Silvia Swinden

Silvia Swinden - Author of “From Monkey Sapiens to Homo Intentional: The Phenomenology of the Nonviolent Revolution” – Adonis & Abbey, London 2006. Pressenza London Editor

08.12.2019

Labour Party spending plans supported by 163 leading economists

Labour Party spending plans supported by 163 leading economists

During the UK election campaign the incumbent Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been criticised for repeatedly telling lies, and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for presenting an unrealistic set of economic policies. The latter criticism has now been debunked by a letter written to the Financial Times by 163 prominent economists who… »

15.11.2019

Studies refute OAS claims of irregularities in Bolivian elections

Studies refute OAS claims of irregularities in Bolivian elections

Evo Morales has been credited with turning his country around. From being the most impoverished in South America he managed to raise living standards, giving priority to education, health, pensions, the rights of the indigenous population and creating mouth watering growth indicators that were applauded even by the most neoliberal… »

26.10.2019

People taking to the streets in all continents demanding a humanised system

People taking to the streets in all continents demanding a humanised system

We are witnessing a moment of widespread social mobilisation in many cities around the world that seems to be gathering pace as the numbers swell and the demands become clearer, even if they begin with a very particular response to a specific act of government (increases in fuel or transport… »

20.10.2019

A million anti-Brexit protesters march on London streets demanding a People’s Vote

A million anti-Brexit protesters march on London streets demanding a People’s Vote

“More than a million protesters crammed into the streets of central London to fight for a second EU referendum as Boris Johnsonsuffered another humiliating defeat, say organisers. Aerial footage showed extraordinary scenes as throngs of people marched from Park Lane to Parliament Square in… »

12.10.2019

The 2nd World March: two journeys in one for the nonviolent revolution 

The 2nd World March: two journeys in one for the nonviolent revolution 

At the launch of the 2nd Wold March for Peace and Nonviolence in Madrid, on October 2nd, International Nonviolence Day that commemorates Gandhi’s birth, Rafael de la Rubia said: “It should be said that this is not just a peripheral journey through the surface of the planet, through the… »

10.10.2019

Trump throws Rojava’s Kurds under Turkey’s bus

Trump throws Rojava’s Kurds under Turkey’s bus

As reported by The Guardian “Turkish troops have advanced into north-eastern Syria, following airstrikes and artillery barrages aimed at US-backed Kurdish forces who control the region. ”The Turkish military confirmed on Wednesday it had “launched the land operation into the east of the Euphrates river” and later said it… »

07.10.2019

“Unprecedented’ rise in infant mortality in England linked to poverty

“Unprecedented’ rise in infant mortality in England linked to poverty

Science Daily reports “New study, published in BMJ Open, links a rise in infant mortality in England to poverty.” The research was carried out because “Infant mortality rate (IMR) has risen for the last four years in England, yet the role of increasing levels of child poverty in explaining… »

01.10.2019

The 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence begins tomorrow, International Nonviolence Day

The 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence begins tomorrow, International Nonviolence Day

Ten years after the 1ª World March our organization returns to continue reaching more people The 2nd WM begins in Madrid on 2 October, 2019, International Day of Nonviolence, ten years after the 1ªMM. It will leave in the direction of Africa, North America, Central and South, to jump to Oceania, tour… »

28.09.2019

Climate Strike part 2: 27/9/19. In total more than 6 million in the streets

Climate Strike part 2: 27/9/19. In total more than 6 million in the streets

Between last week’s marches and yesterday, massive demos have taken place all over the world to demand urgent action on fossil fuels responsible for climate change, pollution induced illness and death and to end the culture of business as usual as long as there is profit to be made. »

24.09.2019

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson prorogation of Parliament unlawful. Unanimous Supreme Court judgement

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson prorogation of Parliament unlawful. Unanimous Supreme Court judgement

The UK Supreme Court 11 justices have delivered a unanimous and damning judgement on Boris Johnson’s decision to prorogue Parliament for five weeks, according to him in order to prepare the next Queen’s speech (something the judges say it only takes five or six days) but in actual fact in… »

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