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People's movements

Nur durch eine friedliche Massenbewegung auf globaler Ebene, die in erster Linie die Bedürfnisse der Ärmsten berücksichtigt, können wir endlich den Weg in eine gleichberechtigte, nachhaltigere und integrativere Zukunft beschreiten, schreibt Sonja Scherndl. Mit dem stetigen Wachstum unserer menschlichen Familie, ist...
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, we are experiencing a continuation of rising outrage and street protests throughout the world. Governments need to listen to the demands from citizens legitimately protesting the denial of social, economic and civil rights, write Isabel Ortiz, Sara Burke and Hernan Cortes Saenz for ...
Only through a peaceful mass movement on a global scale, putting the needs of the poorest first and foremost, will we finally set foot on the road to a more equal, sustainable and inclusive future, writes Sonja Scherndl. As our human family is steadily growing, overpopulation is a great concern. Globally, we are...
Die eskalierende globale Krise erfordert eine beispiellose Umverteilung von Wohlstand und Ressourcen, weshalb Aktivisten die radikale Vision der Vereinten Nationen zur Erreichung von Artikel 25 wiederbeleben sollten. Die Allgemeine Erklärung der Menschenrechte ist eines der am meisten übersetzten und berühmtesten...
"This is the time to insist on multilateralism, solidarity, and science based health policy making at global and national level. This is the time to rally behind WHO." The unprecedented outbreak of the new coronavirus once again places the WHO at the centre of global public action for health.  Independent global...
Now is the time for citizens to ensure that world leaders forcefully respond to the COVID-19 crisis in accordance with human rights, write Isabel Ortiz and Walden Bello. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created an unprecedented human and economic crisis. Governments are taking strong actions, enforcing...
Tackling the coronavirus demands international action and solidarity on all fronts - not just for reasons of equity, but also practicality, writes Vanessa Baird for the New Internationalist. This is a war. We can fight and win. Our country, our people… etcetera... Bellicose rhetoric and vacuous stonewalling from...
Die eigentliche Frage ist, ob Covid-19 uns dazu erwecken wird, die starken Ungleichheiten unserer Welt zu erfassen oder bedeutet es lediglich eine weitere Ursache für dieVerarmung von riesigen Teilen der Menschheit, die so lange schon vom öffentlichen Gewissen ignoriert wird. Seit Anfang 2020 sind wir in eine...
The question is whether Covid-19 will awaken us to the stark inequalities of our world, or does it simply represent a new cause of impoverishment for the vast swathes of humanity who have long been disregarded by the public’s conscience?  Since the beginning of 2020, we’ve entered an extraordinary new era. There is...
Sign a petition from the International Peace Bureau (IPB) calling for a dramatic reduction of military spending in favour of healthcare and meeting social needs. The world’s oldest peace NGO, the Nobel Prize-winning IPB has called on G20 world leaders who are gathering via virtual means this coming week to send a...
In response to high demand, STWR have published an updated book version of our perspective on a universal basic income (UBI). The new book release is timely considering the sudden upsurge of interest in UBI policies, with many governments across the world making direct cash payments to citizens during the...
As the US looks to the future in this election year, what are our chances of reviving the second superpower on our planet to end America’s wars - namely, world public opinion? By Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J.S. Davies for Common Dreams. February 15 marks the day, 17 years ago, when global demonstrations against the...
Únase a STWR, Compartir los Recursos del Mundo, en manifestaciones para el Artículo 25 de la Declaración Universal de los Derechos Humanos. (1) Toda persona tiene derecho a un nivel de vida adecuado para la salud y el bienestar de sí mismo y de su familia, incluidos alimentos, ropa, vivienda, atención médica, los...
The UN's 2019 report on human development is timely in view of the widespread social unrest in many countries that derives, to a large extent, from the inequalities this report analyses. By Yossi Mekelberg. The UN is often accused of being detached from reality and irrelevant to most people’s lives — especially...
Human rights advocates should be as concerned with the economic injustices giving rise to recent worldwide demonstrations, as with the repressive responses to them writes Ignacio Saiz for the Centre for Economic and Social Rights. In recent weeks, an extraordinary wave of mass protests has swept the globe. While...