Diversity

Toronto proclaims August 6, 2022 as “Hiroshima & Nagasaki Day”

John Tory Mayor of Toronto, “Whereas today, we commemorate the tragedies that took place in Japan on August 6 and 9, 1945, when atomic bombs were dropped on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. We pay tribute to those who…

Francia Márquez: “And the payment for when?

Francia Márquez has bright eyes and a deep gaze. The firmness between her eyebrows hints at the absolute correspondence between her life experience and her speech. She takes notes with her left hand in a small notebook that closes with…

The street was a party: Petro’s inauguration

Thousands of people around Plaza Bolivar in Bogota and in many parts of the country celebrated the historic milestone of Gustavo Petro’s inauguration as president of Colombia. By Fátima Martínez Petro and Francia Márquez, the vice-president, are the most visible…

A brief history of Esperanto, the 135-year-old language of peace hated by Hitler and Stalin alike

Joshua Holzer Assistant Professor of Political Science, Westminster College In the late 1800s, the city of Białystok – which was once Polish, then Prussian, then Russian, and is today again part of Poland – was a hub of diversity, with large numbers of…

F1 legend Lewis Hamilton tackles racism in motorsport

Is it a surprise that one of the world’s more expensive sports still has racist and homophobic attitudes within the sport and outside? Is it a giveaway that Lewis Hamilton is to date the only black F1 driver? The justification…

Thailand’s model of digital technology for farmers with disabilities

Rawan Bo-khuntod (l) and another farmer planting seedlings (Image by Pattama Kuentak/IPS) Tucked away in Pathumthaini province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, 0.24 hectares of land adjacent to the Seangsan temple became an urban vegetable farm run by members of…

Manifesto on Economies of Care and Earth Democracy

On the occasion of World Environment Day on June 5, 2022, globalization critic, environmental activist and ecofeminist Vandana Shiva has published the Manifesto on the Economy of Care and Earth Democracy. This was done as part of her tour of…

Discrimination at Nightclubs

Discrimination happens everywhere, and clubs are no exception. What we usually don’t think is how securities are also victims. John Smith, a security guard, talks about his experience with racism from costumers. For another perspective, Emily Nasser, presents her own…

Towards a sociology of the native peoples of Peru

The fact that 48 native languages are spoken in Peru is an indicator of the complexity of “being Peruvian”. We propose a look beyond multilingualism in order to achieve true social inclusion. From a socio-historical perspective, afterwards the discovery of…

Second day of dialogues: a look from the Network of Ecuadorian Anthropology and Collective of Anthropologists

Interview with the Ecuadorian Anthropology Network and Collective of Anthropologists What is the opinion of the Ecuadorian Anthropology Network on what happened during the second day of dialogue between the representatives of the five state functions and the representatives of…

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