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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 … »

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 … »

09.02.2016 Tony Henderson

Taking back our common lands and life

Taking back our common lands and life

There has always been something suspicious about what once was termed ‘global warming’, then became climate change – which no one can deny is taking place. Then the issue was further refined and the core point became man-made negative changes in the environment due to industrial processes, also in animal … »

09.02.2016 Pressenza New York

Chili Yazzie: “Give Us Our One Day to Say Our Peace”

Chili Yazzie: “Give Us Our One Day to Say Our Peace”

Duane “Chili” Yazzie delivered the keynote at The Red Nation and UNM KIVA Club’s march and rally in Albuquerque on October 12, 2015 in celebration of the city’s first Indigenous Peoples Day, formerly known as Columbus Day. Yazzie is the President of the Shiprock Chapter of the Navajo Nation. Withal, … »

07.02.2016 Pressenza London

Chelsea Manning releases Podcast to tell her story in her own words

Actress Michelle Hendley portrays WikilLeaks whistleblower’s voice due to prison restrictions barring her from speaking directly to press. (Via Common Dreams) The recording was produced in collaboration with Amnesty International and voiced by actress Michelle Hendley. Due to prison restrictions, Chelsea is barred from speaking to any members of … »

06.02.2016 Pressenza New York

Anna Dioguardi on Face 2 Face

Anna Dioguardi on Face 2 Face

On this show we discussed with Anna Dioguardi Moyano, who was recently named co-chair of the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park (FMCP) Alliance Community Advisory Board. Dioguardi Moyano represents Queens Community House on The Fairness Coalition of Queens, a group of community-based organizations who formed in 2012 over concern with … »

02.02.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Washington Is The Greatest Threat To World Order

Washington Is The Greatest Threat To World Order

Sergei Naryshkin, the Chairman of the Russian Parliament says that the growing tensions in international relations result from Washington’s lack of morals and violations of international law: “The increasing crisis in international relations is rooted in Western nations’ lack of morals and their reluctance to observe basic norms of international … »

18.01.2016 PressTV

US income gap widening due to lower pay for poor: Study

US income gap widening due to lower pay for poor: Study

The income gap in major US cities is widening because pay has plummeted for the poorest households since the Great Recession began in late 2007, according to a new study. Even as the economic recovery gained momentum in 2014, incomes for the bottom 20 percent declined in New York City, … »

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