KLIMACAMP AND IMMERATH’S FORGONE CONCLUSION
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Yesterday we took the first steps through Rhineland to prepare ourselves well to face the action that will take place in the next few days in the mining region of the Rhine. First thing in the morning we inspected the camp; In the Klimacamp, activists and organizations of diverse nature and origin are present, with whom we exchanged impressions and contact throughout the morning. This year 2000 activists will participate in the actions in Ende Gelände, and more are still … Read more

ENDE GELÄNDE 2017: ENDING THE COAL ON THE RHINE
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From 25 to 29 August we will be in Rhineland to develop different actions against fossil fuels that will take place in the mining area of the Rhine, where we will meet different groups and people from different parts of Europe. In 2016, fossil fuels accounted for 70% of the total energy consumption in the world. Coal is still the biggest responsible for CO2 emissions in the world (44% of total emissions continue to come from this fuel). And Germany, … Read more

ENDE GELÄNDE: LANDING IN RHINELAND
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In a few days we will be landing in Rhineland (Germany) next to the Rhine, to put a brake on fossil fuels. One more year we will say “Ende Gelände, stop coal, protect the climate!”. Germany holds the record in lignite extraction in Europe, 7 of the 10 most polluting plants in Europe are German lignite plants. However, while Germany presents itself internationally as the exemplary country of the energy model change, the local political situation delays the end of … Read more

G20: TRASNATIONAL BENEFIT AGAINST THE PEOPLE AND THE PLANET
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This Saturday, July 8, the G20 summit that took place in the German city of Hamburg was ended, a summit marked by the dissent of the US government, having opposite positions with the rest of powers that make up the group, as well as for the protests in which we showed a rejection of the guidelines set by the forum. During this edition of the G20 something happened that breaks with the habitual dynamics of the past editions: one of … Read more

G20: THE SEWER OF CAPITALISM
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Yesterday began the Group of Twenty (G20) summit, which brings together the main economic powers of the world, whose central subjects to discuss are those related to the crisis of global capitalism. In the city of Hamburg, where the summit takes place, various civil society organizations come to express the rejection of neoliberal policies, and to draw up another path that presents alternatives to solve the different global problems. Despite the siege of the city of Hamburg (20,000 troops deployed), … Read more

G20: HAMBURG AT THE GATES OF HELL
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This July 5 the G20 counter-summit began in the city of Hamburg, where thousands of activists from various social organizations that oppose neoliberal policies unite to face them and show that there are alternatives. The Group of Twenty, which brings together the main economic powers of the planet, defends policies that do not respect human rights or the planet. That is why we open spaces throughout the day in which we discuss about the alternatives that can give solution to … Read more

HUMAN RIGHTS: SOUTHERN BORDER
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This audiovisual report is the result of a joint work of members of Irí­dia – Cen­tre per la De­fen­sa dels Drets Hu­mans, Fo­to­mo­vi­mien­to y No­vact. In it, they analyze the current situation of Human Rights on the southern border of the Spanish State. The Autonomous Cities of Ceuta and Melilla are located in North Africa at a distance of 382 kilometers. The space created by these, together with the regions of Tangier and Nador and the space in which the … Read more

WARMING UP THE ENGINES FOR THE G20
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July 2017, the G20 summit in Hamburg. Bringing together the 20 most powerful leaders in the world, a world facing a deep cultural, social, economic and environmental crisis, hegemonic media will be present. But this time not only the elites will be there. Civil society and social organizations will oppose their voices to the neoliberal model, that is why we were participating in the meetings for the organization of an alternative to the G20, in which there will be a … Read more

PERFORMING ARTS AND ACTIVISM WORKSHOP: THERE ARE BRIDGES. FOUR DAYS TO DRAW THE X-RAY OF A GAP
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Between May 10 and 13, Vigo will host a workshop organized by ECOAR))) and Teatro Ensalle, under the title “There are Bridges: Four days to draw the x-ray of a gap” with the intention of debating the processes of social and cultural construction, as well as reflect on the possible spaces of convergence between the world of the performing arts and social activism. To carry out this process, the workshop will have people and groups from different backgrounds who will … Read more

WEAVING BRIDGES
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Yesterday, we finished the workshop “There are Brigdes. Four days to draw the X-ray of a gap”. As a culmination of these four days of analysis, action and debate, we decided to end the radiography that we have been doing during this time to bring together strategies and alliances with which to build bridges between the performing arts and social activism. For this we met once again at Teatro Ensalle, where we talked, in a debate that went longer than … Read more

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