Humanism and Spirituality

02.12.2016

Military veterans arrive at North Dakota pipeline protest

Military veterans arrive at North Dakota pipeline protest

The first groups of veterans have arrived in North Dakota to join in a protest against a pipeline project near tribal lands. Thousands of veterans are expected to form a human chain around the demonstrators this weekend. US military veterans began arriving in Cannon Ball, North Dakota on Thursday to… »

26.11.2016

Catherine, on her way towards the light

Catherine, on her way towards the light

On the 24th of November, 2016, our dear friend Catherine lost her final battle against her illness and left us for other spaces, other times and other wavelengths. Catherine started to participate in Pressenza by translating articles.  She was a passionate translator, translating from Spanish.  Translators know full well that… »

25.11.2016

A humanising perspective of immigration is possible… and urgent

A humanising perspective of immigration is possible… and urgent

This Friday Juana Pérez Montero, Pressenza editor and reporter, presented the following communication with the title “Immigration in the media from a perspective of peace and nonviolence”. It was presented during the VII International Congress on Immigration, Interculturality and Coexistence which took place in the autonomous city of Ceuta. Before… »

23.11.2016

If Only We the People Could Tell the Future

If Only We the People Could Tell the Future

The media has been taken by the “surprise” election of Donald Trump as President of the United States. Everyone is trying to understand. What happened to the female vote? The Latino vote? The number of abstentions, the highest in the past 20 years? Of course we have more answers than… »

09.11.2016

Trump’s victory is the triumph of anti-humanism, but not the end of history

Trump’s victory is the triumph of anti-humanism, but not the end of history

Without doubt, Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential elections represents the triumph of anti-humanism in its most racist, xenophobic, fanatical, misogynist and neo-fascist form, compared to Hillary Clinton’s “lite-” version which is respectful of the rights of women and gays but still warmongering and neoliberal nevertheless. After the initial… »

22.10.2016

“Beyond Revenge”, the documentary film freely available online

“Beyond Revenge”, the documentary film freely available online

The documentary “Beyond Revenge” that premiered on the 2nd of October in Berlin, and which has already been premiered in several other cities worldwide, is now freely available on youtube, just as the producers, Álvaro Orus and Luz Jahnen said it would be. It is subtitled in three… »

18.10.2016

The Universal Human Nation: Identifying the bad guys

The Universal Human Nation: Identifying the bad guys

In every conflict it’s always good to know who the bad guys are, who those people are who are exploiting, or abusing or being violent towards others. In Hollywood, it’s mostly easy.  The good guys have American accents, and the bad guys have accents from foreign countries.  [Although to audiences… »

18.10.2016

“It is time for Europe’s humanists to reclaim Europe”

“It is time for Europe’s humanists to reclaim Europe”

Last year, I came to La Fete with a message from Greece. The Athens Spring had just been crushed by the Troika because Europe’s Establishment was planning to bring the Troika to Paris. Since then, the Troika has come to Paris. Labour Laws have been passed by Presidential decree. Civil liberties… »

17.10.2016

Either we build the Universal Human Nation or oblivion awaits

Either we build the Universal Human Nation or oblivion awaits

This is the choice that humanity faces.  It might sound a bit strange as a title because the first concept isn’t one that circulates widely in the public consciousness and the second concept is rather frightening; but this is the choice facing humanity. Today’s world is not sustainable and is… »

11.10.2016

Interview with the makers of “Beyond Revenge”

Interview with the makers of “Beyond Revenge”

By Mariana Garcia Video: Gerardo Fermina “Beyond revenge” is a non-commercial project carried out thanks to the voluntary contribution of more than forty people from different countries. The documentary will be distributed free and freely. Its novel approach to vengeance, seen from personal, social and historical perspectives, seeks to… »

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