Interviews

27.11.2013

‘We Are Suffering A Slow-Motion Nuclear War’

‘We Are Suffering A Slow-Motion Nuclear War’

[clear][divide] By Julio Godoy* | IDN-InDepth NewsInterview BERLIN (IDN) – Robert Jacobs was born 53 years ago, at the height of the cold war, amidst the then reigning paranoia of nuclear annihilation of humankind. In school, he was eight years old. “We learned about how to survive a nuclear… »

19.11.2013

Chilean politician applauds young parliamentarians, criticizes Bachelet

Chilean politician applauds young parliamentarians, criticizes Bachelet

By Brittany Peterson for The Voice of Russia Chileans took to the polls Sunday to elect a new president and Congress, but only came away with the latter. Brittany: Michelle Bachelet is a former president to Chile and for the last three years, was the head of UN Women in New… »

11.11.2013

Why France Played wrong tune in nuclear talks?

Why France Played wrong tune in nuclear talks?

Interview with Abdolreza Faraji-Rad University Professor of Geopolitics & International Analyst By: Iranian Diplomacy (IRD) Q: Why is France seemingly against a nuclear agreement [between Iran and the world powers] and why is the French government, which used to play a positive role in Iran’s nuclear talks during past… »

05.11.2013

What is at stake is the life and death of thousands of people

What is at stake is the life and death of thousands of people

“FortressEurope” is Gabriele Del Grande’s blog. Gabriele’s blog subheading writes: “For six years I have been travelling around the Mediterranean sea, along the European borders, in search for the stories that make History. The History that will be studied… »

31.10.2013

Banking on the LGBT – with Asian Values

Banking on the LGBT – with Asian Values

Interview with: Dr Dédé Oetomo, a leading activist for LGBT rights in Indonesia. * Oetomo: I came to Hong Kong to speak at this conference on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in the workplace [First LGBT summit in Asia]. It is a workplace conference organised by some corporations… »

26.10.2013

The voice of a new sensibility speaking loud and clear. Russell Brand going viral

The voice of a new sensibility speaking loud and clear. Russell Brand going viral

For a while it was difficult to understand his success. The bad mouthed ex-junkie speaking faster than one could follow his thoughts did not have a very wide appeal but a niche audience kept up, and suddenly he has become a kind of mouthpiece for every person disenchanted with pseudo-democratic… »

21.10.2013

Mahmoud Abbas: Negotiations with Israel aren’t at a deadlock

  [divide][clear]   Deutsche Welle, Press Release The peace negotiations between Palestinians and Israelis “are difficult but they haven’t reached a deadlock,” said Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in an interview with DW in Berlin during his visit to Germany. Palestinian President Abbas rejected media reports claiming that Israeli-Palestinian peace talks… »

21.10.2013

The Military-Industrial Pundits: Conflicts of Interest Exposed for TV Guests Who Urged Syrian War

The Military-Industrial Pundits: Conflicts of Interest Exposed for TV Guests Who Urged Syrian War

New research shows many so-called experts who appeared on television making the case for U.S. strikes on Syria had undisclosed ties to military contractors. A new report by the Public Accountability Initiative identifies 22 commentators with industry ties. While they appeared on television or were quoted as experts 111 times,… »

17.10.2013

Walking an Economic Tightrope with No Safety Net

Walking an Economic Tightrope with No Safety Net

By Thalif Deen. For IPS UNITED NATIONS, Oct 16 2013 (IPS) – With the richest one percent of the population now owning 40 percent of global assets, and the bottom half sharing just one percent, inequality is fast being recognised as a stubborn underlying obstacle… »

02.10.2013

Le Mur a Des Oreilles talks to Professor Noam Chomsky

Pressenza publishes here a phone interview with Noam Chomsky by Le Mur a Des Oreilles (recorded on September 6th) LMaDO: What is the definition of negotiations in Israel-US language and why is the Palestinian Authority playing along? NC: From the US point of view, negotiations are, in effect, a… »

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