GreenWave Poster

GreenWave Festival 2022

‘They have deprived us of hope, solidarity, prosperity, happiness, freedom, ecological balance, they have deprived us of alternatives for another society.’ Higher temperatures, loss of forests and wildlife, air pollution, more frequent wildfires, extreme weather conditions… The earth is experiencing unparalleled degradation due to decades of neoliberal policies, disjointed from people and the environment. Now, […]

Bilingualism

Bilingualism: How Languages Make a Fit Brain

Human language is a miraculous gift of nature, opening the window to the world of ideas. But, besides that, it is also a powerful tool to train our brains. If you are reading this, that means that you understand English. Yet, English might not be your mother tongue, meaning that you belong to the bilingual […]

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Abortion: How the World Is Shifting on Reproductive Rights

In 1969, Norma McCorvey —known by the legal pseudonym ‘Jane Roe’— became pregnant with her third child. She did not want to continue with her pregnancy, but she lived in Texas, where abortion was illegal except for preserving the mother’s life. She then decided to bring a legal case that set a landmark decision; her […]

cancel culture

CANCEL CULTURE: SOCIAL JUSTICE OR CENSORSHIP?

‘How do we hold people accountable for wrongdoing and yet at the same time remain in touch with their humanity enough to believe in their capacity to be transformed?’ – Bell Hooks From Ancient Greece’s ostracism to the 19th-century stocks and pillory, public shaming has always been used as an instrument to assert power and […]