Naomi Klein and her documentary on climate change

Naomi Klein and her documentary on climate change

Earlier in 2015, the Canadian writer and journalist Naomi Klein has published a book that became a manifesto on climate change and capitalism, entitled This Changes Everything. She starts with the basic assumption that without a radical change in the way world population lives, produces and manages its economic activities, there is no way to avoid environmental destruction.

Borders, M.I.A.’s last video highlights the plight of refugees

Borders, M.I.A.’s last video highlights the plight of refugees

Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam, better known as M.I.A., has released the video of her new song Borders, launched last week. The videoclip, directed by M.I.A. herself and shared via Apple Music, features the British artist of Tamil origins with a crowd of refugees climbing barbed wire fences while fleeing their home countries in small boats.   The video represents

COP21: artists united to make their voices heard in Paris

COP21: artists united to make their voices heard in Paris

A few days before the beginning of COP21, the conference on climate to take place in Paris from 30 November, more than 300 artists and leading personalities in the international creative industry signed an open letter addressed to the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and President of COP21 as well as to the UNFCCC (United Nation framework

Questions migrants have for Italians

Questions migrants have for Italians

I’m Rumanian, why do you call me Rom? Why are you a very Catholic country and still so blasphemous? These are just some of the questions that some migrants of the Gruppo Laici Terzo Mondo and the Centro di Accoglienza per Richiedenti Asilo of Marechiaro, Italy, asked to Italians. Their questions are many, but all earnest.

The first woman to be elected president of Nepal

The first woman to be elected president of Nepal

Nepal has elected, on 28 October, its second president since it became a democratic republic in 2008. For the first time the president is a woman. Bidhya Devi Bhandari, 54, of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal, has been elected thanks to the vote of 327 members of Parliament against 214. As in other countries, the

40,000 refugees in a week. Slovenia is close to collapse

40,000 refugees in a week. Slovenia is close to collapse

Slovenia could soon need help in welcoming refugees coming from Croatia. The Slovene Secretary of State Bostjan Sefic declared that facilities and welcoming capacity reached the limit and that the government will be soon forced to open ways to make transit over 40,000 people that arrived over a week. A decision that comes after the tensions