistan’s perspective on the “New Cold War”: Interview with Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed

Interview by Cecilia Capanna for Pressenza. The world is splitting increasingly into two halves. This is not the first time. There’s a lot of talk about the US and China waging a so called “New Cold War”. There’s a lot…

Chile: Historical debt to teachers

Another big step in the struggle for the payment of the so-called “Historical Debt” was taken by the Metropolitan College of Teachers of Chile, led by its President Mario Aguilar, together with 15 members of the Chilean teachers’ union, by…

The long road to nonviolence

Six months ago, in this same space, we proposed replacing the national motto with one that discarded violence as a way of relating to each other or of resolving conflicts and looking to the long term, because “what can we…

OPEN LETTER ON ECOLOGICAL DISASTER

Lima, 21 January 2022 Mrs. Mirtha Esther Vásquez Chuquilín Mirtha Esther Vásquez Chuquilín President of the Council of Ministers Present. Subject: We, the trade unions of Petróleos del Perú Petroperú, in view of the serious and irremediable damage caused by…

All the wars on the planet

As of January 26th, an Italian project becomes international. It describes the world’s conflicts with an eye to those who are looking for a way out. Trento – 34 are the wars currently declared in the world; dozens the low-intensity…

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