During the meeting for the 2017 Golden Doves for peace event, held in Rome on October 10, and now in its XXXIIIrd edition, we had the honour of meeting Susi Snyder, member of the International Steering Board of ICAN, this year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner. We… »
Approximately 1,000 people from 40 countries came together last Saturday to write out a message on the beach of Odeceixe using their own bodies. The message was a clear NO to all attempts at offshore oil drilling on one of Europe’s last natural coastlines, as well as requesting an increased… »
By Maxine Lowy* Women in Chile are are challenging gender-based violence through song, continuing a national tradition of music as a tool of social justice and human rights. In mid-May 2016, in the chilly hours before dawn, a young woman was found lying unconscious on a pavement in Coyhaique, a… »
Activist Vandana Shiva launched a strong and hopeful message during the “Poison at the Doors” conference in Rome on July 10. According to the Indian scientist, 70% of the food consumed worldwide is still grown by small and medium scale farmers. However, she says that industry multinationals selling low quality… »
By Baher Kamal While the business sector jumps for joy as the number of tourists grew in 2016 for the seventh consecutive year to reach 1.2 billion, and as the first four months of 2017 have registered 6 per cent increase, the sheer speed,… »
By Baher Kamal Every single day, print and online media and TV broadcasters show images and footage of migrants and refugees adrift, salvage teams rescuing their corpses–alive or dead, from fragile boats that are often deliberately sunk by human traffickers near the coasts of a… »
In this video interview, Yanis Varoufakis and Noam Chomsky talk about the concept of a basic income guarantee also knowns as a universal income. – Is a basic income neccessary in today’s day and age? – How will it impact humanity’s future? – How did this idea… »
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