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03.05.2016 Pressenza Budapest

Uranium Film Festival Premiere in Hollywood was a blast

Uranium Film Festival Premiere in Hollywood was a blast

International Uranium Film Festival rocked in Los Angeles. In its 6th year, the International Uranium Film Festival, the Atomic Age Cinema Fest was held for the first time in Hollywood. Highlight of the premiere in the famous Raleigh Studios Hollywood April 27th was the award winning docudrama “The Man Who … »

27.04.2016 Gary Corseri

Catching-Up with Cynthia McKinney… and Looking (Worriedly) Ahead

Catching-Up with Cynthia McKinney… and Looking (Worriedly) Ahead

Gary S. Corseri writes:   I had the good fortune to hear Cynthia McKinney speak at an anti-war conference at Georgetown University in Washington, DC in 2009. There were 5 or 6 notable speakers. All were good, even inspiring. Former US Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney was, for me, the most inspiring, informative, … »

25.04.2016 Pressenza London

‘Wretched strangers’ in Sir Thomas More [*]

‘Wretched strangers’ in Sir Thomas More [*]

By WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE via openDemocracy. To mark the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death, we publish the speech Shakespeare gives the Lord Chancellor of England when called upon to quell rioters protesting against migrants on Evil May Day, 1517. Thomas MORE. Grant them removed, and grant that this your noise … »

19.04.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Ebru art and cultivating ‘musk’

Ebru art and cultivating ‘musk’

We conducted a short interview with renowned Turkish Ebru artist Atilla Can about UNESCO’s celebration of his work, and appreciate his cooperation. Here my video about the three Ebru artists we have interviewed up to now [readers unfamiliar with Ebru can think marbling, the swirling decorative art once commonly used for book … »

19.04.2016 Pressenza Berlin

Basic Income: Voting for Freedom

Basic Income: Voting for Freedom

This coming June 5th Switzerland is holding a constitutional referendum on whether to implement basic income policy. Swiss entrepreneur Daniel Häni and German author Philip Kovce have written a book to accompany the referendum. This book is now available in English, and includes a foreword by Twitter investor Albert Wenger: … »

08.04.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Postcard from the Philippines

Postcard from the Philippines

Lantau Island resident Christopher Mercer, British, flew in to the Philippines to bring back to Hong Kong his couple Blaesy Amar, and their children Jacob and Jude. He tells of his journey, starting on arrival at Kalibo airport in Antique Province, on the island of Panay, in the Western Visayas. »

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