Silvia Swinden

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

27.05.2018

The Brexit likely side effects they did not tell you about

The Brexit likely side effects they did not tell you about

In the post-truth/fake news era nobody get surprised that a dirty tricks campaign for Brexit resulted in a number of threats now facing the UK´s new trade deals. Here are just some of them: Revealed: rightwing groups plot to ditch EU safety standards on food and drugs ‘Ideal’ UK-US… »

20.05.2018

UK: The Magic Money forest

UK: The Magic Money forest

The Prime Minister Theresa May and the austerity crowd keep telling us there is no money to support the NHS and other essential services, but the Rich List shows the increasing concentration of money at the top. The poor are getting poorer and the rich are getting richer is true… »

06.05.2018

The Active Nonviolence toolkit, proposals for the European Humanist Forum

The Active Nonviolence toolkit, proposals for the European Humanist Forum

In May 1969 Silo gave a speech, The Healing of Suffering in a remote outpost of the Argentinian Andes which today could be seen as the launch of an Active Nonviolence Manifesto. He referred then to violence being not just physical but also economic, racial, religious, psychological and moral. »

20.04.2018

Cui bono#2. Syria missile attack conflict of interests for Prime Minister May’s husband

Cui bono#2. Syria missile attack conflict of interests for Prime Minister May’s husband

We published already in Pressenza  an article about who benefits from the missile attack to Syria by Trump, Macron and May (in short, they benefit, not the Syrian people). Later it emerged that Philip May, husband of PM Theresa May may have a conflict of interests in matters related… »

17.04.2018

“The search for truth in the rubble of Douma – and one doctor’s doubts over the chemical attack”

“The search for truth in the rubble of Douma – and one doctor’s doubts over the chemical attack”

The Independent newspaper has published an investigation by journalist Robert Fisk (*) who visited the Syria clinic at the centre of a global chemical weapons crisis. We reproduce here some of his findings which cast serious doubts about the claim of a chemical attack in Douma. “Before we go any further,… »

14.04.2018

Cui bono in Syria’s missile attack?

Cui bono in Syria’s missile attack?

Cui bono?, literally “to whom is it a benefit?”, is a Latin phrase related to the identification of crime suspects, expressing a utilitarian view that the perpetrator of a crime may be found among those who have something to gain, chiefly with an eye toward financial gain. The party which… »

02.04.2018

The second World March for Peace and Nonviolence, building the power of compassion

The second World March for Peace and Nonviolence, building the power of compassion

Rafael de la Rubia, founder of World without Wars and Violence, is visiting different countries and organisations to make the second World March for Peace and Nonviolence a massive event in order to create non-violent consciousness throughout the world. In his visit to India he was interviewed by ‘The… »

17.03.2018

Jeremy Corbyn and other voices of reason over the UK nerve gas incident

Jeremy Corbyn and other voices of reason over the UK nerve gas incident

A Russian father, former double spy convicted in Russia and exchanged by Britain for other spies, and his daughter were found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury. Preliminary assessment suggests a nerve gas agent. The government has jumped to accuse Russia and in particular Putin of ordering this assassination attempt. »

11.03.2018

What happened on International Women’s Day 2018?

What happened on International Women’s Day 2018?

This happened! Around the world      … »

08.03.2018

Celebrating the work of women on International Women’s Day

Celebrating the work of women on International Women’s Day

It would be impossible to write an article about all the contributions made by women throughout history. And in the present climate of #MeToo and Time’s Up what better point to reflect on than some of those contributions to inspire more appreciation of women? Some of them were part of… »

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