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Borges, Litterature, Théâtre ...


THE BRITISH LIBRARY, the world's knowledge: holding over 13 million books, 920.000 journal and newspaper titles, 57 million patents, 3 million sound recordings, and so much more. Start exploring here.

Watch a brief "Happening" at the British Library hall.


The Susan Sontag Foundation


THE NEW PRESS, the not for profit, independent Publishing house founded by Andre Schiffrin celebrates its 15th Anniversary


The Francisco Ayala foundation dedicated to the 102 years young Spanish writer and critic, who was Friend of Borges.

Els Joglars, the legendary performing Arts company directed by Albert Boadella


Official Website of the writer Mario Vargas Llosa



Project Gutemberg
is an altruistic initiative of Michael Hart to make books available online to all.


The Nobel Foundation, promoting the famous Nobel Prize in different fields of human activitiy.


The Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings provide a globally recognised forum for the transfer of knowledge between generations of scientists. They inspire and motivate Nobel Laureates and international Best Talents. Lectures of Nobel Laureates reflect current scientific topics and present relevant fields of research of the future. In panel discussions, seminars and during the various events of the social programme young researchers nominated by a worldwide network of Academic Partners interact with Nobel Laureates.





"Borges center" is a university center for documentation on Borges works. It was first open by two Argentinean professors of linguistic teaching at the town of Aarhus, in the Kingdom of Denmark. Since their retirement, in 2005, it is run by a professor of Spanish and Portuguese literature, gay activist and author, Daniel Balderton, from the University of Iowa where he is employed (USA).


The Oscar Wilde Society, a wonderful group of friends celebrating a great spirit and writer, a favorite of Borges who wanted to die in the same room of the modest Hotel d' Alsace (today Hotel des Beaux Arts) in Paris where Oscar died in exile infamously persecuted because of his homosexuality.



Poets from all over the world mobilized against the invasion of Iraq and against any more wars.




The Times Literary Supplent, reviews and critique about books as well as interviews, etc.


Camille Paglia, a sharp critic of cultural taboos and general stupidity and intelligent writer

Watch a minute of Camille Paglia in TV show


Philosophy & Politeia


The last days of Socrates, a site designed to help students of Philosophy


Ancient Greece, a site dedicated to history and documents of Classical Greece, the cradle of European civilization





Arts & Education



Maestro Daniel Barenboimofficial website



THE MUSICAL ART OF CHARLIE HADEN



The Yip Harburg Foundation



The Tate Galleries



website dedicated to Jacqueline Du Pré



Béjart Ballet Lausanne



The British Museum





The [Benjamin] Britten & [Peter] Pears Foundation, for music



The National Portrait Gallery celebrates 150 years collecting for the Future



Cultural review with collaborations from intellectuals such as Camille Paglia



Nikolaus Harnoncourt
official website




Ensemble of medieval music Dialogos, founded by Katarina Livljanic



Sequentia, ensemble for medieval music, founded by Benjamin Bagby



Italian Publishing House


ph15 is a space for creativity and expression through the use of photography. The students are teenagers who live in Villa 15 (slum 15), also known as the ¨Hidden City¨ located in the edge of Buenos Aires.
See BBC report




The National Geographic Channel




Alejandro Blasi & band


Psychoanalysis, Science & Public Health


Espace Analytique Association de Formation Psychanalytique
et de Recherches Freudiennes

fondée par Dr. Maud Mannoni in 1994, Paris

Fundación Mannoni, Argentina


The Sigmund Freud Society
, Austria / Sigmund Freud Gesellshaft, Wien



nature, international weekly journal of science



The Freudian School
, Paris, founded by Dr. Solange Falade



Professionals promoting improvement in the National Health Service of the United Kingdom


History, Religions, Cultures & World Heritage


Canal Patrimonio
(Internet channel consecrated to World heritage, historic and artistic, namely Romanic style)

An initiative of the Spanish Foundation Fundación Santa María la Real



The British Monarchy



The Anglican Communion



Vatican Secret Archives & Library


The Actors' Church, Covent Garden, London


The Muslin Heritage



The International Council on Monuments and Sites


Democracy, Citizenship & Civil Liberties



Campaigning for Human Rigths and Democracy in Burma (Myanmar)


The Mae Tao Clinic (MTC), founded and directed by Dr. Cynthia Maung, provides free health care for refugees, migrant workers, and other individuals who cross the border from Burma to Thailand. People of all ethnicities and religions are welcome at the Clinic. Its origins go back to the student pro-democracy movement in Burma in 1988 and the brutal repression by the Burmese regime of that movement.




Somaly MAM Foundation, an altruistic initiative by Ms Somaly Mam to fighting against traffiking of childreen for sex in Cambodia. Please help to protect children.



The best independent broadcasting, radio and television free from your computer.
High quality research and analyses on the planet's events for citizens from all over the world who wants to know and promote Democracy Now

Watch Amy Goodman talking of Democracy Now! to citizens in a small town




amnisty international, aims to promote respect for Human Rights worldwide.


Dennis Kucinich is a brillant, honest and courageous USA Congressman running for President of a country that influences, for good or bad, the entire World.



Al Jazeera, Arabic tv channel.



Global Witness
works to break the links between natural resources, conflict and corruptio



Peace takes courage
, movement lead by Cindy Sheehan



Novaya Gazeta valiente periodismo independiente en Rusia, vital para promover Democracia.


The attorney who solved the Moscow bombing and is impressioned by Putin as the dissidents of the Soviet times. Click here to learn more.


On the unfair detention of Mikhail Khodorkovsky by Putin's regime.


Commitee 2008 a citizens organization chaired by Garry Kasparov to ensure Democratic choice in the Russian Federation at next general elections.


Help to Free Gary TYLER who has been imprisoned in the USA for 32 years despite being innocent: The case of Louisiana’s Gary Tyler has been called one of the great miscarriages of justice in the modern history of the United States. Tyler, an African-American, has been jailed since he was 16 years old for a 1974 murder that many believe he did not commit. An all-white jury convicted him based entirely on the statements of four witnesses who later recanted their testimony. ...hear and watch more in Democracy Now! and please visit the website Free Gary Tyler and join the civic campaign for Justice on behalf of this fellow citizen.



Help to free Dr. Sami Al-Arian, a Palestinian political prisoner in USA since 2003


As major new challenges like climate change and escalating religious conflict threaten our common future, people from around the world are coming together to take global politics into their own hands. Avaaz.org (Our name means "Voice" or "Song" in several languages including Hindi, Urdu, Farsi, Nepalese, Dari, Turkish, and Bosnian) is a community of global citizens who take action on the major issues facing the world today. Our aim is to ensure that the views and values of the world’s people -- and not just political elites and unaccountable corporations -- shape global decisions. Avaaz.org members are taking action for a more just and peaceful world and a vision of globalization with a human face. ...get involve from AVAAZ.org website.



Museo y Memorial del campo de concentración nazi de Auschwitz-Birkenau



Instituto YIVO de investigaciones Judias



Jewish Voice for Peace
, Israelis and Palestinians, two peoples, one future.



The Gorbatchev Foundation
for Socio-Economic and Polital Studies



The global media alliance
investigating the July 9th, 2004 murder of Paul Klebnikov, the editor-in-chief of the Russian edition of Forbes magazine.


A Soldier's Peace
an iniciative by Army reservist Sgt. Marshall Thompson for peace and to bring back USA soldiers from Iraq



International Foundation Raoul Wallenberg


Parliament-Square.org.uk
the website of Brian Haw Protestor for Peace and the Parliament Square Peace Campaign, supporting Brian
and defending the right to protest near Parliament.



A civic iniciative of veterans from the Iraq invasion aiming to return the troops and to promote Peace


Veterans for Peace


Lt. Ehren Watada has stick to his citizen duty and rigth to refusing to take part in the invasion of Irak. Please visit the website [clicking on the banner] on his honour and to support an ethical cause on behalf of Democratic and fair values.


Witness.org awakening conscious on Human Rights issues with visual media


Stop the War Coalition, United Kingdom



Women for Peace
, a civic organization promoting peace, namely in Middle East



Jews for Justice for Palestinians


INFORMED COMMENT a blog on Thoughts on the Middle East, History, and Religion, edited by Juan Cole [President of the Global Americana Institute, Professor of Modern Middle East and South Asian History at the History Department of the University of Michigan]




Christian initiatives to promote an ethic of work instead of crime




Citizens´Association in Italy to fight the Mafia by promoting ethical changes in peoples habits..






Ralph Nader, the political alternative to improve Democracy in the U. S. A.


TO NEVER AGAIN SUFFER DICTATORSHIP, DO STAND FOR TRUTH
Report on Political prision and torture during the dictatorship of Chile by Pinochet


Clean hands : Citizens fighting for Democracy
The courage of truth: ... Democracy cannot defend itself... (HM Elizabeth II)... politics should be done with clean hands ... politicians who take advantage of their position to satisfy selfish interest OUGHT TO BE DENOUNCED WITHOUT FEAR BY ANY CITIZEN! (Sandro Pertini 1896 - 1990)



Lies as totalitarian virus
(in Spanish) by the philosopher Paolo Flores d´Arcais PeriodistaDigital.com






Fathers for Justice
is a citizen's collective aiming to grant children from divorced parent equal access and freedom regarding both parents and both grandparents.



American families who fight for the return of USA soldiers from Irak









To hell Bush's GUANTANAMO
See also the film The Road to Guantanamo

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