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« Interview with Edwy Plenel on: freedom of the press, journalism and the Yellow Vests »

Mediapart is an independent French online investigative and opinion journal created in 2008 by Edwy Plenel, former Editor-in-chief of Le Monde. Mediapart is published in French, English and Spanish. (Wikipedia) Pressenza: Today, what do you think of the freedom of…

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…

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…

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…

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 of the National Assembly.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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