International issues

Cuba: the embargo, the vaccine, the right to health and the white rose

A few days ago I met with Alonso Mederos, the Cuban Ambassador in Prague, for an interview on the topic of the pandemic and vaccines. Cuba is working intensively, testing five vaccines, two of which are already in phase III.…

PHI on the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade: “The Greatest Genocide of Humanity”.

Humanity’s greatest genocide Nothing above the human being and no human being below another human being In December 2007, the UN General Assembly declared 25 March as the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic…

Despite U.S. Dirty Tricks, Bolivia Is Finding a Way to Stay Independent

Sentiments in Bolivia for and against the coup d’etat of November 2019 are predictably along class lines. Those from more affluent sections felt that the socialist policies of the government of President Evo Morales (which was in power from 2006…

Please, Latin America, Take Care of Your Children

Last week, President Biden nominated Vice President Harris to oversee the immigration issue at U.S. southern border, where thousands of unaccompanied minors are arriving from Central America. A few days later, ex-President Trumps said that “he will probably visit the…

Invitation: Parliament of Planetary Citizenship

The discussion about the need to create a global governance of the common Earth starting from the peoples has been going on for a long time. Initiatives in this direction already exist and are very welcome. Saturday, 03/27/2021 02:00 PM…

Women who Build the Future: Gemma Bird

Started on March 8, International Women’s Day, Pressenza is publishing a series of video interviews entitled “Women who build the future, Towards a nonviolent culture ”. In this interview Anna Polo speaks with Gemma Bird, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International…

Building a Planetary Citizen’s Parliament

Growing slowly, but steadily, the Multiconvergence of Global Networks continues to build bridges and promote common actions. Continuing our engagement at the World Social Forum in January, we are now planning a new meeting on March 27 to advance the…

Silently Disciplining Research

By Reseach Professor Emeritus at Prio, Ola Tunander, Modern Times, Ny Tid, Whistleblower supplement, March 6, 2021 Researchers who question the legitimacy of US wars, seem to experience being ousted from their positions in research and media institutions. The example presented here…

China Delivers on its Vaccine Pledges in Africa

By Kester Kenn Klomegah China and Africa have long decades of interaction. The relationship has changed over the years and Chinese outreach to Africa has often been viewed with deep appreciation, especially helping to overcome development challenges. As expectedly, China…

Trump & Biden’s Secret Bombing Wars

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies On February 25th, President Biden ordered U.S. air forces to drop seven 500-pound bombs on Iraqi forces in Syria, reportedly killing 22 people. The U.S. airstrike has predictably failed to halt rocket…

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