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05.07.2020

A library to walk into the forest

A library to walk into the forest

🌳 Professor Deirdre Heddon and Dr Misha Myers explain how their Walking Library functions as a public artwork connecting people with places and writing. The Walking Library is simply a library filled with books suggested as good to take on a walk. In 2012, we created… »

06.01.2020

Re-writing history from a human perspective

Re-writing history from a human perspective

Dr John Scales Avery, known to peace activists the world over for his tireless efforts to eliminate nuclear weapons for which he was recognised, as part of the Pugwash Conferences, with the 1995 Nobel Peace Prize, is a prolific author has recently turned his hand to a project… »

21.08.2019

Fascism, then and now

Fascism, then and now

By John Scales Avery A new book I would like to announce the publication of a new book, entitled “Fascism, Then and Now”. It can be freely downloaded from the following link: http://eacpe.org/app/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Fascism-then-and-now-John-Scales-Avery.pdf Please circulate the link to your friends who might be interested. Parallels between fascism of the… »

23.07.2019

The Precipitous Barbarisation of Our Times

The Precipitous Barbarisation of Our Times

By Roberto Savio When all is said and done, it appears that Thomas Hobbes, the 17th century English philosopher who had a dire vision of man, was not totally wrong. From the frivolous to the serious, in just a week we have had four items of news which would not happen… »

13.07.2019

The Flawed Food Dependency

The Flawed Food Dependency

(A Book Review: Food or War) By Robert Hunziker “The most destructive object on the planet… is the human jawbone.” (Food or War, Cambridge University Press, 2019) pg 177 Whether by sight, taste, touch, feel, or smell, it’s only too obvious that “food” affects every aspect of life and is… »

30.08.2018

Exposing the Giants: The Global Power Elite

Exposing the Giants: The Global Power Elite

Developing the tradition charted by C. Wright Mills in his 1956 classic The Power Elite, in his latest book, Professor Peter Phillips starts by reviewing the transition from the nation state power elites described by authors such as Mills… »

06.08.2018

Population and the Environment

Population and the Environment

By John Scales Avery One hopes that human wisdom and ethics will continue to grow, but unlimited growth of population and industry on a finite earth is a logical impossibility. Today we are pressing against the… »

04.03.2017

Revolutionary book “At the Crossroads of Humanity’s Future” published in English

Revolutionary book “At the Crossroads of Humanity’s Future” published in English

Pressenza has been promoting widely the new book by the Argentinian author, Guillermo Sullings.  Titled “At the Crossroads of Humanity’s Future: 120 steps towards the Universal Human Nation”, the book has just been translated to English in Hungary by Pressenza and will soon be distributed across Europe.  We interviewed the… »

09.10.2016

Preface to the South Korean edition of Basic Income: The Material Conditions of Freedom

Preface to the South Korean edition of Basic Income: The Material Conditions of Freedom

Daniel Raventós This book, now translated into Korean was first published in English (Pluto Press) and Spanish (El Viejo Topo) in 2007, just before the onset of the present grave economic crisis. A Czech edition was published in 2014 (Rubato). Nine years after it first appeared,… »

09.07.2016

From utopia to necessity

From utopia to necessity

Here we post the words spoken by Pía Figueroa – co-Director of Pressenza – on the occasion of the presentation of the Greek edition of Silo’s book Letters to my Friends in Crete: “Thank you goes to my Greek friends for this invitation to the island of… »

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