Interviews

The New McCarthyism: Angela Davis Speaks in New York After Critics Shut Down Two Events

When high school students in Rockland County, New York, invited renowned activist and professor Angela Davis to speak, the event got shut down in two different venues over protests that she was “too radical.” But the students persevered, and Angela…

Can first EU-Bangladesh political dialogue Pave the way to bolster the ties?

On Thursday, November 24, in Dhaka, the European Union (EU) and Bangladesh had their first “political discussion” to “elevate” their collaboration by supplying strategic direction and enhancing their cooperation on foreign and security policy. By Tilottoma Rani Charulata The mission…

Mindfulness & Staying Present: a Wee Retreat from a Global Crisis

A pandemic of crises touching human beings all over the world is leading to a crisis of mental health. As part of our course of Nonviolent Journalism delivered over the summer, we gave our students the task to interview someone.…

Leila M. de Lima: Unsilenced

Former Senator Leila M. de Lima discusses with Pressenza journalist Perfecto Caparas how she fulfilled her senatorial duties—for over 5 years out of her 6-year term—in prison. “… my being alive and in detention sent a stronger message against the…

Who Should Pay for Climate Crisis? Global South Demands “Loss and Damage” from Wealthy Nations

We are broadcasting from COP27, the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, where poorer countries in the Global South that are weathering the worst effects of the climate crisis are calling for wealthy nations to pay reparations in the…

The novel ‘Love in the villa of the White Sea’ is about seeing the light of day

The novel Amor en la villa del mar Blanco by the Saharawi writer and translator, Ali Salem Iselmu, is about to be published, In order to publish it, a Crowdfunding campaign has been launched, in which people can collaborate, especially…

Face 2 Face with Skip Schiel

On this show, we speak with Skip Schiel photographer of the Nakba photographic project. We discussed his experience of meeting the refugees indigenous Palestinians, often living in refugee camps in the Occupied West Bank of Palestine, interviewing and photographing them,…

Conversation with Pía Figueroa, 14 years after Pressenza agency was founded

Pressenza, an international news agency focused on Peace and Nonviolence, is currently celebrating 14 years of uninterrupted news coverage. We talked about this with Pía Figueroa, a Siloist since her youth and founder of the communication project. In the interview,…

Tomás Hirsch: “In Chile there is a complex social situation, but with encouraging elements”.

How do you see the current situation in Chile after the defeat in the plebiscite to approve the new Constitution? The current political and social situation in Chile is very complex. The defeat in the plebiscite was undoubtedly a very…

Political prisoner Leila M. de Lima: “Promote critical thinking”

Political prisoner Leila de Lima—former senator, justice secretary, and chairperson of the Commission on Human Rights—analyzes the Filipinos’ political culture during her interview with Pressenza journalist Perfecto Caparas. She ended up behind bars after earning the ire of former president Rodrigo…

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