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30.09.2019

The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons premiered in Kyoto, Japan

The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons premiered in Kyoto, Japan

On the 29th of September, during the public symposium: “Advancing to the ideal of a world free of nuclear weapons and wars” organised by Pugwash Japan, Religions for Peace Japan, the Nagasaki University Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, and the Meijigakuin University International Peace Research Institute, the Japanese language… »

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… »

26.09.2019

The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons premieres in Madrid

The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons premieres in Madrid

In a final event to mark Pressenza’s 10th birthday. Photos Ariel Brocchieri On Monday 23 September, as advertised, the documentary “The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons” premiered in Spain, in Madrid, at the historic Cine Doré, and was attended by more than 230 people. The event was organized… »

16.09.2019

British judge jails Assange indefinitely, despite end of prison sentence

British judge jails Assange indefinitely, despite end of prison sentence

In a hearing at Westminster Magistrates’ Court yesterday morning, British District Judge Vanessa Baraitser ruled that WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange will remain in prison, despite the fact that his custodial sentence for “absconding” bail expires on September 22. The ruling is the latest in a series of attacks on Assange’s… »

15.09.2019

The documentary, ‘UBI, our right to live’, now available online

The documentary, ‘UBI, our right to live’, now available online

The film directed by Álvaro Orús and promoted by Pressenza and Humanists for Basic Income, was premiered at the European Humanist Forum in May 2018, in Madrid, and has now been translated into seven languages and been presented in several continents. To mark International… »

12.09.2019

Western media portrays Hong Kong hooligans as heroes. But are they?

Western media portrays Hong Kong hooligans as heroes. But are they?

By Andre Vltchek Whenever Hong Kong protesters are destroying public property, there are no cameras of Western media outlets in sight. But when police decide to intervene, protecting their city, Western media crusaders emerge in full force. On September 08, 2019, huge US flags were waving in the air. A… »

06.09.2019

Julián Castro’s Monolingualism: a Failure or Just Standard Assimilation?

Julián Castro’s Monolingualism: a Failure or Just Standard Assimilation?

Julián Castro, former San Antonio mayor, announced his candidacy for the US presidency in both English and Spanish. “Yo soy candidato para presidente de Estados Unidos” would not be surprising, considering his name. In fact, Castro’s Spanish is quite weak, as he himself has admitted a number… »

23.08.2019

Pressenza film wins award in Accolade Global Film Competition

Pressenza film wins award in Accolade Global Film Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. The documentary film “The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons” directed by Álvaro Orús from Spain and produced by Tony Robinson from the UK for Pressenza has won a prestigious Award of Merit from The Accolade Global Film Competition. The award was given in the short… »

23.08.2019

Futurology: how a group of visionaries looked beyond the possible a century ago and predicted today’s world

Futurology: how a group of visionaries looked beyond the possible a century ago and predicted today’s world

Max Saunders, King’s College London for The Conversation From shamanic ritual to horoscopes, humans have always tried to predict the future. Today, trusting predictions and prophecies has become part of daily life. From the weather forecast to the time the sat-nav says we will reach our destination, our… »

21.08.2019

Fascism, then and now

Fascism, then and now

By John Scales Avery A new book I would like to announce the publication of a new book, entitled “Fascism, Then and Now”. It can be freely downloaded from the following link: http://eacpe.org/app/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Fascism-then-and-now-John-Scales-Avery.pdf Please circulate the link to your friends who might be interested. Parallels between fascism of the… »

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