Culture and Media

Which Is Worse, the Tech Giant Censors or the Stuff You Want Censored?

The communications system we live in is highly complex, mostly driven by greed and profit, in part semi-public, full of filth I know we’d be better off without, and increasingly openly censored and monitored by defenders of accepted good thinking.…

Book “Muros que hablan” presented at bookshop in Santiago, Chile

The public presentation of the book “Muros que Hablan” by Riccardo Marinai and David Meléndez, published by Virtual Ediciones for Pressenza, took place today in the extraordinary bookshop of the Comuna de Cerrillos “Las Vocales de Rimbaud” by Octavio Rivano.…

From the “Tokarev report” to the “Denisova report”

In 1981 Salvatore Puledda published his novel The Tókarev Report. At the time, the Humanist Movement was at its peak. Only 12 years had passed since Silo had delivered his harangue “The Healing of Suffering” in Punta de Vacas. There…

PPFA greets everyone on Vishvasamskritadinam, demands national language status to Sanskrit

Language/Culture     Guwahati: As the World Sanskrit Day (Vishvasamskritadinam), an annual event to focus on India’s most ancient language and its promotion, is being celebrated on 22 August (full moon day), a Northeast Bharat-based nationalist citizens’ forum greets everyone…

The External Look, The Internal Landscape

Visual Arts/Photography     Photographs by Boldy Tapales/Text by Karina L. Santillan Looking outward, seeing what is before oneself, the eye captures that which resonates within oneself. We perceive and, at the same time, we sieve what we see according…

The walkway

POEM     Where is the walkway to where I am bound Where is the path that leads to the source Where is the road, the highway, the bridge There, where hope resides, wide open and vast.   The open…

Face 2 Face with Giorgio Cantarini

LIVE SHOW – Friday, August 20 at 10 AM On this show, we speak with Giorgio Cantarini, award-winning actor from Life is Beautiful and Gladiator, who is now involved on new production by Alveare Cinema in Rome, Italy. The film…

Premiere of the Argentinian documentary “In the Name of Lithium” on the conflict between indigenous communities and large-scale mining operations

The Fundación Ambiente y Recursos Naturales de Argentina has just released “En el nombre del litio”, a documentary produced by FARN and Calma Cine that deals with the situation in northern Argentina regarding the exploitation of this “wonder mineral”. Directed…

A Day in the Death of British Justice

I sat in Court 4 in the Royal Courts of Justice in London on August 11 with Stella Moris, Julian Assange’s partner. I have known Stella for as long as I have known Julian. She, too, is a voice of…

The Gift: A recipe on asking for that which we truly need

On humanism and spirituality     As a student in an all-girls Catholic school, we all went to Mass every Friday. After communion, the priest encouraged us to pray for our intentions before ending the mass with a “going away…

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