Interviews

15.01.2018

Face 2 Face with David Moscovich

Face 2 Face with David Moscovich

On this show we speak with David Moscovich author of “You Are Make Very Important Bathtime” (JEF Books, 2013) and “LIFE+70[Redacted]” (Lit Fest Press, 2016.), a print version of the single most expensive literary e-book to ever be hacked. »

10.01.2018

Conversation with Billy Lawrence

Conversation with Billy Lawrence

By Jhon Sánchez, I met Billy Lawrence in 2002 while attending Southampton College. Billy, Will to his classmates, was taking MFA classes even though he was an undergraduate student. I think we both took Beginning the Novel, French and Russian literature with Kaylie Jones. One of those summers, Billy told… »

03.01.2018

The Fight For A New Economy

The Fight For A New Economy

By Stewart Wallis, Each day, we can see new evidence that the economy fails to serve people or planet. Stewart Wallis, former executive director of the New Economics Foundation, speaks with Tellus Senior Fellow Allen White about how to galvanize action for a new economy. You began your career in business… »

29.12.2017

@RadioPressenza: Review of 2017

@RadioPressenza: Review of 2017

Our English language readers may not know that our Spanish language colleagues have a weekly radio show, “Pressenza International in your Ear”, on Ecuadorean public radio, Radio Pichincha Universal.  Every week we bring a selection of international news and interviews from the perspective of peace and nonviolence.  The show is… »

20.12.2017

Face 2 Face with Tom Cayler

Face 2 Face with Tom Cayler

On this show we speak with Tom Cayler, chairman of the Illegal Hotel Committee for Manhattan’s West Side Neighborhood Alliance. The committee works against landlords who push people out to convert their apartments into illegal hotel rooms, and thus decreasing the affordable housing stock in our city. »

19.12.2017

San Juan Noir, Conversations with Puerto Rican Authors

San Juan Noir, Conversations with Puerto Rican Authors

By Jhon Sánchez As a Colombian writer living in New York, I owe part of my literary influence to Puerto Rico. Writers like Miguel Piñero, Doña Julia Burgos, Mayra Santos Febres and many others have inspired my career. Every year, I have the fortune of attending El Festival de la… »

05.12.2017

Selay Ghaffar, spokesperson for the Solidarity Party of Afghanistan: “Our goal is to free Afghanistan from violence and foreign influence”

Selay Ghaffar, spokesperson for the Solidarity Party of Afghanistan: “Our goal is to free Afghanistan from violence and foreign influence”

Selay Ghaffar is the spokesperson for the Solidarity Party of Afghanistan. At the release of “Exit from Violence. You are not alone”  handbook on Tuesday November 28th at Casa delle Donne di Milano, she spoke about the current situation for Afghan women and girls, why she switched from civil society… »

30.11.2017

Face 2 Face with Anaclara Valdes

Face 2 Face with Anaclara Valdes

On this show we speak with Anaclara Valdes concerning the challenges facing the indigenous community in Argentina. The Mapuches claim part of the Benetton-owned land as ancestral territory and the conflict has often erupted into large protests. »

26.11.2017

Global Divestment: Interview with Women’s March Barcelona

Global Divestment: Interview with Women’s March Barcelona

Day 2 of #16DaysOfGlobal — Today we are sharing the work Women’s March Barcelona has done in the area of Global Divestment. We interviewed Cecilia Gomez-Engler, an organiser with Women’s March Barcelona about the work they have done and how people can be involved in the divestment movement. How did Women’s March… »

24.11.2017

An evening with Mario Aguilar, President of the Chilean Teachers’ Association

An evening with Mario Aguilar, President of the Chilean Teachers’ Association

While a small team of Pressenza editors is in Santiago to cover the Chilean elections, we had the chance to meet Mario Aguilar, the President of the Chilean Teachers’ Association, the largest trade union in Chile. Mario, whose background is as a teacher of Physical Education, was first an activist… »

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