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Category: General News

Bolivia Lowers Retirement Age

Bolivia has lowered its retirement age to 58, breaking with the global trend of pushing people to stay in the workforce longer. The law, which also nationalizes the national pension system and extends coverage considerably to the poor, was passed on Friday. Bolivia’s current retirement age is 65 for men and 60 for women. “We…

Aung San Suu Kyi

(Burma) (1945-) “Non-violence means a positive action…it is not that we stay seated without doing anything…we do it in a non-violent way” Aung San Suu Kyi is the emblematic figure of the Burma opposition against military dictatorship that has been in power since 1962. Mahatma Gandhi inspired her when she learned about him while she…

Spirituality

By : Dario Ergas – Humanist Party Member I want to thank the World Centre of Humanist Studies, for inviting me to discuss “Foundations for the future Planetary Civilization” in the Park of Study and Reflection Punta de Vacas. I wish to emphasize how extraordinary it seems to me to be discussing these issues seemingly…

New opening for the works of School

A new process of preparatory work for the Disciplines, an internal process of transformation giving access the Profound spaces of the Mind, begins in the Parks of Study and Reflection on Saturday August 14th. In 20 parks across America, Europe and Asia, thousands of people will attend to begin the work of the Siloist School.…

Permanent 5 members of the Security Council signal a nuclear energy bonanza, while remaining silent on Israeli weapons

By Tony Robinson As the NPT gets well into its first week, anti-nuclear organisations become increasingly concerned at the amount of encouragement given to countries to develop nuclear energy. “We call for the development of nuclear energy in a culture of openness and transparency,… and stress the importance of promoting the sustainable development of peaceful…