Pía Figueroa

Co-Director of Pressenza, life-long humanist, author of several monographs and books.

“Santiago is crying out for a territorial government with a horizontal and libertarian outlook” Helmut Kramer, Candidate for Mayor of Santiago

The heat and the cold have that thing of inevitable denunciation of the unjust. When a city burns or freezes, inequality emerges and there is no way to hide it. The summer in Santiago de Chile, in addition to boiling…

The changes in us, we the women

Everything changes very quickly and continues to accelerate. It is not just about the external events that have been precipitated or the undoubted technological acceleration. Also, our beliefs are modified by the rule of circumstances and new understandings emerge, in…

“Finally Chile will approve the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons”, Tomás Hirsch

Pressenza: It seems that the legal process will begin for the approval of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Chile. It is one of the most eagerly awaited treaties by all of us who, eleven years ago…

Interview on 5G with Prof. Zhang of the China Telecommunications Research Institute

We had the opportunity to interview the main researcher of the Chinese Telecommunications Research Institute, Professor Zhang, regarding the development, use and applications of 5G. Pressenza: How long has 5G been known? Where did the new technology come from, when…

When will vaccines be available in China? At what price?

Today (november 20th), the Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the Chinese State Council held a press conference. Relevant authorities from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Science and Technology, National Health Commission, State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA),…

Education for peace and non-violence in times of crisis

Doris Balvín, senior researcher at the New Civilization Humanist Studies Center in Lima, Peru and a specialist in social ecology, spoke with Pressenza about education for peace and non-violence in times of social and ecological crisis. Pressenza: Could education contribute…

Luis Alberto Ammann

I have in my hands the book Self-Liberation, on the inside cover of which you can read a brief review of its author, our dear friend Luis, who died last night at the Argerich Hospital in Buenos Aires where he…

Interview with Maria José Frias: the benefits of Chlorine Dioxide in the context of COVID-19

Pressenza: Thank you very much María José for this interview, in which we want to start by asking you what is the IHWC? María José Frías: The International Humanist White Circle (IHWC) was originally called the International Humanist White Cross,…

Interview with Paulina Hunt: “Against the violence of inequality, mutual support and organizing”

We interviewed humanist actress Paulina Hunt, who in mid march, when the Coronavirus confinement started in Chile, joined a network of neighbors in the La Reina commune. The amount of solidary activities kicked off by this network stand out as…

Amsterdam Tests New Post-Coronavirus Model

Empty Amsterdam during confinement by coronavirus (Image by Peter Noordendorf) As soon as the confinement imposed by the pandemic is over, in Amsterdam the model called “donut” or double circle has begun to be adopted, to try to repair the…

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