Interviews

17.11.2018

Juanfe Jiménez of Proactiva Open Arms: “Citizen power can bring change”

Juanfe Jiménez of Proactiva Open Arms: “Citizen power can bring change”

Juanfe Jiménez is the medical co-ordinator of NGO Proactiva Open Arms and took part in a plenary session entitled ‘Violence to Displaced People and Refugees: Sanctuary Cities’ during the World Forum on Urban Violence and Education for Coexistence and Peace held in Madrid. He talks here about his work, what… »

11.11.2018

By definition nuclear weapons are genocidal, xenophobic and racist

By definition nuclear weapons are genocidal, xenophobic and racist

At the II World Forum on Urban Violence and Education for Coexistence and Peace, in Madrid from the 5th to the 8th of November, Pressenza took the opportunity to cover activities carried out by the international team of activists from ICAN. A combined presentation by Dr. Aurora Bilbao… »

10.11.2018

The 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence: Let people be inspired!

The 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence: Let people be inspired!

The day after officially launching the 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence, we had the opportunity, to speak with its coordinator, Rafael de la Rubia, from the international humanist association, World without Wars and Violence, at the end of the event to form the symbols of peace and nonviolence… »

07.11.2018

Face 2 Face with Harpreet Toor

Face 2 Face with Harpreet Toor

On this show we speak with Harpreet Toor, a leader in the Sikh community in New York City, who tells us how his face ended up on MTA buses and subway platforms. He also describes his involvement in the production of the movie “Learning to Drive.”… »

02.11.2018

Rome’s Mamiani secondary school: we want a politics that puts people first

Rome’s Mamiani secondary school: we want a politics that puts people first

The occupation of the Mamiani secondary school in Rome has just come to an end. We talk to Giacomo of the Mamiani Collective. Where did the idea of writing the letter, published by us a few days ago, come from? We met up when school started after the… »

31.10.2018

Reading for Halloween: Conversation with the Authors of First Came Fear, New Tales of Horror

Reading for Halloween:  Conversation with the Authors of First Came Fear, New Tales of Horror

By Jhon Sánchez It’s Halloween, so it’s time to read some horror. On my night table rests the anthology First Came Fear, New Tales of Horror, edited by Casey Ellis and published by New Lit Salon Press. I decided to talk to the editor and a few of the writers… »

26.10.2018

Face 2 Face with Nilko Andreas

Face 2 Face with Nilko Andreas

On this show we speak with Nilko Andreas about his classical music orchestra made up of 80 musicians from Latin America between the age 8 to 15 years old. The orchestra recently performed in New York and Washington DC. For Nilko, art is a powerful tool that can be used… »

19.10.2018

Face 2 Face with Abdeen Jabara

Face 2 Face with Abdeen Jabara

On this show we speak with Abdeen Jabara concerning the Palestinians’ struggle against the violence imposed by the Israeli government and, more specifically, we discuss life in the occupied territories and ongoing efforts towards Palestinian independence. … »

10.10.2018

Neoliberalism has become a way of life, much more than an ideology or an economic policy”, Pierre Dardot.

Neoliberalism has become a way of life, much more than an ideology or an economic policy”, Pierre Dardot.

We spoke at length with the French philosopher Pierre Dardot, who maintains that if one does not understand how Neoliberalism works, one cannot resist it or overcome it. That it is necessary to recognize it by permeating the different human activities, influencing far beyond the economic systems that reduce the… »

06.10.2018

Eve Ensler: Nobel Peace Prize for Mukwege & Murad Is an Award for Every Rape Survivor in the World

Eve Ensler: Nobel Peace Prize for Mukwege & Murad Is an Award for Every Rape Survivor in the World

After a landmark year for the “Me Too” movement, which ignited an international conversation on sexual assault, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday morning to two champions of women’s rights who have built their careers fighting sexual violence: physician Denis Mukwege and human rights activist Nadia Murad. Dr. Denis… »

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