Culture and Media

29.11.2018

EU versus Tanzania: the cultural paradox

EU versus Tanzania: the cultural paradox

The official declaration by Federica Mogherini, head of the EU diplomacy, is known. The facts behind those statements are less clear. The interpretation probably most close to the factual reality is offered by Ansbert Ngurumo in Sauti Kubwa, Nov 2, 2018: “…TANZANIA President has ordered the Head… »

24.11.2018

Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi Arabia’s Dismemberment of Yemen

Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi Arabia’s Dismemberment of Yemen

“Saudi Arabia must face the damage from the past three-plus years of war in Yemen.” These words opened the last column by Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi published while he was still alive. Three weeks later, on Oct. 2, Khashoggi walked into the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, and… »

20.11.2018

Exclusive: WikiLeaks Lawyer Warns U.S. Charges Against Assange Endanger Press Freedom Worldwide

Exclusive: WikiLeaks Lawyer Warns U.S. Charges Against Assange Endanger Press Freedom Worldwide

The Justice Department has inadvertently revealed that it has prepared an indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. In an unusual development, language about the charges against Assange was copied and pasted into an unrelated court filing that was recently unsealed. In the document, Assistant U.S. Attorney Kellen S. Dwyer wrote,… »

19.11.2018

7 Symbols of Peace: Building a Digital Peace Platform

7 Symbols of Peace: Building a Digital Peace Platform

“The more we do together, the less time we have to fight each other,” says Bernard Weber the initiator of the 7 Symbols of Peace campaign. It’s a campaign designed to unite the world in a collective voice that says our planet must be a peaceful, shared community. To spread… »

17.11.2018

Al Jazeera Exposes Israel-Backed Attacks on US Activists

Al Jazeera Exposes Israel-Backed Attacks on US Activists

Al Jazeera’s undercover film The Lobby – USA, censored by Qatar, has finally been published by The Electronic Intifada. Editor Ali Abunimah discusses the documentary’s explosive revelations, exposing Israel-backed attacks on US activists. Watch the documentary here. The Real News Network, November 13, 2018 Story Transcript… »

15.11.2018

Learning collaborative mechanisms

Learning collaborative mechanisms

In this world which is so individualistic and greedy, many new collaborative initiatives are arising that paradoxically raise money, not for the benefit of anyone in particular, but to support joint projects that contribute to a better social atmosphere and which require a small economic push to do so. This… »

14.11.2018

Only Jews Can Tell The Truth About Israel

Only Jews Can Tell The Truth About Israel

Paul Craig Roberts, November 13, 2018   Imagine what would happen to Chomsky if he were a white gentile Chomsky Warns of the Rise of ‘Judeo-Nazi Tendencies’ in Israel November 12, 2018 “Information Clearing House” –   Prominent Jewish intellectual Noam Chomsky has raised concerns over what he believes… »

14.11.2018

The international news agency for Peace and Nonviolence Pressenza celebrates its 10th anniversary

The international news agency for Peace and Nonviolence Pressenza celebrates its 10th anniversary

We live in the midst of a violent system that privileges money over human beings. That concentrates power in a few hands, preventing equal opportunities for development. A system that promotes a cruel individualism, determined to suffocate any collective project. Since November 2008, born originally to report on the… »

07.11.2018

There is still a future and journalism must do its bit to build it.

There is still a future and journalism must do its bit to build it.

This morning, our International Pressenza News Agency held a workshop, within the II Forum on Urban Violence and Education for Coexistence and Peace, on the role of journalism as an active subject in the construction of a culture of peace and nonviolence. The workshop began with an exchange among the… »

07.11.2018

Face 2 Face with Harpreet Toor

Face 2 Face with Harpreet Toor

On this show we speak with Harpreet Toor, a leader in the Sikh community in New York City, who tells us how his face ended up on MTA buses and subway platforms. He also describes his involvement in the production of the movie “Learning to Drive.”… »

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