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14.07.2019

[Germany] No to War and Military Bases – first thoughts afterwards

[Germany] No to War and Military Bases – first thoughts afterwards

For many it was the threat of a war with Iran and the stationing of new nuclear weapons that led thousands of people to the streets to protest against the US Air Base in Ramstein on June 29th2019. The more than 5,000 participants that took part in the demonstration were… »

11.07.2019

Call for artists to participate in the Art Symposium in Brandenburg in October 2019

Call for artists to participate in the Art Symposium in Brandenburg in October 2019

On the occasion of the Day of Nonviolence, October 2, 2019, from October 1, 2019 to October 5, 2019, a symposium for artists on the subject of nonviolence will take place at the Humanist Park of Study and Reflection in Schlamau, Brandenburg, Germany. The aim of this meeting of artists… »

09.07.2019

Good News Part 2 – The Hoffnungsquickie

Good News Part 2 – The Hoffnungsquickie

(The Hoffnungsquickie: Good News Brief – N.d.T.) The world is a bad place. This is at least the impression you get when you look through the burning glass of the media. Catastrophes, wars, lies, hypocrisy and destruction determine the reality that is transmitted. Although everyone knows that this is only… »

02.07.2019

Demonstration against Ramstein Air Base creates more and more awareness

Demonstration against Ramstein Air Base creates more and more awareness

Under an oppressive heat, 5000 participants demonstrated in front of the Ramstein Air Base to rebel against the illegal drone war and the US war and their German support from this centre of US war policy. “The airbase is the key to nuclear and conventional war. “Without it there would… »

06.05.2019

We’re all Julian Assange

We’re all Julian Assange

On the first day of the trial in the Assange extradition process before a London court DiEM25 and Democracy in Europe organized a public protest at the Brandenburg Gate, in front of the American Embassy and very close to the British Embassy. These two countries hold the future of WikiLeaks… »

17.01.2019

Assange’s martyrdom has no end in sight

Assange’s martyrdom has no end in sight

It has been almost 7 years since Julian Assange took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London to escape the extradition of the British authorities. If he steps outside the embassy door, he will be immediately arrested and most likely extradited to the United States, where he would face a… »

08.11.2018

Peace and disarmament on the streets of Germany

Peace and disarmament on the streets of Germany

During the Days of Protest for Peace and Disarmament, actions were carried out in almost 50 German cities and thousands of signatures were collected. The days of protest from 1 to 4 November 2018, organised by the national initiative “disarm instead of rearm”, have not yet ended. Some actions in… »

18.09.2018

Tribute to Silo: “The future is open, a future of all for all”.

Tribute to Silo: “The future is open, a future of all for all”.

16/9/18 Today marks the eighth anniversary of the death of Argentine thinker and writer Mario Rodríguez Cobos, who wrote under the pen name Silo. The founder of Universalist Humanism or New Humanism described himself simply as a writer and thinker. That his legacy goes far beyond that is beyond doubt. »

25.05.2018

Deutsche Bank wants out of the nuclear weapons business

Deutsche Bank wants out of the nuclear weapons business

Deutsche Bank wants to end its trade relations with nuclear weapons manufacturers. With a “directive on controversial weapons” published today[1], it responds to criticism from the International Campaign for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), which received the Nobel Peace Prize last year. “The new board of directors is… »

09.12.2017

Beyond the Borders of Press Freedom

Beyond the Borders of Press Freedom

The Swiss Press Club in Geneva enjoys an excellent reputation: since its founding it has organized more than two thousand events with illustrious speakers from Fidel Castro to Henry Kissinger. However, at the end of November 2017 a presentation was announced that would deal… »

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