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03.11.2012

Obama or Romney: US Defense Spending Would Still Eclipse the World

Obama or Romney: US Defense Spending Would Still Eclipse the World

One of the biggest issues in the 2012 US presidential campaign has been defense spending, as incumbent Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney battle over how much to spend on the American military. But the sheer amount the US spends on defense is a concept foreign to the rest of… »

03.11.2012

Imagine a Hedge Fund Manager as U.S. President

Imagine a Hedge Fund Manager as U.S. President

In the late summer of 1998, in the wake of the Asian financial crisis, a group of German and French professors of economics organised at the University of Bremen in Germany a seminar to discuss ways to re-regulate the international financial markets. The theme could not have been timelier: The… »

02.11.2012

Deteriorating violence in Kenya as elections approach

Deteriorating violence in Kenya as elections approach

The Kenyan spokesperson of the international organisation, World without Wars and Violence, reports from his home town, Kisumu, on the shores of Lake Victoria where residents were this week shocked by the horrific murder of a candidate for the upcoming General Election… The recent spate of violence witnessed throughout the… »

02.11.2012

U.S. elections: what a pity!

U.S. elections: what a pity!

Coming back from having observed the elections in Venezuela just a few weeks ago, the presidential campaign in the United States looks flat and artificial by comparison. An expected 90 million people will not go to the polling booths this time around. The challenges expressed by the candidates are just not at the level… »

28.10.2012

Myanmar – plight of the Rohingya

Myanmar – plight of the Rohingya

The Rakhine Buddhists are demonstrating against the Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya but it needs to be noted that these local minority group Muslims have been living without especial difficulties around Rakhine region for centuries. They are part of general society. They enjoy all rights including that of religious freedom. However, along… »

26.10.2012

“The only certain thing, death and taxes” (unless you are a big corporation in the UK). The Putney Debates strike back

“The only certain thing, death and taxes” (unless you are a big corporation in the UK). The Putney Debates strike back

First stated by Daniel Defoe, in The Political History of the Devil, 1726: “Things as certain as death and taxes, can be more firmly believed.” Benjamin Franklin in 1789, gave it its current form: “‘In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Is death… »

23.10.2012

Exclusive: As Obama and Romney Agree on Afghan War, Israel and Syria, Third Parties Give Alternative

Exclusive: As Obama and Romney Agree on Afghan War, Israel and Syria, Third Parties Give Alternative

In the last of our exclusive “Expanding the Debate” series, we bring you highlights of our coverage of last night’s final presidential debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney, with the added voices of third-party candidates. As Obama and Romney faced off for the last time before the general election,… »

18.10.2012

Philippines – The Community hails MILF-Gov’t agreement

Philippines – The Community hails MILF-Gov’t agreement

The  historic signing of the Framework Agreement between the Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in Malacañang   October 15, 2012, is cause for celebration not only for the people in southern Mindanao but for all Filipinos.  With the signing, the hopes and dreams to end… »

16.10.2012

Scotland – In or Out of NATO?

Scotland – In or Out of NATO?

With Scotland in the process of organising a referendum on its status in or out of the United Kingdom, the question of what to with the UK’s nuclear weapons based in Faslane are an issue of great interest to the anti-nuclear movement.  Pressenza publishes here a press release by the… »

15.10.2012

Global Noise Day and the British Pussy Riot

Global Noise Day and the British Pussy Riot

To celebrate the anniversary of the beginning of the Occupy London Stock Exchange camp at St Paul’s Cathedral churchyard, many old Occupiers and new friends congregated to participate in Global Noise Day; a reminder that the movement has not gone away but continues to work on the creation of a… »

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