Category: Humanity

Humanity as a new political subject
Articles concerning the ecological crisis, anthropocene, disarmament, pandemics, migration, racism, ethnocentrism, nationalism; in other words, articles which discuss the future of humanity.

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Being young in Europe. Which future?

*A partnership The Ventotene Lighthouse / Eurobull Italian version at https://www.eurobull.it/essere-giovani-in-europa-quale-futuro?lang=fr The world is changing, visibly and dramatically. The floods which hit Central Europe in July – the last in a long series of disasters – glaringly highlighted the unpredictable consequences of climate change, which is now giving rise to increasingly perilous, abrupt and chaotic meteorological phenomena. The situation appears...

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Europe and the ecumenical movement

                                                           POLICY PAPER …Perhaps it is from Europe that the message for coexistence and cooperation between different peoples, religions, cultures and ideas can come, for a more united world…. A symbolic event Should the measures to contain the Coronavirus pandemic allow it, the foundation stone for a temple that will combine a synagogue, a mosque and a Christian church in...

The Anthropocene and Political Action

1. Young people and their future – The global reach of the “Fridays for Future” movement has brought the environmental crisis to the attention of public opinion and international politics. Since Only One Earth, the conference held in Stockholm in 1972, the United Nations has been warning national governments about the risks of the destruction of the environment. Scientific studies...

A Call for a Child Union

For a strong Child Guarantee and a Next Generations EU fund for Europe’s future generations Within the European Union, even before the pandemic, 23 million children were at risk of poverty and social exclusion. The financial difficulties endured by European families due to Covid-19 as well as the disruption in early childhood education and care (ECEC) services have further strained...

The Supermarket of Citizenship and European Democracy

Europe’s response to the pandemic comes in the form of a major undertaking, the Next Generation EU recovery plan, based on a European public debt and new own resources. The Commission’s commitment to offering young people a future shows that European solidarity exists. But there are various rarely discussed phenomena that are gradually eroding it.             The one I would...

Think and act like a citizen of the world

Think and act like a citizen of the world In our politically and economically interdependent world the idea of progress seems to have disappeared. The major powers have taken up the nuclear arms race once more, investing heavily in the military sector when what we urgently need is effective international cooperation on sustainable development to halt global warming. It is...

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