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Airing nationally today on Enviro Close-Up – “Nuclear Power Is Not Carbon-Free”

Michel Lee, an attorney and senior analyst for Promoting Health and Sustainable Energy (PHASE), shatters the current pitch of the nuclear industry that nuclear power is carbon-free. “It’s flat-out false,” says Lee. The nuclear fuel cycle—which includes mining, milling and…

The U.S. Betrays Its Heritage by Threatening World War III Against Russia and China

Americans who cherish our country’s legacy are horrified by our headlong rush to war. America at its best was the very motor of world progress, higher living standards and peace. That is our true national identity. We betray “the better…

NYC: Join the Treaty! Rally and March

This year, NYC area organizations are marking the first anniversary of the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) after January 22, 2021. We are delivering a firm message to the U.S. Mission to…

Martin Luther King’s birthday, racist obstructionism and the fight for voting rights in the US

American democracy is in crisis as Republican supporters of Trump and the January 6, 2021 insurrection on the US Capitol try to restrict or even eliminate the democratic system’s basic principle of “one person, one vote”. Former President Donald Trump…

Seven Myths about the January 6th Capitol Building Incident

After over a year of incessant publicity, the Capitol building incident of January 6, 2021, has taken on mythic proportions. While all myths are prone to hyperbole, not all are entirely false as the following accounting relates. By Roger D.…

Face 2 Face with David Andersson

LIVE SHOW – Friday, January 21st at 12 (noon) On this show, we speak with David Andersson, author of The White-West: A Look in the Mirror. A collection of op-eds published on Pressenza. Each article looks at a different aspect of…

Who Was this Man King?

Reverend Richard R. Fernandez Several years ago a longtime friend, Arthur Waskow, said there were five ways individuals and groups tried to minimize or undercut the leadership and influence of Dr. King: You pay him no mind…you pretend he and…

As Cryptocurrency Becomes Mainstream, Its Carbon Footprint Can’t Be Ignored

As Bitcoin prices rise, so will the incentive to mine it, creating a feedback loop that spells trouble for the climate. By Robin Scher For advocates of cryptocurrency, the promise of an economic future that is managed by a blockchain…

10 reasons Almagro has to go

The Organization of American States (OAS) has never been a friend to the peoples of the Americas. This institution, ostensibly a space for multilateralism, has instead always been a tool for the U.S. Department of State. As Fidel Castro said…

Communiqué from United Court Interpreters of Ontario

Of our high esteem: We are an organized group of court interpreters (CIs) requesting your urgent intervention to stop the Ministry of the Attorney General’s (MAG) improper and unethical practices against us. CIs are a vital – yet underappreciated –…

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