Pressenza New York

Pressenza New York

News from the Pressenza Bureau in New York, United States

23.03.2017

Tom Cat does Trump’s dirty work

Tom Cat does Trump’s dirty work

Danny Katch reports on the struggle of immigrant workers at Tom Cat Bakery to defend their jobs in the face of company demands to prove their legal status. WHEN PEOPLE talk about Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant base, they usually aren’t thinking of artisanal bakeries in New York City. But when Tom… »

18.03.2017

Sami Parliament convinces Norwegian pension fund to divest from Dakota Access Pipeline

Sami Parliament convinces Norwegian pension fund to divest from Dakota Access Pipeline

The Sami Parliament in Norway, which represents the indigenous Sami people, also known as Lapps in English, has convinced the second largest pension fund of the country, the public sector sign, to divest from companies linked to the controversial Dakota Access pipeline project. This act aims to express solidarity to Native… »

16.03.2017

Tomas Hirsch on Face 2 Face

Tomas Hirsch on Face 2 Face

On this show we discussed with with Tomas Hirsch, founding member of the Humanist Party of Chile and was a Presidential candidate during the 2005 election for the left-wing coalition “Juntos Podemos Más” (Together we can more). Currently, he is the Party’s Vice-President and one of the coordinators of the… »

16.03.2017

Interview with Kathleen Donohoe

Interview with Kathleen Donohoe

By Jhon Sánchez A flight attendant looked at me in the eye and said, “Jhon Sánchez? We’ve been calling you for half hour. Your flight has already departed.” Irritated she shook her head and added, “Where were you? I didn’t reply, of course. I was right there, reading “Ashes of… »

12.03.2017

Activists and Native Americans march on Washington amid rain, sleet and snow

Activists and Native Americans march on Washington amid rain, sleet and snow

On Friday March 10th 5,000 members of Native Americans tribes and their supporters – celebrities, environmental and peace activists, veterans, college students – marched on Washington, D.C.  amid bitter cold, rain, sleet, and snow, calling for Trump and the U.S. Congress to recognize Indigenous Rights to water, land, sovereignty and culture. »

09.03.2017

Indigenous peoples and their allies will march on Washington D.C. on March 10th

Indigenous peoples and their allies will march on Washington D.C. on March 10th

Thousands of indigenous peoples and their allies are coming to D.C. from all over the nation to march on Washington D.C. on March 10th . The March will begin at the Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters, will then make its way to the White House, where it will end… »

08.03.2017

Hawaii and ACLU challenge Trump’s new Muslim Ban

Hawaii and ACLU challenge Trump’s new Muslim Ban

The US state of Hawaii will challenge in a federal court Donald Trump’s new version of Muslim Travel Ban issued with an executive order this Monday, seeking a temporary restraining order against it. According to the complaint, the new order is as unconstitutional as the previous one, issued in… »

05.03.2017

March in New York for Standing Rock

March in New York for Standing Rock

Six days before the Native March on Washington, DC, on Saturday March 4th, activists met in front of the New York Public Library and went to Trump Tower to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline and its threat to the Standing Rock Sioux, their sacred lands and clean water. »

04.03.2017

Arizona House Speaker withdraws bill to punish protests

Arizona House Speaker withdraws bill to punish protests

On Monday February 27th Governor Doug Ducey and the Republican leader of the Arizona House withdrew Senate Bill 1142 – a bill meant to punish organizers of protest that turn violent with racketeering charges. Rioting is already illegal under Arizona law, but SB 1142, previously approved by the Senate,  would have expanded… »

02.03.2017

Jesica Kessler on Face 2 Face

Jesica Kessler on Face 2 Face

On this show we speak with Jesica Kessler about Somos Ola, a student organization at The New School that promotes debate on Latin American issues. We also discuss Jesica’s participation in a documentary about Rio’s Olympic Games and her involvement with the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires. »

Newsletter

Enter your e-mail address to subscribe to our daily news service.


Video presentation: What Pressenza is...

Milagro Sala

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Archives

Except where otherwise note, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.