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From Haiti to the Amazon: Protecting Heritage from Disasters

by Sol Castagnino, Forus* With the death toll close to 2,100 people and thousands more injured after a devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Haiti, the hard-hit nation now also faced the threat and consequences of Tropical Storm Grace. In the Amazon,…

Jeremy Corbyn: “We must learn the lessons of a two-decade war in Afghanistan”

In his Facebook page Jeremy Corbyn expresses solidarity with the Afghan people and calls for a quick response to the refugee emergency in the region. “All our thoughts today should be with the Afghan people who have endured decades of…

Neohumanism versus Transhumanism

Conscious Earth Alliance Online Weekend Conference July 10-11th 2021 By Valerie Sandelin The second online Conscious Earth Alliance Conference will take place on July 10-11th 2021. The conference will contrast two emergent and very different intellectual and cultural movements –Neohumanism…

Amb. Ali Soltanieh: “strategically it is a mistake to go for nuclear weapons”

As the time runs out for some kind of resolution to the problem of US and Iranian non-compliance with the Iran nuclear deal, also known as the JCPOA, Pressenza interviewed Iranian Ambassador Dr Ali Asghar Soltanieh. In this interview, we…

Pictures from the Palestinian support demonstration in London

Last weekend, approaching 200,000 people took to the streets of London and other major British cities to show their support for the Palestinian people who are facing brutal oppression in Gaza at the hands of the Israeli military. The good…

Brazil: the impacts of wildcat mining for women

Indigenous peoples live in distress, anguish, and fear due to the illegal activity and the risk of mercury contamination By Martha Raquel Illicit mining activity has daily impacts on indigenous peoples in Brazil. Invasions ushered by wildcat mining meddle and…

The Henry Borel Case : Death, Militias, And The Media In Rio De Janeriro 1

Luciane Silva, Tiago Abud, Eliz Rosa – Researches with the Núcleo Cidade Cultura e Conflito of UENF The death of Henry Borel, a child of 4 years, has captured the attention of the researchers for the Núcleo de Pesquisa Cidade,…

50 years of Open Veins of Latin America: “a book to understand life and the world”

Eduardo Galeano’s work celebrates half a century shedding light on the realities of Latin American peoples Michele de Mello April may be seen as a month of mourning, as every April 13th since 2015 marks another year since Eduardo Galeano’s…

World military spending rises to almost $2 trillion in 2020

Total global military expenditure rose to $1981 billion last year, an increase of 2.6 per cent in real terms from 2019, according to new data published today by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The five biggest spenders in…

The Rising Threat Of Nuclear War Is The Most Urgent Matter In The World

Re-published from the excellent blog of Caitlin Johnstone. US Strategic Command, the branch of the US military responsible for America’s nuclear arsenal, tweeted the following on Tuesday: “The spectrum of conflict today is neither linear nor predictable. We must account…

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