Culture and Media

28.10.2019

Journalists must not allow themselves to be used by unscrupulous politicians

Journalists must not allow themselves to be used by unscrupulous politicians

Steven Barnett, University of Westminster for The Conversation Here are three questions that anyone interested in the health of UK democracy should be asking. Should reputable political journalists allow themselves to be exploited as conduits for the unfiltered messages of political leaders? Where does accurate reporting end and… »

26.10.2019

Lives at risk if wireless technology demands are not held in check: UN weather watchdog

Lives at risk if wireless technology demands are not held in check: UN weather watchdog

Amid growing competition for radio wave space due to new wireless technologies, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on Thursday called on governments to protect radio frequencies allocated to potentially life-saving weather forecasting services. Earth observation services vital to weather forecasts and long-term climate change monitoring, are having to share more… »

24.10.2019

Ominous Men: A Multicultural Ghost Story from the Bronx

Ominous Men:  A Multicultural Ghost Story from the Bronx

By Jhon Sánchez Desi Moreno-Penson wrote a haunting play that takes place during the blackout of July 13 of 1977. The Nuyorican characters interrelate with a Jewish ghost, an ex-Black Panther alcoholic, and a malevolent Native American trickster spirit. This is also a Bronx story, so be ready to ask… »

23.10.2019

The Passions of Mankind, by John Scales Avery

The Passions of Mankind, by John Scales Avery

The Passions of Mankind, a new freely downloadable book. I would like to announce the publication of a book that discusses human emotions from an evolutionary perspective. The book consists mainly of book chapters and articles that I have previously published, although some new material has been added. It can… »

20.10.2019

The Nobel Prize Winners from Kolkata

The Nobel Prize Winners from Kolkata

By Dr. Partha Banerjee Happy News for my American and European friends. It is with great pleasure and pride I present to you the six Nobel Laureates we’ve so far had from my beloved city of Calcutta, which is now known as Kolkata. When I announced to my labor union… »

12.10.2019

Printmakers Respond to the Dangers of Climate Change in an Exhibit at the Manhattan Graphics Center

Printmakers Respond to the Dangers of Climate Change in  an Exhibit at the Manhattan Graphics Center

By Jhon Sánchez New York has fascinating places hidden inside the tall buildings. Take an elevator to the 5th floor at 250 W. 40th Street in #GarmentDistrict and a new world of printmaking will open. The Manhattan Graphic Center (MGC) is non-profit community studio where artists support one another to… »

11.10.2019

Ecuadorian state censors International Pressenza Radio En la Oreja [In the Ear]

Ecuadorian state censors International Pressenza Radio En la Oreja [In the Ear]

We were censored. They censored me. The programme that we have been doing for five years on Radio Pichincha Universal cannot broadcast by order of President Lenin Moreno. This affront occurs after he ordered the contents of the station to stop broadcasting and only repeat the unofficial National Public Radio,… »

09.10.2019

Letter to Julian Assange from NoWar2019

Letter to Julian Assange from NoWar2019

By World BEYOND War, October 8, 2019 The fourth annual conference of World BEYOND War, which was held on October 4th and 5th in Limerick, Ireland, produced this letter, which is being delivered to Julian Assange. We are grateful to you for the work you have done exposing criminal… »

09.10.2019

Historic first, as Tolstoy’s War and Peace lands in Geneva, to mark international centenary

Historic first, as Tolstoy’s War and Peace lands in Geneva, to mark international centenary

For the first time, part of the original manuscript of Tolstoy’s epic novel, War and Peace, has been unveiled amid tight security in Geneva, where it is the highlight of an exhibition helping to mark 100 years of cooperation between nations. The precious cargo, which is widely regarded as one… »

06.10.2019

[Ecuador] National strike: The cry of the people in the streets

[Ecuador] National strike: The cry of the people in the streets

By Fluxus Foto After the official announcement of the new economic measures, mainly the liberation of the subsidy to the prices of the extra gasoline and diesel, the union of transporters at national level decided to call a paralysis of its activities, leaving without public transport most of the national… »

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