Peace

No to war: Thousands of people around the world stand in solidarity with Ukraine

Russians or Japanese. Norwegian or Burmese. Just seeing the images of men and women going out into the streets peacefully to protest the invasion of Ukraine shows that, peace not war, is what people want. Not to mention the thousands…

War is a disaster. Let’s build peace

The conflict situation in Ukraine, which affects a population already marked by years of suffering, has reached a breaking point and the risk of a war without winners and losers is becoming more tangible and real. With every hour that…

The White-West is Back in Business

The West is back in business with a new war in Europe. After 60 years without real tension and no tanks on the streets (besides, Kosovo and Northern Ireland), the war machine is back in Ukraine. I’m not being sarcastic;…

Inopia of the soul

15 February 2022, El Espectador On some pavements of Bogotá’s southern highway, they sell huge chunks of meat, offal hanging from itinerant hooks, splattered by the pollution of cars and the mud left by yesterday’s downpour. There are herbs for…

Change” has arrived

February 8, 2022. el Espectador Since Sunday we have had a magazine in cyberspace and on the radar of our criteria: it is called Cambio, and it has life because its managers have taken the courage to face the challenges…

Ukraine: Let’s give Peace a Chance!

Tensions between the US and the Russian Federation are evolving in a worrying way. Russia is deploying its troops while NATO expansion is threatening an already unstable balance. And Ukraine, already torn apart by civil war, finds itself at the…

In gratitude to Thich Nhat Hanh: The Asean model of non-violence, the empowered global peace activist

ON SPIRITUALITY AND NON-VIOLENCE     by Genevieve Balance-Kupang In memoriam and in gratitude to the Buddhist Zen Thay (Teacher) Thich Nhat Hanh who went beyond this physical plane on January 22, 2022, in the Tu Hieu Temple in Hue,…

Peace Now in Ukraine

Is a Russian invasion of Ukraine imminent? At the heart of this avoidable catastrophe is Moscow’s concern over the ever-increasing U.S. military threat on its doorstep. Since the Soviet Union fell, the United States, through its NATO allies, has pushed…

Coalition, not collision

25 January 2022. El Espectador I am sending this column hours before the meeting of the Coalición Centro Esperanza (CCE) announced for Sunday night, so everything can change; but so far, it would seem that history has not been a…

Europe for Peace. Stop the war in Ukraine

The escalation of the conflict in Ukraine between the United States and its allies, on the one hand, and the Russian Federation, on the other, must be stopped immediately. The consequences of a conflict in Ukraine would be disastrous. That…

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