After 6 hours at work listening to the incessant news of the deadly attack at Paris head-office of Charlie Hebdo-the known French satirical magazine-I finally reached Place de la Republique where hundreds have gathered to commemorate the 12 victims and to show freedom of expression still lives. In few hours Paris’ most active citizens have… Read More CHARLIE n’est pas mort!
It should be recognized that being a woman, in many places, can be more difficult. It has always been this way, but today, in an era in which human rights, under the auspices of the UN, seem to have more to defend, the forms of discrimination that history has left us are supposed to be… Read More Discrimination Against Women in the World: Three Cases of the Week
His name is Eran Efrati, ex-Israeli soldier and current activist for Israeli groups Anarchists Against the Wall and Boycott from Within. The lecture you are about to view was filmed this year in Denver, Colorado, and will open your eyes on an issue that has been often manipulated by international mass-media and on facts that have been… Read More Ex-Israeli Soldier Speaks Out!
As European Parliament elections draw near and political candidates go wild online – and on paper – with very direct electoral campaigns. As I am writing my thesis on immigration, asylum policy and trends in Italy, I could not help sharing this video-campaign with you. Angelo Ciocca presented his candidacy at the EP elections representing the… Read More A Message to Third-Country Nationals: “Do Not Come to Italy”
I guess there is nothing else to add. This short film acts as a campaign against homophobia, against discrimination of homosexuals and, above all, against bulling actions towards homosexual teens, showing an upside-down world where heterosexuals are the ones being persecuted. The 2o-minute long movi, directed and created by K.Rocco Shields, hasnwon several prizes and poses… Read More The World Upside-Down: a Short Film about Weirdo Heteros and Normal Gays
A brilliant initiative, a simple campaign and a harsh message. A social experiment was conducted in London by the small front line charity Pillon Trust, which sent a guy on the streets with a huge sign hung on his neck that stated “Fuck the Poor”, giving away flyers of the ‘campaign’ by the advertising agency, Plubicis. The reactions… Read More “Fuck the Poor!” Let’s See How Much People Care about Them
The commercial Chinese trade in 2013 exceeded, for the first time, 4.000 billion dollars, making the Asian giant the first commercial power in the world. In fact, in 2013 the total exports and imports from China reached USD 4.16 trillion with an increase of 7.6%. More specifically, China’s exports increased by 7.9% to 2.21 trillion dollars… Read More China, the World’s Largest Economy- With Limits