humanity

We’re Here To Become As Conscious As Possible

If there is a purpose of human life, as near as I can tell from these severely limited sense organs and this very limited brain, it’s to become as conscious as possible. If you were given a video game to…

Manifesto 2020 Calls for A Trans-National Citizens’ Alliance

Viewpoint by Agora of the Inhabitants of the Earth A new public declaration of policy and aims, Manifesto 2020, has issued a clarion call for declaring poverty Illegal. Poverty Is the product of labour regulation within the context of unequal…

Fossil fuel interests unleash lobbying frenzy

A new briefing by UK-based think tank InfluenceMap summarises fossil fuel lobbying during the time of the coronavirus pandemic. Thousands of Americans are dying, millions have filed for unemployment, and frontline health care workers are risking their lives as the…

Peace as Form of Life

Viewpoint by Tito Alvarado MONTREAL (IDN) – Of the world’s more than six thousand extant languages, three thousand have little chance of continuing to be used in the next century. This tragic fact represents a terrible finding: we will lose…

Climate Change Is The Central Challenge For Humanity

Viewpoint by Franz Baumann This article is based on Talk given to the UN Association of New York 23 May 2018. Dr. Franz Baumann joined the UN Development Program in 1980 and began working in the UN Secretariat in 1985.…

Yael Deckelbaum & The Mothers: “Home” – Explore together the Humanity that unites us

What politicians haven’t been able to achieve in years, women are achieving with the power of music. It is a force that unites, beyond any language, nationality or political view. A force which can be stronger than a thousand words,…

The Lenape Center: A New Year’s Message about Peace

Peace is not only the absence of violence nor is it only stability in one’s life or society. The absence of war does not preclude self-destruction nor does the absence of violence at home blossom only from healthy relationships. The…

‘If We are Serious About Peace and Development, We Must Take Women Seriously’

By Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury Without peace, development is impossible, and without development, peace is not achievable, but without women, neither peace nor development is possible, writes Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, former Under-Secretary-General and High Representative of the United Nations.…