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13.02.2016 Tony Henderson

New China – the writing on the wall

New China – the writing on the wall

Although this writing was completed in 2003 and the paragraphs on ‘no external debt’ will appear out of order, best bear in mind that all that is spoken of in this essay is still ‘in potential’ and the riddance or change in policy related to debt is also a variable … »

12.02.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Have a Heart, GODIVA!

Have a Heart, GODIVA!

Dear Reader, Tell Godiva to have a heart for cocoa farmers this Valentine’s Day! Send a message urging Godiva to trace the cocoa it uses and ensure the farmers who grow it will earn their fair share!There are unsavory ingredients in Godiva’s chocolate: farmer poverty and child … »

12.02.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

ABC’s of the US Empire

ABC’s of the US Empire

“A” Is for “Asininity” That’s a particular kind of stupidity.  All of us can be stupid at times.  (Ever see that picture of Einstein with his tongue hanging out like an aardvark’s, clowning—one supposes—for the camera?) It’s in our genes to be stupid at times.  Looking back on the Vietnam … »

12.02.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Nobel’s Peace Prize – has it been gazumped?

Nobel’s Peace Prize – has it been gazumped?

Thanks to tabloidization – a concept rapidly integrating into even quality mainstream media – you’ve probably heard that Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize 2016. Well, that prize has been thrown out to so many who didn’t qualify according Alfred Nobel’s will – not even with a very … »

11.02.2016 Pressenza New York

Can Sanders conquer the Democratic Party?

Can Sanders conquer the Democratic Party?

After Bernie Sanders’ big victory in New Hampshire, Danny Katch asks what it would take for him to win the nomination–and the even bigger challenge of winning the party. WHEN THE loudmouths at Fox News used to warn about the threat of America being taken over by socialists, they probably … »

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