David Andersson

David Andersson

Citizen journalist, photograph and publisher, starting back in the 80’s with the Humanist Movement by publishing a neighborhood newspaper in Paris. Today, David is the coordinator of NYC bureau for Pressenza and is hosting a talkshow call Face 2 Face. The show is broadcast on Youtube and Facebook.

24.09.2017

Face 2 Face with Jim Costanzo

Face 2 Face with Jim Costanzo

On this show we speak with Jim Costanzo of the Aaron Burr Society. Employing quotes from Mussolini, Hannah Arendt, George Orwell, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jim clearly illustrates the fascist underpinnings of the Trump administration. »

03.09.2017

The Democrat should Build a Human Shield to Protect the DREAMers

The Democrat should Build a Human Shield to Protect the DREAMers

In a few days, the Trump’s administration will announce whether it will choose to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which would put in jeopardy the future of thousands of undocumented immigrant youth. President Obama created DACA as an executive order to protect young adults who came… »

10.08.2017

Deconstructing and Recycling Violence

Deconstructing and Recycling Violence

In one of my previous articles, called “How Long Did it Take to Take this Photo?”, I referred to a monograph written by Silvia Swinden titled “The Space of Representation”. Continued study of the document has produced more insight and has inspired today’s piece. Silvia’s contribution identifies… »

06.07.2017

How Long did it Take to Take this Photo?

How Long did it Take to Take this Photo?

I know it’s not correct to use an interrogative phrase in a title, but there is no other way to open this discussion. We need to open our minds by asking ourselves “How long did it take for human beings to be in capacity to take this photo?” A few… »

17.06.2017

The US and its Climate Change Problem.

The US and its Climate Change Problem.

By David Andersson A week ago, US President Donald Trump announced his unsurprising decision to remove the US  from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Most of the media ascribed the decision to Trump’s misunderstanding of the issue. Very few members of the press were ready to engage in a… »

05.04.2017

An Ethics for Mother Earth

An Ethics for Mother Earth

By Leonardo Boff It is a recognized scientific fact, with 95% certainty, that climate change, the main expression of which is global warming, is of an anthropogenic nature. That is, those changes have their genesis in violent human behavior towards nature. Such behavior is not in harmony with the… »

10.12.2016

An Introduction into Contemporary Arabic Culture at the Margaret Mead Festival of Ethnographic Film 2016

An Introduction into Contemporary Arabic Culture at the Margaret Mead Festival of Ethnographic Film 2016

By Gabriela Jurosz-Landa What would the world do without film festivals? Information that should daily come through television and other media is bound instead to the efforts of a handful of people offering what media doesn’t. The Margaret Mead Festival of Ethnographic film is one such festival, and it is… »

23.11.2016

If Only We the People Could Tell the Future

If Only We the People Could Tell the Future

The media has been taken by the “surprise” election of Donald Trump as President of the United States. Everyone is trying to understand. What happened to the female vote? The Latino vote? The number of abstentions, the highest in the past 20 years? Of course we have more answers than… »

06.10.2016

Behind the NO Vote in Colombia

Behind the NO Vote in Colombia

Everyone is trying to understand what happened in the referendum to ratify the Colombian peace agreement. A few questions immediately come to mind. Why did so few people vote (only 32%) and why did 50.2% vote NO to a peace agreement after 52 years of conflict? The issue needs to… »

20.09.2016

HP’s 5 Points in Support of the YES Vote in the Colombia’s Peace Process Referendum

HP’s 5 Points in Support of the YES Vote in the Colombia’s Peace Process Referendum

Here are a few key points outlining why we support the agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC: We support peace and discussion instead of war and violence as a way to resolve conflicts. The NO vote will cancel all the work carried out by both parties during the… »

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