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25.05.2017

Teresa Gutierrez on Face 2 Face

Teresa Gutierrez on Face 2 Face

On this show we speak with Teresa Gutierrez of the International Migrant Alliance and Co-Coordinator of the International Action Center. She shares with us her concern, as someone of Mexican origin, about the present administration and its discrimination against immigrants. Teresa sees the election of Donald Trump as an opportunity… »

25.05.2017

Never Mind the Real Russia, It’s All about Trump: An Interview with David Swanson


Never Mind the Real Russia, It’s All about Trump: An Interview with David Swanson


Anti-war activist and author David Swanson told the author that party partisanship fuels the anti-Russian obsession among rank and file Democrats. “If the Democratic Party had made a grand cause of friendship with Russia and disarmament and ending nuclear weapons madness, then liberal supporters of the Democratic Party would be… »

23.05.2017

Maria Canet on Face 2 Face

Maria Canet on Face 2 Face

On this show we discussed with Maria Canet from Provincia 25 about Milagro Sala, the  jailed leader of the Tupac Amaru neighborhood association, part of the Association of State Workers of Jujuy, and a leading figure in the Movimiento piquetero of Argentina. Maria’s invite us  also to participate on a… »

18.05.2017

The Arrogance of the Completely Corrupt

The Arrogance of the Completely Corrupt

What does the White House meltdown following Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey tell us about the political system today, ask Danny Katch and Alan Maass. SO WHICH was it? Was James Comey fired because Donald Trump is an egomaniac who flew into a rage when a few days… »

18.05.2017

Tour of Standing Rock native defenders in Europe

Tour of Standing Rock native defenders in Europe

From May, the 20th to June, the 20th 2017 Several European citizen’s movements and organizations are currently organizing a tour in Europe for Standing Rock native defenders and their allies who oppose the DAPL pipeline and other fossil fuel projects on their territories. Context and intentions Currently, the main focus… »

18.05.2017

Conversation with Maria Pabón on how President Trump Differs from Obama’s Immigration Policies

Conversation with Maria Pabón on how President Trump Differs from Obama’s Immigration Policies

By Jhon Sánchez It could have been me facing a deportation proceeding. During the time I applied for asylum, I had frequent nightmares where I heard my name ‘Jhon Sanchez,’ announced in a court; my wrists were shackled and I was brought to my country where soldiers tossed me in… »

14.05.2017

Riko Guzman on Face 2 Face

Riko Guzman on Face 2 Face

On this show we discussed with Riko Guzman from the Justice Committee, an organization working against police violence and systemic racism in collaboration with other anti-racist, immigrant and people of color-led organizations in New York. For more information concerning the organization, please visit www.justicecommittee.org and on Twitter at @watchthecops… »

09.05.2017

From the Ashes of Standing Rock, a Beautiful Resistance is Born

From the Ashes of Standing Rock, a Beautiful Resistance is Born

  by Skyler Simmons / Earth First! Newswire If you’re like me, you are probably feeling a deep sorrow in your heart over the news that oil will soon flow through that black snake of death, the Dakota Access Pipeline. Despite the largest gathering of tribes in over 100 years,… »

01.05.2017

Conversation with Paul “Pinny” Bulman

Conversation with Paul “Pinny” Bulman

By Jhon Sánchez In 2015, at the Bronx Library Center, the first thing that Pinny did before starting his reading was to come around to greet each of us in the audience. Pinny writes about growing up in Washington Heights as a Jewish child, sharing experiences with people from all… »

29.04.2017

Obama’s New Job: Guardian of Official Lies

Obama’s New Job: Guardian of Official Lies

By Glen Ford “Obama orchestrated what the late Saddam Hussein would have called “The Mother of All Lies.” The ruling class is seriously rattled over its loss of control over the national political narrative — a consequence of capitalism’s terminal decay and U.S. imperialism’s slipping grip on global hegemony. When… »

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