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22.10.2018

Opening and Connecting the World: Pressenza at the Global Media Forum (VMF2018), Chongqing, China

Opening and Connecting the World: Pressenza at the Global Media Forum (VMF2018), Chongqing, China

The 2nd China Global Television Network (CGTN) Global Media Summit and the 8th Global Video Media Forum was held in Chongqing Municipality located in the southwest of China last October 16 to 17, 2018. As a partner of CCTV News Content, an important component of CGTN and a leading video… »

17.10.2018

Ecuador to partially restore Julian Assange’s access to communications and visitors

Ecuador to partially restore Julian Assange’s access to communications and visitors

In a statement issued Sunday, WikiLeaks announced that the Ecuadorian embassy in London has informed its publisher Julian Assange that it intends to partially restore his ability to use the Internet and phone services, and receive personal visitors. Ecuador, on the dictates of the Trump administration and US military-intelligence apparatus,… »

16.10.2018

Pressenza in the CGTN Global Media Summit and the CCTV+ Video Media Forum in Chongqing, China

Pressenza in the CGTN Global Media Summit and the CCTV+ Video Media Forum in Chongqing, China

On 16th and 17th of October this year the CGTN Global Media Summit and the CCTV+ Video Media Forum are taking place in Chongqing, China, under the tittle “Opening and Connecting the World”. Pressenza has been invited to participate among 200 other media outlets from all over the world. »

15.10.2018

Africa, a history to rediscover. 10 – The Ubuntu philosophy

Africa, a history to rediscover. 10 – The Ubuntu philosophy

Based on compassion, respect for others and the belief in a common bond joining all of humanity, Ubuntu is a philosophy and a way of life in Sub-Saharan Africa. Its values – in different languages and dialects – have connected peoples such as the Bantu, the Bakongo, the South African… »

10.10.2018

The CIA Finger in Brasil’s Election

The CIA Finger in Brasil’s Election

by Marcelo Zero1, originally posted on Brasil Wire, 05/10/2018   The growth of Bolsonarian fascism in the final stretch of the election campaign, turbo charged by an avalanche of fake news disseminated on the internet, is not surprising. It… »

05.10.2018

Why California residents want public banks

Why California residents want public banks

By Zoe Sullivan1, reproduced from Public Banking Institute, Sept. 04, 2018   Ten years after the most recent financial crisis, some argue we have learned nothing, but a movement across the country to establish public banksshows how some have taken its lessons to heart. Inspired by … »

02.10.2018

How America Can Free Itself From Wall Street

How America Can Free Itself From Wall Street

By Ellen Brown First published on Truthdig, Oct. 02, 2018.   Wall Street owns the country. That was the opening line of a fiery speech that populist leader Mary Ellen Lease delivered around 1890. Franklin Roosevelt said it again in a letter to Colonel House in 1933, and Sen. Dick… »

02.10.2018

Julian Assange appoints Kristinn Hrafnsson as WikiLeaks’ editor-in-chief

Julian Assange appoints Kristinn Hrafnsson as WikiLeaks’ editor-in-chief

WikiLeaks announced last Wednesday that Julian Assange has appointed Icelandic investigative journalist Kristinn Hrafnsson as editor-in-chief, taking over one of his roles within the whistle-blowing media organisation. Assange remains the site’s publisher. WikiLeaks explained in a brief statement: “Due to the extraordinary circumstances where Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks,… »

02.10.2018

Face 2 Face with Javier Enriquez

Face 2 Face with Javier Enriquez

On this show we speak with Javier Enriquez about his book Searching for My Indigena. Javier describes the historical contributions of, and discrimination faced by, indigenous people in the US as well as their ongoing struggles in Central and South America. »

23.09.2018

Africa, a history to rediscover. 9 – From the Kingdom of Aksum to the Empire of Ethiopia

Africa, a history to rediscover. 9 – From the Kingdom of Aksum to the Empire of Ethiopia

The Kingdom of Aksum (also known as Axum) was formed in the first century BC in the northern region of Ethiopia. Although Its origins remain unclear we know that it was the first Christian kingdom in Africa and one of the most powerful. At the height of its expansion, the… »

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