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25.06.2017

‘Another world is possible’: Corbyn headlines Glastonbury stage with message of unity

‘Another world is possible’: Corbyn headlines Glastonbury stage with message of unity

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn used his spot on the Glastonbury festival’s main Pyramid Stage to hit out at “elites” that doubted his party’s election campaign, and reminded supporters of their power to affect change in the UK. Fresh from an election in which Labour unexpectedly gained seats, Corbyn addressed thousands… »

24.06.2017

Trump(lack of)care. Red alert for the UK Health System

Trump(lack of)care. Red alert for the UK Health System

If anybody had any doubts about the need to refund, reinstate, protect and develop the UK Health Service the process taking place across the Atlantic is providing us with all the reasons. US Senator Elizabeth Warren explains after reading the Trumpcare Bill: ‘This Is Blood Money’. “Senator has read Republican’s… »

24.06.2017

London Tower Block Panic

London Tower Block Panic

More than 800 households are being evacuated this evening in a major panic move by Camden Council. The spokeswoman for the council made an official statement a few hours ago: “I know it’s difficult but Grenfell changes everything”. It will definitely be difficult and change everything for those residents leaving… »

23.06.2017

Several neoliberal mantras go up in smoke

Several neoliberal mantras go up in smoke

Obsession with privatisation, fiscal austerity, deregulation, free trade, and reductions in government spending in order to increase the role of the private sector in the economy and society have been the neoliberal agenda pervading the world economic system since the 70s’ after Friedrich Hayek was given the Nobel Prize in… »

22.06.2017

Day of Rage in London

Day of Rage in London

Marchers denounce ‘Corporate Manslaughter’ of Grenfell Tower victims ‘We have a responsibility to raise our voice for justice and equality in society,’ said one marcher by Jon Queally, staff writer for Common Dreams Outraged Londoners took to the streets of their city on Wednesday to express solidarity with… »

22.06.2017

Journalism for Peace and Nonviolence in Catalan

Journalism for Peace and Nonviolence in Catalan

Pressenza is delighted to announce the launch of its eighth language to its website platform.  The contribution both intellectually, academically and culturally from famous Catalans to the world is reflected in the works of people such as Ramon Llull in the 13th century through to Antoni Gaudi and Salvador Dali… »

20.06.2017

Pressenza: Humanising the dehumanised

Pressenza: Humanising the dehumanised

The tenth edition of the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum is currently underway in the impressive former West German parliament building in Bonn, Germany.  As part of the programme, Pressenza International Press Agency, with its unique focus on peace and nonviolence, hosted the workshop “How to humanise the dehumanised: journalism… »

20.06.2017

‘Empower women and change the structures of power’ – Media and gender equality at the Global Media Forum

‘Empower women and change the structures of power’ –  Media and gender equality at the Global Media Forum

Prominent experts from the media, politics and NGOs called upon the media to step up their efforts for gender equality and diversity at the Global Media Forum. A panel, hosted by the network Gender@International Bonn, focused on the challenges of gender-transformative journalism in the “post-truth” world and explored its capacity… »

19.06.2017

2nd Conference on Independent Media and Social Movements

2nd Conference on Independent Media and Social Movements

Signs of the Future With the tagline “Signs of the Future”, on the 22nd of June 2017 the 2nd conference on independent media and social movements will take place in Calabria66, organised by Pressenza together with other organisations and collectives. The aim of the conference is to give… »

19.06.2017

Macron: absolute majority in France with 60% abstention

Macron: absolute majority in France with 60% abstention

The second round of the French legislative elections seemed like a given. Everything indicated that Emmanuel Macron, the new president would obtain the backing of an overwhelming majority in parliament. 361 deputies out of 577 gives him a very large majority, although less than predicted. This consolidates the neoliberal and… »

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