Coronavirus Is the Perfect Disaster for ‘Disaster Capitalism’

17/3/2020 Sent by Sissy Vovoy Naomi Klein explains how governments and the global elite will exploit a pandemic. The coronavirus is officially a global pandemic that has so far infected 10 times more people than SARS did. Schools, university systems, museums, and theaters across the U.S. are shutting down, and soon, entire cities may be …

Rachel Corrie Remembered

16/3/2020 Sent by Alexia Tsoyni On 16 March 2003, 23-year-old American peace activist Rachel Corrie was killed by an Israeli bulldozer that was preparing to demolish a Palestinian home in the Gaza Strip. Corrie has since become an icon of global solidarity with the people of Palestine.

International Women’s Day 2020 – March 8

8/3/2020 Article by WUNRN 2020 THEME: “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights” Leveraging the 2020 International Women’s Day theme, “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”, the UN commemoration will celebrate change-makers of all ages and genders. International Women’s Day 2020 Campaign Theme: #EachforEqual An equal world is an enabled world.Individually, we’re all responsible for …

Turkey – “Marry Your Rapist” Bill Is Part of a Disturbing Global Pattern

Article by Kate Dannies – Jan. 29, 2020 If the law is a reflection of normative attitudes toward women, gender and family, then Turkey’s most recent “marry your rapist” bill accurately captures the situation women face globally. The bill — first debated on Jan. 16 — would provide an amnesty for men convicted of statutory rape, provided that they marry their …