Human Rights

22.01.2019

Mr. President, We Don’t Need Your Stinking Wall

Mr. President, We Don’t Need Your Stinking Wall

As of January 20, 2019, the United States government remains partially shutdown for one month due to President Donald J. Trump’s insistence of $5.7 billion from Congress to fund his racist and medieval border wall. When it comes to this ongoing debate, Trump, along with his Republican cronies,… »

21.01.2019

Face 2 Face with Jaime Manrique

Face 2 Face with Jaime Manrique

On this show we speak with Jaime Manrique about his upcoming book “Like this Afternoon Forever.” The novel is based on the true story of two Colombian priests who are lovers and who killed themselves upon discovering they had HIV. We also talk about Colombia’s peace process and NYC during… »

21.01.2019

Demonstrations and roadblocks all over Hungary

Demonstrations and roadblocks all over Hungary

Saturday afternoon, the series of demonstrations against the… »

21.01.2019

By Working to Free Julian Assange We are Fighting for Justice…

By Working to Free Julian Assange We are Fighting for Justice…

Remarks at the Ecuadorian Consulate in Queens on Friday, January 18, 2019 Thank you to the New York chapter of the Ecuadorian Confederation of Journalists for organizing this celebration of journalism and thanks to the consulate for hosting this event. It is an honor to have been invited and to… »

19.01.2019

Marco Cicorella of Opet Bosna: reasserting the value of solidarity

Marco Cicorella of Opet Bosna: reasserting the value of solidarity

We have already published a brief article on the work of Opet Bosna for refugees and migrants held up at the border between Bosnia and Croatia.  We discuss the issue in more detail with Marco Cicorella, one of the association’s founders. You’ve just returned from a trip to… »

18.01.2019

The Mythology of Modern Israel

The Mythology of Modern Israel

by Tariq Ali1 This article is a transcription extracted from a conference at Rothko Chapel.   “… In order to create a myth to justify the existence of… »

17.01.2019

Julian Assange, Lord Carlile of Berriew, and the UK justice system

Julian Assange, Lord Carlile of Berriew, and the UK justice system

According to public notes by Lord Carlile of Berriew, former External Reviewer of Anti-terror Legislation for the Minister of Interior and anti-terror expert, Assange is wanted in relationship to sex crimes…  To the best of my knowledge it is a flat lie, serious defamation of Assange, and serious misleading… »

17.01.2019

Brief History Notes on Mexican Immigration to the U.S.

Brief History Notes on Mexican Immigration to the U.S.

The historical ties of Mexican immigrants to the U.S., specifically the Southwest, distinguishes people of Mexican origin from other immigrant groups, especially those from Europe. While Mexican immigrants continue to be demonized and characterized as “criminals,” “drug dealers,” “rapists,” “illegal aliens” and “invaders” by American leaders and millions of white… »

17.01.2019

Assange’s martyrdom has no end in sight

Assange’s martyrdom has no end in sight

It has been almost 7 years since Julian Assange took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London to escape the extradition of the British authorities. If he steps outside the embassy door, he will be immediately arrested and most likely extradited to the United States, where he would face a… »

16.01.2019

How the yellow vests are reinventing French politics

How the yellow vests are reinventing French politics

Last weekend, 50,000 people flooded the streets of France for the first protest of 2019 organized by the yellow vests, or gilets jaunes. This protest is a continuation of a national movement for economic justice that has shaken the country since November. While mainstream French and international media have largely characterized… »

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