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02.05.2016 Pressenza New York

-Did Chile recovered its democracy?

-Did Chile recovered its democracy?

Anne Kass As many US citizens as possible should travel to, read about or otherwise educate themselves about Chile.   It is a country that was decimated by a right-wing, neo-liberal “government” albeit not an elected government.   Pinochet took control via an overt military coup (to be … »

01.05.2016 Sharmine Narwani

US presidential elections: A view from the Middle East

US presidential elections: A view from the Middle East

Although the era of US global hegemony is coming to a close, the Middle East – more than most regions – is still reeling from the nasty last jabs of that Empire in decline.  It is little wonder, then, that the US presidential election season is scrutinized carefully in all … »

30.04.2016 Democracy Now!

Noam Chomsky: Bernie Sanders is not a radical

Noam Chomsky: Bernie Sanders is not a radical

He has mass support for positions on healthcare & taxes During an event Tuesday night, Noam Chomsky was asked about Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and said he considered him more of a “New Deal Democrat” than a radical extremist, as some have portrayed him. Chomsky said Sanders’ positions on … »

28.04.2016 Gary Corseri

Catching-Up with Cynthia McKinney… and Looking (Worriedly) Ahead – part 2

Catching-Up with Cynthia McKinney… and Looking (Worriedly) Ahead – part 2

Part 2 – Catching-Up with Cynthia McKinney… and Looking (Worriedly) Ahead By Gary Corseri (continued) from: http://www.pressenza.com/2016/04/catching-cynthia-mckinney-looking-worriedly-ahead/ GC: And, “Transformational Leadership”? CM: That’s the kind of leadership that professes values that James MacGregor Burns calls “end values”: liberty, dignity, justice, peace!  In my dissertation, I conclude that Chavez is … »

27.04.2016 Pressenza New York

Neo-liberalism at Work

Neo-liberalism at Work

Anne Kass When she had just retired after being a judge in a Family Court for 18 years, the Albuquerque Rotary Club invited her to give a speech which words are still very accurate: “Thank you for inviting me today. Since I retired on December 31st, … »

25.04.2016 Ilka Oliva Corado

Latin America, coups and resistance

Latin America, coups and resistance

Today dictatorships have ceased to be bloody, the US and the Latin American oligarchy have changed their strategy. Imposition is corporate made. A new kind of dirty war and Plan Condor which execute soft coups with its central axis: through manipulation by the media, and with this, numbing … »

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