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23.06.2018

Children as bargaining chips for dehumanization

Children as bargaining chips for dehumanization

The Latin American women who make up Convergence of Cultures* are outraged at the application of the U.S. law that criminalises immigrants and their families, and that criminalises immigrant mothers and children in particular. Finally, it criminalises the basic right of human beings in their search for a better life. »

23.06.2018

Political figures support Beatrice Fihn of ICAN – Nobel Peace Prize 2017

Political figures support Beatrice Fihn of ICAN – Nobel Peace Prize 2017

Dozens of elected officials from various political groups have signed a document in support of ICAN’s campaign to promote the entry into force of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The executive director of ICAN, Beatrice Fihn, who will visit Madrid from 26 to 28 June, will… »

22.06.2018

Independent unions found new global union federation

Independent unions found new global union federation

By labournet.tv In May 2018 the “International Confederation of Labour” was founded in Italy to unite independent unions and worker organisations across frontiers. We interviewed delegates at the congress to hear about their union activities at home and what they hope will come out of the new… »

20.06.2018

Afghan Peace Activists Finish 435-Mile March to Kabul, Demand Extension of Ceasefire

Afghan Peace Activists Finish 435-Mile March to Kabul, Demand Extension of Ceasefire

In Afghanistan, dozens of activists have arrived in the capital Kabul after a 435-mile march to demand peace. The march began with a dozen youth activists on May 12 and swelled to over 70 men by the end of the 38-day journey, during which they crisscrossed government and Taliban-controlled territory. »

20.06.2018

Trump Is Destroying Lives of Immigrants, the Way Hitler Destroyed Lives of Jews.

Trump Is Destroying Lives of Immigrants, the Way Hitler Destroyed Lives of Jews.

By Partha Banerjee Against any common decency, ethics, and morality, let alone due process and legal procedures, Trump and his administration is destroying lives of poor immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico borders, by separating children from their parents. This is unheard of in the modern history of America. »

07.06.2018

The global scenarios of the 21st century in the light of mega-history

The global scenarios of the 21st century in the light of mega-history

Summary of the first lecture by Akop Nazaretian, in the postgraduate course, “Theoretical Approaches to History”, organized by the Department of Philosophy of the Central University Marta Abreu de las Villas and with the collaboration of the Centre for Humanist Studies Toltecáyotl and the International News Agency Pressenza. The… »

29.05.2018

Statement by communication and social movements: Colombia’s entry into NATO threatens peace and integration in Latin America and the Caribbean

Statement by communication and social movements: Colombia’s entry into NATO threatens peace and integration in Latin America and the Caribbean

In relation to the recent announcement by outgoing President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia’s imminent accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the communication networks and social movements brought together in the Communication Forum for Integration in Our America issued a statement that we reproduce in full below. »

25.05.2018

Nicole Ndongala: We’re all human; that’s what unites us

Nicole Ndongala: We’re all human; that’s what unites us

Nicole Ndongala, migrant to Spain, native of the Democratic Republic of Congo, participated in the European Humanist Forum, Madrid, in her role as the director of the Karibu Association.  Nicole participated in the opening session and in the working area on Women for Nonviolence. In her intervention,… »

25.05.2018

The media have forgotten about refugees and migrants

The media have forgotten about refugees and migrants

“I come from the place of the reporter, the place of the hustler, the place where the boards of directors unfortunately rule. Since the boards of directors joined the editorial teams, journalism has ended. I am ashamed to have to say this, I am ashamed to have to… »

23.05.2018

Tomás Hirsch: Social democracy is in crisis because it’s a bad copy of the Right

Tomás Hirsch: Social democracy is in crisis because it’s a bad copy of the Right

Interview with Tomás Hirsch, Humanist Party congressman from Chile, during the European Humanist Forum in Madrid. Hirsch talks about convergence and political alliances, the crisis of the Left in Europe, the role of parliamentarians and relationships with social movements. (The video comes with subtitles in Youtube and the complete translated… »

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