Νέα δήμαρχος στο Σαντιάγκο, με πρόγραμμα κοινωνικών μεταρρυθμίσεων

Αλιεύει η Εύη Κυπαρίσση   Μια εξαιρετικά σημαντική στιγμή για τα κοινωνικά κινήματα της Χιλής εγκυμονούσαν οι αυτοδιοικητικές κάλπες της Κυριακής, καθώς φύσηξε άνεμος αλλαγής και εξελέγη δήμαρχος η 30χρονη μαρξίστρια ακτιβίστρια Ιρασί Χάσλερ. «Ολα αυτά τα χρόνια είδα στην πόλη μας την αδιανόητη επισφάλεια, την ακραία φτώχεια, την εγκατάλειψη, τις διακρίσεις, την απουσία στοιχειωδών …

Chloé Zhao Becomes Second Woman in History to Win Oscar for Best Director

For the first time in more than a decade — and only the second time in history — a woman has won the Oscar for best director. Chloé Zhao on Sunday night took home the Academy Award for best director for “Nomadland,” a sweeping drama about a widow in her 60s (Frances McDormand) who travels …

Women who build the future, towards a nonviolent culture

Starting March 8 2021, International Women’s Day, Pressenza publishes a series of video interviews entitled “Women who build the future, Towards a nonviolent culture”. The series includes: Vandana Shiva (India) Women who Build the Future: Vandana Shiva Maria Khan (India) Women who Build the Future: Maria Khan Giulia Cicoli (Italy) Women who Build the Future: …

Tributes to Diego Maradona show how easily violence against women is ignored

Sent from Sissy Vovoy Too often we’re in denial about the fact that heroes – such as Maradona and Sean Connery – might also be abusers An image commemorating Diego Maradona in Naples, Italy, November 2020. Photograph: Alessandra Tarantino/AP Fri 27 Nov 2020 13.52 GMT  Imagine a man hitting his partner. The picture that comes to …

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.