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Caravana Abriendo Fronteras finalises preparations for the next Pyrenees Alps route

The internal European borders of yesterday and today are the new focus of the Caravana Abriendo Fronteras network, which will be travelling on several buses from the Pyrenees to the Alps between 15 and 24 July. The seventh edition of…

Convention 189: historic consensus in the Spanish Congress

Convention 189 of the International Labour Organisation unites all parties to ratify that domestic and care worker have labour rights equivalent to those of any other salaried worker. By Gessamí Forner and Pablo Elorduy/El salto diario Today (09/06) was a…

Health lobbies that got rich the year of the pandemic

Lobby action means privatisation of health care They were awarded 70% of the contracts; almost 800 million euros. IDIS Foundation, Spain Health Foundation, ANEFP and Farmaindustria, the most favoured The privatisation of Madrid’s public health system exceeded previous years’ figures…

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…

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