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On the edge of a global revolution?

What do Bolivia, Iceland, Tunisia, Egypt and Spain all have in common?  Besides being famous respectively for; ladies in bowler hats, volcanoes, mosaics, pyramids and Rafael Nadal there seems to be little to connect these diverse countries, yet they are all undergoing the most radical forms of social revolution that we have witnessed since the collapse of the Berlin Wall and the Soviet Empire.

It is quite likely though that, at least in the cases of Bolivia, Iceland and Spain, people around the world have no idea what’s going on.  Let’s recap:

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The truth about the Greek revolution emerges from the cloud of chemical war

... the great truths about the non-violent nature of the movement of the “outraged” and the historic weekend of the 28th & 29th of June, unprecedented state repression, provocation and media propaganda.

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Silence of the European mass-media on Iceland is not a coincidence

The mainstream mass-media have been silent about the protests and the example of a popular revolution that took place in Iceland two years ago, when citizens made the government step down and rewrite the constitution. Because the events in Iceland are a model for how to make a popular revolution, the information has been hushed up. The censorship of the revolution in Iceland is a typical example of how information that could be dangerous for the political and financial elite are treated.

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The Outraged People’s March

15-M takes to the streets after taking the squares and the neighbourhoods.

A great march composed of 7 columns will reach Madrid on the 23rd of July. The Marches have left from each one of the cardinal points of the state and will take 30 days. Another March is taking place around the Canary Islands.

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Seminars on Nonviolence in Mozambique

This to let you know that in Maputo we are organizing a sequence of seminars in some schools of the city, working on some of the themes of the Training Manual for Members of the Humanist Movement.

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The winds of change are blowing

The resounding victory of "yes" to the referendum to repeal the privatization of water, the rejection of nuclear power and a shameful law "ad personam" which would allow Berlusconi to not present himself at trials against him under the guise of a "legal impediment" was an act of civil disobedience which involved 27 million Italians.

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Greece in the footsteps of Egypt and Spain: is this the rise of a new civilisation?

Thousands of people in 20 cities have started the Greek Ethical Revolution. The Greeks took the message sent by the Spanish “Indignados” heard in the motto “Be quiet or you’ll wake Greece up …” Greece has awakened for good…

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15-M in Spain: nonviolence is now on the streets

Those who interpreted the “Arab Spring” as a phenomenon that would only touch a few countries—in general dictatorships personifying the Arab world—have not understood the phenomenon that has awoken and that may not stop until it has covered and moved the consciousness of the entire planet.

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How is World without Wars financed?

WWW has a very definite and clear position regarding its economic functioning that also differentiates us from other organisations, especially from traditional NGOs.

On one hand all the activities that our members carry out are done completely voluntarily, in other words, no one receives any kind of remuneration however small. Consequently there are no members in any role who earn any amount for the function they do.

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Military Spending continues to rise in 2010

The annual SIPRI report (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute) shows military spending has set yet another record by reaching $1,630,000,000,000 (1630 billion US dollars) in the year 2010. This is an increase of 1.3 % on last year. Unsurprisingly, the largest increase is the $19.6 billion increase in US military spending. However there are also some interesting regional variations.

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