Fete de l’Humanite: Music, Humanism and Activism

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This weekend in Paris—well, just outside the city, in the northern suburb of La Courneuve—is an annual event that many dub the French version of Woodstock due to its focus on music, humanism and activism. Called Fete de l’Humanite (Festival of Humanity), the three-day gathering is known mostly for its series of folk, rock and pop music performances. But over the decades, the annual September gathering has grown to include political debates, candidate presentations, calls to action, political organizing seminars and much more aimed at advancing the goals of humanism and equality, both in France and around the world. Continue Reading →