Politics

Historic Indian Farmers Protest: An Inside Story, Part 1

More than 9 months ago, farmers’ unions joined forces to protest the three farm laws approved by the Modi Government and being imposed onto the state governments for implementation. Braving water cannons, batons, teargas, blockages, etc., the protestors reached Delhi…

The leadership of the new generation

New and old generations of the left have rallied around the presidential candidacy of Gabriel Boric. The young have opened the avenues and the old are following them. A new country is being heralded in which justice and equality should…

“Code Red”: Wake up and initiate real climate protection!

On 9 August 2021, the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report was published. The core message “Code Red” ignited in many countries, together with the information that we really only have this decade to turn the tide of climate destruction. But in…

Open Letter to the States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty on the Need to Impose a Comprehensive Two-Way Arms Embargo on Israel

We, the undersigned global coalition of leaders –from civil society to academia, art, media, business, politics, indigenous and faith communities, and people of conscience around the world– call upon the States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) to act…

Expropriation of ancestral territories of the Sápara nationality for oil exploitation in Pastaza (Ecuador)

The Sápara nationality, together with other organisations, requested an action for protection from the Ecuadorian state to return 70% of the expropriated territory. On 31 August 2021, the Sápara nationality located in the province of Pastaza filed an action for…

Urgent Call for a Global Pact to protect 80% of the Amazon by 2025

We, the indigenous peoples of the Amazon Basin, through our ancestral knowledge and wisdom, have been protecting the Amazon for millennia. We have been joined in this struggle by environmental and human rights organisations and the scientific community have joined…

Denouncing technological servility

Aldous Huxley proposed half a century ago: “The essence of psychological coercion is that those who act under its effect have the impression that they are acting on their own initiative. The victim of mental manipulation does not know that…

Has politics abandoned the ideal of social justice?

While it is true that in the past the political has been on the verge of abandoning the search for social justice as the north of society, especially in 2020, we see its total renunciation. By William Alberto Méndez Garita…

The profitable dividends of politics

The upcoming elections in Chilean politics will determine who will reach La Moneda, who will be the new senators and deputies of the Republic, as well as the hundreds of regional councillors whose election was pending after the recent elections…

Chile: candidates for the Apruebo Dignidad list

The pact formed by the parties Frente Amplio, the Communist Party, Acción Humanista and the Federación Regionalista Verde, grouped behind the presidential candidacy of Gabriel Boric and with a single list of candidates for Parliament – Apruebo Dignidad – today…

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