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29.04.2020

EU opens legal case against Poland over judicial reform

EU opens legal case against Poland over judicial reform

Poland passed judicial reforms that would give the government new oversight over judges’ work and careers. The European Commission fears that politicians could use the reforms to control rulings. The European Commission, the EU’s executive branch, has launched a legal case against Poland for introducing a new disciplinary regime for… »

29.04.2020

WPC Statement of Condemnation of the Decision of US Against Venezuela

WPC Statement of Condemnation of the Decision of US Against Venezuela

The World Peace Council condemns strongly the decision of the US Attorney General, on behalf of the US administration, to announce criminal charges against the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and other high ranking officials with the pretext of their alleged involvement in international drug trafficking. The US… »

29.04.2020

Why Did the World Health Organization Wait Until March to Declare a Global Pandemic?

Why Did the World Health Organization Wait Until March to Declare a Global Pandemic?

The 2005 regulations pushed on the World Health Organization by the United States and the Europeans hampered the WHO’s ability to declare an emergency and a pandemic. By Vijay Prashad When U.S. President Donald Trump cut off his government’s funding to the World Health Organization (WHO), one of his grievances was… »

28.04.2020

Universal basic income could improve the nation’s mental health

Universal basic income could improve the nation’s mental health

Many people are talking about universal basic income (UBI) these days. Giving everyone a guaranteed income could be the solution to many economic woes. But one factor that hasn’t been mentioned much in discussions of UBI is how it might improve our mental health. Social psychiatry research… »

28.04.2020

Global Pandemic And Global Warming

Global Pandemic And Global Warming

By Binu Mathew The COVID-19 has taught us that we are in an emergency. In 2019 a teenager named Greta Thumberg was crying hoarse that we are in an emergency and no one was listening. It’s time for us to take stock of the matter. Which is the greater emergency,… »

25.04.2020

Italian Liberation Day: Yesterday’s Lessons for Today’s History

Italian Liberation Day: Yesterday’s Lessons for Today’s History

Although people will not be gathering in the streets and piazzas, there will be virtual connection and transmissions to remind Italians of the democratic values, social solidarity, cultural pluralism, and civil rights that rose to become part of the Constitution of the Italian Republic. This day marks Italy’s liberation from… »

24.04.2020

The Nationality of a Virus

The Nationality of a Virus

By G. M. Tamás[1] As was to be expected, authoritarian governments in Eastern Europe have used the coronavirus epidemic as a pretext to enlarge, to extend, to harden their power and, in the case of Hungary, to finally put the constitutional system out of its misery, where –… »

23.04.2020

A Universal Basic Income Is Essential and Will Work

A Universal Basic Income Is Essential and Will Work

By Ellen Brown 19 Apr 2020 – A central bank-financed UBI can fill the debt gap, providing a vital safety net while preventing cyclical recessions. According to an April 6 article on CNBC.com, Spain is slated to become the first country in Europe to introduce a universal basic income (UBI) on a… »

23.04.2020

Demand that Financiers Divest from Fossil Fuels and Deforestation

Demand that Financiers Divest from Fossil Fuels and Deforestation

It’s undeniable—Wall Street is fueling the climate crisis. And today, Thursday April 23rd, Earth Week NYC is teaming up with the national Stop the Money Pipeline Coalition to demand that J.P. Morgan Chase and BlackRock, two of the biggest Wall Street financiers of climate destruction, divest from fossil fuels. Simply… »

23.04.2020

Face 2 Face with Javier Castaño

Face 2 Face with Javier Castaño

On this show we speak with Javier Castaño, publisher of Queens Latino, about the situation of the Latino community in Queens under the Coronavirus pandemic. Javier shared his experience visiting pantries where people lined up for six city blocks to get food for their family. He also describes the impossible… »

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