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25.05.2016 Pressenza London

Shock and Awe, the Chevron way

Shock and Awe, the Chevron way

How the oil giant made itself a victim—and launched a nearly unprecedented legal offensive—after poisoning a region and its people by Nick Meynen for Common Dreams With pockets deep enough, you can buy justice. That’s what Chevron assumes since they lost a $9.5 billion verdict at… »

24.05.2016 Pressenza New York

Redefining “Place”

Redefining “Place”

By Gabriela Jurosz-Landa The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, Connecticut: Four Solo Exhibitions Engaging Place, May 21, 2016 – February 5th, 2017 “Place” in our world is becoming redefined, extended, pushed, fluid. Once a thing of steadiness, today “place” is rather a point, one to leave from or come… »

19.05.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

United States wants war with Russia

United States wants war with Russia

After provoking Russia for decades, the United States government has apparently concluded that the Russians are all saints and decided to escalate the provocations with confidence that nothing will go wrong, or go nuclear. Either that or the U.S. government truly wants World War III. By David Swanson,… »

18.05.2016 Pressenza New York

Sanders Wins Oregon, Kentucky Too Close to Call

Sanders Wins Oregon, Kentucky Too Close to Call

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday was declared the winner of the Democratic Party primary in Oregon. And in Kentucky, The Associated Press said the outcome was too close to call. “This is the beginning of the final push to win California,” Sanders told a rally of 11,168 supporters at… »

17.05.2016 Pressenza New York

Deterring Migration by Terrorizing Refugees

Deterring Migration by Terrorizing Refugees

Danny Katch looks at the cruel logic for the Obama administration’s plans to launch a new wave of raids to detain and deport Central American mothers and children LAST WEEK, officials in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced plans for a month-long “surge” against Central American refugees who entered… »

14.05.2016 Amy Goodman

Obama Should Heed Hiroshima’s Survivors

Obama Should Heed Hiroshima’s Survivors

The White House announced this week that President Barack Obama will visit Hiroshima, the site of the world’s first atomic-bomb attack. He will be the first sitting president to go there, and only the second president ever, after former President Jimmy Carter visited in 1984. Obama’s pilgrimage to… »

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