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20.09.2017

Chuck and Nancy’s art of the deal

Chuck and Nancy’s art of the deal

Danny Katch, author of Why Bad Governments Happen to Good People, uncovers the secret of the shell game that Democrats have played in the name of defending DACA. CHUCK SCHUMER and Nancy Pelosi are the Democratic Party’s leaders in Congress. They are also world’s best negotiators, absolutely, so… »

20.09.2017

Trump’s UN Address a Failure of Nuclear Leadership

Trump’s UN Address a Failure of Nuclear Leadership

Statement from Executive Director Daryl G. Kimball Since 1945, U.S. presidents have sought to rally global support and action toward practical solutions curbing the spread of nuclear weapons and reducing the dangerous likelihood of their use. Sadly, President Donald J. Trump, in his first, fiery address before the… »

12.09.2017

We can’t let DREAMers be driven underground

We can’t let DREAMers be driven underground

By Danny Katch There is a strong potential to build a movement to defend immigrant youth from the Trump administration–and further the struggle to win justice for all immigrants. THOUSANDS OF young immigrants won the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program five years ago by courageously taking to… »

04.09.2017

Mumia Abu Jamal: Have Black Lives Ever Mattered?

Mumia Abu Jamal: Have Black Lives Ever Mattered?

A Review by Denise Sullivan, Following the shocking back-to-back police murders of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge and Philando Castille outside St. Paul in July of 2016, author and activist Mumia Abu-Jamal responded with what seemed to be an uncharacteristic loss for words when he ended a short lament titled… »

04.09.2017

We Condemn North Korea for Its Nuclear Test

We Condemn North Korea for Its Nuclear Test

Yesterday, North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) conducted its 6th nuclear test.  This is a serious challenge to the international community, threatening peace and security of the world and the region.  We firmly condemn this outrageous act, which blatantly tramples upon the aspiration of the people of the A-bombed… »

31.08.2017

Conversation with Jean Willoughby

Conversation with Jean Willoughby

By Jhon Sanchez I have a sore throat, a cold, for sure. If I were in Colombia, my mother would be looking for herbs in her kitchen garden, or probably she would go out to the local market to find the perfect mixtures of leaves and roots to make a… »

31.08.2017

World Relief Urges Swift Congressional Action to Protect Individuals with DACA Status

World Relief Urges Swift Congressional Action to Protect Individuals with DACA Status

Recent news reports suggest that President Trump is seriously considering the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which since 2012 has allowed approximately 800,000 young people who came to the United States as children to obtain employment authorization and a reprieve from the threat of deportation. »

24.08.2017

Face 2 Face with Willa France

Face 2 Face with Willa France

On this show we speak with Willa France  concerning the significance of Trump’s “ban” on Transgender service members and continue the discussion with Willa’s relationship to poetry and writing. »

15.08.2017

John Kelly is no “moderate”

John Kelly is no “moderate”

There’s a new sheriff-wannabe in the White House. Danny Katch looks at his record. SINCE TAKING over as the White House chief of staff two weeks ago, retired Marine Gen. John Kelly has won praise in the media for trying to implement utterly normal chief-of-staff procedures such as… »

13.08.2017

Face 2 Face with Maru Jorge

Face 2 Face with Maru Jorge

On this show we speak with Maru Jorge with Silo’s Message. Maru is organizing public ceremonies in Union Square on August 15  at 7 PM in front of Gandhi’s Statue. https://www.facebook.com/events/109196426392932… »

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