Politics

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… »

22.04.2020

‘Deliberately Cruel’: Millions of US Citizens Blocked From Stimulus Payments Because They Married Immigrants

‘Deliberately Cruel’: Millions of US Citizens Blocked From Stimulus Payments Because They Married Immigrants

“We’re flat broke. We don’t know what’s gonna happen.” By Andrea Germanos, staff writer –  Common Dreams Reporting out Monday shed new light on the fact that millions of U.S. citizens are not eligible to receive coronavirus stimulus checks because of who they married. This large group, as the Los Angeles… »

22.04.2020

Is Coronavirus Giving the UK a Preview of Brexit?

Is Coronavirus Giving the UK a Preview of Brexit?

What will the UK look like after Brexit? This was the question in mid-January when the government set out a new points-based system to regulate immigration from 1 January 2021. The government’s intention was to create a high wage, high-skill, high productivity economy” once the… »

22.04.2020

Ongoing Letters to Congress: The People need Emergency UBI NOW

Ongoing Letters to Congress: The People need Emergency UBI NOW

The BEST way to help people is to put $$ directly into OUR hands, via a RECURRING, ADEQUATE payment, a Universal Basic Income. Click the link below and take 3 to 5 minutes to tell Congress that this week’s new Stimulus package must have a $2000 per person per month… »

21.04.2020

Will America’s Corruption End on a Ventilator or in a Mushroom Cloud?

Will America’s Corruption End on a Ventilator or in a Mushroom Cloud?

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies Little by little, Americans are understanding just how badly our government has let us down by its belated and disastrous response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and how thousands more people are dying as a result. But there are two other… »

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