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12.06.2020

Crisis Means Danger and Opportunity

Crisis Means Danger and Opportunity

Viewpoint by John Scales Avery* In written Chinese, the word “crisis” is represented by two characters. One of these, taken alone, means “danger”. The other, by itself, means “opportunity”. A crisis nearly always leads to great change. There is a danger that this will be a change for the worse. »

16.03.2020

How to grow through a social crisis: appeal to a humanity we love

How to grow through a social crisis: appeal to a humanity we love

The world is experiencing a deep crisis, everyone is called to change their lifestyle and reorganize their future, suspending most of their own projects. The present is severely limited and the future seems to be blocked. Therefore, it is not indifferent how institutions, the economy, the whole social sphere and, above… »

13.11.2019

The unimaginable paths

The unimaginable paths

By Víctor Manuel Sánchez Interview with Luis Milani about the current reality in Latin America*. VMS: Do social phenomena such as those that occurred recently in Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, a little further away like what happened in Venezuela a few months ago or more than a year ago in Mexico… »

01.11.2019

Chile: Tomás Hirsch Explains Reasons for Piñera’s Constitutional Accusation

Chile: Tomás Hirsch Explains Reasons for Piñera’s Constitutional Accusation

In an interview with Chile’s 24Horas channel on October 29, humanist deputy Tomás Hirsch explained the two fundamental reasons that have led his party and other deputies to file a constitutional accusation against President Sebastián Piñera: political responsibility for the violation of human rights improper to a democracy, on the… »

11.05.2019

When the next crisis hits, progressives must be ready to seize the agenda

When the next crisis hits, progressives must be ready to seize the agenda

In 2008 progressives lacked a coherent and compelling alternative to neoliberal policies. This time it must be different. Carys Roberts 9 May 2019 for openDemocracy “Only a crisis – actual or perceived – produces real change. When that crisis occurs, the actions that are taken depend on the… »

14.08.2018

Human Extinction by 2026? A Last Ditch Strategy to Fight for Human Survival

Human Extinction by 2026? A Last Ditch Strategy to Fight for Human Survival

There is almost unanimous agreement among climate scientists and organizations – that is, 97% of over 10,000 climate scientists and the various scientific organizations engaged in climate science research – that human beings have caused a dramatic increase in the amount of carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous… »

02.06.2016

Communications Forum rejects the Coup in Brazil and destabilization in Venezuela

Communications Forum rejects the Coup in Brazil and destabilization in Venezuela

The Forum on Communication for the Integration of Our America (FCINA) rejects and condemns the judicial-media-parliamentary coup d’état that has displaced Dilma Rousseff, who was elected by 54 million citizens as constitutional president of Brazil; a coup that, in addition to removing the Workers’ Party (PT) from power and suspending… »

11.08.2015

Norway Hit by Two Crisis, Yet the Citizens Are Protected by a Massive Oil Slick

Norway Hit by Two Crisis, Yet the Citizens Are Protected by a Massive Oil Slick

By Johan Galtung* TRANSCEND Media Service – Norway, on top of the UN indicator of good life for years, is now hit by two different crises; one for the less developed aspect and one for the more developed. Yet the citizens are protected by a massive oil slick, the biggest… »

05.01.2015

Greece, elections and reflections on the crisis

Greece, elections and reflections on the crisis

The forthcoming political elections in Greece could be a turning point not only for the country, but also for the whole of Europe. Here we talk about the possible consequences with Marianella Kloka, Greek member of the international organisation, World without Wars and Violence. What do you think about the… »

18.10.2014

The crisis and its challenges in Europe and South America – Part One

The crisis and its challenges in Europe and South America – Part One

Viewed from Europe, the crisis seems global and the future bleak, but at world level: are things really that way? Are there countries or even continents living in a different situation, with certain optimism, offering alternative experiences, views and reasons for hope? South America could be the case in this… »

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