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22.11.2014 Tony Henderson

A few words about the “F” word

A few words about the “F” word

“ Fascism” is a particular political response to a perceived national crisis. To fascist practitioners, the root cause of the crisis is identified as contamination of a pure, virtuous national polity by alien elements, maybe ethnic, maybe religious, maybe cultural, often “all of the above”. The national essence must be … »

21.11.2014 David Andersson

President Obama and the Immigration Move

President Obama and the Immigration Move

New York 11/20/2014 – For immigrant activists who have been working for immigration reform for more than 10 years, what President Obama did today is what we wanted him to do when he was elected back in 2008. Instead the President decided to work with Congress and the Republican Party … »

19.11.2014 Pressenza New York

Values brought back by the Home-Coming Troops

Values brought back by the Home-Coming Troops

“The Last Patrol” is a film premiered at the 2014 Margaret Mead Film Festival of ethnographic film at the New York Museum of Natural History last October. In it, film-maker Sebastian Junger has portrayed himself together with three further homecoming soldiers and journalists who now try to find their way … »

18.11.2014 Reto Thumiger

A local voice from Sierra Leone

A local voice from Sierra Leone

As the world gradually forgets about Ebola, life for people in Sierra Leone continues to be affected in all areas.  Reto Thumiger, from the German speaking Editorial Team of Pressenza, writes about the situation from his personal perspective having worked for many years in the development of social projects and … »

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