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Il Signore passò davanti a lui, e gridò:
“Il Signore! Il Signore!
Il Dio misericordioso e pietoso,
lento all’ira,
ricco di bontà e fedeltà,
che conserva la sua bontà fino alla millesima generazione,
che perdona l’iniquità, la trasgressione e il peccato,
ma non terrà il colpevole per innnocente;
che punisce l’iniquità dei padri sopra i figli e sopra i figli dei figli, fino alla terza e alla quarta generazione!”
(Es. 34, 6-7)

Aderisci come noi alla Lega contro la caccia
http://www.abolizionecaccia.it/ vai sul sito e fai la iscrizione 2019 con 20 Euro. Con Bonifico, bollettino postale come ho fatto io o carta di credito.

Un segno tangibile di nonviolenza anche contro gli animali. Come animatore nazionale sono entusiasta della cosa e purtroppo non avendo un auto non posso dare un aiuto concreto per gli spostamenti degli animali. Siamo soci  dal 24 aprile  anche della http://www.lav.com contro la vivisezione. 

La prima decisione fu con acquisto a parte del loro calendario è avvenuta due anni fa. La Lega è membro della EFAH, dice testualmente la tessera LAC. Sono Iscritto 2019 anche ad Emergency, sebbene non sia entusiasta del gruppo locale di volontari. Troppo fissati sul capo locale.

Maurizio

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12.10.2019 – US, United States – Codepink

Hi, I’m Jane Fonda and let’s do this!
(Image by Code Pink)

Inspired by the Swedish student, Greta Thunberg, the student strikers and Naomi Klein’s new book “On Fire: The Burning Case for the Green New Deal,” I have decided to upend my life, leave my comfort zone and move to Washington, D.C. for four months to focus on climate change. As Greta said, “This is a crisis. We have to act like our house is on fire, because it is.”

So, every Friday I will host an action called — Fire Drill Friday — at 11am on the East Lawn of the Capitol Building, followed by a direct action.  Each Friday we will focus on a different aspect of the climate crisis and what needs to be done moving forward. Join CODEPINK in Washington D.C. starting Friday, October 11 with special emphasis on November 8th to make the connection between war and climate change.

Here’s the deal: We are living at the last possible moment in human history when we can do something about climate change or fail to do so, thereby denying hundreds of millions of people a livable future. What’s often left out of this conversation is the fact that the Pentagon pollutes the atmosphere with greenhouse gases more than 140 countries combined. We can’t address climate change without taking on U.S. militarism — join CODEPINK in Washington D.C. starting with the kickoff on Friday October 11with special emphasis on November 8th, where war and militarism will be our focus.

As you may know, last year, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its regular report which stated in no uncertain terms that given the worsening disasters we’re already seeing and the additional warming that is already baked in because we didn’t act 30 years ago, we do not stand a chance at changing course in time without profound, systemic economic and social change in the next 11 years. If you can’t make it to Washington D.C. will you sign here to ask all presidential candidates to commit to cutting $350 billion from  the Pentagon Budget and invest that money in a Green New Deal?

Yes, we’re facing a climate crisis, but we’re also facing an empathy crisis. It isn’t only earth’s life-support systems that are unraveling — so too is our social fabric.

Funding endless war is an existential threat to human life and one of the leading causes of climate change, which is why it’s urgent that we come together in Washington D.C. and make the connection between U.S. militarism and climate change.

This is a once-in-a-century opportunity to address the greatest threat to the future of our planet. I will be on the east lawn of the Capitol every single Friday, rain or shine, and would be honored to have you join me.

Yours in Loving Action,
Jane Fonda

TACT

Go forward

With care and tact

For others see God

In how we act

David Herr

13.10.2019 – Pressenza London

Historic protests and today’s politics give hope for Extinction Rebellion
(Image by Extinction Rebellion Facebook)

The Greenham Common peace camp and other 1980s anti-nuclear activists made a real difference – now a stronger tide is with the climate protestors.

Paul Rogers author pic
Paul Rogers for openDemocracy

This week’s Extinction Rebellion actions in London have produced some notable headlines, one being the Daily Mail’s “Extinction Rebellion mothers stage mass breastfeeding after police escort children and their buggies along Whitehall”. On a more political front The Daily Telegraph had the writer Julie Burchill under the headline “What must Hongkongers think of Britain’s privileged eco whingers?”, but perhaps the most unexpected contribution, at least for the Mail, was Janet Street-Porter’s “Never mind the nose-rings, Boris, a lot of these climate-change protestors are your people, and they have a point”.

She is pointing to one of the most striking aspect of the XR phenomenon: the sheer range of people who have been suddenly and determinedly motivated to act, even facing the risk of arrest. You have to go back a long way in the UK to find a comparable example.

One happened forty years ago, when Margaret Thatcher was elected prime minister in the UK, with Ronald Reagan following as president in the US a year later. We were entering a new and highly dangerous phase of the Cold War, not least in the UK, where the decision to upgrade the country’s missile submarine force and to allow the US to base ground-launched cruise missiles at the Royal Air Force’s Greenham Common and Molesworth bases caused immediate controversy and reawakened the anti-nuclear movement.

If one specific act helped stimulate this, it was the publication of ‘Protect and Survive’, an extraordinarily complacent civil defence pamphlet from the Home Office that confidently described how a bit of simple do-it-yourself could protect a typical home in a nuclear war. It came out in May 1980; a few months later the historian E. P. Thompson published a trenchant dissection of its laughable optimism called ‘Protest and Survive’. He then embarked on a lecture tour on the issue of what he called nuclear ‘exterminism’ and the reaction was extraordinary.

When he came to Bradford the organisers thought they might get a couple of hundred people turn up, even if the nuclear issue had been dormant for a decade, so they booked a hall with that capacity. Half an hour before the talk was due to start the hall was already packed, another 200 people were queuing in the street and a score or more arriving every minute. Fortunately, the minister of the nearby Methodist Hall was there and promptly opened it for the 700-plus people who turned up. Public reaction was not dissimilar elsewhere.

Burn-out

‘Protest and Survive’ was a marker for an upsurge which led to many actions, most notably the multi-year women’s peace camps at Greenham Common. There are valid reasons for arguing that these protests and their numerous counterparts in other countries helped form the political environment in which the key Intermediate Nuclear Forces treaty of 1987 could be signed. Even so, many activists were exhausted by the mid-1980s, well before the end of the Cold War.

Will XR campaigners get similarly worn out? Perhaps, but there are also good reasons to think that their aims will become more and more accepted and that rapid change will come.

For a start, awareness of the problem of climate change is spreading across a wider swathe of society than the 1980s anti-nuclear revival reached and it is attracting proportionally far more young people. Another factor is the awareness of the power of non-violent action, present then but even more evident now. More generally there is a clear determination across the XR movement to stick with it and avoid getting steered into violence or division.

There are three wider issues as well. One is that the climate is changing ever more rapidly and so reports on the need to counter this breakdown are coming out at least weekly. This means that XR supporters get constant reminders that they are right to persist, whatever the obstacles.

The second issue is that there is a surge in knowledge and understanding about the underlying causes of climate change, which enables climate scientists and others to be more confident in their predictions.

Finally, there have been seriously impressive developments in the technologies and processes of radical decarbonisation. The exploitation of solar energy and wind power has become so much more efficient and cheaper than even a decade ago and there is every possibility of major improvements in storage and distribution.

Politics catching up

The problem, as ever, is the political will to take the action. Here too, however, there has been a transformation. Apart from the Green Party, which has been there all along, Scottish and Welsh nationalists are both advocating far stronger policies on decarbonisation, as are the Lib Dems. But what tends to be forgotten is the change in the Labour Party.

Its record has not been all bad. During the Blair and Brown years there were some good initiatives, if often too little and late, and some Labour politicians kept the pressure up during the 2010-15 coalition years. It is the more recent transformation that has caught people by surprise, though, even if John McDonnell, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Clive Lewis and others have long been pushing for radical change. At its recent party conference, Labour adopted a 2030 target for transitioning to ‘zero carbon’ in the UK. This was far stronger than most political analysts expected, and it is very likely that this will be embedded in its election manifesto in a few weeks. If that happens, XR can take a lot of the credit.

What this means is that there is a serious possibility that in the forthcoming general election, even if there is another minority government, there will be a majority in Parliament for radical decarbonisation. That really will be a change, and much more important in the long run than Brexit.

Open House New York Comes to Flushing Meeting

Every October, Open House New York Weekend unlocks the doors of New York’s most important buildings, offering an extraordinary opportunity to experience the city and meet the people who design, build, and preserve New York.

This year, Open House New York will visit Flushing Meeting on the weekend of October 18 — 20, 2019. You can sign up and get more information viahttps://ohny.org/sites/flushingquakermeetinghouse .

Visit Flushing Meeting during Open House New York weekend (October 18 — 20, 2019) for free guided tours of our historic meetinghouse and grounds.

Built in 1694, the Flushing Quaker Meeting House is the oldest house of worship in New York and is still in use by the Religious Society of Friends more than 300 years later. Visitors to the meetinghouse have included George Washington, John Woolman, and William Penn.

The meetinghouse is a national, state, and city landmark, recognized as a rare example of Medieval ecclesiastical architecture and serves as a symbol of the first successful struggle for religious freedom in America — centered around the 1657 Flushing Remonstrance, in which local farmers opposed Dutch director-general Peter Stuyvesant’s persecution of Quakers, Jews, Muslims, and others seeking freedom of conscience in the New World.

The meetinghouse also witnessed the beginnings of the movements to abolish slavery, establish public education, and enact women’s suffrage.

The meetinghouse remains today much as when it was first built, with dark, warm oak floorboards, simple benches and hand-hewn timber ceiling beams. To step across the threshold is to leave the present behind and to enter a profoundly sacred space seasoned by centuries of devotion. For visitors, the meetinghouse is a peaceful reminder of an eventful and historic past.

More information and registration available via https://ohny.org/sites/flushingquakermeetinghouse

Find Yourself Here!
#FlushingFantastic

12.10.2019 – Amy Goodman

Goodbye Columbus, Hello Indigenous Peoples Day
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan (Image by Democracy Now!)

Indigenous Peoples Day is increasingly being celebrated across the U.S. in place of Christopher Columbus Day, as the myth of Columbus as beneficent discoverer is debunked and as the critical role of indigenous people in protecting the planet becomes more recognized. Indigenous defenders of Mother Earth are often at the front lines of environmental destruction, confronting militarized state and corporate power against enormous odds, with courage and determination. Columbus arrived in the Bahamas 527 years ago, unleashing a brutal genocide that killed tens of millions of native people across the hemisphere. Now, as the sixth great extinction accelerates and the planet catastrophically heats up, it may well be indigenous peoples who save us all.

Official recognition of Indigenous Peoples Day has occurred in at least eight states: Alaska, Maine, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont and Wisconsin. Over 130 cities and counties have adopted the holiday as well, from big cities like Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Dallas, to smaller places like Livingston, Kentucky, and Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.

Washington, D.C., the District of Columbia, the name of which derives from Columbus, just passed a resolution recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day. “Columbus Day was officially designated as a federal holiday in 1937 despite the fact that Columbus did not discover North America, despite the fact that millions of people were already living in North America upon his arrival in the Americas, and despite the fact that Columbus never set foot on the shores of the current United States,” D.C. Councilmember at-large David Grosso said in a statement before the vote. “Columbus enslaved, colonized, mutilated and massacred thousands of Indigenous People in the Americas.”

The movement to replace Columbus Day gained momentum in 1992, the 500th anniversary of Columbus’ arrival, with Berkeley, California, becoming the first city to make the change. Earlier protests inspired the movement, including the annual National Day of Mourning in Plymouth, Massachusetts, held on Thanksgiving to challenge the myth of peaceful coexistence between native people and the English settlers, the Pilgrims. UnThanksgiving is an annual event in San Francisco, where hundreds travel by boat to Alcatraz Island, once the site of a notorious prison, for a sunrise ceremony. Native American activists occupied the island 50 years ago to protest the plight of indigenous peoples in the United States.

Across the Americas, indigenous communities are standing up against unrestrained exploitation of their land, extractive industries, violence and racism. In Ecuador, indigenous-led protests against International Monetary Fund-imposed austerity measures, as well as against ongoing oil extraction and mining, have forced President Lenin Moreno to relocate his government from Quito to the city of Guayaquil.

Ecuadorian law professor David Cordero Heredia described the role of indigenous activism on the “Democracy Now!” news hour: “Indigenous people are offering us a sustainable alternative. They want to protect their jungles, their territories. They’ve got another way to see the world.”

Indigenous tribes in the Amazon in Brazil are confronting racist government policies as well as the life-threatening forest fires largely set on purpose with the blessings of President Jair Bolsonaro. The indigenous rights group Survival International said the president “wants to open up indigenous territories across Brazil to loggers, miners and ranchers. He doesn’t care how many indigenous people die in the process, and has openly expressed his racist contempt for them on many occasions.”

As she makes her way across North America, 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg spent this week visiting indigenous youth activists in the Dakotas, on the Pine Ridge Reservation and on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, where hundreds of tribes gathered in 2016-17 to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline. In his first days in office, President Donald Trump greenlighted both the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Keystone XL pipeline.

In a video produced by the Lakota People’s Law Project urging Congress to stop the Keystone XL pipeline, Tokata Iron Eyes, also 16 years old, standing next to Greta, said: “Indigenous peoples have been on the front lines of the climate crisis, and we know how to live in balance with the Earth. When we’re talking about solutions, we have to include indigenous peoples in the conversation. Let’s protect our indigenous peoples, their rights, their communities, their way of life, because that’s what we’re going to need when we go into this battle.”

Columbus was a native of Genoa, Italy. But the movement to rename Columbus Day is not a slight against the Italian American community. It is a denunciation of genocide, and a celebration of indigenous peoples and their central role in our history and in our future.

11.10.2019 – Pressenza London

Abiy Ahmed has won the Nobel Peace Prize: but big challenges still await Ethiopia
Abiy and President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea (Image by Odaw – Own work, Wikipedia)
Mohammed GirmaUniversity of Pretoria for The Conversation

Abiy Ahmed, the Ethiopian Prime Minister, has won the Nobel Peace Prize. He becomes the 100th Nobel Peace Prize winner, and the first Ethiopian to receive the accolade.

Abiy is the 12th winner from Africa to be awarded the prize. Last year it was won by medical doctor Denis Mukwege from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Other African winners have included Albert Luthuli, Anwar al-Sadat, Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela and F.W. de Klerk, Kofi Annan, Wangari Maathai, Mohamed ElBaradei, Leymah Gbowee and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Tunisia’s National Dialogue Quartet won it in 2015.

Office of the Prime Minister reacts on twitter to the announcement.

The Nobel Peace Prize is one of the five Nobel Prizes established in 1895 under the instructions of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel in his will. The Peace Prize is awarded to the person who, in the preceding year, has:

done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses.

The formal announcement by the Nobel Prize said that Abiy was awarded the prize for:

his important work to promote reconciliation, solidarity and social justice. The prize is also meant to recognise all the stakeholders working for peace and reconciliation in Ethiopia and in the East and Northeast African regions…efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.

But who is Abiy Ahmed? Does he deserve an international accolade? And what of the challenges still facing the country he leads?

Berit Reiss-Andersen, the Chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, commented in her announcement speech that:

… many challenges remain unresolved. Ethnic strife continues to escalate, and we have seen troubling examples of this in recent weeks and months.

Unexpected rise to power

Barely two years ago Abiy Ahmed was largely an unknown figure. In early 2017 a couple of YouTube clips started to circulate on social media that showed him gathered with veteran leaders at a party meeting. He came onto the scene with a simple, but powerful, message of togetherness.

At the time he was a political leader at regional and cabinet levels. But he didn’t sound like one. He comes across as remarkably authentic and his approach was distinct. At a time of elevated fear that the nation might head into disintegration, his message soared above the popular anxiety of possible conflict.

Unlike Ethiopian politicians of the past four decades his rhetoric mimicked neither Albanian Marxism nor Maoism. He has anchored his story on local cultural and religious sensibilities.

Delicate course

Abiy’s extraordinary rise to power, as well as his ability to steer a more peaceful political course in Ethiopia, is remarkable given the tensions and complexities of the country’s politics.

He has distanced himself, at least in his political outlook, from his party’s maligned old guard. He has had to steer a delicate course to keep various factions of the political coalition that has ruled Ethiopia for almost three decades – the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) – on board. The ruling elites from this party have never tolerated dissent. There have been numerous accusations levelled against them of human rights abuses and the imprisonment of journalists who criticised the regime.

Instead of dismantling the existing system, Abiy opted for internal transformation.

It has taken tremendous courage to break away from a powerful political machine while remaining within the system. But he has stuck to his beliefs, even promoting the notion of “Medemer” – synergy and togetherness – while remaining within the party.

Hopeful times

Abiy inherited a nation that was in political disarray. Hundreds of people had died in three years of anti-government protests.

But shortly after taking office from Hailemariam Desalegn in April 2018, Abiy began to move ahead rapidly with political reforms. He released political prisoners, unfairly incarcerated journalists and activists. He opened the door for political dissidents.

His message was that the country needed to win through bold ideas, not through the barrel of a gun.

He also showed his intention to build institutions. One example was the appointment of the well-known political dissident Birtukan Mideksa as the head the electoral board.

He has also championed the role of women, including in politics. He appointed women in the positions of president, chief justice and press secretary. He also brought their share in his cabinet to 50%.

International diplomacy

But arguably his biggest achievements have been in international diplomacy. Ethiopia and neighbouring Eritrea share a common culture, language and ways of life. But a decades-long conflict between the two nations has brought immense misery to people who live on the border, and to families split by the fighting.

Abiy brought the conflict with Eritrea to an end. A treaty ended the state of war between Eritrea and Ethiopia and declared a new era of peace, friendship and comprehensive cooperation. A lot remains to be done, though.

He also played a crucial role in regional politics. He was key to bringing leaders of Sudan and South Sudan to the negotiating table and helped mediate between Kenya and Somalia in a maritime territory dispute.

His popularity in the region and further abroad is evident when he’s travelling. He’s often greeted more like a rock star than a head of state. But maintaining the same image at home has been more complicated.

Challenges ahead

The Nobel Prize is an acknowledgement of Abiy’s achievements over the past two years. But it doesn’t guarantee his future success.

A case in point is Myanmar’s Aung San Suu kyi. After surviving house arrest, and attacks on her life by the ruling junta, she won the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1991. But her fortunes turned after her party won a national election. It now stands accused of carrying out what the United Nations high commissioner for human rights has called “a textbook example of ethnic cleansing” against the Rohingya Muslims.

There are a great many troubling issues still unresolved in Ethiopia and tense times ahead with an election due next year. Abiy also has many enemies. These include agitators who try to use ethnic fault-lines for their own political ends, powerful ethno-nationalist activists who thrive on division and political entrepreneurs who only see politics as a means of personal enrichment. All are relentlessly working to exploit a fragile situation. Securing the safety of the citizens is the bare minimum he needs to do.

In my view he needs to accept the Nobel Peace Prize as acknowledgement of what he’s achieved, as well as a mandate to champion equality, justice and lasting unity in Ethiopia.The Conversation

Mohammed Girma, Research associate, University of Pretoria

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

 

PRAY

Pray to

Our God above

Come to know

Endless love

David Herr

Gal 1:9  As we said before, so say I now again, If any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed.
Gal 1:10  For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.
Paul Called by God
Gal 1:11  But I certify you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached of me is not after man.
Gal 1:12  For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught it, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ.
Gal 1:13  For ye have heard of my conversation in time past in the Jews’ religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and wasted it:
Gal 1:14  And profited in the Jews’ religion above many my equals in mine own nation, being more exceedingly zealous of the traditions of my fathers.
Gal 1:15  But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother’s womb, and called me by his grace,
Gal 1:16  To reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the heathen; immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood:
Gal 1:17  Neither went I up to Jerusalem to them which were apostles before me; but I went into Arabia, and returned again unto Damascus.

10.10.2019 – London UK – Silvia Swinden

Trump throws Rojava’s Kurds under Turkey’s bus
The autonomous administration is supporting efforts for workers to form cooperatives, such as this sewing cooperative in Derik. (Image by Janet Biehl. wikimedia, Commons)

As reported by The Guardian “Turkish troops have advanced into north-eastern Syria, following airstrikes and artillery barrages aimed at US-backed Kurdish forces who control the region.

”The Turkish military confirmed on Wednesday it had “launched the land operation into the east of the Euphrates river” and later said it had hit 181 “militant targets”.

“Video footage showed civilians fleeing towns with columns of smoke rising in the background and jet trails visible in the sky.

“Activists and observers said at least seven civilians had been killed so far. There were also early reports of civilian casualties in border towns hit by shelling. Pictures and video shared on social media showed wrecked buildings and bodies in the rubble.

‘Turkey’s offensive was triggered by a call between Donald Trump and Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, on Sunday, in which, the Turks claim, Trump handed over leadership of the campaign against Isis in Syria to Ankara. The American president announced on Sunday night that US troops would withdraw from the region.”

There is uproar in the international community and also in the US about this decision that leaves the Kurds that fought and defeated ISIL, losing 11000 of their own people at the (lack of) mercy of Turkey, risking a reboot of ISIL’s fighters in camps controlled by the Kurds and the complete destabilisation of one of the few functioning areas of Syria with the ensuing movement of new refugees.

Trump “justified” not protecting the Kurds because they didn’t come to help the US in Normandy during WWII. Whist we are by now used to his outrageous comments in order to create smokescreens to cover even more outrageous actions, we must look deeper into this one as most media are not really mentioning who are the Rojava’s Kurds and what is their project.

An experiment in green Democracy and co-operative feminism

“The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (NES), often referred to as Rojava, is a de facto autonomous region in northeastern Syria…Northeastern Syria is polyethnic and home to sizeable ethnic Kurdish, Arab and Assyrian populations, with smaller communities of ethnic Turkmen, Armenians and Circassians. The supporters of the region argue that it is an officially secular polity with direct democratic ambitions based on a libertarian socialist ideology promoting decentralization, gender equality, environmental sustainability and pluralistic tolerance for religious, cultural and political diversity, and that these values are mirrored in its constitution, society, and politics…” (Wikipedia)

Its economy is based on Co-operatives and it has given priority to education, human rights and democratic institutions working from the social base.

It is not surprising then that this little oasis of people determined not to lose their territory to ISIL’s caliphate, the Syrian war, neoliberalism and ethnic oblivion under Turkey’s rule has been left to their own devices, betrayed by the US (always a dangerous ally that used and abused them) but also neglected by Syria and Russia, and now facing annihilation and the destruction of their dream.

Their voices should not be silenced.

COURAGE

Have courage

For the day

God is with you

Along the way

David Herr

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