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 talk-show call Face 2 Face. The show is broadcast on Youtube and Facebook.

Wall Street de-capitalizes one of its own

When we speak about Wall Street, what comes to mind most often are its greed, the big fat bonuses for its executives, its addiction to more and still more… This is known territory, with known defenders and detractors. Today, we…

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…

Aftermath Hurricane Sandy

The deployment recovery efforts are in full operation after the passage of Hurricane Sandy with 12 States (CT, DE, MA, MD, ME, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, VA, VT) in a federally-declared state of emergency. More than 8 million people are without…

Long live Venezuela and its democracy! May it be an example for the rest of us.

By now everyone knows that President Chavez won the presidential election in Venezuela. In one sense, we can say that “the people” (el pueblo) have won on Oct 7. However, these words do not reflect the entire experience. The most…

2,000 gather in New York for a Vigil Organized By The Sikh Community

Yesterday night, New Yorkers mobilized themselves beyond expectation, with more than 2,000 people from diverse communities, gathering for an interfaith vigil in Union Square. The effort, supported by various religious leaders, was part of a nationally coordinated remembrance of the…

Chomsky on Palestine: “A no-state solution is the only hope for the refugees, to remove the boundaries.”

“The situation in Israel and Palestine is very simple,” said Noam Chomsky during a meeting with Tomas Hirsch, Humanist and Former Chilean Presidential Candidate. According to Chomsky, the real problem is Washington. Israel could not do what it is doing today unless it had the support of the US and it has been that way for over 35 years.

Solidarity with GlobalMay

The Occupy Wall Street movement call for action “Another NYC Is Possible: May 10-15 Week of Actions Against Budget Cuts And Austerity” in solidarity with the global movement “MAY 12TH GlobalMay” that took place in over 80 cities.

New York people walked to Times Square and sit down together to read the statement we publish here:

Making Worlds: An Occupy Wall Street Forum on The Commons

From February 16th to the 18th, the Empowerment and
Education working group of Occupy Wall Street organized a forum to reflect
on the direction and aims of the Occupy movement and articulate strategies for the
movement’s future. The forum occurred at the Church of the Ascension at
122 Java Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, and was open to the public.

Zuccotti Park

Mayor Bloomberg ordered the eviction of Zuccotti Park around 2 AM this morning. The police pushed people with batons, destroyed tents, used pepper spray to disperse the protesters, and arrested as many as two hundred.
It is striking that after 5,000 years of civilization, including the development of languages, art, science, technology, democracy and cities like New York.

Opening of the Sun Gate in Madrid’s Square

The day started with the heartening news from Japan that Tokyo had just joined the ‘global day of mobilization’ adding its strength and uniqueness to over 1000 cities in 85 countries, working to mediate a fundamental change in the world economic and democratic systems. Around 4 PM, we walked toward Sol with a group of friendsto participate in a Radio show on the “Movement 15M”.

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