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Toxic watchdog group raises alarm on early selling of prohibited firecrackers

With Christmas and New Year festivities just around the corner, toxic watchdog group BAN Toxics raised the alarm on the early selling of prohibited firecrackers as a part of their toxics-free and waste-free holiday celebration campaign. In the recent market…

Ukraine Update: Kiev Lied To NATO Over Missile Strike, Reports Financial Times

Ukraine has been accused of “openly lying” about a missile that hit Poland killing two civilians, earlier this week, the Financial Times reported on Thursday citing an unnamed diplomat from a NATO country. By Countercurrents Collective Ukraine rushed to pin the…

Africa’s Forgotten Colony in the Sahara

Since 1975, thousands of Sahrawi people have lived in five refugee camps in the Algerian Sahara. They named these camps after cities in Western Sahara: Ausserd, Boujdour, Dakhla, Laayoune, and Smara. In a straight line, Smara the camp is some…

Leila M. de Lima: Unsilenced

Former Senator Leila M. de Lima discusses with Pressenza journalist Perfecto Caparas how she fulfilled her senatorial duties—for over 5 years out of her 6-year term—in prison. “… my being alive and in detention sent a stronger message against the…

Re-imagining the future of education together

23 years after its founding, the Global Campaign for Education (GCE) will hold its 7th World Assembly from 22-24 November 2022 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The largest civil society movement working to advance the right to free, inclusive and quality…

Digitalisation is a priority for the transformation of the Latin American and Caribbean development model

The Eighth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean opened today in Montevideo. The importance of digitization in designing and implementing people-centred public policies and as a path to sustainable development in Latin America and…

Poland: Missiles were launched by Ukraine

Uncertainty was cleared up yesterday after Poland claimed that the missiles that killed two people inside its territory were likely to have been launched by Ukraine as part of its anti-aircraft defence. While representatives of NATO member countries held an…

Pandayang Lino Brocka Film Fest now on its 14th year

The Pandayang Lino Brocka Political Film and New Media Festival is now in its 14th year of gathering students, amateur and independent filmmakers, and film collectives in the hopes of finding a new generation of film-makers following the footsteps of…

On Britain and its new Prime Minister

A few weeks ago, the UK was convulsed by the resignation of Prime Minister Liz Truss, who left office after a month and a half. The Conservative Party appointed Rishi Sunak to the post. In Container and Contents, Pressenza’s Spanish…

The Real Path to Peace in Ukraine

NEGOTIATIONS- YES!  ESCALATION- NO! Saturday, November 19th, 11:00am to 4:00pm We, people of conscience, are coming together to demand that there be a radical shift in the direction of US military and foreign policy. NATO expansion must end. Money must be spent…

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