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21.04.2019

Climate Emergency: Extinction Rebellion protest, London

Climate Emergency: Extinction Rebellion protest, London

“Extinction Rebellion burst onto everybody’s screens with disruptions and mass arrests across the UK and around the world, in protest against government inaction on climate change. Radical disruptions have been at the heart of Extinction Rebellion’s activism since it was founded in 2018 – from January’s disruption of London… »

21.04.2019

“We want to show it is possible to change towards another way of life without violence or discrimination”, Carlos Crespo

“We want to show it is possible to change towards another way of life without violence or discrimination”, Carlos Crespo

We interviewed the Ecuadorian academic based in Peru, Carlos Crespo, in his capacity as coordinator of the Network of Humanist Educators that has been working in the context of the next IV Latin American Humanist Forum, in order to know what they have been doing, since when this process exists… »

21.04.2019

Facebook’s role in Brexit — and the threat to democracy

Facebook’s role in Brexit — and the threat to democracy

Carole Cadwalladr at TED2019 In an unmissable talk, journalist Carole Cadwalladr digs into one of the most perplexing events in recent times: the UK’s super-close 2016 vote to leave the European Union. Tracking the result to a barrage of misleading Facebook ads targeted at vulnerable Brexit swing voters — and linking… »

20.04.2019

When You Get to the End of the Road it is Time to Think Outside the Box

When You Get to the End of the Road it is Time to Think Outside the Box

By Howard Richards I admit that I enjoy mixing metaphors just to fool around and have fun. This particular mixing of metaphors is deadly serious. We really are at the end of the road. A small but growing percentage of… »

20.04.2019

Netanyahu, Trump Prevent Peace in the Holy Land

Netanyahu, Trump Prevent Peace in the Holy Land

Christians the world over look to the Holy Land this week as they celebrate Easter and the resurrection of Jesus, while Jews around the globe observe Passover, recalling their exodus from slavery in ancient Egypt. Current events in Israel and Palestine, though, are no cause for celebration, and are adding… »

20.04.2019

2ª Human chain of school children for Peace and Nonviolence – A Coruña

2ª Human chain of school children for Peace and Nonviolence – A Coruña

3,500 children from 8 schools in the city of A Coruña, will be participating on 26/04/19 along the Paseo Marítimo, between two symbols of the city, the Millennium obelisk to the Tower of Hercules. Human chains symbolize an act of human expression, carrying out a combined act between numerous boys… »

20.04.2019

“Humanizing the economy is the task of the present moment”, José Rafael Quesada

“Humanizing the economy is the task of the present moment”, José Rafael Quesada

We interviewed Costa Rican economist José Rafael Quesada, in his capacity as coordinator of the Economics Network that works in the context of the IV Latin American Humanist Forum, to find out from now on what the work they have begun to organize consists of. José Rafael Quesada: Basically we… »

19.04.2019

The 2016 coup in Brazil: the door to disaster, by Dilma Rousseff

The 2016 coup in Brazil: the door to disaster, by Dilma Rousseff

Dilma Rousseff / Brasil de Fato Three years ago today, Brazil’s lower house, chaired by a congressman who was convicted of corruption, started impeachment proceedings against me, even though there was no crime of responsibility to justify the decision. That congressional vote was one of the most disgraceful moments in… »

19.04.2019

Peter Koenig – Venezuela: Still on the Brink?

Peter Koenig – Venezuela: Still on the Brink?

The silence is almost deafening. Is it the quiet before the storm? – Or is the US giving up on Venezuela? I don’t think so. It’s more like a regrouping after a first defeat, well, it’s a multiple defeat, if we start counting since the failed coup attempt against Hugo… »

19.04.2019

We already know who will win the war in Libya – western arms dealers

We already know who will win the war in Libya – western arms dealers

They armed Gadaffi and the forces that ousted him alike – now they’re repeating that profitable trick. By Paul Rogers for openDemocracy 18 April 2019 In the shadow world of the arms trade there is one business model that outshines all others: selling arms to both sides in… »

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