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14.06.2020

The Objective, in Response to Covid-19

The Objective, in Response to Covid-19

Today’s societies are experiencing a phase of crumbling values and rules in all fields, dominated by warrior oligarchic structures, technologically powerful as never before, following a logic of global self-destruction. The vast majority of thinkers and experts have described our current situation as an “emergency” (environmental, energy, health, social, political,… »

12.06.2020

George Monbiot: From coronavirus to public luxury

George Monbiot: From coronavirus to public luxury

Brendan Montague The environmental campaigner and journalist argues we need to abandon capitalism as we recover from coronavirus and establish a new economy of private sufficiency and public luxury. The environmental journalist and campaigner George Monbiot has called for a complete transformation of the global economy away from capitalism towards… »

03.06.2020

Crisis and the Will to Help

Crisis and the Will to Help

By Jhon Sánchez Since the first moment the coronavirus crisis started, there have been a blooming of organizations, mutual funds, or groups of neighbors who get together to help the unemployed, the undocumented, or the disabled. People have different motivations to do selfless acts. I think of the volunteers of… »

30.05.2020

My Corona Hug

My Corona Hug

By Henry Cruz New Yorkers like me have a complicated relationship with hugs. I first noticed it a few years back after this dude in Times Square holding a FREE HUGS sign gave me an insincere and awkward half-hug. Without missing a beat, Mr. Free Hugs said, “Hey, gimme a… »

28.05.2020

Africa Can Still Be on the Top

Africa Can Still Be on the Top

Viewpoint by Jonathan Power Africa is suffering a double whammy after many years of success. The Coronavirus, while not taking down great numbers of people like in Europe, Asia and the Americas, has had a severe impact by curbing its exports in the face of the formers’ severe economic depression. »

25.05.2020

UN welcomes three-day ceasefire announcement by Afghan government and Taliban during Eid al-Fitr

UN welcomes three-day ceasefire announcement by Afghan government and Taliban during Eid al-Fitr

The UN Secretary-General has welcomed the announcement by the Afghan Government and the Taliban of a ceasefire to mark the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting for Muslims around the world. Hours before the three-day festival of Eid al-Fitr was due to begin, Taliban militants made… »

24.05.2020

The Elite’s COVID-19 Coup: Fighting for our Humanity, Our Liberty and Our Future

The Elite’s COVID-19 Coup: Fighting for our Humanity, Our Liberty and Our Future

We are being utterly transformed. And the world is being utterly transformed around us. Ostensibly, this is to tackle a simple virus. In reality, it is to achieve an elite design at staggering cost to humanity and to life generally. »

20.05.2020

Air travel after the pandemic: what to expect in Germany

Air travel after the pandemic: what to expect in Germany

Air travel in the EU seems increasingly within reach. The German Airport Association has published a list of measures it hopes will keep passengers safe — and keep flights in the air. Coronavirus travel restrictions are slowly being lifted around Europe, and with the possibility of air travel picking back… »

19.05.2020

Extinction Rebellion put thousands of kid’s shoes in Trafalgar Square urging government to remember children during coronavirus recovery

Extinction Rebellion put thousands of kid’s shoes in Trafalgar Square urging government to remember children during coronavirus recovery

At 8am this morning more than 2000 pairs of children’s shoes were placed in London’s Trafalgar Square with people holding a banner saying ‘Covid today > Climate tomorrow > Act Now’ Extinction Rebellion are calling on the government to act on the climate crisis during the coronavirus recovery so children… »

19.05.2020

Coronavirus: is the R number still useful?

Coronavirus: is the R number still useful?

A few months ago, most people had never heard of the R number. Now, thanks to the novel coronavirus, we all know – or think we know – what it means. R is the reproduction number of an infectious disease – basically how many people one infected person will transmit… »

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