On March 22, 2021, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken authorized sanctions against Wang Junzheng, the secretary of the Chinese Communist Party Committee of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC), and Chen Mingguo, director of the Xinjiang Public Security Bureau (XPSB). These sanctions, Blinken said, have been put… »
By Brian Terrell On Thursday, April 15, the New York Times posted an article headed, “How the U.S. Plans to Fight From Afar After Troops Exit Afghanistan,” just in case anyone misunderstood the previous day’s headline, “Biden, Setting Afghanistan Withdrawal, Says ‘It Is Time to End the Forever War’” as indicating… »
LIVE SHOW: Friday, April 16th at 12 (noon) PM EST On this show we are speaking with Antonio Carvallo, former General Secretary of the Humanist International, about the 8th Humanist World Centre of Studies (HWCS) International Symposium happening this weekend April 16, 17 and 18 2021. This year, online symposium… »
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) held an Extraordinary Double Troika meeting on 8th April in Maputo to deliberate on measures on addressing terrorism and its related impact on the current development specifically in the Mozambique and generally in southern Africa. The Cabo Delgado crisis started in 2017… »
By Vijay Prashad On March 11, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba wrote on Twitter that his government has “approved the Strategy for Deoccupation & Reintegration of Crimea.” What he referred to is a new strategy driven by Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky to retake Crimea—including the Black Sea port of… »
International Humanist Party on World Health Day: “It cannot be postponed to make health effective as a human right”.
Profiting from health is anti-humanist Health as a human right cannot be put off. From the earliest civilisations to today’s planetary civilisation, healers, scientists and scholars have contributed enormously to reducing the pain of illness and the suffering that results from it, leaving behind a wealth of knowledge that continues… »
Cybersecurity threats are emerging as one of the most serious challenges of the 21st century. The U.S. and its NATO allies have turned down every attempt within the UN framework for banning cyberweapons. By Prabir Purkayastha Two major cyberhacks—of SolarWinds and Microsoft Exchange Server—have affected a whole range… »
The World Centre for Humanist Studies is organising its 8th Symposium “A New Humanism for a new world. Plural exchanges from a world in crisis”.
Interview with Daniel León, member of the organising team of the 8th International Symposium of the World Centre for Humanist Studies. From the 16th to the 18th of April, under the slogan “A New Humanism for a new world. Plural exchanges from a world in crisis”, the 8th International Symposium… »
A few days ago I met with Alonso Mederos, the Cuban Ambassador in Prague, for an interview on the topic of the pandemic and vaccines. Cuba is working intensively, testing five vaccines, two of which are already in phase III. Soberana 02 is… »
PHI on the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade: “The Greatest Genocide of Humanity”.
Humanity’s greatest genocide Nothing above the human being and no human being below another human being In December 2007, the UN General Assembly declared 25 March as the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. For more than ten… »