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23.01.2017

Photos of the Women’s March in Vienna, Austria

Photos of the Women’s March in Vienna, Austria

On January 21, 2017, more than 2,500 people walked in Vienna in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington. Caroline Kirkpatrick, an American expatriate who organized the rally, said “This event should not be seen as an anti-Trump action. People demonstrated for tolerance, equal rights, against sexism, for human rights… »

23.01.2017

Photos of the Women’s March in Berlin, Germany

Photos of the Women’s March in Berlin, Germany

In Berlin, about 1,000 women demonstrated for about an hour on a chilly Saturday afternoon in front of the U.S. Embassy in the heart of Berlin, next to the Brandenburg Gate. There were smaller rallies in Munich and Frankfurt.  … »

22.01.2017

Tracking Trump

Tracking Trump

By Zoltan Zigedy The 2016 election taught many lessons, few of which have penetrated the talking heads of the mainstream media. Most of what we could learn has been lost in the frenzy of the most outrageous political maneuvering witnessed in decades. One of the more notable lessons is the… »

22.01.2017

Today was a Real Women’s Day

Today was a Real Women’s Day

The Women’s March on NYC, echoing a larger demonstration in Washington, D.C. and others across the country, began near the United Nations around 11 a.m. to protest the new president — going right by his Midtown home at the Trump Tower. Hundred of thousands of people paralyzed Midtown during many… »

20.01.2017

Don of a New Day

Don of a New Day

Donald Trump, a combative New York businessman who harnessed a powerful populist message for a deeply divided country in his first bid for public office, took the oath of office Friday as the 45th president of the United States. Trump, accompanied by his wife, Melania, was sworn in shortly after… »

20.01.2017

Women’s March On Washington Multiply to 600 ‘Sister Marches’

Women’s March On Washington Multiply to 600 ‘Sister Marches’

The Women’s March on Washington is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 21 following the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, with 600 ‘sister marches’ scheduled for the same day across the globe. National ‘sister march’ spokesperson Yordanos Eyoel told The Huffington Post, “This is a global movement,” and it would be a mistake… »

18.01.2017

How America Went from Hope to Cynicism in the Obama Era

How America Went from Hope to Cynicism in the Obama Era

By Danny Katch Inauguration Day marks the official transfer of power from Barack Obama to Donald Trump, but the real transition became painfully apparent earlier this month. Obama gave a farewell address to thousands of adoring fans in Chicago on Jan. 10. He cast his presidency as another step in… »

16.01.2017

US Troops Enter Poland

US Troops Enter Poland

U.S. and other Western nations have carried out exercises on NATO’s eastern flank in past years, but the new deployment — which includes some 3,500 U.S. troops — marks the first-ever continuous deployment to the region by a NATO ally. US troops enter Poland, 1st deployment at Russia’s doorstep… »

10.01.2017

Top Twenty-Five Most-Read Articles During 2016

Top Twenty-Five Most-Read Articles During 2016

Below is a list of the 25 articles that were most read on pressenza.com in English during 2016. ★ Number 10 ★ “One very simple, but radical, idea: to democratise Europe” The season is nearly over, but that doesn’t mean DiEM25 hasn’t been active during this summer’s hot… »

09.01.2017

Florida: 7 from Food Not Bombs Arrested Feeding People in City Park

Florida: 7 from Food Not Bombs Arrested Feeding People in City Park

Food Not Bombs is an all-volunteer global movement that shares free vegan and vegetarian meals as a protest to  war and poverty. Each chapter collects surplus food that would otherwise go to waste from grocery stores, bakeries and markets, as well as donations from local farmers, then prepares community meals which… »

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