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09.12.2018

Yellow Vests (Gilets Jaunes): where Democracy is on the march! [2/2]

Yellow Vests (Gilets Jaunes): where Democracy is on the march! [2/2]

Text and photos by Mauricio Alvarez. We have chosen to publish this article in two parts to simplify your reading.  The first was to recall the meaning of the word democracy and explain the root causes of the Yellow Vests movement. This second part focuses on the… »

06.12.2018

Yellow Vests (Gilets Jaunes): where Democracy is on the march! [1/2]

Yellow Vests (Gilets Jaunes): where Democracy is on the march! [1/2]

Text and photos by Mauricio Alvarez. The Yellow Vests movement is growing more and more. A few days before a fourth major day of demonstrations, scheduled for Saturday, December 8, 2018, actions are multiplying all over France: roadblocks, blockades of petrol stations, “toll-free” operations, and so on. Despite the government’s… »

04.12.2018

Yellow vests: risk or opportunity?

Yellow vests: risk or opportunity?

In recent weeks, France has witnessed an unprecedented mobilization in the country’s recent history. Thousands of people in many parts of the territory are expressing their anger at the measures put in place by Emmanuel Macron’s government. At the dawn of a new call for yellow vests to be demonstrated,… »

11.02.2018

Paris: Jean-Luc Mélenchon meets Tomás Hirsch

Paris: Jean-Luc Mélenchon meets Tomás Hirsch

The humanist deputy [Member of Parliament] of the Chilean Broad Front [Frente Amplio], Tomás Hirsch, met today in Paris with Jean-Luc Mélenchon, Sabine Rubin and Alexis Corbière, deputies of the France Insoumise caucus, in the offices… »

22.05.2017

Protest for agro-ecology, against Bayer and Monsanto

Protest for agro-ecology, against Bayer and Monsanto

Hundreds of people were seen walking the streets of Bordeaux from the ‘Place de la Victoire’ on Saturday May 20th, demonstrating against the multinationals of the agriculture and agronomy sectors. Not only could we see banners from militant organisations such as Attac and Greenpeace concerned by these issues, but there… »

26.11.2016

Catherine, on her way towards the light

Catherine, on her way towards the light

On the 24th of November, 2016, our dear friend Catherine lost her final battle against her illness and left us for other spaces, other times and other wavelengths. Catherine started to participate in Pressenza by translating articles.  She was a passionate translator, translating from Spanish.  Translators know full well that… »

28.11.2015

COP21 – war and peace

COP21 – war and peace

Par Ben Cramer. An argu­ment can be made that COP21 must address the sub­ject of war and peace as an eco­log­i­cal issue. Because secrecy veils the true num­bers, it is dif­fi­cult to accu­rately deter­mine the amount of atmos­pheric pol­lu­tion caused by the mil­i­tary. Nonethe­less, it is sig­nif­i­cant. »

11.07.2015

Parisians march to promote the virtue of sharing

Parisians march to promote the virtue of sharing

On 7 June, 2015, a group of friends organized the first March for Sharing in Paris. The gathering was at 14 pm at Place de la Republique. The procession departed at 15 h 30. The emphasis was on the economy and society itself. The intention was to raise… »

29.05.2015

First March for sharing  to make known overwhelming numbers

First March for sharing  to make known overwhelming numbers

Press release Nobody ignores  anymore that  only 1.6 billion people are living in dire poverty in the world, according to a recent study by the Oxford poverty and human development initiative. Nobody ignores   anymore  that more than 1 billion people worldwide (every six personn) are affected by the scourge of… »

28.10.2013

African Campaign for Education of Non-Violence commemorated in Ethiopia

African Campaign for Education of Non-Violence commemorated in Ethiopia

Par Bereket Alemayehu On the 2nd October, commemorated the International day of Non-Violence worldwide, was launched the African Campaign for Education of Non-violence in Ethiopia, with the main purpose of training a new generation of Ethiopians to the culture of peace and non-violence. The Ethiopian… »

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