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India, farmers call for a general strike

SKM calls for complete Bandh on 27 September, 6 am to 4 pm. Widespread bandh preparation in East UP. Vyapar Mandals, Tempo Associations, Lawyers bodies in East Uttar Pradesh are joining the farmers to enforce the bandh. Peoples’ anger against…

SKM calls for complete Bandh on 27 September, 6 am to 4 pm. Widespread bandh preparation in East UP.

Sanyukt Kisan Morcha Press Release 25th September, 2021 Vyapar Mandals, Tempo Associations, Lawyers bodies in East Uttar Pradesh are joining the farmers to enforce the bandh. Peoples’ anger against misrule of the RSS BJP govt is increasing. Today marks completion…

A Chant upon Awakening

POEM     Wake my womb from icy slumber There where all good things are born   Kindle the fire in the belly Send a Light straight to my Heart   Spine erect and energy strong Upflowing, unhindered Unto my…

King of Bangla folk song Fakir Shahabuddin performs in Mexico City

MUSIC     by Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury In Bangladesh, Fakir Shahabuddin is known as the king of Bangla folk songs. This year marks the 500th anniversary of Mexico City which also is the bicentennial celebration of Mexico’s independence from…

Bikol Art Group Renews Calls For A Healthy Environment

VISUAL ARTS By Kurit-Lagting Art Collective Members of the Kurit-Lagting Art Collective renewed their calls for a clean and green environment by breaking free from plastic during an exclusive online discussion on Art Making and Zero Waste Lifestyle amidst Covid-19…

To Vincent

POEM     The silence of the world immolates sunflowers desperate to bloom   The mother could not hear yet bore a son unable to be deaf to this world’s screams   Hollow souls wandered round you in Arles’s terrifying…

Haitians Fleeing “Unacceptable Misery” Greeted by Whips and Shackles at U.S. Border

Images of U.S. Border Patrol agents on horseback whipping Haitian asylum seekers as they waded across the Rio Grande River into Texas shocked the world this week. After as many as 15,000 refugees arrived, sheltering under a bridge in Del…

Air transport pollutes. An appeal by Doctors for the Environment

To the attention of the Representatives from all the world’s governments attending the Climate Change Conference in Glasgow Dear Sir/Madam, I am the President of the Association of Doctors for the Environment- Italy, a member association of the International Society of…

South African and Bolivian Presidents Highlight Global Vaccine Inequity at UNGA

At the United Nations General Assembly, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa repeated his call for waiving intellectual property rights on vaccines. He also criticized wealthy nations for hoarding vaccines. President Cyril Ramaphosa: “It is an indictment on humanity that more…

A strong signal to combat climate change ahead of the German elections

A new government will be elected in Germany on September 26th of this year. Chancellor Merkel is retiring and this election is generally seen as a directional decision for the republic’s further path. This applies in particular to concrete measures…

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