The U’wa Community’s Nonviolent Resistance to COVID-19 and Attacks in Colombia

ANDREW E. MILLER reports from the Colombian Amazon… Horrifically, this is just one case of a community representative, social leader, or land defender being killed in Colombia in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. As reported in NewsClick, „according to the Institute of Development and Peace Studies (INDEPAZ), 115 environmentalists, human rights defenders, indigenous, peasant and„The U’wa Community’s Nonviolent Resistance to COVID-19 and Attacks in Colombia“ weiterlesen

Flying River, the Amazon

Dan Baron presents a Video- In the middle of the pandemic, on this 5th of June, we launch our bilingual video ‚Rio Voador‘ (Flying River), to celebrate World Environment Day, in search of Good Living for all! Enjoy, socialize and take care of life! See the work here: https://youtu.be/Dm2-rsgNQ98 #Amazon #indigenous #change #aftercorona

Global farm subsidies are driving the climate crisis and destruction of wildlife

Damian Carrington Environment editor at the Guardian writes: „…trillion dollars of public funding is available and is a massive, massive lever to incentivise the farming community across the world to act differently.” Read More at- – https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/sep/16/1m-a-minute-the-farming-subsidies-destroying-the-world #nachcorona #aftercorona #change #Future #ecology Picture: ‘remarkable’ return of forests in Costa Rica, the report says, followed the„Global farm subsidies are driving the climate crisis and destruction of wildlife“ weiterlesen

Corona makes change easier. Digniworld says: do it now!

Ullrich Fichtner author of ‚The Spiegel‘ title story- – „Even before the arrival of COVID-19, humanity found itself stuck in several crises at once. The current shock delivered by the coronavirus could accelerate a paradigm shift that was already underway. It may result in a better and more sustainable world.“ Digniworld says: may? Must! Read„Corona makes change easier. Digniworld says: do it now!“ weiterlesen

We aren’t just stopping coronavirus. We’re building a new world

Eric Holthaus, author– „We are in mourning for a familiar world that has suddenly vanished. The old world is not coming back. There is a tangible sense of grief and loss. It’s a moment of triage for the entire planet. There are striking parallels between this short-term fight against Covid-19 and the long-term fight for a„We aren’t just stopping coronavirus. We’re building a new world“ weiterlesen

Simple best practice example

Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram authors: Physical distancing, social solidarityKerala state in southwestern India, with a population of 35 million, has become “a model state in the fight against Covid-19”. Its Left Front-led government was among the first to introduce precautionary state-wide measures against the novel coronavirus threat… Read More here– http://www.ipsnews.net/2020/04/kerala-covid-19-response-model-emulation/

Thoughts on the Crisis

Our founder, Dr. Evelin Lindner has formed some thoughts about the crisis. „In 2018, we learned something interesting. Media theorist Douglas Rushkoff reported that agroup of billionaires had invited him to talk, and he describes how he realised, to his astonishment,that they believed that something they called the event was unavoidable. ‘The event’ was aeuphemism„Thoughts on the Crisis“ weiterlesen

Upsides of Corona

  Umair Haque author, „In the ways that truly matter, our journey towards maturity as human beings came to a dead stop, quite some time ago. We ended up trapped by consumerism, snared in narcissism, hopelessly entangled by individualism, withered by shallow materialism — hence, finally desperately plunging into the abyss of nationalism, authoritarianism, extremism…“„Upsides of Corona“ weiterlesen

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