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18.11.2017

Poland, Forum for the Future of Culture Manifesto: Let Us Get Together!

Poland, Forum for the Future of Culture Manifesto: Let Us Get Together!

Forum for the Future of Culture 18th and 19th of November 2017,  Powszechny Theatre, Warsaw In the autumn of 2016, this slogan brought together nearly three thousand participants of the Congress of Culture. We met up in Warsaw and talked about culture in Poland during three days. We finished the meeting with the… »

04.11.2017

Catalonia, open letter to Juncker and Tusk: the silence of the EU is unjustifiable

Catalonia, open letter to Juncker and Tusk: the silence of the EU is unjustifiable

In front of the repressive escalation in Catalonia, 185 politicians, intellectuals, academics and MEPs have signed an open letter to European Commission President Juncker and European Council President Tusk to urge the European Union to intervene for the salvation of fundamental freedoms. Dear President Juncker, dear President Tusk: We are scholars,… »

01.11.2017

Eurocities Social Affairs Forum: Social Rights for all

Eurocities Social Affairs Forum: Social Rights for all

The EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum met in Gothenburg on 25-26 October to discuss the role of cities in promoting a more social Europe and in delivering on a European Pillar of Social Rights. Europe’s major cities are ready to work with the EU institutions and member states to guarantee social… »

01.10.2017

Where is Santiago Maldonado? Demonstrations around the world

Where is Santiago Maldonado? Demonstrations around the world

Today, 1 October in many countries around the world, people demonstrated to ask the Argentinean government and the Argentine police about the whereabouts of Santiago Maldonado, the militant who supported the Mapuche struggles against the multi-nationals in Argentina. All trace of Santiago was lost on 1 August this year. »

21.09.2017

Nuclear Weapons Ban is Entering into Force!

Nuclear Weapons Ban is Entering into Force!

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has been signed by 50 nations. 3  nations (Guyana, Holy See, Thailand) have already ratified it. Once 50 nations have ratified or acceded to it, it will enter into force. Here is the list of supporting nations: STATE SIGNED RATIFIED Guyana 20/09/17 20/09/17 Holy… »

13.06.2017

The Water Protectors in Barcelona

The Water Protectors in Barcelona

On June 11 Rachel Heaton gave a speech at the ending Panel of the Fearless Cities. Acte públic in Barcelona with Vandana Shiva and other speakers from the front-lines women-lead communities : “Don’t wait until you can’t drink water and breathe the air. We need to Stand up, Build and Resist now!”… »

11.06.2017

Water Protectors and independent journalism. A stimulating workshop

Water Protectors and independent journalism. A stimulating workshop

Held yesterday at the September 11  Park in Bologna, Italy, this event organized by Pressenza, Women’s March Milan and “G7M-Ambiente alla base, non al vertice” was one of the many initiatives during a counter-summit on the environment ending today with a Critical Mass demonstration and a march. After an introduction… »

11.06.2017

The Water Protectors write to Intesa SanPaolo

The Water Protectors write to Intesa SanPaolo

Dear Mr. Carlo Messina, CEO of Intesa SanPaolo Today we are reaching out to you publicly to bring attention to the ongoing Dakota Access Pipeline, a $3.8 billion dollar project that was constructed on 1851 and 1868 Fort Laramie Treaty Land illegally and is a direct violation of the United… »

08.06.2017

The Water Protectors meet with the Mayor of Geneva

The Water Protectors meet with the Mayor of Geneva

Water Protectors Rachel Heaton and Rafael Gonzalez met with the Mayor of Geneva Rémy Pagani to talk about divestment out of fossil fuels and got his official support. Then they exchanged with the Union UNIA about strategies of divestment of the workers’ pension funds. The night ended with an outdoors hip-hop… »

07.06.2017

The Water Protectors in Geneva

The Water Protectors in Geneva

The Water Protectors from the Sioux tribe of Standing Rock, along with around 30 activists, participated in an action of civil disobedience. They occupied the Geneva headquarters of Credit Suisse to denounce their financing of fossil energies and notably the 1.4 billion USD invested in #DAPL. They trecked through… »

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