New Humanism

Kenneth Kaunda: A Humanist Friend

A Humanist Friend Kenneth Kaunda the last of the pioneers of independence from African colonialism 1924-2021 I met KK, as he is affectionately called in Zambia, in 1989 when I accompanied Silo (Mario Rodríguez Cobos) on his official visit to…

Face 2 Face with Antonio Carvallo

LIVE SHOW: Friday, April 16th at 12 (noon) PM EST On this show we are speaking with Antonio Carvallo, former General Secretary of the Humanist International, about the 8th Humanist World Centre of Studies (HWCS) International Symposium happening this weekend…

The 2nd World March in Latin America with its message of Peace and Nonviolence

Whilst the world has been bursting with bad news (Trump’s failed impeachment, Bolsonaro’s assault on Brazil’s human rights and the Amazon, pipelines, climate change and failure of climate discussions in Madrid, Australian fires, the Brexit debacle, Bolivia coup and descent…

A message from the heart of the on-going Chilean social awakening

We are publishing here a letter sent by Pia Figueroa to a Pressenza colleague in the UK as it reflects the intersection between the political and existential experiences that the Chilean population has been going through since the beginning of…

People taking to the streets in all continents demanding a humanised system

We are witnessing a moment of widespread social mobilisation in many cities around the world that seems to be gathering pace as the numbers swell and the demands become clearer, even if they begin with a very particular response to…

Why the G7 can only deliver more of the same (only worse). But there is hope

It is that time of the year and the leaders of 7 industrialised countries get together to address the world situation. What an opportunity to deal with inequality, the climate crisis, the trade wars, gender discrimination, racism, the refugees crisis,…

Rabindranath Tagore (7 May 1861 – 7 Aug 1941): The Local and the Universal

By René Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service “The darkness of egoism which will have to be destroyed is the egoism of the Nation. The ideal of India is against the intense consciousness of the separateness of one’s own people from…

Broadcasting of the ceremony of the 50th anniversary of Silo’s address in Punta de Vacas

On May 4, 1969, Silo made his first public speech in Punta de Vacas, a desolate place on the border between Argentina and Chile, not far from Aconcagua Mountain. After 50 years humanists remember that address, The Healing of Suffering,…

Tomás Hirsch: “Silo made a deep, complex and structural proposal of personal and social transformation”.

In November 2018, De Frente spoke with the humanist deputy on various topics. In that interview he was able to expand on the figure of Silo and Siloism as philosophy and practice. –Tomas, who was Silo? How did you meet…

“Learning to be Human”: The 24th World Congress of Philosophy Beijing has begun

The 24th World Congress of Philosophy began on August 13 at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The conclave of thought meets under the motto “Learning to be Human” and will take place throughout the week, to be…

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