Nonviolence

Gustavo Petro’s “total peace” plan and how it could shape the notion of security in Colombia.

In his inaugural speech, Petro said, “peace is the meaning of my life, and it is the hope of Colombia” his words resonated in the ears and hearts of an entire nation striving to overcome the grief of war. The…

The U. S. political left is killing itself

After receiving feedback from a previous article titled “US: Guns Have to Go,” I would like to clarify a few points for my friends from the political left who feel that the fight against discrimination and class strangle has to…

Editorial: Getting Out of the Upside Down

As the second week of NPT Review Conference concludes and the nuclear-armed states start to flex their “we can’t accept any commitments because of the international security environment” muscles, a metaphor for our present condition comes to mind: we are…

Colombia takes the first step towards resuming talks with the ELN

The government of Gustavo Petro is seeking to resume peace talks with the National Liberation Army (ELN) in Havana, Cuba. The first rapprochement took place last Thursday, 11 August. Foreign Minister Álvaro Leyva announced that he met with ELN representatives…

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…

Guide for Peace and Nonviolence is presented in the Amazon Museum

On Tuesday 26 July at 7 pm in the Patio of the Amazon Museum, the Universalist Humanist Pedagogical Current of Peru – COPEHU will present the Guide for Peace and Nonviolence, in coordination with the Office of Culture of Loreto…

Luis Milani, a master teacher, a great builder

By Horacio Mesón When we receive the news of the almost sudden death of a loved one who also has other attributes – such as having been for the undersigned one of the models of life – this type 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…

The Dalai Lama – ‘Ocean of Wisdom’ and man of Peace – celebrates his 87th birthday

“The past is past; nothing can change it. But the future depends on the present; we still have the opportunity to shape it. This is not a matter of employing technology or spending more money, it’s a question of developing…

Daniel León presented “The Legacy of Akop” on the impending singularity that will transform humanity

On Thursday 30 June, the presentation of the most recent book by the prominent humanist Daniel León took place. Singularity: “In the middle of this century the process of four billion years of evolution will be completed. I like to…

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