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India’s paradox: 47°C in April and burning coal

The country, which was coming off its warmest March in more than a century, has faced the hottest April temperatures on record while 70 per cent of its electricity is generated by the dirtiest source: coal. By Pablo Rivas/El Salto…

EDUHRED’s new Agora on education as the basis of a nonviolent community, with Anabella Coiro

Humanist Educators in Network (EDUHRED) presents its Agora with Anabella Coiro, on education as a basis for building a community based on nonviolence. It will take place next Sunday, April 24, at 12 pm in Argentina. For those who do…

More than 300 organisations deliver a manifesto against the health exclusion of thousands of people to the Health Ministry

On World Health Day, more than 300 organisations and groups have called on the Government, through a manifesto, to put a definitive end to the exclusion experienced by thousands of people in Spain, which began just 10 years ago with…

The Community denounces Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and NATO’s military expansion

Faced with the invasion of the Russian army in Ukraine, we make public: A call, to the union of all humanists of the world to condemn and denounce this invasion. We demand an immediate ceasefire from all parties to the…

US-NATO: More Militarisation, Less Peace for the World

In June of this year, while the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Summit is being held in Madrid, Spain, social and pacifist organisations will hold, on the same days, the Summit for Peace as a way of expressing their opposition…

When the invisible become the majority

The European protests against the management of the pandemic, although led by the right, do not have a single reading: there is a material basis for the discontent. By Nuria Alabao After the harsher confinements of 2020 that locked most…

50 anti-racist groups denounce ‘smart borders’ in southern Europe

Border tensions between the governments of Spain and Morocco are accelerating the process of implementing biometric control systems at the borders of Ceuta and Melilla. In view of this, various groups point out the danger of these racist measures. By…

Zara, one of the companies responsible for Amazon deforestation

Zara, a company of the Inditex group, appears in a report published this week on the responsibility of major clothing brands in the deforestation of the Amazon, a process that has intensified since the beginning of the decade. The Slow…

Popular Legislative Initiative to regulate Traditional Medicines in Spain

The Bureau of the Chamber of Deputies of the Congress of Deputies accepted the Popular Legislative Initiative (ILP) that seeks to achieve the regulation of Traditional, Complementary and Integrative Medicines (TMCI) in Spain. It requires 500,000 signatures from Spanish citizens.…

Madeleine John: “Reconciliation is a choice”.

Madeleine John, Peruvian, has been a member of the Humanist Movement since she was very young. Today, from Silo’s Message, she summarises her activism by saying: “The guiding thread of my life has been to try to contribute to a…

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