In what way will France’s Presidential election of 2022 enable us to eliminate the two major dangers threatening humanity: climate change and nuclear weapons?
We cannot just resign ourselves to choosing in the first round of voting between party leaders and candidates dominated by those individuals, almost all keen for power - nor choosing in the second round between the plague and the cholera. That is the impasse which the Popular Primary wishes to avoid. Nor (...)
6-9 August 2021 in Saintes (Western France) Citizens’ Festival "Disarm to Live" (Désarmer pour vivre) Concerts, talks, debates, shows, films, exhibitions...
As a sequel to the concert last year (6 August 2020) (VIDEO , 5’ 28’’), ACDN is organising in Saintes on 6-9 August 2021 a festival called "Disarm to Live". It is supported by the city, by several partners, and by citizens responding to a call for crowdfunding. Here is the programme and the list of speakers and performers (in order of appearance)
Alice Rosset, Pianist and Yuko Hirota, Franco-Japanese pianist (association Piano-no-ki)
Jérôme Pellistrandi (Général 2°S) Chief editor of the (...)
SIPRI Numbers: New Record Level of Global Military Expenditure – Arms Race Continues
Despite the burning need to solve the major global problems together on the basis of cooperation, the industrial nations continue to rely on arms races and rivalry. The SIPRI figures clearly show the disproportionate nature of military spending – and the disastrous consequences for the environment, climate and now health are unmistakable.
Global military spending reaches new record high – SIPRI figures show: the international arms race continues
The new figures from the Stockholm (...)