Other News – Voices Against the Tide

Il tempo della gentilezza

Volontari: Esseri umani che tentano di fare il loro meglio per altri esseri umani. Ecco la realtà del volontariato ai tempi del Covid-19 Il tempo della gentilezza Alla voce “solidarietà”, il vocabolario Treccani recita: “su un piano etico e sociale, rapporto di fratellanza e di reciproco sostegno che... (continua)


The coronavirus wake-up call

The number of people infected and dying from the Covid-19 pandemic is increasing exponentially. A massive loss of humanity, as occurred during the “Spanish” flu of 1918 that killed 50 million to 100 million, is feared. The collapse of financial markets and economic supply chains, border and airport cl... (continua)


Does the Pandemic have a Silver Lining?

Should we thank God for the Pandemic? It may seem weird to be thankful for a catastrophe. Human suffering is never something to be sought or revelled in. But the pandemic now sweeping the world, with its ultimate outcome still uncertain, may be a blessing in disguise or a cloud with a silver lining. Let me expl... (continua)


Egitto, Patrick Zaki resta in carcere: il 21 marzo nuova udienza

“Questo fa si’ che ora Patrick sia entrato in un circolo vizioso, fatto dal continuo rinnovo della detenzione preventiva, che andra’ avanti molto a lungo”A tre giorni dall’udienza a porte chiuse con gli avvocati, la procura della Sicurezza dello stato del Cairo ha stabilito il rinnovo della detenzione cautelare... (continua)


Coronavirus Reveals the Cracks in Globalization

The virus has starkly exposed the dangers of offshoring all production; we have a whole series of shortages that can only be mitigated by bringing some production back home.The coronavirus will eventually pass, but the same cannot be said for the Panglossian phenomenon known as “globalization.” Stripped of the... (continua)


ntervista a Giovanni Rezza – Ecco l’identikit del COVID-19

Partiamo dal principio: cosa sono i coronavirus?I coronavirus sono virus che si trovano sia nel mondo animale che nella specie umana. I coronavirus umani danno generalmente luogo a un comune raffreddore, ve ne sono 3 o 4 noti e molto raramente causano polmoniti. Ricordiamo tutti però la SARS: comparsa nel Guand... (continua)


World remains a ‘violent, highly discriminatory place’ for girls

UNITED NATIONS, Mar 4 2020 – Twenty-five years after the historic Beijing women’s conference in China – a milestone in advancing equal rights – violence against women and girls is not only common, but widely accepted, a new UN report revealed.While there have been remarkable gains for girls in education, little... (continua)


Ernesto Cardenal, poeta y sacerdote insumiso, falleció a los 95 años

Destacado defensor de la Teología de la Liberación en América LatinaEl poeta, sacerdote, teólogo, guerrillero, escritor, traductor, escultor y político nicaragüense, reconocido también por ser uno de los defensores más destacados de la Teología de la Liberación en América Latina, Ernesto Cardenal Martínez (Gran... (continua)


Anti-Muslim violence in Delhi serves Modi well

The riots have been driven by a ruling party intent on painting its largely peaceful opponents as seditious sectariansSince Sunday violent mobs in north-east Delhi have killed 21 people including a police constable, injured hundreds of others, burned motor vehicles, set fire to shops and hom... (continua)


The EU wants to set the rules for the world of technology

After data protection, artificial intelligence, competition and more. The Brussels effect, contBERLIN AND SAN FRANCISCO – MARK ZUCKERBERG might not have liked everything he heard, but Facebook’s boss got the timing right for a recent visit to Brussels. He was among the first outsiders to hear about the Eur... (continua)

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