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25.07.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

The Golden Rule at Ground Zero: a meditation interrupted

The Golden Rule at Ground Zero: a meditation interrupted

The Golden Rule at Ground Zero: A Meditation Interrupted By Gerry Condon http://worldbeyondwar.org/the-golden-rule-at-ground-zero-a-meditation-interrupted/ I am sitting in the middle of the Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action on the Hood Canal near Poulsbo, Washington. It is a large and beautiful… »

20.07.2016 Democracy Now!

CodePink Protest: Ban Guns, Not Tennis Balls

CodePink Protest: Ban Guns, Not Tennis Balls

For the first time ever, the National Rifle Association sent its chief lobbyist to the Republican National Convention. According to the NRA, Chris Cox became the group’s first official to ever speak at a political convention. Cox warned that a Hillary Clinton presidency would endanger one’s right to own a gun. »

18.07.2016 Democracy Now!

USA, police officers killed, protests and arrests

USA, police officers killed, protests and arrests

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a former marine has killed three police officers. The shooting began just before 9 a.m. on Sunday at a gas station on the city’s Airline Highway, a mile from the Baton Rouge Police Department headquarters. The police department has been the site of more than a… »

18.07.2016 David Andersson

Colombia: Facing the Yes or No Question Very Soon

Colombia: Facing the Yes or No Question Very Soon

Yesterday in New York, in celebration of Colombian Independence Day, the consulate and various local organizations organized a social services fair at LaGuardia Community College in Queens. In light of recent developments in their home country, it was appropriate that the highlight of the event was a panel (Conference Alto… »

13.07.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Bernie, Don’t Do It!

Bernie, Don’t Do It!

Bernie, Don’t Do It! BY LAUREN STEINER Don’t Endorse Hillary Before the Convention: An Open Letter to Bernie Sanders “If Senator Sanders endorses Mrs. Clinton, it should be expected that some percentage of delegates would not show up in Philly, and many of those who… »

11.07.2016 Democracy Now!

Protests Erupt Nationwide After Police Killings, 300+ Arrested

Protests Erupt Nationwide After Police Killings, 300+ Arrested

Protests against police brutality erupted across the United States over the weekend, with tens of thousands of people taking to the streets and blocking roads, bridges and highways in cities including Chicago, Atlanta, Baton Rouge, St. Paul, Los Angeles, Phoenix and Rochester, New York. More than 300 people were arrested… »

07.07.2016 David Andersson

US military spending: The Elephant in the Room

US military spending: The Elephant in the Room

By David Andersson. I was invited to speak recently on a panel hosted by Pressenza at the DW Media Forum in Bonn, Germany on The Arms industry and Ethics. In the process of developing my presentation and compiling data on the US military economy and its presence in the… »

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