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30.08.2015 Pressenza New York

Thomas Lowenhaupt on Face 2 Face

Thomas Lowenhaupt on Face 2 Face

This week’s show starts with our friend, the singer and guitarist Gabriella Callender, and continues with Tom Lowenhaupt to discuss .nyc and Internet Top Level Domains in NYC and around the World. Read more about .nyc in New York … »

21.08.2015 Pressenza New York

Mapping New York City’s Civic Commons

Mapping New York City’s Civic Commons

New York, August 20, 2015 – Churchill nailed it in 1947 when he said “democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others which have been tried from time to time.” For decades thereafter traditional Western Democracy was the tarnished global standard. But with the Internet’s ascent … »

19.08.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

World’s nuclear facilities vulnerable to cyber-attacks

World’s nuclear facilities vulnerable to cyber-attacks

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 17, 2015 (IPS) – As hackers continue to rampage through closely-guarded information systems and databases with monotonous regularity, there is a tempting new target for cyber-attacks: the world’s nuclear facilities. By Thalif Deen writing for Inter Press Service A warning has … »

02.07.2015 Pressenza Budapest

Calls for Israel to pass a law regulating the Atomic Energy Commission

Calls for Israel to pass a law regulating the Atomic Energy Commission

Members of the Israeli movement against nuclear weapons, together with former MK Mossi Raz and author and historian Prof. Avner Cohen, demand that within 90 days the prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, initiate legislation mandating and regulating the status of the Israeli Atomic Energy Commission “as is customary in democratic states”. The … »

29.05.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

Women and Biodiversity Feed the World, Not Corporations and GMOs

Women and Biodiversity Feed the World, Not Corporations and GMOs

By Prof. Vandana Shiva* 28 May 2015 – TRANSCEND Media Service — Biodiverse ecological agriculture in women’s hands is a solution not just to the malnutrition crisis, but also the climate crisis. The two great ecological challenges of our times are biodiversity erosion and climate change. And both are interconnected, … »

26.05.2015 Baher Kamal

Orange Day 2015: UNiTE to End Violence against Women

Orange Day 2015: UNiTE to End Violence against Women

This 25 May, we wear orange and shed light on the power of Internet and mobile technology, as part of the UNiTE campaign to End Violence against Women and girls, says UN Women. The UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign, managed by UN Women, … »

03.05.2015 Tony Robinson

Batteries just became interesting!

Batteries just became interesting!

Tesla Motors have just announced the launch of a product that will revolutionise the supply of energy to the whole world. In a few short years the world can be free of its reliance on fossil fuels and nuclear energy. Oil wars will be a thing of the past! … »

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