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30.09.2017

Basic Income Congress brings together the actors necessary to implement it

Basic Income Congress brings together the actors necessary to implement it

By Álvaro Orus and Mayte Quintanilla. One of the greatest achievements – compared to previous editions – of the 17th Basic Income Earth Network world congress that took place in Lisbon has been the way that basic income has been brought to the political stage.  Sara Bizarro, one of… »

27.09.2017

Great mobilisation for the 17th world congress on Universal Basic Income

Great mobilisation for the 17th world congress on Universal Basic Income

The international BIEN congress (Basic Income Earth Network) dealing with universal and unconditional basic income took place from the 25th to the 27th of September.  The number of participants, level of exchange and harmony of opinions has surpassed the organisers’ expectations and common images are starting to be launched. By… »

01.07.2017

World Pride Madrid 2017

World Pride Madrid 2017

From the 23rd of June to the 2nd of July, Madrid hosts World Pride, the world’s most important event for the LGBTI community. The celebration coincides with the 40th anniversary of Spain’s first ever LGBT pride march. On Saturday, 1st of July, the Pride March takes place.  It will… »

23.02.2017

Argentinians in Spain consider Macri to be ‘persona no grata’ in Madrid

Argentinians in Spain consider Macri to be ‘persona no grata’ in Madrid

In a ‘Manifesto’ issued on February 21st an association of Argentinians in Spain has criticized the reception offered to Argentine President Mauricio Macri by the State and local authorities of Madrid. Enrique Borcel (President of the Spanish-Argentine Council) said, “due to the regressive effects of his economic and social policies,… »

25.11.2016

A humanising perspective of immigration is possible… and urgent

A humanising perspective of immigration is possible… and urgent

This Friday Juana Pérez Montero, Pressenza editor and reporter, presented the following communication with the title “Immigration in the media from a perspective of peace and nonviolence”. It was presented during the VII International Congress on Immigration, Interculturality and Coexistence which took place in the autonomous city of Ceuta. Before… »

20.11.2016

VII International Congress on Immigration, Interculturality and Coexistence

VII International Congress on Immigration, Interculturality and Coexistence

Under the heading of Immigration, Human Rights and Border Politics, this Congress on migration in the Spanish city of Ceuta will take place between the 24th and 26th of November. Pressenza will participate as a media partner, providing a permanent streaming channel in collaboration with the local media outlet Ceuta… »

11.10.2016

Interview with the makers of “Beyond Revenge”

Interview with the makers of “Beyond Revenge”

By Mariana Garcia Video: Gerardo Fermina “Beyond revenge” is a non-commercial project carried out thanks to the voluntary contribution of more than forty people from different countries. The documentary will be distributed free and freely. Its novel approach to vengeance, seen from personal, social and historical perspectives, seeks to… »

09.10.2016

Preface to the South Korean edition of Basic Income: The Material Conditions of Freedom

Preface to the South Korean edition of Basic Income: The Material Conditions of Freedom

Daniel Raventós This book, now translated into Korean was first published in English (Pluto Press) and Spanish (El Viejo Topo) in 2007, just before the onset of the present grave economic crisis. A Czech edition was published in 2014 (Rubato). Nine years after it first appeared,… »

26.09.2016

The World premier of “Beyond Revenge” to take place in Berlin on the 2nd of October

The World premier of “Beyond Revenge” to take place in Berlin on the 2nd of October

On Saturday, October the 2nd, coinciding with the International Day of Nonviolence, the premier of the documentary film Beyond Revenge will be screened within the programme of the world congress of the International Peace Bureau, whose slogan this year is “Disarm! For a Climate of Peace”.  It will take… »

21.11.2015

Charter for a world without violence: violencia is foreseeable

Charter for a world without violence: violencia is foreseeable

Having finished the XV World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Barcelona, and given the level of violence and tension that the whole of humanity is experiencing these days, The charter for a world without violence presented by the Nobel Laureates in their 10th Summit in Berlin in… »

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