Noticias y eventos

seeing together in the dark matter of the image

 by Silvia Maglioni and Graeme Thomson   In their “Notes towards a Vernacular Technology”, which opens their booklet Seeing Together in the Dark Matter of the Image, Silvia Maglioni and Graeme Thomson  write: “How do we open up spaces for sharing thoughts and conversations that facilitate the creation of different ways of being together, talk-ing, seeing, inhabiting the

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Live Human Signposts from Swaraj University

  For this first Live Human Signposts series we will be showcasing four ‘Live Human Signposts’ that dropped out of the mainstream, and pursued alternative forms of education, which brought each of them, in their own unique journeys, to Swaraj University, in Rajasthan India. Since attending Swaraj each of them has gone on to explore

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Introducing the Live Human Signposts Project

There is a lot of darkness in our world. There is a need for change. What can bring hope is that there are already many individuals, organizations and networks that are realizing and spreading change. Oftentimes these individuals, and initiatives, are not known by people that are not affiliated with alternative networks. With great compassion,

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Corazonando Nuevos Mundos

Por Marco Andrade V. La vida me ha dado muy lindas oportunidades de intercambio y de compartir personalmente con jóvenes universitarios de distintos países de Nuestra América. De manera particular, en el año 2009 tuve el privilegio de recorrer casi la totalidad de Sudamérica, visitar las principales universidades en cada país y entrevistar a cientos

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Engaged Buddhism – Healing Trauma in Community Settings

What prepares men for totalitarian domination in the non-totalitarian world is the fact that loneliness, once a borderline experience usually suffered in certain marginal social conditions like old age, has become an everyday experience … – The Origins of Totalitarianism (1951) by Hannah Arendt A few nights before I left for Xommunity, I was scrolling

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Mahua – News and conversations about the real economy in India 

  These alivelihoods are restoring Nature and communities, making knowledge and the bounties of Nature and communities, making knowledge and the bounties of Nature freely accessible, bringing down inequities, facilitating deep questioning and inquiry, healing the disconnected self and the wounded spirit, helping people experience real love and joy, all of which is dismantling the

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Vocabulario Vital

By Eliana Otta Vital Vocabulary comes out of necessity, as we acknowledge the insufficiency of available language to address what is meaningful in times of extreme uncertainty . . . times when we seem to lack words to properly express the depth of our confusion and pain, as well as to articulate what dares to appear

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Childhood Harbor

By Traian Brumă Part I : Five types of watercrafts that sail towards adulthood Introduction For a quarter of a century, Ceaușescu was Romania’s omnipresent dictator; his picture adorned every wall and stamped the first page of every book published. He was executed on Christmas day of 1989 and the country was suddenly “free”. I

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