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16.07.2018

Peace Activists Gain Entry to German Air Base that Holds US Nuclear Bombs

Peace Activists Gain Entry to German Air Base that Holds US Nuclear Bombs

On Sunday, July 15th 2018, eighteen people from four different countries cut through fences to reclaim German Air Force Base Büchel, which hosts about 20 U.S. nuclear bombs. The activists are from the USA (7), Germany (6), The Netherlands (4) and England (1). People cut through fencing and got… »

11.07.2018

Pressenza NYC News-show about the ​Nuclear ​Divestment Campaign

Pressenza NYC News-show about the ​Nuclear ​Divestment Campaign

Panel with Anthony Donovan, Director of the documentary ​”​Good Thinking​;​”​ Ray Acheson, Director of Reaching Critical Will​; ​and ​Susi Snyder​, of Don’t Bank on the Bomb​. Hosted by David Andersson​, ​Pressenza NYC. We ​discussed the campaign ​in the US​,​ including updates ​on what’s going on in New York​, the New… »

07.07.2018

The New Abolitionism

The New Abolitionism

Danny Katch explains why the spread of the “Abolish ICE” demand not only makes sense in Trumpian times, but offers a welcome way forward for immigrant justice. THE EXPLOSION of protests against the horrors of separating refugee families has put a spotlight on the almost equally sudden emergence… »

03.07.2018

Face 2 Face with Stefano Cecere

Face 2 Face with Stefano Cecere

On this special show we speak with Stefano Cecere, ​who is ​participating ​in the 2018 Games for Change Festival at the New School. We ​talk about the festival​ and​ the development of video and educati​onal​ game​s​ that are part of a discipline called applied games​. ​More specifically, we… »

01.07.2018

End Family Separation NYC Rally and March

End Family Separation NYC Rally and March

Tens of thousands of protesters shuffled across the Brooklyn Bridge after more than 2,700 undocumented children have been separated from their parents when the zero-tolerance policy was put into effect by the Trump administration. The rally… »

29.06.2018

Students of March For Our Lives Launch “Road to Change”

Students of March For Our Lives Launch “Road to Change”

This summer, the students of March For Our Lives are making stops across America to get young people educated, registered, and motivated to vote. We call it March For Our Lives: Road to Change. “When people across the country rallied at the March For Our Lives just over 3… »

28.06.2018

Face 2 Face with Rev Juan Carlos Ruiz

Face 2 Face with Rev Juan Carlos Ruiz

On this show we speak with Rev Juan Carlos Ruiz from the New Sanctuary Coalition of NYC. We discuss the rebirth of the Sanctuary Movement ​in response to growing discrimination​ and violence ​against our immigrant community ​through detention and deportation. www.newsanctuarynyc.org… »

26.06.2018

Interview With Martha Hennessy and Carmen Trotta

Interview With Martha Hennessy and Carmen Trotta

Both Martha Hennessy and Carmen Trotta are under strict house arrest until their trial, hence they were not allowed to go to the Pressenza studio, the interview was done at Mary House, The Catholic Worker on June 21st 2018. Their plowshares action where seven activists (4 remain in prison) entered… »

20.06.2018

Trump Is Destroying Lives of Immigrants, the Way Hitler Destroyed Lives of Jews.

Trump Is Destroying Lives of Immigrants, the Way Hitler Destroyed Lives of Jews.

By Partha Banerjee Against any common decency, ethics, and morality, let alone due process and legal procedures, Trump and his administration is destroying lives of poor immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico borders, by separating children from their parents. This is unheard of in the modern history of America. »

16.06.2018

The Kings Bay Plowshares 7

The Kings Bay Plowshares 7

Reprinted with permission from The Catholic Worker, Mary House, NYC for the July 2018 issue. By Amanda Daloisio On April 4th, 2018, seven activists entered the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in St. Mary’s, Georgia. Their destination included the Strategic Weapons Facility Atlantic Administration building, the nuclear weapons storage bunkers… »

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