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21.02.2017

New Yorkers Rally to say ‘Not My President’s Day’

New Yorkers Rally to say ‘Not My President’s Day’

This Presidents’ Day, a protest called the Not My President Rally took place in New York with thousands of demonstrators coming together on Central Park West and at Columbus Circle near Trump International Tower. Protesters stretching at least eight blocks chanted “He cheats, he lies, open up your eyes”. “Donald Trump is literally… »

21.02.2017

“For-Profit President”: A Look at How Trump Is Pushing Wholesale Corporate Takeover of the Gov’t

“For-Profit President”: A Look at How Trump Is Pushing Wholesale Corporate Takeover of the Gov’t

There has been a wholesale corporate takeover of the government. That’s the conclusion of a new report coming out today by the watchdog group Public Citizen. The report looks at how corporate America has benefited from Trump’s first month in office. Rex Tillerson, the former CEO of Exxon, is… »

20.02.2017

Anti-Trump Demonstrations Continue in the US and in Great Britain

Anti-Trump Demonstrations Continue in the US and in Great Britain

Anti-Trump demonstrations continue nationally and worldwide, as thousands of protesters took the streets across the U.S. over the weekend. In New York City, activists, flanked by a marching band and carrying a casket, staged a New Orleans-style mock funeral for the presidency. In Washington, D.C., LGBT protesters kissed each other outside Trump’s… »

20.02.2017

NYC Rally: ‘I Am a Muslim Too’

NYC Rally: ‘I Am a Muslim Too’

Activists gathered in New York City to oppose President Trump’s travel ban that targets seven countries with large Muslim populations. More than 1,000 people filled New York’s Times Square on Sunday, waving American flags and holding signs saying “No Muslim Ban.” The “I Am A Muslim Too” rally, designed to… »

19.02.2017

NYC Japanese-American Day of Remembrance

NYC Japanese-American Day of Remembrance

The 75th commemoration of the US Concentration Camps and incarceration of Japanese Americans was host at the Japanese American United Church in Manhattan and was devoted in support to the Muslim community represented by Imam Khalid Latif. Mike Ishii, member of the Remembrance Committee and coordinator of the event says: “This is a… »

18.02.2017

Hundreds of Scientists Take a Stand Against the Dakota Access Pipeline

Hundreds of Scientists Take a Stand Against the Dakota Access Pipeline

In late September nearly a hundred scientists had signed onto a letter claiming there were “inadequate environmental and cultural impact assessments” for the Dakota Access Pipeline and since then the number of scientists involved has grown to over 200. They are asking the Army Corps of Engineers to put a stop… »

18.02.2017

Mark Farell on Face 2 Face

Mark Farell on Face 2 Face

On this show we discussed with Mark Farell, on being an optimist in this difficult crisis, giving his lifelong experience as a Siloist and share his point of view on a Humanist proposal of social change and personal transformation. »

17.02.2017

North Dakota Governor orders evacuation of protest camps at Standing Rock

North Dakota Governor orders evacuation of protest camps at Standing Rock

On February 16th Veterans and water protectors met with government, ARMY Corp and DAPL officials to discuss the North Dakota Republican Governor Doug Burgum’s executive orders to evacuate the Oceti Sakowin Camp and other camps at Standing Rock “to avoid an ecological disaster to the Missouri River caused by months… »

16.02.2017

Intelligence Agencies Clash With Trump Over Russia Allegations

by Tom Eley Only one month into his administration, and two days after the ouster of his National Security Advisor, Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump faces the growing prospect of congressional investigations into alleged ties to Moscow. Powerful sections of the American ruling class are seeking to put the US… »

16.02.2017

Colorado: Undocumented Mother Seeks Sanctuary in Denver Church

Colorado: Undocumented Mother Seeks Sanctuary in Denver Church

In Denver, Colorado, an undocumented mother of four sought refuge in a church Wednesday, after ICE officials denied her request to remain in the country. Jeanette Vizguerra skipped a scheduled check-in with ICE officials and instead brought her family to the First Unitarian Society church, where she addressed supporters. Jeanette Vizguerra: “And if this… »

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